Overclock.net banner

Which AMD CPU should I buy?

1078 14
I'm planning on building a new gaming rig, but I'm not quite sure what CPU to buy. I want an AMD 939 and I have about $300 dollars to spend on the CPU itself. I may spend a little more for the CPU, but nothing over $400. This rig will be completely for gaming so what would you guys recommend. I am 100% sure I am going to overclock the hell out of what I'm getting.

So to summarize my requestI need a 939, gaming, good overclocking, $300 CPU.

Thanks guys.
1 - 2 of 2 Posts

· Banned
Joined
·
160 Posts
I'd go with an Athlon 64 X2 3800+. The dual cores will really help you a few months down the road when games start utilizing both cores. Also, it's a decent overclocker and right in your budget range. Either that or spend a little more and go for an Opty. They don't have the same stock speeds, but they run on lower vcores, have bigger caches, and are more overclockable.
 
1 - 2 of 2 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top