The new AMD Phenom II X4 980 processor is pushing the “Deneb” architecture even closer to its limits, with a standard operating frequency of 3.7GHz. Of course while it is nice to see AMD pushing their processors even further, essentially what we have here is nothing new, rather this is just a product refresh.
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips