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May 1, 2010 5:47:16 PM

Hello Guys.
Currently I am having Athon II X4 620 on M2N68-AM PLUS.
Which should I buy -
Phenom II X4 965
Phenom II X6 1055T
Phenom II X6 1090T
Main work of my computer is gaming.I want to overclock my CPU too.
If I go for X6 models should this motherboard will support them or not.If not please suggest me a good one for them having good overclocking potential.

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May 1, 2010 6:08:17 PM

Phenom II X6 1055T =good for C,A,D=not good for games
Phenom II X6 1090T =good for C,A,D=not good for games


Phenom II X4 965= i asked what to get people said 955 for gaming=over clocking is a pice of cake look on you tube
May 1, 2010 6:14:53 PM

Have you tried overclocking your current CPU? It shouldn't be too hard to get it up to 3.0GHz or higher. If you want to upgrade, go for the 965.
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May 1, 2010 8:06:07 PM

+2.. why get the new cpu.. u can overclock ur present one and extract more performance from it... visit the overclocking section in forums for more help...
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May 1, 2010 9:21:55 PM

If you're stuck with 95w CPUs the Phenom II 945 95w will do ya fine.

Like said, try overclocking. The Athlon IIs are pretty good gaming chips once you pump a little juice into them.
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May 1, 2010 10:13:15 PM

Your looking at a small performance gain upgrading the cpu, Phenom II is less than 10% faster than Athlon II when clocked the same,what is your current video card set up?

If you really want to upgrade, grab a Phenom II X4 955, the 965 isn't worth the price increase and if you overclock you'll get the same end result with either processor. Don't grab a Phenom II X6 for gaming, due to slightly lower clock speeds they actually loose to the Phenom II X4 955/965 in some games at stock speed, and overclocked perform no better because the games don't use the extra 2 cores.
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May 2, 2010 2:12:35 AM

OC and spend the money on a GPU, buying a different processor aint gonna help much at all. Too little to notice.
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May 2, 2010 4:22:44 AM

loneninja said:
Your looking at a small performance gain upgrading the cpu, Phenom II is less than 10% faster than Athlon II when clocked the same,what is your current video card set up?

If you really want to upgrade, grab a Phenom II X4 955, the 965 isn't worth the price increase and if you overclock you'll get the same end result with either processor. Don't grab a Phenom II X6 for gaming, due to slightly lower clock speeds they actually loose to the Phenom II X4 955/965 in some games at stock speed, and overclocked perform no better because the games don't use the extra 2 cores.

Just make sure the 955 you get has C3 stepping.
May 2, 2010 4:32:13 AM

How to determine that it has C3 stepping?Is this written on the box or processor?
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May 2, 2010 4:37:28 AM

AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor Model HDZ955FBGMBOX , is the C3 stepping, notice the M, before box.

This is the C2 stepping
AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor Model HDZ955FBGIBOX

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E...
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