Which processor? Tags: CPUs Computer Processors Internet Last response: May 8, 2009 3:40 PM in CPUs Share weirdmystery May 8, 2009 4:23:41 AM I'm building my computer, will be used for playing games while surfing the Internet. Shall I go with the x4 940, or e8400. Thanks! More about : processor AKM880 May 8, 2009 4:29:44 AM What games do you play, an are you planning to use CPU demanding tasks like encoding HD videos stuff like that? smithereen May 8, 2009 4:54:21 AM The X4 940 would be better in almost every situation, if a little more expensive. It's a quad-core at the same speed, and very close to the same speed per clock per core. Thus, in optimum situations, it's nearly twice as powerful. Related resources Intel Core i3-4150 3.5GHz Dual-Core Processor vs AMD Phenom X4 9550 ? - Which is Better? - Forum Which processor? | i5 4430 | FX-8350 | FX-8320 | - Forum Which Processor to choose? - Forum Which i5 and/or i7 processor is great with performance? - Forum which processor better? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer gkay09 a b à CPUs May 8, 2009 7:09:12 AM +1 for the X4 940...It is an overall better option than the E8400... xtc28 May 8, 2009 7:26:41 AM Yeah!! Mine is a beast!! binwhui May 8, 2009 7:50:27 AM go for the x4 940.. for multitasking.. two cores right now are mostly for pure gaming.. mi1ez a b à CPUs May 8, 2009 8:15:44 AM X4, no problem. Anyone remember the days when the e8400 would have all the recommendations? Well done AMD! gkay09 a b à CPUs May 8, 2009 8:54:30 AM ^ Oh yeah...those were the dark days of AMD when they launched the Phenom I... erdinger May 8, 2009 3:35:42 PM Think about the PhenomII 720 black edition, for gaming you have nearly the same performance as with the 940 but it costs a lot less jay2tall a b à CPUs May 8, 2009 3:40:08 PM +1 for the AMD PII. Unless you can go for an i7, that would be the only thing better. Otherwise the AMD PII's is your best value and choice. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIntel i5 4570 - Which is the best suited gaming chipset for this processor? Forum SolvedWhich processor is better for gaming? Need help!! Forum Solvedwhich ram to use for Intel Core i7 2630QM processor Forum SolvedHi which of the 2 processor should i choose for gaming Forum SolvedWhich one is better processor i5-4200U or i5-4200m for j2ee and Android development machine ? Forum Solvedwhich processor is better and why Forum Solvedwhich processor should i go with AMD FX 8350 or Intel Core i5 3550 Forum Solvedwhich processor should i go with..help.!!! Forum Solvedwhich processor should i go with..help.!!! Forum Solvedwhich processor is worth Buying..? help.!! Forum SolvedWhich intel processor? Forum SolvedVideo Editing, which PC/Processor do i need? Forum Solvedi have intel board with core 2 dou processor and 2 gb ram.... so which game can i play? Forum SolvedWhich Intel core i5 processor is best? Forum SolvedWhich processor is right for me? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !