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Is it worth it to upgrade my cpu or wait?

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May 23, 2013 4:11:33 PM

I have a amd phenom ii x4 910e and was wondering if its worth upgrading to the amd phenom ii x4 965 black edition, for the purpose of gaming?

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May 23, 2013 4:29:35 PM

Is it worth it? That's a tough one.

BE is ~$90, and you're not going to get a huge return on your investment. If you just have cash burning a hole in your pocket ... then yes. Otherwise you're better off saving the money and putting it towards a new mobo/CPU combo.
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May 23, 2013 4:42:00 PM

I figured as much, just needed a second opinion to be sure about it thanks for the reply.
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May 23, 2013 5:09:21 PM

THG only recommends upgrading CPUs if they are 3 tiers higher in their hierarchy chart. That being said, the upgrade would only be a 2 tier upgrade, so only you can make the call. However, here is an info page that may help you decide:

http://cpuboss.com/cpus/AMD-Phenom-II-X4-965-vs-AMD-Phe...
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