ATI or Intel at a 170$ budget?

orija7

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Phenom II X4 945 Deneb
Phenom II X4 925 Deneb
Q8300
Q8400

Which one would you guys recommend?

Other PC parts:-
Gigabyte Superb 460w
Palit 9800gt 512 mb

Thanks for reading
 

anonymousdude

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I'd say get a 955 and a hyper 212+ and overclock it. Between the ones you have listed I would get either the 925 or 945. Its the same silicon as the higher end phenom II processors just with lower clock speeds and without the unlocked multiplier.