Suggestions for the best AMD CPU Tags: CPUs Compatibility Socket AMD Last response: January 16, 2013 9:54 AM in CPUs Share WaterKisame January 16, 2013 12:24:58 AM I need an AMD CPU compatible with an AMD 3 socket that runs sufficiently in gaming *This is not an AMD 3+ socket, just an AMD 3 More about : suggestions amd cpu skitz9417 a b à CPUs January 16, 2013 12:31:29 AM phemon x4 955 or 965 $hawn a b à CPUs January 16, 2013 12:37:34 AM Phenom II x4 965BE, $100 on Newegg....just make sure your mobo can handle 125W CPUs. Related resources Best cpu cooler for overclocking amd fx 8350 - Forum Best amd cpu - Forum What is the best budget cpu (up to $140) from AMD , aside from Vishera? - Forum Best amd cpu for gaming? - Forum New AMD MB, CPU , & RAM.....Like suggestions !! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer WaterKisame January 16, 2013 12:40:09 AM So how well can these handle games? Because I want a quality one that I'll be happy with and can play games like BF3 and DayZ on. skitz9417 a b à CPUs January 16, 2013 12:44:05 AM well i have a x4 955 it handles bf3 and dayz pretty well WaterKisame January 16, 2013 12:47:06 AM Just generally the best AMD 3 socket CPUs skitz9417 a b à CPUs January 16, 2013 12:47:27 AM yea are them cpus within ur budget and are they the only games u play PassMark January 16, 2013 12:51:24 AM The AMD Phenom II X4 980 should be better than those suggested above. (ignoring overclocking) Or what about the Phenom II X6 1100T. With a reasonable video card it will be ok for gaming. Not great, but OK. WaterKisame January 16, 2013 1:45:11 AM Maybe one that could support a gtx 670? WaterKisame January 16, 2013 2:13:11 AM Would the AMD FX-8350 bottleneck the gtx 660 ti or gtx 670? WaterKisame January 16, 2013 2:22:02 AM What's the best AMD CPU that won't bottleneck (or will bottleneck the least) a gtx 670 and will still fit in an AM3 Socket? skitz9417 a b à CPUs January 16, 2013 2:26:23 AM a x4 955 or a x4 965 but u may have to overclock it amuffin a c 184 à CPUs a b À AMD January 16, 2013 2:52:58 AM Why AMD? Do you happen to have an AM3 board? WaterKisame January 16, 2013 3:34:28 AM Yes, it is regrettable, but I don't have the newest AM3+, nor an Intel motherboard. $hawn a b à CPUs January 16, 2013 6:14:36 AM WaterKisame said:Yes, it is regrettable, but I don't have the newest AM3+, nor an Intel motherboard. What chip are you currently running on? sarinaide a b à CPUs January 16, 2013 9:54:44 AM Phenom II x 6 1090T/1100T Phenom II x 4 965BE Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBest amd fx cpu build under 1000.00 Forum$600 best build suggestions ?? ForumPlease suggest me best motherboard and CPU ForumSuggestions on a AMD CPU for new gaming rig... ForumBest AMD CPU for Gaming? ForumBest CPU that will complement AMD Radeon HD 6950 for gaming only ? ForumBest AMD CPU for multitasking..? ForumWhat is the best motherboard for the AMD Phenom II X4 810 2 6Ghz 95W OEM CPU ForumBest AMD Gaming CPU for Max ForumBest aftermarket CPU cooler for AMD phenom 955 x4 ForumWill this PSU be enough? Forum[Solved] PSU which choice is best? Forum[Solved] How long will my second gen 2600K@4.2GHz last until I need a new CPU? ForumWill the AMD Athlon II X4 640 bottleneck my gpu? ForumDoes my computer have an AMD 3 Socket? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !