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955 would be faster 90% of the time.

Same amount of L3 cache between chips, Only Thuban has to split it between 6 cores and not 4 which gives the 955 a slight edge in games that love cache.
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If you can get it for free, then why are you even asking? DO EET! And sell the 955 for profit!
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If you can get it for free, then why are you even asking? DO EET! And sell the 955 for profit!
Lolz. It'd be a trade actually. Swapping from one machine to another.
    
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Oh... Well, I'll join the side that says do eet, the X6 is as fast as an X4 per core and better for anything that uses 4 cores or more AFAIK (even quad support will see an improvement because of the extra cores to take load from other programs).
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+1 to keep
Rather keep it and get a bulldozer.
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+1 to keep
Rather keep it and get a bulldozer.
Check a few posts up. I'm not interested in BD right now.
    
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HDT55TWFK6DGR - rather 95w version

but both 1055 are not black.. hard decision
    
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Quote:
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Check a few posts up. I'm not interested in BD right now.
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Hi forum,

I currently run the CPU in my sig (955 at 4.0Ghz) but I may be able to acquire a 1055t. Now, I know the 1055t doesn't have an unlocked multiplier, but let's just say I could get it to 4Ghz...

Would it perform better or worse than the 955 at 4Ghz for gaming? If worse, would it perform better if I was able to mate that 4Ghz with say a 3000Mhz NB? Right now my 4Ghz 955 can only get about 2600-2700Mhz on the NB--I understand Thubans can achieve upwards of 3000Mhz.

I understand a stock 955 will outperform a 1055t in gaming, just wanted to know what difference equal clocks and/or a higher NB would do.

Check to see if your MB will be able to use AM3+ cpus with a bios update. If so then wait for AM3+ cpus.
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