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For $90 I guess you mean should you get the Athlon 4 core (945?) or the Phenom 555BE 2 core. You can see in my sig where I spent my $90.
    
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Well, the 945 is just the 955 with a locked multiplier, plus it can take like 11c more heat.

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Well, the 945 is just the 955 with a locked multiplier, plus it can take like 11c more heat.

Ya- I was uncertain which # of CPU I was thinking of. The 945 is actually $110. The one around $90 I was thinking of is the 925.
    
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post #15 of 21
Phenom ii x4 925 oem is exactly $90 shipped on newegg
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I didn't doubt you have 12gigs of ram. I'm wondering why you need all that. You encoding some videos and such? Cause as far as gaming goes your system is plenty fine for the res you're most likely running on that monitor.
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Phenom ii x4 925 oem is exactly $90 shipped on newegg
I just grabbed one of these last month. Its noticeably faster than the Athlon X4 it replaced and overclocks much better as well. Easily the best chip at the price point.
    
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post #18 of 21
I am home now (I posted that from an iPod touch) so here is the link to the processor I mentioned. Note that there is no heatsink included.
post #19 of 21
Brand New, you can buy the Phenom 2 x4 840 for 90 dollars. It's a true quad core, but has no l3 cache. Still is a pretty good chip imo.
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post #20 of 21
Id go for an AMD Phenom II X4 840 it's 100$.
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