AMD Phenom 9850 Black Edition CPU Review

The AMD Phenom faced a fairly rocky start, but the guys in green are trucking forward and have started releasing new processors into the wild

These new chips are of a different stepping, and feature fixes for many of the identified issues. Today were are looking at such a processor, checking to see if these early problems have been truly been fixed.

For those that have checked out our original review of the Phenom 9600 Black Edition, the major issues we outlined was the TLB Erratum fix that hindered performance, and the mediocre overclocking ability for a factory unlocked processor.

For information on the Phenom processor, and AMD’s Spider platform. I suggest checking out our 9600 Black Edition review for the beans.

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