AMD Phenom X4 9850 Black Edition review

Can the geriatric K8 architecture muster a Rocky Balboa ending?

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"Phenom’s looking a lot less silly, though Core 2 remains the thinking gamer’s choice"
For
  • Sensibly priced
  • An easy upgrade for AM2 rigs
Against
  • So-so performance
  • 45nm is coming soon
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