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Hello which CPU is best to unlock and OC
AMD Athlon II x3 450(63€) or 455(70€) or Phenom x2 555(80€) or 560(76€)
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In what way do you mean better?
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Heres a list of what they all unlock too http://www.overclock.net/amd-cpus/10...ence-list.html
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Originally Posted by mrinnocent View Post
Heres a list of what they all unlock too http://www.overclock.net/amd-cpus/10...ence-list.html
Thx but i allready know for that list
My question how this CPU would compare for game
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There is no guarantee any cores will unlock.
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There is no guarantee any cores will unlock.
What he said, your taking a gamble that it will unlock at all let alone how it will perform once unlocked. Some are locked for a real reason..such as a poor performing core. But if you feel lucky then I guess pick the one that ends up the fastest chip in the end.
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Originally Posted by mrinnocent View Post
What he said, your taking a gamble that it will unlock at all let alone how it will perform once unlocked. Some are locked for a real reason..such as a poor performing core. But if you feel lucky then I guess pick the one that ends up the fastest chip in the end.
Phenom probably have more unlock chances ?
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post #8 of 20
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Originally Posted by LukaTCE View Post
Thx but i allready know for that list
My question how this CPU would compare for game
In stock form the Athlon II X3's will game higher than the dual-cores.
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post #9 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Redwoodz View Post
In stock form the Athlon II X3's will game higher than the dual-cores.
There ya go, at least that way even if it doesn't unlock you still end up with a decent gaming chip. That 450 redwoodz has is a pretty special chip, seen it in action in memory madness
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Redwoodz View Post
In stock form the Athlon II X3's will game higher than the dual-cores.
Yet, the Phenom II chips will overclock higher by default, be easier to overclock, and have a good 90% chance to unlock.

Go with the Phenom II 555.
     
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