A4-3400 Llano 2.7GHz 65W vs. Athlon II X3 455 Rana 3.3GHz 95W? Tags: CPUs RAM AMD Last response: January 4, 2012 1:17 AM in CPUs Share raven1970 January 3, 2012 6:08:58 PM Considering two different routes on budget system. It is all coming down to CPU/Mobo at this point and trying to understand which would give more bang for the buck? Cost is very close to not be a factor. Thanks in advance. AMD A4-3400 Llano 2.7GHz Socket FM1 65W Dual-Core Desktop APU with DirectX 11 Graphic AMD Radeon HD 6410D AD3400OJGXBOX (Model:AD3400OJGXBOX) BIOSTAR A55MH FM1 AMD A55 (Hudson D2) HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard (Model:A55MH) 16GB RAM max vs. AMD Athlon II X3 455 Rana 3.3GHz Socket AM3 95W Triple-Core Desktop Processor ADX455WFGMBOX BIOSTAR A880G+ AM3 AMD 880G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard (integrated ATI Radeon HD 4250) 8GB RAM max Again, budget system with very little intent to upgrade. Possibly upgrade graphics and RAM at some point. Both systems will be starting with 4GB RAM. More about : 3400 llano 7ghz 65w athlon 455 rana 3ghz 95w truegenius a b à CPUs January 3, 2012 7:08:52 PM 1st sys for graphics 2nd sys for cpu 2nd is my choice (as you will add a graphics card latter) jaguarskx a c 318 à CPUs a b À AMD January 4, 2012 1:17:10 AM If you want to play games without installing a video card, then Llano would be the better choice. If you are doing CPU intensive tasks, then the Athlon II would be a little better. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCheap. . .cheap. . .cheap. . .AMD Build in next 24 hours. . .advice? ForumAMD A4-3400 OR Athlon ii x2 270+GT440? which is better ForumIs this Athlon II cpu bottlenecking a 7770? Want to play GW2. ForumIntel G620 or AMD athlon II X3 ForumBuild computer for 11 yearod son ForumTorn and need some help ForumCheap HTPC for first time build ForumCheapest build for general use ForumBalancing Act... Budget/Performance/Future Proofing ForumAthlon ii x2 260 for budget gaming pc Forum$500 dollar build ForumHelp Choose Rig ForumI5 3570k or AMD FX 8350 ? ForumAthlon x3 460 or Intel g850? ForumLlano 3870K Appears at Newegg Forum[Solved] Amd athlon 64 x2 6000 on am3 ForumAthlon xp 5200 processor Forum65w CPU cooler for a 125w processor (AMD Athlon X2) Forum[Solved] AMD Athlon II X4 651 or Phenom ii x4 960t Forum[Solved] Athlon II x2 or phenom x4[not phenom ii] More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !