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. 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. 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhich CPU is better for Gaming? ForumAdvice on which CPU is better for me ForumE2-1800 vs Celeron B820: Which CPU will play Videos better ? ForumWhich cpu is better for gaming? ForumWhich CPU is better for gaming? ForumWhich cpu is better for gaming ForumWhich CPU of these two is better for gaming? ForumWhich CPU is better for gaming? ForumWhich CPU is better ? ForumWhich combination of cpu and gpu is better for gaming? ForumLooking for a cpu /mobo bundle, which is better ? ForumWhich is better i5 2500k or Amd any budget cpu for Gaming??? ForumWhich is the better CPU for gaming? Forum[need advice] which cpu is better for htpc celeron g530 or amd sempron ForumWhich cpu is better for gaming? No Fanboys! ForumWhich CPU is better for my cheap gaming rig? ForumWhich cpu is better ForumCPU : i3 vs. Phenom II x4 (pros and cons. Not which is better , please) ForumWhich combination of CPU 's and GPU's is better ? ForumOpinions and price of this PSU........... More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !