Amazon is selling the AMD Phenom II X4 925 AM3 processor for only $106.18 shipped, originally priced at $247.36. With “the AMD64 Direct Connect Architecture, application performance is dramatically increased while reducing memory latency — HyperTransport Technology can provide up to 16.0GB/s bandwidth to reduce system bottlenecks.” Product page. Video unboxing after the break.
AMD Phenom II processors also offer support for Virtualization Technology. You can run virtual environments on one system with ease, allowing you to use legacy programs on a separate operating system. Add the convenience and power of multi-core processing.