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post #1 of 9
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Hey,

I am currently looking between AMD and i7 i currently am looking at X58 because i can get things alittle cheaper then most people. My question is will i notice a difference jumping from a amd 965 3.4ghz to a i7 3.2ghz i mean i know its .2 ghz less but will it still be faster in games like fsx and that


The reason i dont go with SB is because of sleep mode and other problems i heard and im kinda worried i guess that those problems wont be fixed because i use them
post #2 of 9
I jumped from the same AMD proc to the i5-2300 and love my decision. Go for it!!!
post #3 of 9
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jesus thats a fast reply lmao... Put i mean i head p67 have that sleep problem is it all p67.

what else problems do they have
post #4 of 9
Why are you upgrading? For the sake of it? If your fps is too low, have you tried overclocking?
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Well i have had good luck with AMD, but i prefer intell, they just perform better (imo) Not knocking amd though. Wich I7 are you looking at?
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idk yet mikevall, i heard p67 has problems with sleep and other stuff and double boots so idk if i want 2600k or 960 with a x58 board


i was either going 2600k with sabertooth or i7 960 with classified 3
Edited by VaporXtreme - 5/21/11 at 3:21am
post #7 of 9
Well 960 is a great proccesser, if you live in the usa near a microcenter. They usually have amazing deals on processers, including i7s like the 950,960,2600k. Well i havent heard to much bad about sandys, but a 960 would certainly do the job. Also the enthusiast line, of new i7,s is coming out later this year (ivy bridge) should include some cpu,s equal to 2600k,s as well as some high end 6/8 cores?
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microcenter for the win lol 5 mins away

i would really love to know is the sleep issue the only real big issue with p67 and will it be fixed with bios update and is there anything else i have to worry about
post #9 of 9
you won't be disappointed with x58, trust me
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