Shortly before the new Bulldozer architecture will see the light of day, AMD released the probably final round of Phenom II CPUs. Among them is the Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition as the highest clocked Quad Core Phenom ever. HT4U.net presents how the tradeoff between performance, power and price works."
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