Which is the better CPU? Tags: CPUs Gaming Intel i7 Last response: November 2, 2010 8:17 AM in CPUs Share flowingbass November 2, 2010 6:49:51 AM Intel Core i7-950 vs Phenom II X6 1055T? For a workhorse and gaming computer. I'll be running a lot of apps side by side and gaming at the same time on these cpus. And futureproofing as well... More about : cpu Hellboy a b à CPUs November 2, 2010 6:58:48 AM Windows 8 is reported to be a true multi threaded os. by then i assume there will be 12 core processors natively.. so future proofing - both processors will have a good life. but on benchmarks the intel 950 is a faster processor...all round so my moneys on that - if i had it. it costs more for sure but it is a quicker processor. m 0 l mi1ez a b à CPUs November 2, 2010 7:44:36 AM The i7 would be better in most situations (especially gaming) although the X6 may be quicker in some highly threaded software (video encoding etc), if not all. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer hell_storm2004 a b à CPUs November 2, 2010 8:17:54 AM I'll put my money on the 950 as a better overall processor. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhich cpu cooler is better for i7 4790k. Forum SolvedAPU vs CPU: Which is better for gaming? Forum SolvedWhich is better a lap top with a better CPU or A better GPU? Forum SolvedWhich CPU/ Mobo combo is better? Forum SolvedWhich Cpu is Better? Forum SolvedWhich CPU is better ? Forum SolvedWhich CPU is better for gaming? AMD FX 4130/4300 or Intel Pentium G3240 Forum SolvedWhich would be the better laptop:- an Asus X75vc - TYio3H or an HP Pavilion G6 2380SA? Both have the i5 3230 CPU, 8GB of RAM a Forum SolvedWhich CPU is better? Forum SolvedWhich CPU is better? Forum SolvedWhich Build would offer the better performance? (How much does CPU really matter over the GPU? ) Forum Solvedwhich cpu is more future-proof and better? Forum SolvedWhich CPU/Computer is better? Forum SolvedWhich CPU is better for gaming? Forum SolvedWhich cpu cooler is quieter with better cooling? Forum SolvedWhich CPU is better? Forum Solvedwhich cpu is better for gaming i5 4670k or amd fx 8350 Forum SolvedWhich CPU cooler it better? Forum SolvedWhich CPU is better? Forum Solvedwhich cpu is better for gaming? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !