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Old November 16, 2010, 07:01 PM
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Default What is a better value? x4 or x6?

Just curious which processor is a better choice. The

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Old November 16, 2010, 07:19 PM
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In all honesty I'd go with an X4. If your not really into OC'ing it the chip with the higher frequency will be faster.
That being said, I know many people who have OC'd x6 to amazing levels.

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Old November 16, 2010, 07:28 PM
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Oh I do plan on overclocking just I don't plan on buying a better cooler then the

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In that case, ask yourself if you could ever find a use for 6 cores. If not get the x4, you'll have a much more fun time OCing with the unlocked multiplier.
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Old November 16, 2010, 07:44 PM
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See that's the thing, I enjoy gaming, and I really enjoy programming, 3dmodeling, and game development as hobbies. I think I'll still go with the x4 just because with x4 overclocked cores I'm pretty sure I'll enjoy it.
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i'd choose numbers of cores over speed for your application, but that's me
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get the 99$ phenom II x4 oem from the egg. cant beat that
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get the 99$ phenom II x4 oem from the egg. cant beat that
Actually there is a reason I don't buy from newegg. I have to use interact online so ncix only!
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ncix does pricematch tho
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ncix does pricematch tho
Mhmm that's another reason why I go for them.
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