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    Re: AMD Phenom X3 720 and X4 810 reviews!!

    Is there a reason that, while posting on the Hexus forums, you don't include the Hexus review of the X3 720 and X4 810?

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    Re: AMD Phenom X3 720 and X4 810 reviews!!

    I didn't know they had done one!! It is now added!!

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    Re: AMD Phenom X3 720 and X4 810 reviews!!

    Glad i held off upgrading now, the 720 is looking like a very good buy. I'll wait for prices to settle (and hope/pray that Biostar stop being ***** and release a Phenom II update for my mobo) then grab one. Hopefully the Intel/AMD price war brings them down to the £100 mark.

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    Re: AMD Phenom X3 720 and X4 810 reviews!!

    At the moment, the only thing hardware prices are doing is going up, which is a shame as I was going to get a C2D upgrade, but cant now

    The Phenom II looks good for the money

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    Re: AMD Phenom X3 720 and X4 810 reviews!!

    That 720 is looking like a very good choice, particularly if you're like me and can't decide if dual core or quad core will be best!

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    Re: AMD Phenom X3 720 and X4 810 reviews!!

    The X3 720 has the makings of a basis for a very good budget build!

    Phenom X3 720 - around £120
    790GX motherboard - around £80 to £85
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    HD4830 - around £90
    500gb HDD - around £45
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    DVD drive - around £15
    Vista Basic - around £70

    So for around £550 it is excellent value for money. Most of the reviews can get the X3 720 to at least 3.5ghz. Even at 3.2ghz it would be quite a fast processor!! A bit of overclocking of the HD4830 should also help for games too!!

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