Phenom II x4 965 BE vs. Intel i3-2100?
I'm making a budget gaming build and i want to know which cpu will be best for me needs.
Gpu: 550 ti or 6850?
Psu: 500w coolermaster
Os: Win 7
Case: Rosewill CHALLENGER ATX Mid Tower
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 4gb 1600mhz
Hdd: 500gb Western Digital Caviar Blue 7200prm
I'm going to play games like CS:S and CS:GO, BF3, BO2, TF2, Garry's Mod, Minecraft, Etc. I really dont care what graphic quality it is in, i just want good fps. Thanks for your time.
budget is $700
- 9 years agoFavorite Answer
965 BE is a better processor
Cory, look at the chart closer...
- 9 years ago
I think Steven means the i3. It's the same price at nearly double the performance.
The 965 isn't on that link because it's considered a mid-high instead of a high performance CPU. Use the pull-down menu on the site to view the other charts.