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Athlon II x3 440 OC to 3.3ghz vs Phenom x4 9950 Black Edition 2.6ghz

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July 9, 2010 9:57:32 PM

WHich of the above CPU's are currently better? The overclocked athlon tri core or the standard Phenom 9950 X4 black edition?

Also which would be better for current gaming, not future gaming.

Thanks in advance!

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July 9, 2010 10:04:56 PM

wow i didnt even know about this site, sweet! and thanks for the reply :) :) 
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July 10, 2010 6:19:50 PM

For multithreaded apps (ie video encoding/converting) the quadcore is faster.