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The AMD Phenom 2 X6 1090T Black Edition works at 3.2GHz and has a maximum Turbo Core speed of 3.6GHz, it features the traditional Phenom II 6MB L3 cache, while each individual core receives its own 512KB L2 cache.
No heat issues.
Six physical cores.
Lots of computing power in multithreaded applications.
Turbo Core implementation.
Compatibility with older chipsets.
Low operating temperatures.
Can support extensive virtualization, price, comaptible with existing am2, am3 sockets with bios update.
Not the best choice for hardcore gamers.
Massive increase in power consumption and heat output when overclocking.
A little expensive for some.
Performance is still low as compared with intel core i7 980X.
Shared L3 cache is the same between fourand sixcore units.
Utilizes aging 45nm fabrication process.
TurboCore (still in its infancy).
By TechSpot on April 27, 2010
The Phenom II X6 is an interesting proposition as it's meant to provide heavy multi-tasking performance on a budget. Starting with the Phenom II X6 1090T, this processor can be matched to the Core i7 930 processor as they are both priced around the...
By TechRadar on September 10, 2010
Welcome back AMD, we've missed you. With the launch of the Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition a few months ago, AMD signalled a revival of its CPU business. The 1090T is based on Thuban, a new six-core chip and easily the best processor design from...
By Rbmods.com on August 14, 2010
This CPU is sure a step forward when it comes to AMD CPU's the main problem is that Intel is still way ahead of AMD with their faster versions of theCorei5 and i7 cpu's. Looking at todays prices we can see that the Core i7 930 cpu cost about 10$...
By Atomic MPC on July 20, 2010
While it doesn’t beat the best, its price/performance is unmatched by anything on the market...
By IT-Review on July 19, 2010
Unless you've been living in a cave (and, as Jon Stewart would say, by doing that you "made the soundest real-estate investment possible") , you've surely heard of some good ol' AMD CPU's like Athlon, Duron and - Phenom. Well, what...
By XtremeComputing on July 05, 2010
After spending some time with this CPU I have to say I am impressed again by another AMD Black Edition product, the AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition 3.2 gives out great performance for the price and with some in reserve too. Ok so the chip does...
By Techworld on June 22, 2010
AMD's first-ever six-core desktop CPU beats all of the company's other offerings, but are its advantages strong enough to justify an upgrade? You decide....
By PC Authority on June 15, 2010
Hexa-core is here, but how does it stack up? John Gillooly assesses AMD’s bid for the hearts and minds of desktop builders...
By Motherboards.org on June 14, 2010
In terms of performance, the 1090T, as expected falls by the wayside when compared to the Intel 980X CPU. The Core i7-980X is priced at $999, making it in a completely different price class when comparing the two. The Intel CPU also has higher...
By PCQuest on June 01, 2010
Excellent performance from the 6 cored desktop processor which is sure to fulfill the desktop users' processing expectations. Page(s) 1 I am interested in more information about this productI am interested in buying this...
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