Originally Posted by hometeam
AMD sucks donkey balls for high intensity processing, like gaming, when compared to the Intel Sandy and Ivy core processors. Even going back to the Q series they where starting to get way behind Intel.
They are definitely cheaper though, and do fine in office/grandma/teenage girl type use~
Well I took your advice and went and got a new motherboard and CPU. Intel I5 gen 3 2500k processor. Seems to be running a lot better already then the Phenom II. Looking forward to learning more about overclocking and stuff for this chip.
Thanks again for the help.