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Poll Results: Best AMD gaming chip?

 
  • 47% (95)
    PII x4 955 BE Deneb
  • 16% (33)
    PII x4 Zosma
  • 1% (2)
    AII x4 Llano
  • 35% (70)
    PII x6 Thuban
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post #31 of 71
Thuban.

Max O/C on Thuban and Deneb are about the same...so why not get the extra cores? Factor in the better IMC on Thuban and I think the choice is clear.
    
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post #32 of 71
i recall reading thuban had a cycle of latency drop from 12 to 11 somewhere on the chip.
i'll see if i can find it.
thus a zosma might score better then the deneb
    
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post #33 of 71
I'd go with the Zosma chip, Thuban has proven itself a durable chip and a decent clocker. The Llano chips have not been shown to clock well at all.
    
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post #34 of 71
They all perform the same as the athlon ii x4 lol.
Edited by Cam3ron - 10/22/11 at 6:58pm
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post #35 of 71
Quad core is better for gaming cause of the price performance Plus ive OC a deneb core much much higer than i ever did to a thuban.
Thubans max out on 3.8-4.0ghz denebs 4-4.4ghz
post #36 of 71
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post #37 of 71
Gonna vote for the 955 because I have a 965 and they're very similar, and my chip is great so far! 4.1GHz stable 24/7.
post #38 of 71
i'd say top end llano.

it gives good performance by itself and its in-core gpu, it can be hybrid crossfired with another 6670 for even better performance. and it is a good 4 core cpu if you just want to bypass everything and crossfire 2 discrete gpus etc.
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post #39 of 71
I think thuban is the best bet for now and in the future, more so than the 955s on the account of the extra "cores"
   
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post #40 of 71
I honestly think the 955 and the 965 are great clockers. But usually it comes down to price as to see which is the better deal. Sometimes the 965BE is priced the same as the 955BE on Newegg, so it wouldn't be surprising to get the 965BE as it provides 200Mhz more performance.
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