Amazon is selling the AMD Phenom II X4 955 3.2-GHz Processor for only $159.99 shipped, originally priced at $299. This processor’s “HyperTransport Technology provides up to 16.0GB/s peak bandwidth/processor, reducing I/O bottlenecks.” Product page. Continue reading to watch a Crysis Warhead montage running on an X4 955-equipped PC.
Up to 37GB/s processor-to-system bandwidth (HyperTransport bus + memory bus). BENEFIT: Quick access times to I/O.