AMD FX-6300 Vishera vs phenom II x4 965

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

AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ965FBGMBOX
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  1. 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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