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AMD Phenom II X6 PIB Units Pictured, Turbo Core Technology Detailed

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Here they are, boxes that carry AMD's first desktop six-core processors, the Phenom II X6. This line of "true six core design" processors from AMD target performance/price sweet-spots in the sub-$300 segment, targeting higher-end Intel Core i5, and even Core i7 series processors from Intel. The Phenom II X6 is based on the 45 nm "Thuban" core, and comes in the socket AM3 package. The processor is said to be backwards-compatible with socket AM2+ on motherboards with a BIOS update. Expreview sourced pictures of three Phenom II X6 processor-in-box (PIB) units, of model 1055T.

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did Intel buy AMD? i see intellish boxes
 

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Black Edition boxes are black.
 
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i know:p
depending on the price i will be getting either the BE or the one right below it in may:D
 

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i know:p
depending on the price i will be getting either the BE or the one right below it in may:D
Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition starts at US $299.
 
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Damn these are some hot prices. AND backwards compatible. I feel like they may sell a fair few of these bad boys.
 
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list of ASUS board to support the upcoming 6core


M4A89GTD PRO
M4A89GTD Pro/USB3
Crosshair III Formula
M4N72-E
M4N82 DELUXE
M4N75TD

M4N98TD
M4A79 Deluxe
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M4A78-E SE

list with bios etc http://www.asus.com/News.aspx?N_ID=woT3yofAIag5tqHw
 
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Looks sweet, 6 core CPU for 300, sounds good to me.:toast:
 
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think the 785g boards will support it aswell, dont think the list is complete yet:)
 

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yeah in the US:D

ive seen some pricetags around 450$ in denmark, but its still not bad at all, but i will have to wait and see what the price will be, but it will always be high here:roll:

here it is http://www.edbpriser.dk/Product/Details.aspx?q=Phenom+II+x6&sp=all&pid=800872 well its 400$
Maybe the distributors did the gay 1$=1€ conversion, and then to DKK.

you promised me your sample after btarunr you were drunk so u probably don't remember thanx in advance.
I've switched to LGA-1156 and i5 750. No 1090T for me. :p
 
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Maybe the distributors did the gay 1$=1€ conversion, and then to DKK.
yeah they always do that :wtf: same as steam, but thats a different story :cool:

but yeah, the $-€ thing adds like 40cents to each $
 

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I cant wait to see the reviews.
 
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they will probly wait more til the CPUs come out.
 
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I can't wait for this! What's the release date?

I will be buying a new 890GX Gigabyte motherboard for this CPU :)

Love me some Gigabyte hehe
 
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you're right:D
 
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Maybe the distributors did the gay 1$= conversion, and then to DKK.



I've switched to LGA-1156 and i5 750. No 1090T for me. :p
mind you, EU prices are with VAT (around 25% in norway, 25% in danmark), am not 100% sure but US prices do not include VAT, basicly remove 25% of EU prices and you get to the US price without VAT ^^
 

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LOL @ AMD.using intel like boxes
 
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LOL @ AMD.using intel like boxes
LOL @ Intel fans who do not know AMD use to make Intels


As for the box it is not all that much different then the PHII boxes a little lighter shade of blue to tell them apart on shelf.
 
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