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    Today marks AMD's release of the new C3 stepping for their flagship CPU Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition with a new TDP of 125W. With this new stepping comes a few other enhancements as well, some that should pique the interest of enthusiasts looking for higher overclocks at lower voltages for the AMD platform.



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    Nice review! AMD is definitely finding the sweet spot, between performance and power consumption. The fact that you can easily overclock to 4GHz on air cooling is a great feat for AMD.

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    Sky did you get the chart the other way around ?

    "Here we see a drop of approximately 2W at idle with the 125W chip, attributable to the slightly lower core VID. During load conditions, the difference is approximately 14W."

    The chart is showing that the C3 is consuming more power than the 140W C2 stepping but your text is indicating otherwise?

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    Ya, sorry. Got the labels backwards on the chart. It's fixed now, thanks Bully!

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