AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition 3.4GHz Boxed Processor
Unbeatable multi-core value with AMD Phenom II processors. They deliver The Ultimate Visual Experience for high definition entertainment, advanced multitasking performance, and power-saving innovations for smaller, cooler machines that are energy efficient.
AMD Phenom™ II X4 965 Black Edition
When it comes to must-have features, the AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition processor has it all. From its affordable price and exceptional multitasking capabilities, to its energy efficient technology, this powerful tool is a great choice for any desktop PC.
No more waiting for your computer to perform simultaneous commands or keep up with complex software functions. This processor is powerful, fast, and ultra responsive.
Its quad-core design will equip your system to handle online and offline high-definition entertainment, immersive gaming experiences, and all of your mission-critical tasks for work, home, or school.
And, you can add unbeatable value to its list of pros. The AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition processor is competitively priced, even outperforming some of its more expensive rivals. Now how can you turn down such an all around awesome desktop deal?
Phenom II X4 965
Number of Cores
Level 2 Cache
512KB (per core)
Level 3 Cache
0.85V - 1.425V
Processor Data Width
What's in the Box
AMD Designed Thermal Solution (Fan, Heatsink, Clip Assembly)
Questions and Answers
AMD Phenom™ II X4 965 Black Edition
Prepare to be impressed with this marvel of processing technology from AMD. Whatever the task or expectation, the Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition processor was built to do it all and deliver it with exceptional speed and power.
Running at 3.4GHz and featuring 6MB of L3 cache, this quad-core powerhouse is designed so each of its multi cores also has 512KB of L2 cache at its disposal. Pair that with a high-speed DDR2/DDR3 memory controller and you've got a masterpiece of multitasking capability.
This processor also is enabled to handle both 32-bit and 64-bit computing and supports AM3 motherboards while remaining backward compatible with AM2 and AM2+ motherboards giving users some memory options.
All of this means you'll benefit from the Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition's ability to quickly and seamlessly process your demands and return exceptional results. Whether you're working to deliver on a quick project turnaround or enjoying some downtime entertainment with brilliant visuals and crystal clear audio, you'll know you've made the right choice with this processor powering your PC.
HyperTransport® 3.0 Technology
Created to increase communication speeds between integrated computer, server, and embedded system circuits 0 and including networking and telecommunications equipment - the benefits of hypertransporting are point-to-point communication at high speeds with less latency.
One more way to improve system performance and efficiency, Direct Connect helps to eliminate front-side bus bottlenecks by directly connecting the processor core to the memory, the I/O subsystem, and other processors via high bandwidth Hypertransport links. This architecture allows for the memory controller to be located on the processor instead of the motherboard, thereby reducing latency.
The AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition processor provides support for virtualization technology for robust platforms offering a scalable virtualization environment. Also known as AMD-V, this set of hardware extensions enables better use of resources helping to improve the effectiveness of clients, servers, and data centers. The benefits of AMD-V include more efficient creation of virtual machines simultaneously running multiple operating systems, more improved application responsiveness when switching between virtual machines, accelerated application performance though memory management, enabling live migration of virtual machines, and improved integrity and security.
Energy efficiency benefits everyone by reducing power usage, reducing energy costs, and improving PC performance. AMD's Cool'n'Quiet Technology not only offers energy-saving benefits, it also enables space-saving smaller form factors.
By responding dynamically to user demands, AMD processors can adjust frequencies and enable or disable portions of the processors they are needed. This results in less energy used, less heat produces, and more efficient overall operation.
Enhanced Virus Protection
Also called EVP, Enhanced Virus Protection works with Windows Vista or Windows XP SP2 to help protect computers against malicious viruses, worms, and Trojan horses that can wreak havoc with your system and your data.
EVP works by designating areas of system memory for data only, meaning code may only be read from or written to but not executed. If your computer does get a virus, this built-in security technology can help keep it contained to a specific location and make it easier to remove it from system memory.
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