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AMD Athlon64 FX-62 : Intro/Testbed (decent review)

Alec§taar

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For those of you interested? See subject-line/title, & this review of it @ this URL:

http://www.tbreak.com/reviews/article.php?id=458

:)

* Off to read it again myself!

(LOL, ah man - Seeing my system's CPU in "dead-last" (or, near to it each time) is a 'bummer' of sorts, but not in THAT company of them (best ones there is afaik))...

APK

P.S.=> I think the MOST it lost by was 22% on 1 single tests (this was one I noted) & then 17%, & that imo on the latter one? That is NOT much (imo, the gains/disparity has to be over 20%, or your human sense won't note it)... &, in some tests, my CPU was ahead of this FX-62 monster, which surprised me some (multithreaded tests maybe?): apk
 
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