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Best AM3 CPU please.

Question asked by mrdeano on Feb 10, 2018
Latest reply on Feb 7, 2020 by hardcoregames™

Can someone tell me what is the best AM3 CPU please. I currently have a AMD Phenom II X6 1100T but its not any good for the new Assassin's Creed Origins. I need a AMD FX 6350 @ 3.9 GHz or higher although the Phenom ll is 3.4 - 4.0 GHz. I have approx £200. to spend on an upgrade.

Here is a benchmark of my PC


Operating System

            Windows 10 Pro 64-bit


            AMD Phenom II X6 1100T    34 °C

            Thuban 45nm Technology


            16.0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 669MHz (9-9-9-24)


            Gigabyte Technology Co. Ltd. GA-990X-Gaming SLI-CF (CPU 1)    34 °C


            SA300/SA350 (1920x1080@60Hz)

            2047MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB (Undefined)    32 °C


            1863GB Seagate ST2000LX 001-1RG174 SATA Disk Device (SATA)    31 °C

            3726GB Seagate ST4000DX 001-1CE168 SATA Disk Device (SATA)    25 °C

            1863GB SAMSUNG HD204UI USB Device (USB (SATA))    31 °C

            931GB SAMSUNG HD103SI USB Device (USB (SATA))    30 °C

            931GB Western Digital WDC WD10 EADS-11M2B2 USB Device (USB (SATA))    35 °C

            931GB Western Digital WDC WD10 EARX-00PASB0 USB Device (USB (SATA))    32 °C

        Optical Drives

            TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-S223F

            TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-224DB

            Microsoft Virtual DVD-ROM

            Microsoft Virtual DVD-ROM


            NVIDIA Virtual Audio Device (Wave Extensible) (WDM)