Solved Which is better FX 4170 or Phenom 965 BE? Tags: CPUs Gaming Phenom Last response: October 10, 2012 3:18 AM in CPUs Share JDSjoel October 9, 2012 7:13:19 PM Just curious which CPU would perform better while gaming? More about : 4170 phenom 965 Raiddinn a b à CPUs a b 4 Gaming October 9, 2012 7:20:32 PM Probably the 965 BE, even though it is technologically behind AMDs curve. m 0 l Best solution jaguarskx a c 473 à CPUs a b 4 Gaming October 10, 2012 12:35:16 AM I'll toss in my vote for the 965BE. However, at this point in time I would wait for Piledriver benchmarks to see if it would be worth buying that instead. Share Related resources Phenom II 965 BE @ 4.0GHz vs FX "4170" - Forum Amd FX 4170 vs Amd Phenom ii x4 965 - Forum Phenom II X4 965 vs AMD Bulldozer FX-6100 vs FX-4170 - Forum AMD Phenom II x4 965 BE vs AMD FX-4170 Zambezi - Forum Help Please: phenom II x4 965 BE or FX-4170 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer songorocosongo October 10, 2012 12:48:09 AM The phenom is cheaper and has more headroom to OC. But as jaguarskx said, wait a little more. m 0 l Regor245 October 10, 2012 2:22:51 AM The 965 m 0 l bigcyco1 a b à CPUs a b 4 Gaming October 10, 2012 2:47:11 AM For gaming AMD style 965BE FTW! m 0 l Hazle a b à CPUs a b 4 Gaming October 10, 2012 3:18:22 AM wait for Piledriver, but if i have to choose now, the 965BE. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Phenom ii x4 965 vs fx 6100 s fx 4170 Forum Fx 4170 or phenom ii x4 965 Forum Phenom II x4 965 BE or FX 4170? Forum Fx 4100 vs fx 4170 vs fx 100 vs phenom x 4 965be Forum SolvedAMD FX 8150 or FX 4170? Which would be better? Forum SolvedWhich CPU: AMD phenom II x4 965BE or fx 4100 Forum Is Intel Core i3-2120 better than FX 4100 and phenom II x4 965? Forum Which motherboard i better for a AMd phenom II x4 965 BE Forum A10 5800K vs. Phenom II x4 965 w/ radeon 7750, which is better? Forum SolvedAMD Phenom II x4 955 vs AMD FX 4300 Performance-wise Which One Better Forum Which is better? core i5 3.1 or phenom ii 965 3.2 Forum SolvedAMD FX-4170 > Phenom II X4 for gaming? Forum Which one is better a AMD FX-4100 or a AMD Phenom II X6 1045T? Forum Phenom x4 955 vs fx4170 Forum Solvedcore i3 4130 or fx 6300 or phenom 965 Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !