Originally Posted by tdpmax
ok thanks i was thinking about getting an athlon 2 x4 or phenom2x2 i wonder what would be better i want to run more programs at the same time but then i might want to get a radeon hd 5770 later and play games later. but i dont play 3d games that much
From what I've seen, the phenom is better for gaming, the athlon is better for multitasking.
I might be wrong though, as I've never actually seen a multitasking comparison of the two.