Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er
Right no most games do not even run on Dual Core CPUs. Those games you posted these GPUs are within 5-10%. Those are old games. Most are pre 2014. 2015/2016 games are a different story where 4 cores gets fully utilized.
Alot of these games are mainstream games or very popular ones like the GTA V and witcher 3. And the g3258 wins still wins overall by 15%. In that lineup, the g3258 at worst loses by 5 percent in a couple gamers. In others, it crushes by athlon x4. When your talking about some games being 20% faster, it makes a significant difference in game play experience.
There is no reason to suggest this athlon chip.
If you want to mix newer games, the athlon x4 isn't going to cut it either as we have seen with newer game GPU performance tests. Basically in games where the g3258 isn't cutting the mustard, neither is the athlon x4. It's single threaded performance is too weak. And a person is likely going to need a more powerful cpu, where both the AMD and Intel processor needs to be ruled out and it's why people that want budget box gaming machines have to make a concession the the settings they play on and even the games they play.
Add in that the 880k is double the price of the g3258 and it is simply a bad buy.Edited by tajoh111 - 3/29/16 at 7:12pm