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Old November 17, 2010, 06:04 AM
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bestdirect has it as well, same price.
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Old November 17, 2010, 06:25 AM
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bestdirect has it as well, same price.
Again they are credit card based so I can't buy from them being to young to own a credit card.
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Old November 17, 2010, 06:32 AM
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oops, sorry.
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X6 is definitely a better value. Also has Turbo Core too which helps when things aren't multi-threaded assuming you run it stock.
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Old November 23, 2010, 08:49 AM
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I just got an X6 1055T to build an Adobe Premiere CS5 machine from spare parts, and it truly is a nice processor. Very cool running and OC'ing friendly.

However, a decently OC'ed X4 Phenom II will give it a run for its money, so you need to decide if you want to pay the premium (X4 PII @ $99, X4 PII 955BE @$149 or X6 PII @ $189).

In my mind, the PII 955BE is a great processor with good stock clocks (3.2ghz) and good potential due to its unlocked multi.

But if you are looking for every last drop of heavily multi-threaded performance, an OC'ed X6 is your best bet before going over to Intel.

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Get an X6 with a decent cooler. My 1055T with Noctua NH-D14 cooler can do 4.0GHZ with ease.
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Sounds like for your usage, an X6 is a much better choice.
You could also Overclock that thing to 965 speeds but with 2 extra cores.
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Especially now that the 1090t can be found for around $220....
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with the original x6 prices I would have said x4 for most people, and x6 for those that can take advantage of it. Given current prices I would say either save a few bucks and get a 955, or spend the extra on a 1075/1090. Final decision lays with whether you think you will be taking advantage of the extra cores, and if you have the funds for the more expensive processors. For most people the 1055 will probably under-perform the x4 unless you are going to push a nice overclock (in which case the 1055 becomes a good value).
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If ou enjoy gaming, OCing and playing with your computer and as long as you have the money to spare, enjoy yourself by getting a x6. There are other hobbies that people have and spend money on that are way worst, computer hobby is well worth it.
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