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Athlon x3 455 vs Phenom x2 555

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Last response: in CPUs
December 19, 2011 4:13:10 PM

An old debate maybe but i too am indecisive about these chips as im planning to build a new system based on one of these so which one should be my choice for latest games,crysis 2 and battlefield 3 in particular.......thx for your opinions in advance......:) ............and yeah i wont be doing any oveclocking or core unlocking

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December 19, 2011 4:18:21 PM

can the phenom II be unlocked to 4 cores :p , then that would be the better path
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December 19, 2011 4:28:41 PM

The Athlon II will have more power in games that use more than 2 cores. Like BF3. But, unlocking isn't hard at all, and I am sure you could do it.