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Intel Core i7 950 or Phenom II x6 1055t?

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Whats better value and better for gaming and which one will last longer?

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i7 950.
    
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Phenom II 965

Find games that will use 6 cores.
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With the Phenom II x6 1055t don't expect an all to good of an experience. I've read about many unhappy experiences especially in the gaming department. If these are your only options I'd go with the i7 950, but that too is overkill and rather pricey. At any rate, if you still want to go i7 and get a good processor for about half the cost of the 950 check my sig linky smile.gif
    
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Just get a phenom II x4 955 and oc it. No reason to go with a 6 core for gaming atm.
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Both should be completely ignored now that the i5 2500k is out.
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this. Between those you mention - 950 hands down. Between 950 and 2500k - SB for sure. Consumes like 60-100w less than 1366 and performs slightly above.
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