Re: AMD Phenom II X4 965 vs. Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650
Originally Posted by Mutant Corn
I'd get the Phenom. The C2Q is on LGA 775, which is being phased out, while the Phenom II line is on AM3, which is still fairly new and will be around for a while.
Very true. There are more x58 and P55 boards out now than there are for LGA 775. Sadly though, since LGA 775 is great mid-range/budget platform for people who can't spend $1400 on a new Core i7/i5 build like me.
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