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    Default AMD Athlon II X4 640

    With six new Athlon II chips, AMD is keeping relentless in their attack on mid to lower end Intel lineup. For review, we've got the Athlon II X4 640. By specs, it's awfully familiar. It's essentially an Athlon II X4 635, just clocked up 100MHz. As you'll soon see during our overclocking sessions, these Athlon II chips have some serious overhead potential, so let's dive right in and get this chip juiced up.



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    High performance CPUs may grab headlines, but its mid-tier chips that grab sales.

    AMD knows this.

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    Good review Logan, Looks like a decent chip but I was also disappointed that it didn't the 4GHz as well. Good band for the buck though.

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    Good review Logan, AMD will still be happy with 3.9GHz

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    I must have gotten a dud. It hit 4GHz, but was unstable as hell, couldn't finish benching, in fact.

    I just wish it overclocked like Thuban

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    Good little quad CPU. Drop it into a decent AM3 mobo and a Radeon 5000 card and you've got an excellent budget gaming rig.

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    Yeah really there's nothing wrong with 3.9GHz even stock it's a good deal for the money.

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    Great review Logan

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