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 Reply to JDSjoel 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. Reply to Raiddinn Best solution jaguarskx a c 345 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. Reply to jaguarskx Related resources Phenom II X4 965 vs AMD Bulldozer FX -6100 vs FX-4170 - Forum Phenom II 965 BE @ 4.0GHz 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 Fx 4170 or phenom ii x4 965 - 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. Reply to songorocosongo Regor245 October 10, 2012 2:22:51 AM The 965 Reply to Regor245 bigcyco1 a b à CPUs a b 4 Gaming October 10, 2012 2:47:11 AM For gaming AMD style 965BE FTW! Reply to bigcyco1 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. Reply to Hazle Ask the community Post an answer Related resources: ForumPhenom II x4 965 BE or FX 4170 ? ForumFx 4100 vs fx 4170 vs fx 100 vs phenom x 4 965 be ForumPhenom ii x4 965 vs fx 6100 s fx 4170 ForumIs Intel Core i3-2120 better than FX 4100 and phenom II x4 965 ? ForumAMD- FX 4170 - Worth the money? ForumWhich one is better a AMD FX -4100 or a AMD Phenom II X6 1045T? ForumFx4170 vs fx 6100 ForumAMD FX -6100 vs. FX-4170 ForumI3 2120 vs fx 4170 ForumAMD FX-4170 > Phenom II X4 for gaming? ForumFx 4170 or i3 2120 ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumWhich is better? ForumAthlon II X3 460 vs. Phenom II X4 955 BE gaming help! ForumWhich is the best Amd cpu at the moment ? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !