Closed Gaming with a xeon? Tags: CPUs Gaming Xeon Processors Last response: August 30, 2012 8:13 PM in CPUs Share a7xfire August 10, 2010 10:12:25 PM i have acquired a x3370 xeon processor. i was wondering if you's could advise wether i can use it in a gaming rig build or not? 3.0/12mb/1333 More about : gaming xeon Computerrock1 a b à CPUs August 10, 2010 10:14:37 PM Definetly, its a powerful cpu. Score 0 a7xfire August 10, 2010 10:24:39 PM but i wasnt sure since its a server processor if i would cause any bottlenecks? Score 0 Related resources Xeon vs i7 (Streaming/Gaming - No OC) - Forum Xeon VS i5k for Recording/Gaming/Streaming/Editing - Forum Xeon E3 worth it for gaming? - Forum Intel Xeon DP 5050 - A few gaming questions. - Forum Is a Xeon E3 processor a good choice for a gaming/editing rig my upgrade budget of $400? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Computerrock1 a b à CPUs August 10, 2010 10:26:53 PM No, infact it has more Cache, its just got a more expensive motherboard and memory. Which is why most people don't buy server cpu's. If you have the money I would stick with it. Score 0 jefe323 a b à CPUs August 10, 2010 10:29:10 PM ^+1 Score 0 a7xfire August 10, 2010 10:54:17 PM but isnt it basically a rebranded q6950 so it should work in a basic gaming board? Score 0 Computerrock1 a b à CPUs August 10, 2010 11:00:04 PM No, it won't work a basic gaming board, server cpus have different sockets. Score 0 a7xfire August 10, 2010 11:20:29 PM just tested it in a abit fatal1ty FP-IN9 SLI and it works perfectly Score 0 Computerrock1 a b à CPUs August 10, 2010 11:28:00 PM hmm.. I'm sorry for misleading you... Score 0 Mousemonkey a b à CPUs a b 4 Gaming August 30, 2012 8:13:46 PM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIntel Xeon 1230v2 as a gaming CPU? Forum SolvedXeon E3-1220V3, good for gaming? or ?? Forum SolvedXeon good for gaming? Forum SolvedXeon for gaming ? Forum Solvedi7 4770k vs. Xeon E3 1230 v2 for audio production / light gaming Forum SolvedMobo for Xeon e3-1230 v3 gaming rig? Forum SolvedXeon e5 2690 v2 for gaming? Forum SolvedTorn between I5, I7, and Xeon for gaming (mostly strategy games). Forum SolvedIntel i5 4670 or Intel Xeon E3-1230 V3 for gaming? Forum SolvedXeon for a gaming PC Forum SolvedXeon E3 or i5 4670k for gaming? Forum SolvedDual Intel Xeon X5650 for gaming Forum SolvedPC-Build for Matlab(+gaming), (xeon vs amd fx),(linux-windows) Forum SolvedIntel Xeon L5506: Is this processor good for gaming? Forum SolvedIntel Xeon Gaming Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !