Sunday, February 8, 2009

Phenom II X3 720 Black Edition - the first results of tests 700y series, including in dispersal

In a few weeks, as expected, the company will introduce triple core AMD processors with the nucleus Heka, made of 45-nm production methods.

The first of the series will be CPU Phenom II X3 700, which will include model and Phenom II X3 720 Black Edition, falling into the hands of our colleagues for testing.

This processor with a TDP 95 W has a 512-KB of cache L2, 6 MB third level cache and operates at a frequency of 2.80 GHz (200 x 14). Multiplier that is unlocked, that gives hope to overclockers squeeze out of the processor, if not all, as much as possible.

Engineering sample processor was tested in applications Cinebench x64, PCMark Vantage, Fritz Chess 9, Everest, Hexus Pifast and Far Cry 2. on platforms with memory DDR3 and DDR2, were used motherboards GIGABYTE GA-MA790FXT-UD5 and MA790FX-DQ6.

During the test, the processor is also able to disperse up to 3.70 GHz frequency, where it cooled cooler Sunbeamtech Core Contact Freezer and showed very good results than обрадовал our colleagues. Let's hope that the consumer is the end product is also not disappointed in the choice of the decision.

AMD Phenom II X3 720 Black Edition is expected in the first quarter of the year at a cost of approximately 140 euros.