AMD today introduces the Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition, its new quad-core flagship CPU that still uses the aging Deneb CPU architecture. Yet it`s AMD fastest stock quad-core yet at 3.7GHz, while retaining at 125W TDP, all for $195 USD. It`s similar in price to quite a few dual- and quad-core CPU offerings from rival Intel, so hit our review to see if the new Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition manages to stay competitive at this price range."
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