Phenom x2 vs athlon x4 Tags: CPUs Quad Dual Core Phenom Last response: October 18, 2009 4:27 AM in CPUs Share kexinger October 16, 2009 5:29:34 AM which CPU is better as it is now. a phenom dual core or an athlon quad core ?? More about : phenom athlon | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove pepperman CPUs Expert October 16, 2009 5:40:08 AM It depends on what you're using it for; if you're a gamer, you would probably be better with a phenom II, but if you're into multitasking/future-proofing, you'd be better with the quad. | Report abuse shubham1401 CPUs Expert October 16, 2009 7:18:36 AM I agree. For gaming P2 has an edge due to its 6MB L3 cache. That is missing in the Athlon. But for multitasking Athlon 2 is ideal... Go thru this article to know more... http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/best-gaming-cpu,243... | Report abuse xaira CPUs Authority October 16, 2009 12:14:19 PM athlon is better, more and more apps are being multithreaded, htat cache will be useless soon | Report abuse kexinger October 18, 2009 4:27:58 AM Thanks to you three, that helps a lot. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>Phenom x2 vs athlon x4> Related ressources: ForumPhenom II x2 555BE vs Athlon ii x4 640 ForumPhenom II x2 555 BE vs Athlon X4 630 ForumAthlon II X4 vs Phenom X3 vs Phenom X2 vs Athlon II ForumX2vsX4@same price- Athlon II X4 620 (2.6GHz) vs Phenom II X2 545 (3GHz) ForumAthlon X4 vs Phenom X2 7750 ForumAthlon II X2 vs Phenom X4 ForumAMD Athlon II X4 640 vs Phenom II X2 555 ForumAthlon II x4 640 VS Phenom II x2 555 BE ForumAthlon II X4 640 Propus vs Phenom II X2 555 Black Edition ForumPhenom II X2 vs . Athlon II X4 ForumAthlon II x4 640 vs Phenom II x2 560 BE ForumAMD Phenom X4 9750 vs AMD Athlon II X2 255 ForumAMD Athlon II x2 250 vs AM2+ Phenom x4 BE ForumAMD Phenom x2 555 BE vs Athlon II x4 635 ForumAthlon X2 215 vs Phenom X4 955 ForumPhenom ii 555 x2 be vs phenom ii 710 x3 vs athlon ii 620 x4 -- best for gaming? ForumPhenom II x2 555 vs Phenom II x3 720 vs Athlon II x4 635 ForumDo I need USB3.0 on board headers? Forum[Solved] Athlon ii 250 or phenom ii 545 ?? ForumPhenom 550 vs Athlon 620 More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !