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If I can get an FX-8150 for around ~$200 I'll grab one. Otherwise I might just get a 1090T. Either way, I really need to upgrade my CPU. It's holding everything back
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If I can get an FX-8150 for around ~$200 I'll grab one. Otherwise I might just get a 1090T. Either way, I really need to upgrade my CPU. It's holding everything back
This is pretty much how I'm feeling about this situation.

8120 is about 200... but will it clock the same? ... hmmmm
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I have actually been wondering that myself. The max turbo on 8150 is 4.x whereas 8120 is listed as 4.0. But 8150 starts at 3.6 and 8120 at 3.
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I would love to grab a new BD chip, but its not much of an upgrade over my 955 BE as far as I can tell. at this time, the 1090t seems to be the best bang for buck next to the 955BE, and to tell you the truth I see no real reason to update my CPU ouside of the fact that I am going to be buying a CPU for my wife's rig(she's getting my sig rig mobo when I install my UD3) so rather than buy another 955 for her I kind of like the idea of the 1090. I want to let BD stew in its own juice's for a bit. I'll bet in the next few months a new revision will be put out and it will perform much much better than the current chip dose.
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I would love to grab a new BD chip, but its not much of an upgrade over my 955 BE as far as I can tell. at this time, the 1090t seems to be the best bang for buck next to the 955BE, and to tell you the truth I see no real reason to update my CPU ouside of the fact that I am going to be buying a CPU for my wife's rig(she's getting my sig rig mobo when I install my UD3) so rather than buy another 955 for her I kind of like the idea of the 1090. I want to let BD stew in its own juice's for a bit. I'll bet in the next few months a new revision will be put out and it will perform much much better than the current chip dose.

Wow, that's creepy....

Here my thought was: "Maybe i should just get a x6 and oc it up to 4+ and wait for next revision BD chips. When Something good comes out, I'll snatch up a new BD chip and replace the 940 (running @ 3.6) in my wife's rig with the x6"



You read my mind sir...
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I'm also tempted to forget all about the 8120/50, grab a 1090T and wait for BD rev2
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Wow, that's creepy....

Here my thought was: "Maybe i should just get a x6 and oc it up to 4+ and wait for next revision BD chips. When Something good comes out, I'll snatch up a new BD chip and replace the 940 (running @ 3.6) in my wife's rig with the x6"



You read my mind sir...
lol, that is kinda creepy!!! great mind's think alike I guess.
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1090T it is then. I'll be getting one shortly as well.
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Anyone notice they took the F6D bios off the UD5 page? I wonder why...
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Interesting indeed, both UD5 and 7 are removed, yet UD3 with the recent update that fixed the hang issue is still there with the updated AGESA code.
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