Not sure if this has already been posted but yeh, i stumbled upon this deal while looking for a good deal on Intel I7 950 cpu + motherboard. It's a much cheaper alternative than buying a intel I7 1366 setup. Anyways still desciding on whether to get this or the intel I7 cpu so save 1 for me :D
. Oh BTW it also comes with a free download of assassins creed 2 on pc.
For Extra reading take a look at this link to compare the cpu with others in the market. http://www.cpubenchmark.net/high_end_cpus.html
Asus M4A87TD EVO AMD Motherboard
This motherboard supports AMD socket AM3 multi-core processors with unique L3 cache and delivers better overclocking capabilities with less power consumption. It features dual-channel DDR3 1333 memory support and accelerates data transfer rate up to 5200MT/s via HyperTransport 3.0 based system bus. This motherboard also supports AMD CPUs in the 45nm manufacturing process. AMD 870 chipset is designed to support up to 5200MT/s HyperTransport 3.0 (HT 3.0) interface speed and PCI Express 2.0 x16 graphics. It is optimized with AMD's latest AM3 and multi-core CPUs to provide excellent system performance and overclocking capabilities. HyperTransport 3.0 support provides 2.6 times more bandwidth than HT1.0 that radically improves system efficiency for a smoother, faster computing environment. This motherboard supports DDR3 2000(O.C.) that provides faster data transfer rate and more bandwith to increase memory computing efficiency, enhancing system performance in 3D graphics and other memory demanding applications.
This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for double speed and bandwidth which enhances system performance. Experience ultra-fast data transfers at 4.8Gb/s with USB 3.0-the latest connectivity standard. Built to connect easily with next generation components and peripherals, USB 3.0 transfers data 10X faster and is also backward compatible with USB 2.0 components..
ASUS Core Unlocker simplifies the activation of a latent AMD CPU—with just a press of a button. Enjoy an instant performance boost by simply unlocking the extra cores, without performing complicated BIOS changes.
The ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit) provides total system power management by detecting current PC loadings and intelligently moderating power in real-time. It automatically provides the most appropriate power usage to save power and money!
True USB 3.0 Support
Experience ultra-fast data transfers at 4.8Gb/s with USB 3.0-the latest connectivity standard. Built to connect easily with next generation components and peripherals, USB 3.0 transfers data 10X faster and isalso backward compatible with USB 2.0 components.
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T 3.2HGz AM3 Black Edition 6-Core Processor (HDT90ZFBGRBOX)
AMD Phenom II is for high definition entertainment, gaming, creativity, and beyond. With AMD Phenom II processors as the foundation, you'll enjoy a level of responsiveness and visual intensity. AMD puts high definition computing within everyone's reach. Enjoy a superior high definition experience for HD videos on your PC. AMD Phenom II processor is the powerful engine behind your fidelity, high definition video entertainment experience. Only AMD puts the Ultimate Visual Experience for HD video within your reach.
Get HD content online, offline, wherever you want it, however you want it. Your system can handle whatever you dish out - and serve it up on screen in full, high definition glory. Combine AMD Phenom II processors and ATI Radeon HD graphics to really see the difference. Enjoy smooth video, brilliant videos and immersive games. AMD unleashes visual clarity and responsiveness for what you want to do.
4GB (2x2GB) Patriot DDR3 1600Mhz CL9 Extreme Performance Gaming Series (PGS34G1600ELKA)