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AMD Launches Four New Phenom X4 Processors

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AMD today announced immediate availability of four new high-performance AMD Phenom X4 processors for PC users in search of the Ultimate Visual Experience. Led by the AMD Phenom X4 9850 Black Edition processor, each CPU features true quad-core design, and when matched to AMD 790 series chipsets supports up to four award-winning ATI Radeon HD 3800 series graphics cards. This enthusiast PC platform, codenamed “Spider,” energizes the latest PC gaming titles, speeds high-definition video playback, and delivers amazing performance for advanced productivity and multi-tasking.


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Hells yeah! Bring on the reviews and the benchmarks!

Great price on the 9850 Black Edition!

 

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There's a Phenom X4 9850 Black Edition too. They come with unlocked multipliers, 2.50 GHz clock.
 

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OMG! 235 bucks for the top model, and its a blackie !!!
Thanks alot AMD, we are going to cherish this opportunity. :toast:
 
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Oh thank god... :rockout:
 
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Only 1.3V too! That's better OCing than the 5000+ BE!

I want one to pair with my DFI motherboard! Buy my stuff!!! ROFL.
 
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Sw333333333333333333t
 

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Every once in a while someone will tell me that Intel's cpus are at or near the same price as AMD's lineup. I proceed to newegg, and see that my x2 6000+ is $160, while the E6550 is $170. Despite having cheaper processors, people still believe Intel is better.

AMD might finally gain some market back from Intel's cold grasp.

I can't wait on my next upgrade, I will go all AMD this time around.
 

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this is the Athlon XP days all over agian, and i must say for some reason looking at that i smiled, and i cant explain it, but i did. Good job with the Phenom AMD, i might just stick with your CPU's now.
 

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I liked AMD anyway... plenty of performance for a great price vs Intel's overpriced processors that can reach crazy high numbers but don't really make a real difference in gaming etc =\

I understand these don't have the L3 cache error of the old phenoms right?
 
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Correct. These are the B3 Phenoms that we have been waiting for. No TLB bug.
 
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Fantastic!!!!:toast::):rockout:
 
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Every once in a while someone will tell me that Intel's cpus are at or near the same price as AMD's lineup. I proceed to newegg, and see that my x2 6000+ is $160, while the E6550 is $170. Despite having cheaper processors, people still believe Intel is better.

AMD might finally gain some market back from Intel's cold grasp.

I can't wait on my next upgrade, I will go all AMD this time around.
That's what I'm doing, all AMD this time including the GPU's...
 
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its a great your for AMD :) yay
 

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Good, finally a cheap way to upgrade to quad-core without paying an arm and a leg for the processor!
Intel will have to bring prices down (hopefully) to keep market share. That is good for the consumer!
Thank you AMD! :)
 
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Someone buy my AMD Phenom 9600BE so i can get the 9850BE plz lol! Seriously though anyone? I can go to 2.8 without any voltage increase!
 
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I cried a little on the inside for AMD :toast: there coming back!
 

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yes yes yes!
f'in sweet im so getting that BE 9850 for my Spider!!!
 

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::Tear:: 9850 BE for me then..or the x3. Not sure....
 
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Good, finally a cheap way to upgrade to quad-core without paying an arm and a leg for the processor!
Intel will have to bring prices down (hopefully) to keep market share. That is good for the consumer!
Thank you AMD! :)
erm, the q6600 is dropping to 225 dollars next month, at that price who would want a phenom?
 
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I wonder how well these CPU's are going to OC?
I hope they're not already almost on the limit.
 
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erm, the q6600 is dropping to 225 dollars next month, at that price who would want a phenom?


exactly.. i HATE intel... but the 9850 doesnt even compete. so i keep putting off building an intel machine, hoping for something competitive. but for my 225 $$ it would be a q6600 not a 9850. so sad
 
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erm, the q6600 is dropping to 225 dollars next month, at that price who would want a phenom?
God, people like you... always got to go and crap on someone's good day. :p
 

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#25
erm, the q6600 is dropping to 225 dollars next month, at that price who would want a phenom?

me.

ive always used AMD and ATI. great for performance, gaming, and my wallet. never overhyped, overpriced, and overrated. Intel/Nvidia to me = larger public awareness and hype = higher prices. AMD/ATI to me = underdog and rock solid product = lower prices and great performance allowing me to stuff extra nice other stuff in all my builds.

i'll be aiming for that 9850 BE, i'll be happy to break 3.0, any more is candy, and id gladly spend the extra $10 from the Q6600 price drop mark to get one just to support a company i think deserves it for not just keeping away a monopoly, but for offering some of the best solutions and technology OUTSIDE processors.

its AMD for ME.