The report suggested that the AMD Phenom II X4 960T central processor was never going to reach retail availability. Such a development would have been particularly disheartening for enthusiasts, because the chip had a very unique trait. To be more exact, the quad-core has two disabled cores, which essentially means that it can turn into a Phenom II X6 CPU if the motherboard it is paired with has a technology that can unlock them.
The reason behind AMD's decision to supposedly not release the CPU is because said processor has too high a chance of impacting negatively on actual Phenom II X6 sales. However, it appears that the CPU may not have been canceled after all, sources weren't able to give any specific details on the time frame, but they were