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Especially being a budget oriented student, you have to make all your investments last as long as possible.

An Phenom II x4-6 would do nicely. Despite the latest offerings, they are still quite viable
    
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The x4 and 6 are very similar in price in what I've found. I'm feeling very Tim tool man Taylor with this Lol. Moar powar!

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Dead on Receiver, and I thought that at the time I built the machine I was being smart and saving money by going with (what my research showed me) the true dual core. I thought it would be more efficient. Oh well served me well for four years. Only game that has made it choke is Crysis 3. Anyone wanna buy it? Lol

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If you live near a microcenter, you can probably buy an FX-6300 + GA-970A-UD3P for less than the cost of a used Thuban X6 CPU.
     
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