Right now I have a Asus P5LP-LE Motherboard and a Intel Pentium D 930. im looking to upgrade my Motherboard and CPU.Im I don't know if i should get a Phenom X4 2.1 a Phenom II X2 Black Edition or a Phenom II X3.

Here is the motherboard I am More than likely going to get

And the Processors

Phenom II X2
Phenom II X3
Phenom X4

Any Help or information on which CPU i should get would be nice im jsut having trouble making up my mind. FYI i am gamer I Play all the Call of duty's all the Command and Conquer Series and Flight Simulators. I've been looking at the charts on here and the i saw that the Phenom II X2 and X3's were scoring higher than the X4 when it came to games.

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  1. the Phenom II X3, or get the X2 and risk getting a quad core out of it.
  2. phenom II x3 720 BE. Monster.
  3. Best answer
    +1 for the x3 it doesn become a x4 as often as the x2 but even if you fail to get it running x4 least you still have 3 strong cores
  4. I was looking at the charts again what about the AMD Phenom X4 9750 to the Phenom II X3?
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