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AMD Working on Black Edition Phenom II X6 Part

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AMD's lineup of six-core desktop processors under the Phenom II X6 banner indeed includes a high-end part. A Bahrain-based etailer disclosed prices of some of the models, which includes a Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition. This chip operates at 3.20 GHz, with a TDP of 125W. Being a Black Edition part, it sports an unlocked BClk multipler that helps overclocking. AMD plans to sell this chip at US $295. The Phenom II X6 1055T is the other part with a price-tag. This 2.80 GHz chip also has its TDP at 125W, although we've lead to believe that AMD will release a 95W variant, too. The 1055T goes for US $199. Both chips are based on the "Thuban" core, which feature six cores on a monolithic die, with 9 MB of total chip cache (512 KB L2 per core, and 6 MB L3 shared).

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wow, i like the look of those prices :twitch:
 
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"The 1055T goes for US $199." :respect:
 
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Nice
 

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LOL, I have to admit a nice low-cost unlocked six-core Phenom II sounds tasty.
with AMD overdrive and individual multiplier/voltage control per core? Hells yeah.
 
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It's so nice to hear yields are going so well that BE's are being Released at such a price
 

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It's so nice to hear yields are going so well that BE are being Released at such a price
sure gunna nutkick intel in price/performance
 

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Its soo different from 955?
 
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"Bahrain" cpu, AMD i need next one "IRAQ" cpu with 10 cores
 
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O yea!! :pimp:
 
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this is my future wife/CPU.
OK now we need to sit down and talk man, cause I was first on that girl (lets keep it civil, I am willing to share btw)!!! Since intel rejected me telling me I don't have enough cash (yeah she wants a $1000 ring damn bitch!) :laugh:
 

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OK now we need to sit down and talk man, cause I was first on that girl (lets keep it civil, I am willing to share btw)!!! Since intel rejected me telling me I don't have enough cash (yeah she wants a $1000 ring damn bitch! :laugh:
i'll take 1090, you can have 1055
 
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i'll take 1090, you can have 1055
That's not fair man, you took the most sexy one!!! I guess I'm gonna stick with the handicapped one! ROFL. Not so bad anyways, $99 off a core, she was my price/perf queen anyways! ;)
 

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That's not fair man, you took the most sexy one!!! I guess I'm gonna stick with the handicapped one! ROFL. Not so bad anyways, $99 off a core, she was my price/perf queen anyways! ;)
dude i totally gave you the younger sister!


the 95W version is gunna be a hit...
 
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I aint complainin" no more! ;) Anyways, I'm anxiously awaiting some reviews, if it performs @ least on the same playing field as intel's offerings (I don't mind intel's high end, @ least 920+ range) then I'm sold.
 

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i looked at encoding stuff, and the P II 965 wasn't too far behind the i7 920 in most tasks - in heavty encoding it had maybe a 20% lead.

with 50% more cores, these chips WILL be as fast as intel, at least in multithreaded environments - and AMD tends to have better efficiency at idle, which is a win for me.
 
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i looked at encoding stuff, and the P II 965 wasn't too far behind the i7 920 in most tasks - in heavty encoding it had maybe a 20% lead.

with 50% more cores, these chips WILL be as fast as intel, at least in multithreaded environments - and AMD tends to have better efficiency at idle, which is a win for me.
Fair enough, seems already like a steal, defo gonna be my next cpu. Since my board is crapping on me anyhow, was thinking about a change. :laugh:
 
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see - the ideal price and the ideal speed - isn't it a pity that AMD's marketing department are much better at their job than the techs who produce the designs...

this will definitely be mine...

well done AMD - finding a niche against the might of Intel can't be easy...
 
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Good job AMD, they look like killer CPU's for the price!:toast:

Hey nt300, your avatar looks different lol!
 
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Looks pretty awesome.