Quadcore or Hexacore? Tags: CPUs Quad Core AMD Phenom Last response: June 3, 2011 3:05 AM in CPUs Share n0one June 2, 2011 10:31:44 AM What is best for gaming between: - AMD Phenom x4 975 3,6 GHz, 6mb? - AMD Phenom x6 1090 3,2 GHz, 9mb? Don't include OC, because i am not doing that! More about : quadcore hexacore n0one June 2, 2011 10:41:49 AM ok. thanks but will it be different between 6mb cache and 9 mb cache? simon12 a c 102 à CPUs a b À AMD June 2, 2011 12:08:05 PM +1 to what PS3Hacker said even the 965 is better for gaming and much better value. If you want to overclock just get the 955 and a hyper 212+. Related resources Quad-core or Hexa-core for Multitasking AND Gaming - Forum AMD FX-6300 Hexa-Core - Forum I7-3930K Hexa-Core, Intel Core i7-3770K, i7-2600k - Forum Why don't the MAC uses Hexacore - Forum Linux with Hexacore - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer n0one June 2, 2011 1:08:43 PM i have a good enough motherboard, and i am going to buy AMD because intel is to expensive. pc specs: - Processor: AMD Athlon x3 440 3 GHz - Motherboard: MSI 870a-G54 motherbord - Graphic Card: Msi Geforce GTX 560Ti - Cooler master GX 650w It is just the processor i need to upgrade. megagabobe1 a b à CPUs June 3, 2011 2:01:58 AM the 955 quad is at $115 at newegg right now, you could overclock it to the 965 levels as they come with the same hetsinks $hawn a b à CPUs June 3, 2011 2:28:11 AM megagabobe1 said:the 955 quad is at $115 at newegg right now, you could overclock it to the 965 levels as they come with the same hetsinks Stick with the 965 (if ur not gonna OC). The higher clocked ones like 975 aren't serious worth all the extra money....theres barely a few % imrovement in performance after the 965 PS:- hey megagabobe sorry for quoting u, happened by mistake...lol megagabobe1 a b à CPUs June 3, 2011 3:05:18 AM srry did not saw he did not wanted to OC XD haha, and dont worry about the quote haha, i nthink the 965 is at the price the 955 was Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHexacore Workforce Rig, for AutoCAD11: Input appreciated! Forum I ahve 5450 ati radeon graphic card on hexa-core processor. nowadays i m using 4 Forum Intel Extreme Motherboard-Intel Hexacore CPU-Corsair 12GB RAM Forum Is the 1100t discontinued is AM3 hexacore support done? Forum SolvedWhat socket does the AMD Phenom Quadcore 9600 have? Forum Final Adjustments for Sub $1500 Hexa-Core System Forum Hexacore on XP Forum SolvedAMD A8-3800 quadcore or Intel G1820 dualCore to pair with my GTX750? Forum Dual 'Nehalem' Quad Core Xeon 5520 vs i7-980X Hexa-core Forum Upgrade Time - Hexacore or Quad Core? Forum Do I want a hexacore? Forum Advice on budget hexa-core build Forum Hexacore? Forum Amd Thuban Hexacore for gaming builds? Forum Hexa-core "TurboBoost" > Quad -Core "TurboBoost"? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !