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AMD Athlon II X6 vs. Phenom II X4


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#1 rhino1366

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 12:34 AM

My rig:

AMD Athlon II X2 250, 3.0 GHz dual-core (45nm)
GA-MA78GM-US2H rev. 1.0, a 780G chipset mobo by GIGABYTE
2x2 GB DDR2-800 CL6
AMD/ATI Radeon HD 5750 1 GB, by GIGABYTE (GV-R575D5-1GD, with redesigned 80mm fan)
HDD... ODD...
450W PSU


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Should I upgrade to what? ...

Thanks in advance, :thumbup2:
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#2 killerx525

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 02:40 AM

The Phenom II X4 would be a better option because if your gonna game it probably would use 4 cores depending on the game.

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 08:24 AM

only go the six core if u plan on doing photo or video editing software and a lot of it

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 09:50 AM

Generally media encoding.

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System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
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