Originally Posted by PaiN
It time for me to upgrade my base system(CPU/mobo/RAM).....
I've only been looking at some possible Intel rigs....guess I'll have to look into an AMD now ..thx
Don't bother... The Phenom series is more or less still a direct competitor to a Core 2 Quad that's overclocked. You'll basically get nothing for your upgrade unless you really spend a lot of time doing cpu intensive things (ie NOT gaming) and even then you'd likely only see a real increase moving to an i5 or i7 line and not to the Phenoms.