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This might help. They're both decent CPU's. But like I said I have owned a 9xx series and a 1090t, and I'd go with 9xx, but some other members have some valid points as well. So don't think I'm negating anyone else.

Taking a good look at this, it clearly shows the 1090t being the better CPU, but not by much. I am getting valid points on each side, so it'll end up going down to how much I want to put into a GFX card.

Every time I think I decided on the 955, something keeps pulling me back towards ANY of the x6's
    
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1090T $200
955 $140 w/ $10 gift card

How much gaming vs. how much editing and how much is that $60 worth in savings? Does it put you in more/better gfx or ram world? What about the 970?

note- I am advocating the 955 but I want the 1090T myself... I am just waiting for a price drop.
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So far, the trend seems to be:





And I pose another question. If I do end up getting the 955 BE, how well will it run, say, Adobe Premiere?

Taking note that the 955 might have higher clocks than the 1090T that has two extra cores and assuming you have enough ram to fully utilize the cores, I'd say some 30% slower. I really don't see why you should get a quad core just because you can. More performance = more performance, you won't notice a "performance hit" from having 6 cores that are very marginally slower because you'll be bottlenecked by your HDD and GPU performance anyway and even that is just in the applications that don't utilize all cores, you'll be way over the magical 3,0GHz territory that will almost automatically run any game decently on 4 or more cores.

Then again I have a 1055T in my sig, hence the bias, you won't die if you feel like getting the X4 instead, it's just not something I'd personally do.
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Taking note that the 955 might have higher clocks than the 1090T that has two extra cores and assuming you have enough ram to fully utilize the cores, I'd say some 30% slower. I really don't see why you should get a quad core just because you can. More performance = more performance, you won't notice a "performance hit" from having 6 cores that are very marginally slower because you'll be bottlenecked by your HDD and GPU performance anyway and even that is just in the applications that don't utilize all cores, you'll be way over the magical 3,0GHz territory that will almost automatically run any game decently on 4 or more cores.

Then again I have a 1055T in my sig, hence the bias, you won't die if you feel like getting the X4 instead, it's just not something I'd personally do.

Okay, then let's switch it up a little bit.

How does the 1055t fair up against these two processors?
    
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go with the X6 becuase it overclocks better, and the Northbridge overclocks much better with Thuban CPU's so you will get more speed per core than the X4
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Interested in this subject myself been in the process going through my mind shall i go for the 1090T as iv wanted to try out a six core..
Gaming, HD video playback and converting so with the above posts has swayed me to wait and make do with the four core until AM3+ come's to the market with AMD's new chips..
My local on-line shop has come down from almost £200 just before Christmas and now down to under £150 on the 1090T.... so yeah some price drop there:cool:

My thought's are the four core and put the extra back into a good PSU, GPU or RAM as said;)
    
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Originally Posted by Jay.C;12738082 
Interested in this subject myself been in the process going through my mind shall i go for the 1090T as iv wanted to try out a six core..
Gaming, HD video playback and converting so with the above posts has swayed me to wait and make do with the four core until AM3+ come's to the market with AMD's new chips..
My local on-line shop has come down from almost £200 just before Christmas and now down to under £150 on the 1090T.... so yeah some price drop there:cool:

My thought's are the four core and put the extra back into a good PSU, GPU or RAM as said;)

Yup thumb.gif you can get 1090T from Scan.co.uk for about £150 1055T are about £130 I think
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x6 has my vote. for those who says the x4 965 clocks better is clearly wrong. most thuban clocks higher then the denab and has a better memroy controller. cpu-nb is always higher on the thuban vs the denab and the extra two cores will come in handy later.
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x6 has my vote. for those who says the x4 965 clocks better is clearly wrong. most thuban clocks higher then the denab and has a better memroy controller. cpu-nb is always higher on the thuban vs the denab and the extra two cores will come in handy later.

I belieave I already said that, so it wasen't me
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Yup thumb.gif you can get 1090T from Scan.co.uk for about £150 1055T are about £130 I think

Would that website accept U.S. dollars or...?

My obvious guess is it would haha. But I was stuck one time with this one site that only accepted Euros so...
    
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