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I would use a Phenom II 555 black instead and spend the saved money for getting the 6850 or even 6870 if possible. A PII 555 is in my opinion better CPU than FX-4100 (and cheaper usually) and, if you are lucky (it happens often) it unlocks to 3 or 4 core (and these are real full cores unlike bulldozer ones) if your mobo has UCC (i.e., 700 and 800 series chipsets usually). It might be a bit harder to push it to "4.5 GHz" but then again you dont need as high as Phenom II cores are stronger than Bulldozer ones clock for clock anyway - at least as far as gaming related tasks go.

he already has a 960T which is a better chip than the 555 rolleyes.gif
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for the 10 to 20 dollar diffrence between a PH II 560 and the PH II 960T I would go with the 960T with the 560 you know you have a dual core and maybe a 4 core compaired to the 960T you know you have a 4 core and maybe a 6 core this is a no brainer just make sure you have a mobo that will handle that 6 core when its unlocked
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