Solved I3 530 or Phenom X4 955BE Tags: CPUs Last response: July 23, 2012 12:52 PM in CPUs Share somar79126 July 13, 2012 1:26:43 PM Hi all, I wanted your guys' opinion which would be a better buy for me. I'm gonna mainly use it for gaming and don't wanna upgrade til next year. option 1: [CPU]intel core i3 530 2.93ghz [MB] Asus p7h55-M LX LGA1156 h55 [RAM] 4gb ddr3 - 1600 G skill ripjaws X CL9 [hdd] 500gb WDC caviar blue 16mb sata 3 hdd [gpu 1gb sapphire Radeon hd 6850 ddr5 (256 bit) pcie [ATX] Thermaltake v5 Black edition [PSU] cooler master 550 watts 80plus [Cpu cooler] Cooler master CM [hyper tx3] option 2: Processor: AMD Phenom X4 955BE AM3 >CPU Cooler: V8 cooler Master HSF with controller >Motherboard: 880gm -UD2h Gigabyte Motherboard >RAM: 4gb Gskill CL7 1600 ddr3 >HDD: 320GB >Video CardSappire 5850 1gb ddr5 256 bit (toxic) with >DVD ROM: LG sata DVD rom 16x >Powersupply: Silverstone PSU 80Plus bronze 600w More about : 530 phenom 955be Best solution rdc85 a b à CPUs July 13, 2012 1:40:02 PM if between i3 530 and 955BE Off course 955BE... (don't know they still selling 1156 board) If u can get i3-2XXX then it will harder to chose.. Share panwala95 July 13, 2012 1:46:09 PM get the pheno 2 rig hich has a hd 5850 and abetter procewssor m 0 l Related resources AMD Phenom II X4 945 vs Intel i3 530 - Forum Keep Amd phenom 2 x4 945 or get Intel i3 530 - Forum phenom ii x4 955be temps - Forum Will a phenom ii x4 955be bottleneck an R9 290? - Forum CM Hyper101 on AMD Phenom 2 x4 955BE ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer spentshells a b à CPUs July 13, 2012 1:51:20 PM AMD FTW... that feels weird m 0 l somar79126 July 13, 2012 1:51:25 PM Alrighty. I will for the Phenom. Thanks guys! m 0 l Onus a c 143 à CPUs July 13, 2012 2:00:15 PM The Phenom II build also has a much better PSU and a stronger graphics card. m 0 l somar79126 July 23, 2012 12:52:55 PM Best answer selected by somar79126. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Bottleneck problem!!!!! Gtx 760 ! with Phenom 2 x4 955BE Forum SolvedBest budget AMD phenom X4 955BE aircooler? Forum SolvedHelp! phenom II x4 955be / ice blade pro high temp Forum SolvedAMD Phenom II X4 955BE OC Help Forum SolvedOverclocking phenom x4 955BE Forum SolvedOverclockable Motherboard for Phenom II X4 955BE Forum SolvedPhenom II x4 925, 945, or 955BE?? Forum SolvedPhenom II X4 955BE OC to 3.6 or 3.8 ghz for gaming Forum FX 8350 Stock Cooler on a Phenom II x4 955BE Forum Phenom II x4 955BE Maximum RAM? Forum AMD phenom II x4 955be Forum AMD phenom II x4 955be Forum Phenom II x4 955BE Temperature Forum Good AMD cpu to replace Phenom ii x4 955BE Forum i3 530 or AMD Athlon II x4 640 Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !