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AMD FX-6300 Vishera vs phenom II x4 965

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April 26, 2013 6:54:47 AM

which of these processors is better overall for overclocking and gaming

AMD FX-6300 Vishera 3.5GHz (4.1GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 95W Six-Core Desktop Processor FD6300WMHKBOX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ965FBGMBOX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
April 26, 2013 7:13:15 AM

the 965 is better for overclocking.
Both would be a good buy.
I'd go with the 965, but the 6300 is better at stock.

EDIT: 6 cores on the 6300 though. You should probably go with the newer one, just remember that overclocking that one will be harder.
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