“The Phenom 9600 Black Edition is a veritable enthusiast’s playground if you know how to tweak it. We turned the knobs and dials on the Black Edition to see what we could get–assisted by a cooler the size of your head.”
Here are some more Processor articles from around the web:
- AMD Phenom 9600 Black Edition @ TechwareLabs
- AMD Phenom 32-bit vs. 64-bit Linux @ Phoronix
- Intel 1600 MHz Platform Update @ TechARP
- Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 45nm Wolfdale CPU Review @ Madshrimps
Source: The Tech Report
With a quick flash, The Tech Report turned the Asus M2N32-SLI Deluxe into a perfect test platform to try out the unlocked multiplier on the 9600 Black Edition Phenom processor. One of the newest features you might notice has to do with the TLB workaround, which has been implemented in an odd way. They did manage to overclock at least to a noticeable level, with 2.5GHz and a 2.2GHz north bridge being the best they could manage.