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Old 06-09-2010, 02:23 PM   #11 (permalink)
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in: Left 4 dead, and Far cry 2 the phenom 2 is roughly 20% faster than the athlon 2.

in Crysis warhead 15% and in fallout 3 only 10%

is 10-20% performance difference worth that $80 dollar? (30% price difference)
you decide

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Old 06-09-2010, 03:43 PM   #12 (permalink)
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wow thanks guys that was more info then i thought i'd get. lol

that site is also pretty useful. I think i'm going for the 955 then. Atleast it will pay off in the future

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The 955 (C3) can get 3.8GHz easily just by increasing the multiplier. With an aftermarket cooler, 4.0 or more with ~1.5V

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