Closed Quick and maybe stupid question Tags: CPUs Computers AMD Phenom Product Last response: November 24, 2012 4:34 PM in CPUs Share binz0bang November 23, 2012 11:01:00 AM Hi, I'm building a new computer rig and I was planning on buying the AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition but the AMD FX-4100 Zambezi is on sale for less. So is the Fx-4100 better than the phenom II x4 BE?? (Phenom) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (FX) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... More about : quick stupid question rolli59 a c 913 à CPUs a c 372 À AMD November 23, 2012 11:42:56 AM No but if it was the FX4170 or FX4300 they would be better performers. Score 0 Best solution abundantcores November 23, 2012 11:45:52 AM Phenom II is better, Can't you push it to an FX-6300? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Share Related resources Maybe Stupid Question...Can I Game and Have Second Display for Other? - Forum General (maybe stupid) Video Card question - Forum Maybe a stupid question... - Forum maybe a stupid question! - Forum Maybe a Stupid Question about dailup modems..... - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jessterman21 a b à CPUs November 23, 2012 1:05:56 PM abundantcores said:Phenom II is better, Can't you push it to an FX-6300? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... +1 Score 0 mousseng a b à CPUs November 23, 2012 1:37:09 PM As said before, the Phenom II is better than the 4100; if that's what you're planning on getting, you can get it for $90 at NCIX instead of $100 at Newegg. Score 0 binz0bang November 23, 2012 10:53:05 PM abundantcores said:Phenom II is better, Can't you push it to an FX-6300? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I was actually thinking about getting that CPU but I felt I would be bottlenecking the cpu cause I plan on getting a HD 6870 Score 0 binz0bang November 24, 2012 4:10:14 PM Best answer selected by binz0bang. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources maybe a stupid question? Forum Maybe a stupid question but... Forum Maybe a stupid question but... Forum SolvedQuick...and likely stupid question on ram Forum Quick stupid question about Classified 780 vs 780ti. Want feedback from GPU experts. Forum Quick ( and maybe silly) question regarding read/writes Forum maybe wrong board, but...Quick question about Laptops.... Forum Quick stupid rma question Forum quick stupid question Forum Quick and fairly stupid question. Forum Quick stupid question? Forum A quick stupid question... Forum Two maybe three quick AMD CPU Questions Forum SolvedGee, don't I feel stupid. Maybe you could help? Forum SolvedThis might be an extremely stupid question... Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !