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I have a a AMD Phenom II X4 965 and I have had it for around 6 months.... Do you guys think I should upgrade?
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post #2 of 28
No, absolutely not. Keep it, and wait until AMD FX series processors are released, then decide.
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post #3 of 28
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Originally Posted by Conner View Post
No, absolutely not. Keep it, and wait until AMD FX series processors are released, then decide.
Hell, I say just keep the Quad-core and stay with it. You're not going to benefit from eight cores over 4, unless your bench-marking.
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Originally Posted by Nvidia-Brownies View Post
Hell, I say just keep the Quad-core and stay with it. You're not going to benefit from eight cores over 4, unless your bench-marking.
And we love to benchmark.

And fold

And have more than we need.
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post #5 of 28
It's probably time to switch to Intel !
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post #6 of 28
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It's probably time to switch to Intel !
How dare you

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post #7 of 28
Nope.
Don't upgrade yet.
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The question is why? Why are you asking this question? Something had to make you ask.
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The question is why? Why are you asking this question? Something had to make you ask.
People like to be reassured.
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post #10 of 28
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Because bigger and faster is always better which do you think is better intel or AMD?
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