TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,676 Reviews & Articles | 36,072 News Posts
Weekly Giveaway: Fractal Design Arc Cases Contest (Global Entry!)

AMD Phenom II X4 955 Confirmed

Set to Debut April 20

| CPU, APU & Chipsets News | Posted: Mar 18, 2009 8:03 am

Yesterday we told you about an AMD Engineering Sample that was spotted on the test bench. It has now been confirmed that the chip is indeed the Phenom II X4 955 and will be AMD's new flagship CPU.

 

Phenom II X4 955 ES Chip Spotted

 



(Click the above image for the large version)

 

The chip will also be a Black Edition CPU, shipping with an unlocked multiplier. As the ES chip was able to go to 4.0GHz on air with nothing special, the X4 955 should be quite a hit with overclockers.

 

The Phenom II X4 955 will have a clock speeed of 3.0GHz, an 8MB L2 cache, dual channel DDR2/3 support, and a TDP of 125W. It is said that AMD will charge more than 200 Euro for the chip, which should come as no surprise as it will be the flagship.

 

Rouding out the new information on the Phenom II X4 955 processor is that the CPU will be released on April 20th.

 

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more CPU, APU & Chipsets news at our CPU, APU & Chipsets news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Post a Comment about this news

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

Latest Downloads

View More Latest Downloads

TweakTown Web Poll

Question: Did EA kill the Battlefield franchise with the terrible BF4 issues?

Yes, Battlefield is doomed

No, Battlefield will live on strong

I'm not sure, but I know EA needs to improve its game

or View the Results

View More Polls

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases
Get TweakTown updates via Facebook!
Just click the "Like" button below