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Trouble choosing between these 2. plz help

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July 23, 2010 9:40:43 PM

either the

AMD athlon II X3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

or AMD Athlon II X4
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

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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July 23, 2010 9:47:48 PM

We've had this question asked like 4 times this week already.

Go with the X4
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July 23, 2010 9:54:12 PM

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?Ite...
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July 23, 2010 9:54:24 PM

k srry about thatyea but i did sum research and found out stuff like photoshop needs more cores. correct?
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July 23, 2010 9:57:43 PM

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.
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July 23, 2010 10:24:01 PM

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-...
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August 1, 2010 4:01:05 PM

Best answer selected by Goofy Goof.
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