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Windows 7: what is the real wattage of amd phenom II X 4 970 blk ed

29 Dec 2010   #1
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 
what is the real wattage of amd phenom II X 4 970 blk ed

Hello everyone i want to verify the wattage on this new cpu that amd revieled and a couple of sites are posting it at 140 watt some are postin 125 watt i want to know which is really correct or did they make 2 different models with different wattages

here is one advertisment here 6431752 -- AMD Phenom™ II 970 Black
HDZ970FBGMBOX Newegg.com - AMD Phenom II X4 970 Black Edition Deneb 3.5GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Desktop Processor HDZ970FBGMBOX
and new egg 125 watt
this is for frys it is listed 125 watt and the other add here

AMD HDZ970FBGMBOX Phenom II X4 970 Black Edition Processor - 3.50GHz, Socket AM3, 6MB Cache, 2000MHz (4000 MT/s) FSB, Retail, Processor with Fan at TigerDirect.com

the add is tiger direct but most adds boast 140 watt does anyone have this chip yet or can someone give me a true knowledgable answer on what it really is i want to up my cpu with out changing my mobo that will be a future change down the line though

also i would like to add does anyone know how well these oc? and also i should add a review said it was faster then the hexcore chip is this true as well?


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29 Dec 2010   #2
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

From the AMD website: AMD Phenom
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29 Dec 2010   #3
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Thank you Dwarf

well that sums it up thank you so my max on my board is 125 watt i wonder will i still have head room to oc ?

also from my current setup how much more performance you think i would gain

honestly is it faster then the hexcore? maybe in certain area's i suppose
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29 Dec 2010   #4
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

I wonder... According to the AMD site, my 1055T is rated at 125W, but according to cupid HW monitor (if I am reading it right) says that my CPU is pulling 140W. My BIOS is set to default.Name:  cpu.PNG
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29 Dec 2010   #5
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
I wonder... According to the AMD site, my 1055T is rated at 125W, but according to cupid HW monitor (if I am reading it right) says that my CPU is pulling 140W. My BIOS is set to default.Attachment 127425

maybe you got the type A cpu before they brought out type B the new wattage
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30 Dec 2010   #6
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

well i think i made up my mind i will snag this cpu maybe next week when i have time to play around i also have a review that gave it all 9's would have been 10's but they have memory issues see here AMD Phenom II X4 970 Black Edition - Bjorn3D.com anyway my mainboard supports it and it has a over clock but not sure how it will fair on mine but they showed overclocks to 4.2 ghz on air cooling pretty nice

Like everyone says don't try to duplicate another machines clock yes understood but yet im excited i have to update my bios etc before instlalling the cpu so i hope after i get it out of the way it will run fine i can only hope

im going to use this thermal paste what do you guys think ?http://www.frys.com/product/6413542?...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG
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