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Originally Posted by Shub;12585892 
Well yeah, it does depend on the specific CPUs... what I meant was that if you're looking at, say, an Athlon II X4 640 and a Phenom II X4 945 (same clock speed), and they're about the same price, either the Athlon is overpriced or the Phenom is cheap, either way you should get the Phenom.

Agreed. The L3 Cache makes Phenoms better, That Phenom has no L3 but is 200Mhz faster.
Not worth it in my book.
The specific Phenom you have chosen is NOT a better deal. Get a 940 or an Athlon II X4 640.
Dont get that Phenom. Its just an Athlon II 640 with a slight bump in speeds.
Buy a Phenom for the L3 Cache. Buy an Athlon for dirt cheap.
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post #22 of 24
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Athlon X4 645 against a Phenom 840 leans a little towards the Phenom, some 500 Vantage points and up to a handful of frames per second. It'll be up to my friend, but it seems fine for an extra $5.
If they're the same price then yeah, the Phenom would be a better choice. You can call it an Athlon II X4 645 with an extra 100 Mhz.
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It'll remain a tossup for now, but thanks for the help, everyone.
 
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Yes thats fine, good quality too i must say!
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