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December 4, 2012 9:40:35 AM

hi, i suck at computer hardware and stuff, this is my brother's computer, he give it to me, i have question :

which better between AMD PhenomII x4 955 black edition to AMD A8-5600K for my computer? and should i upgrade anything else?

here is list for my computer spec:
-Windows XP Service Pack 3
-DA ATI 6670 1GB crossfireX
-Seagate Barracuda 500gb
-Gygabute 970A-D3

thank you

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December 4, 2012 9:43:29 AM

Your comparing chips from two different leagues, the Phenom is better and compatible with your rig.

If you want to upgrade, I would look into a stronger graphics card and a new OS.
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December 4, 2012 9:47:12 AM

manofchalk said:
Your comparing chips from two different leagues, the Phenom is better and compatible with your rig.

If you want to upgrade, I would look into a stronger graphics card and a new OS.


alright, thanks for your information. Like i said earlier, i really-rellay suck at computer hardware

in your opinion, what graphics card i should choose?
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a c 106 B Homebuilt system
a b À AMD
December 4, 2012 9:48:34 AM

Depends on your budget and whether the PSU is any good.
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December 4, 2012 10:02:48 AM

my current budget is about $250 (could be more or less)
PSU : enlight ENP 500b-80 with max power 500w
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