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Save the 35 weird squiggly symbols and get the 955, then you can get a game.
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FSX is one of the few games that would take advantage of 6 cores.
Bullcrap. It was made when dual cores were just released. I bet it won't even see anything beyond 2 cores.
    
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Save the 35 weird squiggly symbols and get the 955, then you can get a game.
im pretty sure thats a british pound sterling.

from the looks your board is 4phase with no cooler so maybe a x6 is not a good idea.
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Bullcrap. It was made when dual cores were just released. I bet it won't even see anything beyond 2 cores.

If you install SP2 you get Multicore Support
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You could go for future proofing and get an X6, As more programs will adapt and enable the use of more than 4 cores, but for now, 4 is max unless rendering or hosting a server, as stated before. Then again, you could wait for AMD's new Bulldozer/Llano Chips in a month. I'm pretty sure the x4 and x6 will drop prices if you dont fancy the new chips.
   
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If you install SP2 you get Multicore Support
Then run it on your sig rig and open task manager & get a screenshot. I'd like to see it use anything close to 4 cores at anywhere near 90% utilization. I'm just saying, prepare for disappointment if you think an X6 Phenom is going to be any better for an overbloated game from 2006 than your current CPU.
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im pretty sure thats a british pound sterling.

from the looks your board is 4phase with no cooler so maybe a x6 is not a good idea.
I know, it's a joke, how else would I know that, that could buy him almost any game on steam
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Well i am going to get the x4 get it overclocked to 4ghz and get either a game or throttle quadrants for fsx

thanks for all that commented and i will rep asap
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I know, it's a joke, how else would I know that, that could buy him almost any game on steam
Ive ordered a new Board - one thats 8+2
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ive ordered a new board - one thats 8+2 :d
asus m4a785td-v evo? if so i would get a after market cooler for it.
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