AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Quad-Core Processor Review

AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Quad-Core Processor Review

The AMD Phenom II X4 ‘Deneb’ Quad-Core processor has been the workhorse of the AMD desktop lineup since 2009 and today it received a new flagship model to give a much needed performance boost. The AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition processor operates at 3.7GHz and becomes the fastest desktop processor that AMD has ever released. Read on to see how the AMD 980 BE does against several other popular processors in the benchmarks and then see how it overclocks!

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Cyberpower Gamer Xtreme 4000 Sandy Bridge System Review

Cyberpower Gamer Xtreme 4000 Sandy Bridge System Review

CyberPower PC is on the forefront of the custom PC market. Today we have one of CyberPower’s latest systems. The CyberPower Gamer Xtreme 4000 features the latest Intel Core i7 2600K and an EVGA GeForce GTX 570. This combination should prove to be a lethal combination! How will the CyberPower Gamer Xtreme 4000 against our Intel X58 System featuring an Intel core i7 950? Read on to find out!

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AMD Phenom II X4 975BE and 840 CPU Reviews

AMD Phenom II X4 975BE and 840 CPU Reviews

AMD has just released their latest quad-core speed-bump in order to give consumers the option for a little more bang and a little more buck. With the release of the AMD Phenom II X4 975 ‘Black Edition’ processor, AMD has added a new flagship processor to their Phenom II X4 quad-core product line with this 3.6GHz beast. Will it be enough to keep up with the offerings from Intel?

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Intel Unveils Sandy Bridge: Core i7 2600K, i5 2500K, i5 2400, i3 2100 CPUs

Intel Unveils Sandy Bridge: Core i7 2600K, i5 2500K, i5 2400, i3 2100 CPUs

It seems just like yesterday that Intel launched the Core 2 Duo series of CPUs and re-established itself as the king of the hill for x86 CPUs. As hard as it may be to believe that was four and a half years ago. Intel has just released their 2nd generation Intel Core Processor family and you might be shocked to see just how well these ‘mainstream’ processors tear up many of the processors on the market today. You also need to look at how well they overclock!

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Intel Core I7 950 3.06GHz Quad Core Processor Review

Intel Core I7 950 3.06GHz Quad Core Processor Review

The Intel Core i7-950 3.06GHz quad-core processor is a very fast and affordable desktop processor from the second you pull it out of the box. This Intel LGA 1366 processor runs at 3.33GHz when in Turbo Mode, has 8 MB of cache and has gobs of bandwidth thanks to the QuickPath Interconnect (QPI). Read on to see how the Intel Core i7-950 processor does against other CPUs from AMD and Intel!

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AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition 3.3GHz CPU Review

AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition 3.3GHz CPU Review

The AMD Phenom II X6 product line is getting a new member of the family today. This isn’t just any member of the family, it was bred to be the head of the household. The new AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Black edition processor is the new flagship CPU from AMD and runs at a native 3.3GHz and has a turbo that cooks along at 3.8GHz. If you are as curious as I was to see how the AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition processor will perform, read on!

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AMD Phenom II X6 1075T 6-Core Processor Performance Review

AMD Phenom II X6 1075T 6-Core Processor Performance Review

With the new lower price of the AMD Phenom II X6 1075T Hex-Core processor, it may just be the new leader in the battle for price versus performance. Follow us on our magic carpet ride as we put the AMD Phenom II X6 1075T Hex-Core processor through it’s paces and compare it to several of our other processors. Just how well did it do? Read on to find out!

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AMD Vision – The $399 Brazos Notebook Platform Preview

AMD Vision – The $399 Brazos Notebook Platform Preview

Last week we had the opportunity to visit AMD’s Austin, Texas headquarters to preview their upcoming ‘Brazos’ development platform and actually got some hands-on testing with a Fusion APU system prior to its launch. AMD is allowing us to post up a little bit of information on this upcoming platform today, but the performance numbers that we recorded are under still under embargo. Today, we will be bringing you some high-level impressions, chip architecture details and pictures of an MSI notebook that is running an AMD APU called Zacate.

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AMD Shows 32nm Fusion Llano APUs Running AvP

AMD Shows 32nm Fusion Llano APUs Running AvP

At a recent press event in Los Angeles, Legit Reviews got a a chance to take a look at an AMD development platform that was running an early revision of AMD’s Llano Fusion processor. This is the first time that AMD Llano APU’s have been seen outside an AMD test lab, so it looks like they are coming along nicely. We have been told that these processors are being manufactured by GlobalFoundries and are due out in the first half of 2011.

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AMD Phenom II X6 1055T Processor Performance Review

AMD Phenom II X6 1055T Processor Performance Review

The AMD Phenom II X6 1055T is the entry level six-core processor in the Phenom II series with its overall clock frequency of 2.8GHz. With a street price of $198 and six cores is the AMD Phenom II X6 1055T CPU worth it? Read on to see how it performs in the benchmarks and to see how it handles being overclocked on our AMD 890FX test system.

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What Internet Browser is Fastest for Windows in 2010?

What Internet Browser is Fastest for Windows in 2010?

Internet browsers have been making a ton of headlines this week. Just in the past few days we’ve seen IE9 Preview 3, Google Chrome 5.0.376.86 and Firefox 3.6.4 all be released. With Flash 10.1 also coming out this month and HTML 5 taking off we figured that it would be a good time to look at the performance of 13 of the most used web browsers again. Read on to see which is fastest browser when it comes to JavaScripts!

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Intel Core i7-875K 2.93GHz Unlocked Quad-Core Processor Review

Intel Core i7-875K 2.93GHz Unlocked Quad-Core Processor Review

In a move that shocked many, Intel has buckled to the demands of mainstream consumers and has launched a couple unlocked processors for the LGA 1156 platform! The processors that are being announced today are the unlocked Intel Core i7-875K and Core i5-655K processors. Read on as we take the Core i7-875K processor for a test drive and overclock it up to 4.5GHz with just air cooling!

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AMD Athlon II X2 260 Dual Core Processor Performance Review

AMD Athlon II X2 260 Dual Core Processor Performance Review

The AMD Athlon II series of processors is a very budget friendly series of processors. Just because they are budget friendly, by no means are they lacking in performance. Today we have the opportunity to look at one such processor. The AMD Athlon II X2 260 is the fastest dual core processor in the Athlon II series. Read on to find out more!

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AMD Athlon II X4 640 3.0GHz Quad Core Processor Review

AMD Athlon II X4 640 3.0GHz Quad Core Processor Review

The AMD Athlon II X4 640 is the fastest quad-core processor in the Athlon II series with its overall clock frequency of 3.0GHz. With a street price of $122 and just a 100MHz boost over its predecessor is the Athlon II X4 640 worth it? Read on to see how it performs in the benchmarks and to see how it handles being overclocked on our AMD 890GX test system.

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