Thursday, January 8, 2009

Hardware Roundup: AMD Phenom II X4 Edition

As we reported earlier, AMD has officially announced its first round of 45nm desktop processors. The Phenom II X4 920 runs at 2.8GHz and the Phenom II X4 940 is clocked at 3.0GHz. This promises to be just the first in the lineup of Deneb core processors AMD is slated to release in 2009. The Phenom II X4 will be part of the Dragon enthusiast platform consisting of a 790GX chipset motherboard and an AMD/ATI HD 4800-series videocard. While the chipset and videocard components of the platform are familiar to users by now, the CPU component is new so read on to found out what the Phenom II X4 processors can do.
AMD Phenom II X4 940 @ OCC
AMD Phenom II Arrives – 45nm Deneb and Dragon Platform @ TweakTown
Enter The Dragon: AMD Phenom II X4 940 @ HotHardware
AMD Phenom II X4 (Deneb) 940 Launch, Review & Overclocking @ Neoseeker
AMD Dragon: AMD Phenom II X4 940 @ Bjorn3D
AMD Phenom II X4 940 Processor @ Legit Reviews
AMD Phenom II X4 940 & 920 @ TechSpot
AMD Phenom II "Deneb" @ LostCircuits
AMD's Phenom II processors @ Tech Report
AMD Phenom II X4 Model 940 Black Edition Processor @ [H]ardOCP

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