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Trouble choosing between these 2. plz help

either the

AMD athlon II X3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.437019

or AMD Athlon II X4
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.444395

i will mainly be using graphic design software such as

photoshop
illustrator
flash
indesign

listening to music
surfing the web
wathcing videos

NO GAMING for me
ill leave that to my playstation 3
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  1. anyone?
  2. We've had this question asked like 4 times this week already.

    Go with the X4
  3. Best answer
    Weren't you going with the X2? lol, the X4's for you.

    But not the 630, here's a dollar bill and an extra 100Mhz.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.437013
  4. k srry about thatyea but i did sum research and found out stuff like photoshop needs more cores. correct?
  5. Goofy Goof said:
    k srry about thatyea but i did sum research and found out stuff like photoshop needs more cores. correct?

    Sort-of.
    Filters do run faster with more cores and a better CPU, but overall, Photoshop like more RAM and/or faster hard drives.
  6. Timop said:
    Sort-of.
    Filters do run faster with more cores and a better CPU, but overall, Photoshop like more RAM and/or faster hard drives.


    hey any cahnce u can check my componetns to double cehck everything is compaitble?
    nd that everything fits
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/290813-31-components-chosen-compatible-suggestions#t2152592
  7. Best answer selected by Goofy Goof.
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