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as the topic. What would u prefer. Ill go with most bang for buck
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2500k without question, if you can get the 2500k for a good deal, it would be stupid to go with the 955.
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2500k without question, if you can get the 2500k for a good deal, it would be stupid to go with the 955.
yea but it is pretty cheap in sweden
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yea but it is pretty cheap in sweden
955 gets slaughtered by the 2500K.
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post #5 of 21
If you're strapped for cash, then save more and get the 2500k.

Hahah there really is NO reason at all to purchase a Phenom II at this time.
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There is really no point in going with the 955 over the 2500k other than price. If the 955 was a lot cheaper and you were budget restricted then it would have to do, otherwise 2500k is beast, and the best choice of the 2 by far.
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what games do you play? The 2500k is the best bang for buck right now, even on H61 chipset. You don't even need to overclock the 2500k and it'll play all titles perfectly (ofc you also need a beast gfx card)
    
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post #8 of 21
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955 gets slaughtered by the 2500K.
yea pretty much but will i notice the different???

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There is really no point in going with the 955 over the 2500k other than price. If the 955 was a lot cheaper and you were budget restricted then it would have to do, otherwise 2500k is beast, and the best choice of the 2 by far.
The cash is not really holding me back but im afraid i will not play so much that its worth buying the best of the best

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what games do you play? The 2500k is the best bang for buck right now, even on H61 chipset. You don't even need to overclock the 2500k and it'll play all titles perfectly (ofc you also need a beast gfx card)
Im running a gtx 470 soc and im playing bfbc2 on my e8400 @ 4.0 ghz its really struggling
Edited by ersdahl - 7/29/11 at 11:00am
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I am pretty confused of what to do.. Those amd packs thats availble now suddenly isnt worh buying and imo sandybridge costs a ****load of money ill could buy beer 4.
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post #10 of 21
2500K all the way
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