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AMD intros "Black Edition" Phenom 9600

Candy for overclockers

| CPU, APU & Chipsets News | Posted: Dec 20, 2007 2:45 am

To help try and regain some attention towards Phenom, AMD have just announced a "Black Edition" 9600 series processor which makes for far more flexible overclocking with its fully unlocked multiplier.

 

As with the standard Phenom 9600, This quad core processor operates at a stock clockspeed of 2.3GHz and has 2MB of shared L3 cache and 512KB of L2 cache per core.

 

XBit Labs have further details on it here.

 


Advanced Micro Devices on Wednesday announced its new AMD Phenom 9600 Black Edition microprocessor designed specifically for gamers and overclockers and which performance can be customized using AMD's OverDrive utility directly from Microsoft Windows operating system.

 

Quad-core AMD Phenom processor 9600 Black Edition will operate at 2.30GHz clock-speed, 2MB shared L3 cache and 512KB dedicated L2 cache per core and will have support for dual-channel PC2-8500 (DDR2 1066MHz), just like the typical AMD Phenom 9600 chip. However, the Black Edition processor has unlocked clock multiplier, which allows enthusiasts to clock the new chip higher than 2.30GHz without any issues that are associated with overclocking.

 

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