AMD Phenom II x4 955 Black Edition

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Project 955 is named after the model of this processor – AMD Phenom II x4 955 Black Edition.

This is AMD’s black edition quad core processor, which means the multiplier has being unlocked and overclocking this processor is piece of cake.

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The box design is just nice. Like any other processor packaging, it displays the processor for us to determine the product code and batch code.

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Open box reveals a white box contains the heatsink & fan, transparent package contains the processor chip & sticker, and the user manual.

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This retail heatsink is larger than any other older AMD’s retail heatsink. (Correct me if I’m wrong)

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Unlike Intel’s boring chip details, I like AMD’s chip labeling, the font and so on…

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Processor on board. ^^

This is my first time using AMD’s setup, by the way, I’m still waiting for other parts such as the casing, power supply, graphics card and etc to arrive… Thus I think this project would not finish in short term.

ASUS M4A77TD PRO Motherboard

Mushkin 2GB DDR3 RAM

3 thoughts on “AMD Phenom II x4 955 Black Edition”

  1. Gixxer says:

    Whoah .. i wish i have that processor .. my workstation need more powwahhhh …. btw, what board is that ?

    1. John says:

      yeah, AMD is cheaper solution for performance.

      The board is ASUS M4A77TD PRO.

  2. Kairu90 says:

    Nice, I bet it will run AMAZING once its finished, I have been balancing on the idea of building a new computer. Though I am not much of a PC gamer so I may hold off on it specially since my credit card is maxed at the moment >.<

    Also, AMD Processors are amazing. Ever since I used one I have always preferred them over Intel, but thats just me.

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