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    Re: The Phenom II X6 will work on AM2+ motherboards!

    Whats Nehelem EP then, I thought that was 8 cores as well - the one used in the Mac Pr0's ?
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    for all intents it seems to be the same card minus some gays name on it and a shielded cover ? with OEM added to it - GoNz0.

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    Re: The Phenom II X6 will work on AM2+ motherboards!

    All Amd need to do is get the pricing right!

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    Re: The Phenom II X6 will work on AM2+ motherboards!

    Looks like the clockspeeds have been leaked:

    http://www.techpowerup.com/117758/AM..._Revealed.html

    The 125W 1075T has a clockspeed of 3GHZ.


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    Re: The Phenom II X6 will work on AM2+ motherboards!

    95W Hexa-core, puts to shame the rest of the Phenom range.
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    for all intents it seems to be the same card minus some gays name on it and a shielded cover ? with OEM added to it - GoNz0.

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    Re: The Phenom II X6 will work on AM2+ motherboards!

    This thread is worth looking at:

    http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=247598

    It seems that the Turbo Mode on the X6 1055T is 3.3GHZ if the information is correct.
    Last edited by CAT-THE-FIFTH; 19-03-2010 at 03:03 PM.


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    Re: The Phenom II X6 will work on AM2+ motherboards!

    Quote Originally Posted by CAT-THE-FIFTH View Post
    It seems that the Turbo Mode on the X6 1055T is 3.3GHZ if the information is correct.
    Turbo mode on an AMD? What?

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    Re: The Phenom II X6 will work on AM2+ motherboards!

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    Turbo mode on an AMD? What?
    The newer Phenom II processors are meant to have some sort of Turbo Boost like technology:

    http://www.xbitlabs.com/news/cpu/dis...echnology.html


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    Re: The Phenom II X6 will work on AM2+ motherboards!

    Hmm, these chips just became a lot more viable...

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    Re: The Phenom II X6 will work on AM2+ motherboards!

    Yup - sounds like I might be upgrading my HTPC too!

    Or maybe not. We should see some very interesting benchmark results from these when they finally get released - anyone got any leaks on a date?

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    Re: The Phenom II X6 will work on AM2+ motherboards!

    Supposedly they will be released on the 26th of April:

    http://www.guru3d.com/news/amd-to-la...or-april-26th/


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    Re: The Phenom II X6 will work on AM2+ motherboards!

    Here are some details about the Phenom II X6:

    http://www.amdforum.se/content/258-p...-prissatt.html

    The 3.2GHZ Phenom II X6 will have a Turbo Boost frequency of 3.6GHZ!


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    Re: The Phenom II X6 will work on AM2+ motherboards!

    If this post is true then the Turbo Boost will on upto 4 core:

    http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...&postcount=210


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    Re: The Phenom II X6 will work on AM2+ motherboards!

    If upgrading to X6, wouldnt an AM2+ motherboard seriously compromise system performance? If budget allows better to go for new motherboard/cpu combo

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    Re: The Phenom II X6 will work on AM2+ motherboards!

    Still waiting for them to support my am3 mobo!

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    Re: The Phenom II X6 will work on AM2+ motherboards!

    Quote Originally Posted by Blaineoliver View Post
    Still waiting for them to support my am3 mobo!
    Maybe you meant vice-versa? For the mobo to support the CPUs?

    By the way, I'd also be interested whether an AM2+ mobo would be some kind of bottleneck?

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    Re: The Phenom II X6 will work on AM2+ motherboards!

    Quote Originally Posted by Queelis View Post
    By the way, I'd also be interested whether an AM2+ mobo would be some kind of bottleneck?
    That is going to depend on what you run on it.

    I run a quad core atm, and I believe my workload fits nicely in L3 cache so I stuck with DDR2. I will be watching the X6 pricing very keenly, my wife could use my existing quad core chip as an upgrade

    In some games DDR3 buys you a few percent improvement on the quad cores, so if DDR2 is already a penalty on quad core it isn't going to get any better with 6 cores!

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