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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove mosox CPUs Authority Motherboard Authority 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 | Report abuse 4745454b CPUs Master Motherboard Authority 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. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>AMD Athlon X3 445 3.1Ghz 64Bit Tripple Core VS Core 2 Duo E8400, 3.0> Related ressources: ForumOverclocking an Athlon II X3 445 (unlocked 4th core ) ForumAMD athlon ll 445 X3 vs Phenom II X3 740 BE ForumAMD Phenom II X4 965 vs Intel Core i3-2100 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz for new build ForumUnlocking Athlon X3 445 ? ForumRadeon HD 6850 and Athlon II X3 445 is a bad combination ForumHow I overclocked my Athlon II X3 445 Rana/Biostar A885G+ ForumIs a asus IPIBL-LB compatible with Intel Core 2 Duo Processor E8400 ? ForumA6-3500 or atlon ii x3 445 ? ForumIntel e7400 2 .8GHz vs AMD X 2 6000+ 3.1GHz ForumPhenom II X 2 vs Core 2 Duo ForumAMD PhenomII X3 710(720BE) 3 core --> 4 core PhenomII X4 920 ForumBenchmarking Core Duo 2 vs Amd X 2 64bit ? ForumIntel Core 2 Duo E8400 (45nm) OR Intel core 2 quad q6600 ForumValue Gaming PC: intel SSD, c 2duo , 4gb ram Forumim new Please Help! AMD (AM 2 ) Athlon64x2 or Intel Core2duo ForumGamins cpu DUO vs . QUAD ForumThermaltake 850w PCI-E question ForumAMD Phenom X4 945 Vs Intel i7 for IT enthusiast ForumHow to compare intel dual core vs intel core 2 duo ForumDual xeon dual core or single More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !