AMD Athlon X3 445 3.1Ghz 64Bit Tripple Core VS Core 2 Duo E8400, 3.0 Tags: CPUs AMD Motherboards Last response: December 30, 2010 12:27 AM in CPUs Share sport93 December 29, 2010 7:00:15 PM Hello Everybody! i have so toughts about those two CPU's. i'm building a new PC and almost finished! this PC will be a ''gamer'' one. so what CPU is better for gameing? the AMD Athlon X3 445 or the Core 2 Duo E8400? and what Motherboard do you suggest for those two CPU's. *for the E8400 i have 2 Motherboard's First is: P5G41C-M LX (yeah an old one) the second is: ASUS P5Q Pro. i know that the ASUS P5Q Pro is much better than the other one, but just saying.. for the AMD i have no Motherboard so i really want the Intel One. Please help me decide *if your asking, i have GTX260 OC one. and i'll have soon enough 5850 (getting for free so dont mind LOL) thanx guys!!! More about : amd athlon 445 1ghz 64bit tripple core core duo e8400 mosox a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard December 29, 2010 9:28:47 PM The X3 is more futureproof, more and more games use more than 2 cores. http://www.grandtheftpc.com/2010/03/list-of-quad-core-o... ASRock 870 EXTREME3 GIGABYTE GA-870A-UD3 ASUS M4A87TD EVO ASUS M4A87TD/USB3 m 0 l 4745454b a c 83 à CPUs a b À AMD a c 92 V Motherboard December 30, 2010 12:27:29 AM Seeing as you already have the board, stay with the 8400. It will be cheaper. You could try trading the P5Q for an AM2+/AM3 board. The x3 is the better gaming CPU I think. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources AMD Athlon II X3 440 vs Intel Core2Duo 7500 Forum SolvedUnlocking fourth core on AMD Athlon II X3 445 Forum Pentium e6700 3.0ghz vs core 2 duo e8400 3.0ghz Forum Dual core vs tri core (Athlon II x3 445) Forum Unlocking the 4th core in a AMD Athlon II X3 445 Forum Which better Intel® Core™2 Duo E7500 OR AMD Athlon II X3 425 ? Forum Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 / AMD Athlon II X4 630 Forum AMD PHENOM II X4 965 3 4GHZ QUAD-CORE vs INTEL CORE 2 DUO E8400 3 00 GHZ Forum Over clocking Core 2 duo e8400 3.0ghz to 4.0 ghz!(Beginner) Forum I want to search about AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000 Dual Core AM2 1MB 3.1GHz's informat Forum What is the best GPU for Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz? Forum CPU Overheating - AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000 Dual Core AM2 1MB 3.1GHz Forum Benchmarking Core Duo 2 vs Amd X2 64bit? Forum Amd athlon 5000 vs core2duo Forum SolvedPentium G2010 vs Core 2 Duo E8400 Forum SolvedIntel Core 2 Extreme 2.66GHz vs. Intel Core 2 Duo 3.0GHz? Forum Phenom ii x3 720 or core 2 duo e8400 Forum Core 2 Duo E6400 VS AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ Forum AMD Athlon™ X2 Dual-Core Processor vs Intel Core 2 Duo Forum AMD Athlon x4 vs intel core 2 duo Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !