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post #1 of 5
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ok so i have some cash to upgrade heres my current main points

955 be phenom 2 x4 oced to 3.8 (i hit 4.0 but temps were like 55 load)
ati 6870 stock
4gigs ddr3 1333
1920x1080 22inch


so my question is what should i do for upgrade options being

switch to intel mb and new SB cpu 2500k or wait for bulldozer

get another 6870/more ram and a new psu

like what will net me more performance casue the intel cpus seem awesome but i love amd
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post #2 of 5
Definitely wait it out and see what AMD has to bring to the plate, they're supposedly releasing BD in June right?

I'd wait too see what your best price/performance ratio is and then choose.
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post #3 of 5
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yeah i wanna wait but its hard i been playing rift with a friend and it runs like **** so id like to stomp it since its supposedly optimized horribly.

plus if i dont spend the money now i might not wanna spend it later

idk im just sick of every game running better on an intel cpu its not really a small margin either i see between my cpu and a 2500k is like a 40 fps difference no vsync. ughh now im stressed.
i used to feel like i had an awsome cpu when i got it from a dual core x64 5400 now i feel like its holdin me back arrg bulldozer where dem benchmarks be at.
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post #4 of 5
Why are you so wrapped up with what everyone else is doing, sounds like you are having buyers remorse and a definite case of the keeping up with the Jones syndrome.

Here's a thought, get a decent CPU cooler and overclock that puppy, also if your hitting 60 FPS on most other games then why complain.

Stop whining and use what you have or sell what you have and buy intel.

It could be a problem that the PSU isn't supplying enough juice to power all that gear. Also I don't see huge amounts of people complaining about the CPU because they all Overclock it.
Edited by smash_mouth01 - 4/30/11 at 8:09pm
post #5 of 5
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its is overclocked stock is 3.2
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