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Well?

I am looking to buy new PC parts and I realized that my Athlon II x3 is holding me back along with my ram, SO I am buying a new mobo and 4gb of ram and alas i'm stuck with the decision 955 or 1055t. NOTE I will be overclocking it.

I do A LOT of gaming
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The extra cores will help the tasks you listed. Go for the 1055T
    
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Between the two, and if money isn't an issue, I'd definitely get the 1055T
 
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I'd say go for the 1055T, price diffrence is minimal.
And what motherboard are you planning on getting ?
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Also games don't support more than like 2 cores right? Which means turboboost will help
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I'd say go for the 1055T, price diffrence is minimal.
And what motherboard are you planning on getting ?
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Also games don't support more than like 2 cores right? Which means turboboost will help
New games usually use 4 cores. Some use 6 or more.
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New games usually use 4 cores. Some use 6 or more.
Geeze. What games use 6 cores? I figured 4 would be used in some, but are you sure about 6?
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New games usually use 4 cores. Some use 6 or more.
I honestly think that, by the time games can utilize 6 cores efficiently, the 1055T will be irrelevant. Future-proofing never really works with processors.
 
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Yes, most modern games utilize 4 cores but we're not at 6 yet, let's not get ahead of ourselves
    
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