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Should I buy FX or X2 ?? please help

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my friend is looking at these two processors. what are your peoples oppinions?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103492

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X2 AM2 one. If hes putting this in a PC he already has, then he cant use a Am2 in 939 or vice versa.
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X2. Single core is old news. Dual core is better at everything (no matter what someone else may say)
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post #4 of 16
If you do get the FX, get the San Diego core, it is much better.

I would suggest w/e you do decide, wait to buy it. AMD prices are going to be dropping soon after this month.
    
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Originally Posted by Sideburns
X2. Single core is old news. Dual core is better at everything (no matter what someone else may say)
Ditto
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post #6 of 16
Get x2, theres no furure in single core.
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post #7 of 16
No future of dual core.

Quad core for the win!
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post #8 of 16
No future of quad core.

Myria-core FTW.

but seriously, the X2.
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post #9 of 16
The X2 will "PWN" the FX-whatever. I got my X2 4200 to 2.98 stable. It will outperform the FX in just about everything, including gaming.
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post #10 of 16
Dual core is the future
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