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AMD Phenom II X4 965 3.4GHz AM3 Processor - Test System Setup and EVEREST

AMD ramps things up with the 3.4GHz clocked Phenom II 965 processor; flagship of the AMD desktop fleet.

By: | AMD CPUs & APUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Aug 20, 2009 6:38 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: AMD

Test System


Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-MA785G-UD2H (Supplied by GIGABYTE)
Hard Disk: 500GB Western Digital SE16 (Supplied by Western Digital)
Graphics Card: GIGABYTE 9800GX2 (Supplied by GIGABYTE)
Cooling: AMD Stock Cooling
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit RTM
Drivers: Intel INF, ForceWare 190.38


Today we simply have the Phenom II 955 up against the new Phenom 965 in which we put them through our usual array of CPU testing software.


EVEREST Ultimate Edition


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EVEREST Ultimate Edition is an industry leading system diagnostics and benchmarking solution for enthusiasts PC users, based on the award-winning EVEREST Technology. During system optimizations and tweaking it provides essential system and overclock information, advanced hardware monitoring and diagnostics capabilities to check the effects of the applied settings. CPU, FPU and memory benchmarks are available to measure the actual system performance and compare it to previous states or other systems.


AMD Phenom II X4 965 3.4GHz AM3 Processor


AMD Phenom II X4 965 3.4GHz AM3 Processor


First off is EVEREST. In the CPU performance, compared to the 955 there isn't a huge amount of difference between the two processors.


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