Sign in with
Sign up | Sign in
Your question

Will this work for a HTPC

Last response: in CPUs
Share
December 29, 2012 5:29:58 AM
a c 145 à CPUs
a b V Motherboard
December 29, 2012 8:45:54 PM

ewww... no way. The c60 is about as powerful as an old athlon xp 2600 single core processor. I initially built an htpc with a AthlonIIx2 and soon upgraded to an x3 because the x2 felt too sluggish for me. Theres no way I would recommend anything as slow as a c60
m
0
l
Related resources
a b à CPUs
December 29, 2012 9:28:27 PM

You could get a AMD A6-5400k and then do a crossfire with that card, you'll get a slight upgrade in performance.
Just buy ram with higher a higher clock because the AMD APU's benefit from more Ram.

Or buy the AMD A10-5800k APU, it has integrated graphics and it's equivalent to a 6670. And if you want more performance later you can add a 6670 and then do a crossfire with the APU.
m
0
l
a c 146 à CPUs
a b V Motherboard
December 29, 2012 9:34:13 PM

The CPU is kind of crappy. If you really want to go with AMD why not get an APU. It will have enough CPU and graphics power for a HTPC.
m
0
l
a c 145 à CPUs
a b V Motherboard
December 29, 2012 9:58:14 PM

I agree. APU's weren't out when I built mine and my other one is an i3, which being dual-core still outperforms the faster triple core.
m
0
l
a c 146 à CPUs
a b V Motherboard
December 29, 2012 10:34:18 PM

If you want to go with an APU I would go with a Trinity A4 or A6. There really is no need to get an A8 or A10 for a HTPC.
m
0
l
a c 145 à CPUs
a b V Motherboard
December 30, 2012 1:36:57 AM

I would not recommend a dual core APU as they are weaker than an athlon core to begin with. Triple or quad is what i recommend.
m
0
l
!