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Worth the uprage Athlon x3 425 2.7 GHz to Phenom II X4 955 black ed.
Sep 5, 2011, 8:16 AM
Greetings knowledgable ones.
I wondered what level of performance increase i could expect moving from Athlon x3 425 2.7 GHz to Phenom II X4 955 black edition.
On win 7 32 bit. 4gb ram.
My GPU is Nvidia GTX 275, which although is a bit old is still pretty fast.
Games I will be playing include Shogun 2, Rage, Skyrim, x3 rebirth, witcher 2.
Sep 5, 2011
worth uprage athlon phenom black
Sep 5, 2011, 10:43 AM
In games that are limited by your CPU you should get 15-25% increase in FPS if you overclock it another 10%ish. This will vary alot from game to game.
Sep 5, 2011, 11:33 AM
it will make a few increase in fps.. but if i were you overclock first your current cpu..
mine is athlon ii x3 440 and is in its 3.75ghz.. on par with the phenom II in some cases..
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Sep 5, 2011, 11:58 AM
Naaaah, don't bother, the increase in perfomance is negligible in most daily taks. Only in very, I mean VERY cpu intensive apps will you feel the difference.
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