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AMD Phenom II X4 960T Zosma Quad-Core 3.0GHz Socket AM3 95W Desktop Processor HD96ZTWFGRBOX

  • 4000MHz
  • 45nm Zosma 95W
  • 6MB L3 Cache
  • 4 x 512KB L2 Cache
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Experience a new world of quad-core computing with the AMD Phenom II X4 960T. Every aspect of this processor was designed with speed and energy efficiency in mind. AMD64 with Direct Connect Architecture and 45nm technology has created a tuned processing pipeline that helps keep your system performing at the highest levels. HyperTransport Technology provides up to 16.0GB/s bandwidth to reduce system bottlenecks and AMD Balanced Smart Cache ensures quick access times to highly used data.

Energy efficiency is important to AMD, allowing you to enjoy a cool, quiet PC while saving energy and reducing heat, noise and the effect of your computer on the environment. Energy efficiency innovations include Cool’n’Quiet and AMD CoolCore. These technologies reduce power consumption and processor activity.

AMD Phenom II processors also offer support for Virtualization Technology. You can run virtual environments on one system with ease, allowing you to use legacy programs on a separate operating system. Add the convenience and power of multi-core processing and enjoy the benefits of energy efficiency with an AMD Phenom II X4 960T today!

  • newegg AMD64 with Direct Connect Architecture AMD64 technology allows the AMD Phenom II X4 960T to run 32-bit applications at full speed while enabling a new generation of powerful 64-bit software applications. Moreover, all AMD Phenom II X4 processors are built on AMD’s revolutionary Direct Connect Architecture, where the processor core is directly connected to the memory, the I/O subsystem, and any other processors in the configuration by high bandwidth Hypertransport links. This cuts down on the latency and improves overall system performance and efficiency.
  • newegg True Quad-Core Processing With the power of four processor cores on a single chip, the AMD Phenom II X4 960T processor delivers industry-leading multitasking performance with each core having its own L2 cache memory and ability to quickly share data among cores utilizing the L3 cache.
  • newegg Integrated Memory Controller The AMD Phenom II X4 960T processor features a high-bandwidth, low-latency integrated memory controller that directly connects the processor to memory for optimum performance, low latency, and high throughput.
  • newegg HyperTransport 3.0 Technology HyperTransport Technology (HT or HTT) is a high-speed, low latency, point-to-point link designed to increase communication speeds between integrated circuits in computers, servers, embedded systems, and networking and telecommunications equipment. With HT 3.0 technology the AMD Phenom II X4 960T quad-Core processor enjoys 4000MHz system bus speeds.
  • newegg AMD Power Management Technologies CPU power management technologies including AMD PowerNow! 3.0 (Cool’n’Quiet), CoolCore, and Dual Dynamic Power Management result in proven, measurable benefits for businesses and consumers, including reduced power usage, lower energy costs, and greener PC operation.
  • newegg AMD Virtualization (AMD-V) Technology with Rapid Virtualization Indexing Silicon feature-set enhancements designed to improve the performance, reliability, and security of existing and future virtualization environments by allowing virtualized applications with direct and rapid access to their allocated memory. This helps virtualization software to run more securely and efficiently enabling a better experience when dealing with virtual systems.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Brian A.
  • 7/6/2014 6:43:51 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsOK for 6

Pros: Crunches right along using all 6 cores. Set back to 4 for quietness.

Cons: Factory fan is pretty loud with all 6 cores enabled.

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  • Aaron W.
  • 4/11/2014 1:45:41 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome for it's time

Pros: Mine opened all 6 cores and accepted some moderate OC'ing up to 3.5/3.6Ghz before becoming unstable. it has running with all cores for over a year at 3.3Ghz and an Ultra Chilltec black doing cooling duty completely flawless except nVidias NVidia Experience software refuses to identify it when cores are unlocked or OC'd but I put that on NVidia not AMD.

Cons: Not available anymore....

Other Thoughts: we need a new era price leader budget performance chip like this one...

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  • Alejandro D.
  • 11/17/2013 10:47:30 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat CPU at a great price!

Pros: -Very fast CPU
-Possibly unlockable to a 6 core
-Great price

Cons: -No real cons at all

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  • Mark H.
  • 8/29/2013 9:06:17 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsBest Buy

Pros: Unlocked to X6 easily and 100% stable.

runs @ 4G on all 6 cores all day long on air.

What else do you want?

Cons: Doesn't blow me.

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  • Ben R.
  • 8/20/2013 4:14:17 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggstough little thing

Pros: I think the real test of a processor is only measured after owning it for quite some time. This processor has excelled in anything that I've thrown at it. I would recommend this processor to anyone wanting to run current generation games. Runs Aion like a dream, runs Mount and blade great. Don't have any technical specs on this other than observation from running games. Oh! and I've never needed anything but the factory fan.

Cons: Not good girlfriend replacement

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/16/2013 7:16:09 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat CPU for the $$

Pros: unlocked 2 more cores. Overclocked to 3.8ghz with 6 cores!

Cons: Wasnt free

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  • S. M.
  • 11/23/2012 11:30:24 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsJust Fine

Pros: Stable, no surprises, great for overclocking, may get unlocked cores.

Cons: May get no unlocked core. I got dead unlocked core. Nothing wrong with that, since I paid for four cores.

Other Thoughts: I am very happy with this processor. I know that I will use my desktop with this config for at least 5 years.

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  • Sargon H.
  • 10/30/2012 12:44:51 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent for what it is, most bad reviews are ignorant

Pros: I have 2 of these, one runs as 6 cores all the time at stock 3.0Ghz speed, the 2nd is in a non-unlocking motherboard running rock solid, also at stock speed.
Overclocking and Unlocking:
OC and UL'ing these is not something that is guaranteed, so everyone that gave a BAD review because of this should be ignored. You are buying a 4 core 3Ghz cpu that MAY be able to Overclock AND OR may unlock to 6 cores.

Cons: None

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  • Justin J.
  • 10/28/2012 7:39:25 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSolid Performance

Pros: Wonderful chip. Has really sped up my machine and extended its lifespan. I have a Gigabyte GA-MA790X-UD4P which I bought for the AM2 socket. Was glad that the it can accommodate AM3 chips and the chip works like a champ! I appreciate the lower costs as i do not as yet have as much disposable income as I would like. I am able to play my games as well on a decent setting. I probably could go max settings but I dont as I like to have medium settings as it moves faster for me.

Cons: None so far

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  • Leonard H.
  • 10/24/2012 2:45:54 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsLucky one

Pros: Bought as a 4 core in hopes it would unlock to all six cores. Unlocked and works great! Haven't as yet OC'd ,but will do in near future. Want better cooler first. Have used motherboard oc'er to get 12% boost. Asus motherboard bought here on NewEgg.

Cons: None as of yet.

Other Thoughts: Wished I could have afforded an upper level AMD board 6gb sata and usb 3 that also said it would unlock all 6 cores in their advertisement. UEFI would have been nice too. So far my combo has perform great together. Running 5 Boinc programs, 7 to 8 processing at a time.

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