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AMD Phenom II X4 Launch

AMD has launched its Phenom II CPUs, and introduces a new "Dragon" platform. PC World, and CNET have details on the CPU launch and the Dragon part, with PC World saying, "We didn't see broad adoption of AMD's Spider platform from system builders, but we know of several desktop vendors who will be selling Dragon systems in the near future." This CPU line is not designed to compete with Intel's high-end Core i7 chips, but come at a much lower price point, and the Phenom II X4 940 CPU is one of those black editions with unlocked multipliers for overclocking. The NDA on this expired at midnight, so here are the first reviews:

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4. Re: AMD Phenom II X4 Launch Jan 8, 2009, 12:18 LittleMe
I love tech and hardware and all that, especially games. But has there been a game released in the last couple of years worth upgrading my computer for?

No there hasn't been a good compelling reason to upgrade beyond a mid-range CPU.
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