The first tests of AMD Phenom II X4 955 and II X4 945
April 24, 2009, 8:50 am
The new flagship processor Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition in the performance of Socket AM3 is now headed by a line of quad-chip company AMD. Recall of its properties. Working frequency of 3, 2 GHz, the cache memory 8 MB, in other words, L2 = 512 KB x 4 plus 6 MB of L3. Another no less interesting news was the model Phenom II X4 945, which although does not have a free multiplier, but received a high enough clock speed equal to 3, 0 GHz. No other distinctions. Our colleagues from the resource Clubic.com conducted a comparison of the above new processors AMD Phenom II X4 810 and Phenom II X4 940, as well as the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 and Core i7-920. The main attention is attracted to a model Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition and Core i7-920. With a view to the reader to evaluate the results of the tests, remember the price offered modern processors. The difference between the Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition and Core i7-920 is $ 40, but it must not be forgotten how much will cost the buyer motherboard under the appropriate processors. First of all, you should understand the power of processors tested. The most voracious proved Phenom II X4 955, consumption of which amounted to 125 Watts. Model Core i7-920 consumes 21 Watts less.