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post #21 of 25
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Originally Posted by Kleingetier View Post
Just wait for Bulldozer, it's only 1 month left (right?) and the current AMD CPUs won't bring you further in performance.
This.

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save your money then, there is no point in upgrading at all...
And this.

Wait and see what bulldozer does, your best bet is going to be that or sandybridge.
post #22 of 25
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Hey guys, I am ready for an upgrade, on my sig rig, should I go with a Phenom x4 black edition, or a regular Phenom x6, 1055T I think it is..

I have herd alot of people saying they can easily bump the 1055T to 4 Ghz on air without the use of a multiplier.

Then I was thinking... Well... maybe I could go with a better x4, then I realized well, I will take it to 4Ghz anyways... so the cheap x4 or the expensive one doesn't really matter.


Finally, I was thinking, well, my x2 unlocked to x4 is the same thing as a native x4 correct? or will I see performance increase to going to a native x4 CPU?





Above all, the question is, stick with my x2 unlocked to x4. Get an x4, or get a non black edition x6. Honestly I kind of want the x6

and no I cannot wait for bulldozer, not an option, and im not going intel. Besides, I am assuming BD will be very expensive, until ivy bridge.

Thanks
Hey there-you know something-if you feel like upgradeing to a new cpu, like you were talking about-than just do it. you will be happy doing it and you will get some increase in performance.

And yes-for get intel and bd-since you CLEARLY stated you cant afford to upgrade everything or get a new system. Some times i wonder why so manny on here will make others feel like crap on doing something they realy want to do. If a 6 core is what will make you smile-i say do it. There not that expensive any more, and hey we all like new toys once in awhile. So i hope you do.

I just built another new 6 core my self last jan, becuz i could-wanted too and it made me happy. SCREW the ones crapping on your parade.
    
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Are you currently overclocked or just unlocked?
How much head room do you have to OC?

Since you said you do photo editing and more than just gaming I would be looking at the 1055, 1090t approach. OCing head room and alot more processing over beating up that unlocked x2.

Like others said,moving to a 9xx series would be a sidegrade.
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post #24 of 25
I would go for X6 , "overkill" for future.
Or wait for the Bulldozer ,either to get a cheaper X6 ,either to get a Bulldozer
   
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I'm looking forward to the x8 release, My build will finally be complete.
On second thought I could upgrade the ram
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