What CPU is for me? Tags: CPUs Product Last response: June 11, 2012 1:38 AM in CPUs Share Maxwh2o June 11, 2012 12:02:06 AM I am making my first gaming computer to play mainly bf3 record and edit. should I get a 1-AMD FX-8120 Zambezi 3.1GHz Socket AM3+ 125W Eight-Core Desktop Processor http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 2-AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... or some other ideas what about a Intel i5 2500k? if that I need a set up around $750 w/o a HDD because I already have one. More about : cpu amuffin a c 184 à CPUs June 11, 2012 12:07:24 AM i5-2500k. Maxwh2o June 11, 2012 12:08:22 AM what is a good mobo for around 100 Related resources What is the best CPU heatsink for me ? - Forum What CPU +GPU gives me a better gaming experience? - Forum What is the best CPU heatsink for me ? - Forum Help me out. New Mobo, CPU , Cooling. What to buy? - Forum What is the best CPU heatsink for me ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer serginho June 11, 2012 12:41:07 AM Good Socket LGA1155( i5 2500k) motherboards aren't cheap. amuffin a c 184 à CPUs June 11, 2012 12:46:16 AM Maxwh2o said:what is a good mobo for around 100 Asrock Z77 Pro 3 Asrock Z77 Pro 4 Asrock Z77 Extreme 3 Asrock Z77 Extreme 4 Take your pick. Maxwh2o June 11, 2012 12:56:23 AM What about the 4x is that good? amuffin a c 184 à CPUs June 11, 2012 1:02:48 AM Extreme 4? That's a great board. Maxwh2o June 11, 2012 1:08:27 AM What about the AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition cpu? amuffin a c 184 à CPUs June 11, 2012 1:11:32 AM The 2500K is much faster! The i3-2120 is what you should compare against the 965BE, however in most applications it's faster! Maxwh2o June 11, 2012 1:31:45 AM AMD FX-8120 Zambezi? DJDeCiBeL a c 283 à CPUs June 11, 2012 1:36:14 AM Maxwh2o said:AMD FX-8120 Zambezi? STILL 2500K in anything other than video encoding and a few other highly threaded situations. DJDeCiBeL a c 283 à CPUs June 11, 2012 1:38:52 AM Comparison of the 8150 vs. a 2500K http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/434?vs=288 Not even close, except for a couple of benches that are highly threaded. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhat cpu would you recommend me ? ForumWhat cpu would you choose for me ? please help? ForumWhat cpu would you recommend me ? please help ForumLarge CPU cooler = motherboard damage?/ What cpu cooler is best for me ? ForumHelp me figure out what CPU to choose... ForumWhat CPU /Mobo can hold me over for gaming until LGA 2011/Ivy Bridge? ForumWhat AMD CPU would you suggest me to buy? ForumWhat Is The Best CPU Upgrade For Me ForumWhat CPU should works for me ? Forum500w PSU ForumWhat CPU is better for the money? ForumWhat's the most powerful CPU that Gigabyte P35 can support ?? ForumCPU Overheating, what cooler should I use? Forum[Solved] Don't know what CPU Fan/heatsink to get. Please help. Forum[Solved] Need advice on CPU - unusual problem - What would your do ? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !