View Full Version : Phenom II X3 740 to Phenom II X6 1100T Upgrade

06-11-11, 01:38 AM
I am considering this upgrade, what are your thoughts.

I also have given some though to the 1090T after all its only 100mhz slower and $30 cheaper...

I do play games, and encode videos.



06-11-11, 04:59 AM
The X3 should be good enough for Games but media encoding then the 6 core will provide a massive boost. I think it is a fantastic processor for the money I have only found 2 games that support 6 treads DIRT 2 and Supreme commander. If you overclock to then the X6 as they are pretty easy to overclock

06-11-11, 01:20 PM
Dazz - Would you spend the xtra on the 1100t if able?

06-11-11, 02:51 PM
The benefit provided by those extra 100MHz would be negligible for gaming, and about video encoding, about the same. Save those $30 for going out or a new game to enjoy that upgrade ;)

06-18-11, 08:20 AM
Agreed, the 1090T is an overclocking moster you won't really notice the diffrence from the 1100T or the 1090T.