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Old 09-28-2009, 05:36 PM   #1
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Default Help!! Which CPU would you pick!

I'm trying to decide which CPU i should get to go with this Mobo http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128394

The two cpus are:

AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103680

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AMD Athlon II X4 620 Quad Core Processor
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...8&Sku=A79-0620

If you have a reason why you chose one over the other I'd like to know!

Thanks
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Old 09-28-2009, 05:40 PM   #2
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Default Re: Help!! Which CPU would you pick!

We need more information to help you select your processor. What do you plan on doing with your computer?
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Old 09-28-2009, 05:51 PM   #3
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It will be used for basic computing, internet and email. I'm building it so that it will last with the speed and performance and the possibility of upgrade.

Trying to hit around mid range technology so a few years down the road its not so obsolete, granted we all know how fast technology moves.

Its starting out with a 450 watt PSU, 4 gb OCZ ram, 500gb hdd, and an LG CD/DVD drive.
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For basic computing the dual core will be more than sufficient.
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For basic computing the dual core will be more than sufficient.
there both quad core?

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nm me, i thought it said 955.
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For basic computing the dual core will be more than sufficient.

Did you even click the links?

Of those 2, the quad core is the CHEAPER one.

Go with the Quad.
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Did you even click the links?

Of those 2, the quad core is the CHEAPER one.

Go with the Quad.
Did you even consider the shipping? Think before you say something.
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If you were to choose one for better performance overall, not what will be sufficient for a basic computing and price, what would you choose?

By the way thanks for all the quick replys!! Was not expecting that!
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If you were to choose one for better performance overall, not what will be sufficient for a basic computing and price, what would you choose?

By the way thanks for all the quick replys!! Was not expecting that!
For basic computing and everyday programs, a dual core will be better. More programs are beginning to be coded to utilize both processors. I highly doubt most everyday programs for the majority of the masses will be coded for a quad core.
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Did you even consider the shipping? Think before you say something.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...0II%20X4%20620

Read this line carefully:

Free shipping*

The Quad Core will perform better at anything, and will last much longer, and its cheaper.

There's no reason to get the Dual Core over it.
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