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Amd athlon x4 620 versus AMD Phenom II X4 965(955) in gaming

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June 24, 2010 7:38:05 AM

people told me not to upgrade to a 6 core because it wont make a difference in gaming makes sense only at 2.8ghz (stock)
but this one would have a much higher GHZ so my question is well this make decent upgrade or not for gaming

i currentyly have my amd athlon x4 620 OC to 3.25ghz

now if i got this new processor i would overclock to 3.8ghz
i might get a AMD Phenom II X4 955 and save xtra 20$ i heard both can easly hit 3.6-3.8ghz easy


simple and easy question is well i notite a lag reduction if i do this in games

this is the rest of my pc

ati 4770(just got it and dont really want to upgrade so please dont tell me to not trying to be a :fou: 
3GB of ram(soon to be 6GB)
asus m4a785-m mobo
antec earth watts 650watt
windows 7 32bit(soon to be 64bit when i get 6GB of ram)
a b À AMD
a b 4 Gaming
a c 291 K Overclocking
June 24, 2010 2:20:35 PM

Hi.

See answer here

Now the difference between Athlon II X4 and Phenom II X4 is the L3 cache and the OC capabilities. Read this
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