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So, I'm thinking maybe I want to try an 8120/50 because I tend to game a lot, whilst at the same time my roomie likes to watch stuff on the 360 which is routed via Tversity. It's not usually TOO bad, but Tversity will attempt to use all the cores/threads it can for encoding stuff before passing it to the 360, thus causing either my game or the video output to chug noticeably.
But I have no idea if anyone has yet tried using BD for heavy thread encoding while gaming at the same time.
Any thoughts?
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What are you running now?
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What are you running now?
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Yup It will be a good upgrade for what your trying to do then.
Also how much ram are you using since that would be the next bottleneck with Tversity and a game at the same time unless theres a option to limit how much ram it uses. (havnt used Tversity in almost 2 years now)

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It's better then the 955, I don;t have any numbers to give you, but I've noticed better video encoding. Although if you are looking for a new processor to replace your 955, I would recommend trying to find a Phenom II X6 if you can before spending the extra money on a 8120/8150.

EDIT: Just noticed the gaming comment, I still think an X6 would do okay for you, but if you plan on playing the newest games on your computer, then maybe a 8120/8150 would be a better option. Just hard to justify the extra cost at this point though.
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