Im building a budget computer and i need help to choose between two processors. My first is a AMD Phenom x4 965 with a Radeon HD 6670. My second is a AMD A8-3870K with a Radeon HD 6670 crossfire. Also i will be overclocking both cpu and gpu but i will be using stock cooler for my cpu so i will not overclock my cpu much. Also i need an answer asap. Thank you
Planned Computer Specs: CPU: AMD Phenom x4 965 or AMD A8-3870K GPU: GIGABYTE Radeon HD 6670 HDD: Western Digital 250 GB 16 MB 7200 RPM 6gb/s MOBO: ASRock 970 EXTREME3 RAM: Pareema 4GB DDR3 1333
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I would go with the 965 BE ... It stomps the guts out of a A8-3870K
Im not so sure because im building this for my sis-in-law and she is mainly going to using programs like solidworks and other cad programs. I was thinking that maybe the crossfire would help with graphical programs.