what exactly is the difference?

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lnknprkfn
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i was wondering what exactly is the difference between AMD's Phenom's and AMD's Phenom Black Edition's?

Razear
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"Black Edition" AMD CPUs have an unlocked multiplier, much like Intel's "Extreme Edition". This will allow for easier overclocking within the BIOS as opposed to a standard CPU without an unlocked multiplier.