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 479 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 SolvedStick with AMD Phenom II X4 965 or upgrade to FX-8350? Forum Which one is better a AMD FX-4100 or a AMD Phenom II X6 1045T? Forum Phenom x4 955 vs fx4170 Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !