AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE: Price cut to 175 Euro
Make a bargain buy at AMD: The Phenom II X4 955 BE declines to 175 Euro and therefore it offers a good price performance ratio for players. Yesterday's price cut adds up to 25 Euro.
The Phenom II X4 955 BE is a fast processor in AMD's portfolio which changes hands for little money. And yesterday the price has been cut by 25 Euro again. So the Phenom II X4 955 BE currently costs 175 Euro only - for example in German retail or online shops.
The AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE is based upon the Deneb core, has a clock rate of 3.2 GHz and is produced in 45 nm. Four times 512 KiByte L2 cache and 6 MiByte L3 cache complete the offering. The TDP is specified with 125 Watt. The CPU can work with DDR2 and DDR3 RAM and offers an open multiplier for an easier overclocking.
The price of the formerly 230 Euro CPU has constantly dropped within the past two months. Yesterday the price declined by 12 percent to 175 Euro. AMD still quotes 245 USD in its pricelist.
Due to this price cut the Phenom II X4 955 BE is considerably cheaper than its direct rival Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 which is listed with 189 Euro. Interestingly the price of the smaller Phenom model, the Phenom II X4 945, is rather steady with 186 Euro whereas the CPU is slower than its big brother.
All important details about the Phenom II X4 955 BE can be found in our article Phenom II X4 955 BE tested for AM3 where you can compare performance with other processors as well. PC Games Hardware also tested the direct rival Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550.
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