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Hey I'm looking for a cheap board, specs don't matter, just the socket. Save me from overpaying for a new one smile.gif

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Better a six core AMD than a junk dual core i3.
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Lower frame rates have exactly nothing to do with a cpu being choked when the game is only using 25% of said processor's threads. People that don't actually multi task at all never seem to understand the benefits 8 threads offer, even if it's IPC is a good deal lower.
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I managed to bring my 790X back from the grave by removing the cmos IC (after resetting CMOS and draining/removing battery failed), and externally clearing it via shenianigans.

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Lower frame rates have exactly nothing to do with a cpu being choked when the game is only using 25% of said processor's threads. People that don't actually multi task at all never seem to understand the benefits 8 threads offer, even if it's IPC is a good deal lower.
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