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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution rdc85 CPUs Expert 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.. | Report abuse panwala95 July 13, 2012 1:46:09 PM get the pheno 2 rig hich has a hd 5850 and abetter procewssor | Report abuse spentshells CPUs Expert July 13, 2012 1:51:20 PM AMD FTW... that feels weird | Report abuse Related ressources I3 530 Vs Phenom x2 555 - Forum Intel i3 540 or AMD Phenom II x4 955 - Forum Phenom ll x4 955BE vs. i3-2100 for Budget Game Build - Forum AMD Phenom II X4 945 vs Intel i3 530 - Forum Phenom ii x4 955BE OC'ed vs. i3-2100 - Forum Ask the community Publish somar79126 July 13, 2012 1:51:25 PM Alrighty. I will for the Phenom. Thanks guys! | Report abuse Onus CPUs Authority July 13, 2012 2:00:15 PM The Phenom II build also has a much better PSU and a stronger graphics card. | Report abuse somar79126 July 23, 2012 12:52:55 PM Best answer selected by somar79126. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>I3 530 or Phenom X4 955BE> Related ressources: ForumKeep Amd phenom 2 x4 945 or get Intel i3 530 ForumCore i3 vs Phenom (wich one to buy?) ForumX4 955BE $105 ON NEWeGG 24HRS ONLY ForumAmd phenom II x4 955BE vs Intel core I3-2100 ForumI3 530 or Athlon II X4 630 ?? ForumI3 2100 or Phenom X4 965 with this gaming set ForumPhenom II X4 970 vs i3 2100 ForumCore i3 vs Phenom II X4 - Does Efficiency matters? ForumI3 2120 vs Phenom x4 975 BE ForumUpgrade My Comp. ForumPhenom x4 965 @ 3.8GHz + Sapphire 7970 OC PSU ForumPhenom 960 t+6870 vs i5 2500k+6870 ForumAMD Phenom x3 8550 vs Intel Core Q6600? ForumPhenom 945 bottlenecking New GTX 480 Forum[Solved] AMD Phenom 1055T 90C ? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !