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I have a Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme with push pull fan setup. Ga990FXA-UD3 Rev 4.0 It was nowhere near stable at those settings. At 4.6 it got up to 56*

Sent from A Galaxy Far Far Away........
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I have a Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme with push pull fan setup. Ga990FXA-UD3 Rev 4.0 It was nowhere near stable at those settings. At 4.6 it got up to 56*

Sent from A Galaxy Far Far Away........

So whats the max temp recommended for this cheap ?

I might just go for a UD5 it's available at my local store wonder how it performs.. does anyone know if the basic BIOS handles the FX 6300 or the FX 8320 altought if I get the UD5 probably gonna get the FX 8320.. biggrin.gif

PS if you have BF4 would be nice to see CPU usage benchmark in a 64 man server! curious about this chip OC ability, sounds awesome for a 120$ cpu damn.

Also I'm pretty sure an amd 8 core never hits 100% iny any core especialyl overclocked I remember seeing a benchmark about it but it's always nice to see other sources.
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9.33strapbug.jpg 799k .jpg file
i bought an UD7, fx8350,put my corsair2x2gb D9GTR in it, 1600 ddr 15 6 6 7 1.8v, working just fine.
Then wanted to test 9.33 strap, 1866mhz, its not booting there,an msg with overclock fail appear, and in bios i see that 9.33 1866mhz strap is in fact 2140mhz real.
Gigabyte bios bug or what?
put elpida hyper 8gb , 2x4gb in it, no post at 1866 strap, mean 2140 mhz .

Put back my FXA UD3, same problem, identical. UD3 is 4.0, UD7 is v3.0( written on pcb).
What could be the cause of that? 9.33 strap 1866 is 2140mhz .

Have to ask is your FSB at 200 or 229-230? Haven't had this problem on Rev 1.1 UD3's.
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So whats the max temp recommended for this cheap ?

I might just go for a UD5 it's available at my local store wonder how it performs.. does anyone know if the basic BIOS handles the FX 6300 or the FX 8320 altought if I get the UD5 probably gonna get the FX 8320.. biggrin.gif

PS if you have BF4 would be nice to see CPU usage benchmark in a 64 man server! curious about this chip OC ability, sounds awesome for a 120$ cpu damn.

Also I'm pretty sure an amd 8 core never hits 100% iny any core especialyl overclocked I remember seeing a benchmark about it but it's always nice to see other sources.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116899

and a cheap mobo.

Unless you're saving a lot. I'd take the i5 and cheaper mobo, over a fx8320, and expensive mobo.

FX 8320 $160 / UD5 $175 = $335

Haswell i5 $235 / ($100 mobo) = $335

Trust me, CPU matters a lot more than people like to admit, and you're min fps will suffer using these cpu. I'm not sure if mantle will help or not, but, I doubt it will do enough.

I'm going to be dropping my 8320 like a bad habit sooner or later. It's good for what it is, but, what's the point in spending intel money, and ending up with AMD? I know I've spent tons of cash trying to make up for taking this 8320, over a i5. I've even got a GTX 780, which really highlights this CPU's short comings.

AMD are good on a budget, but, if you can afford it, just go with intel. You'll have to oc the hell out of the 8320, to come close to what that i5 will do at stock.
     
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116899

and a cheap mobo.

Unless you're saving a lot. I'd take the i5 and cheaper mobo, over a fx8320, and expensive mobo.

FX 8320 $160 / UD5 $175 = $335

Haswell i5 $235 / ($100 mobo) = $335

Trust me, CPU matters a lot more than people like to admit, and you're min fps will suffer using these cpu. I'm not sure if mantle will help or not, but, I doubt it will do enough.

I'm going to be dropping my 8320 like a bad habit sooner or later. It's good for what it is, but, what's the point in spending intel money, and ending up with AMD? I know I've spent tons of cash trying to make up for taking this 8320, over a i5. I've even got a GTX 780, which really highlights this CPU's short comings.

AMD are good on a budget, but, if you can afford it, just go with intel. You'll have to oc the hell out of the 8320, to come close to what that i5 will do at stock.

I know...I am at almost 4.5Ghz and even some Ivy Bridge owns me in FSX benchmark...unfortunately, many apps are still single-core and we can't compete with that. I will stick to my cpu/mobo as I just got them and for cheap but once I get some $$$ I am definitely going with a Haswell.
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I know...I am at almost 4.5Ghz and even some Ivy Bridge owns me in FSX benchmark...unfortunately, many apps are still single-core and we can't compete with that. I will stick to my cpu/mobo as I just got them and for cheap but once I get some $$$ I am definitely going with a Haswell.

Yea, the issue I have is many games I play, are single core, or CPU heavy. Skyrim, Total war, Civ 5, things like that.

Man, I was playing "Neverwinter Nights", a game from 2002, and I had a spot where I dropped fps into the 20's. No crap. The freaking 20's. Now, it was a module , and very extreme, lots of AI and stuff, but still. This shouldn't be a issue. I mean, 2002... I can't keep 60 fps, or at least close.

The problem is, no matter the game, if a spot is CPU heavy, the fps will drop hard.

Now, I can't help but question what would of happened on a i5. I'm sure that spot would dropped FPS, but, I'm willing to bet it would of dropped to 40 -50 at the most.

My birthday is coming up next month. I've been considering buying myself a i5 (or 7) for it.

This 8320 does well enough, when it does well, but, when it sucks, it sucks. mad.gif

I'm not sure how mantle will affect next gen games, but, if it benefits AMD, than it will benefit intel more.
     
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9.33strapbug.jpg 799k .jpg file
i bought an UD7, fx8350,put my corsair2x2gb D9GTR in it, 1600 ddr 15 6 6 7 1.8v, working just fine.
Then wanted to test 9.33 strap, 1866mhz, its not booting there,an msg with overclock fail appear, and in bios i see that 9.33 1866mhz strap is in fact 2140mhz real.
Gigabyte bios bug or what?
put elpida hyper 8gb , 2x4gb in it, no post at 1866 strap, mean 2140 mhz .

Put back my FXA UD3, same problem, identical. UD3 is 4.0, UD7 is v3.0( written on pcb).
What could be the cause of that? 9.33 strap 1866 is 2140mhz .
can we see screens of your bios when this happens please, i can run 1600/1866/2133 without issue and i do run 300fsb* 2400 (8x) ddr3 Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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So whats the max temp recommended for this cheap ?

I might just go for a UD5 it's available at my local store wonder how it performs.. does anyone know if the basic BIOS handles the FX 6300 or the FX 8320 altought if I get the UD5 probably gonna get the FX 8320.. biggrin.gif

PS if you have BF4 would be nice to see CPU usage benchmark in a 64 man server! curious about this chip OC ability, sounds awesome for a 120$ cpu damn.

Also I'm pretty sure an amd 8 core never hits 100% iny any core especialyl overclocked I remember seeing a benchmark about it but it's always nice to see other sources.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116899

and a cheap mobo.

Unless you're saving a lot. I'd take the i5 and cheaper mobo, over a fx8320, and expensive mobo.

FX 8320 $160 / UD5 $175 = $335

Haswell i5 $235 / ($100 mobo) = $335

Trust me, CPU matters a lot more than people like to admit, and you're min fps will suffer using these cpu. I'm not sure if mantle will help or not, but, I doubt it will do enough.

I'm going to be dropping my 8320 like a bad habit sooner or later. It's good for what it is, but, what's the point in spending intel money, and ending up with AMD? I know I've spent tons of cash trying to make up for taking this 8320, over a i5. I've even got a GTX 780, which really highlights this CPU's short comings.

AMD are good on a budget, but, if you can afford it, just go with intel. You'll have to oc the hell out of the 8320, to come close to what that i5 will do at stock.

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Originally Posted by GroovyMotion View Post

I know...I am at almost 4.5Ghz and even some Ivy Bridge owns me in FSX benchmark...unfortunately, many apps are still single-core and we can't compete with that. I will stick to my cpu/mobo as I just got them and for cheap but once I get some $$$ I am definitely going with a Haswell.

Yea, the issue I have is many games I play, are single core, or CPU heavy. Skyrim, Total war, Civ 5, things like that.

Man, I was playing "Neverwinter Nights", a game from 2002, and I had a spot where I dropped fps into the 20's. No crap. The freaking 20's. Now, it was a module , and very extreme, lots of AI and stuff, but still. This shouldn't be a issue. I mean, 2002... I can't keep 60 fps, or at least close.

The problem is, no matter the game, if a spot is CPU heavy, the fps will drop hard.

Now, I can't help but question what would of happened on a i5. I'm sure that spot would dropped FPS, but, I'm willing to bet it would of dropped to 40 -50 at the most.

My birthday is coming up next month. I've been considering buying myself a i5 (or 7) for it.

This 8320 does well enough, when it does well, but, when it sucks, it sucks. mad.gif

I'm not sure how mantle will affect next gen games, but, if it benefits AMD, than it will benefit intel more.


all i hear is someone pouting, i have BOTH a 2011 RIVBE 3930k ( will be getting a 4930/4960 to have some fun with as well ) and it will be housing quadfire 290xs, and 8350 quadfire 7970s, and yet i still prefer to play on my 8350, the RIVBE is really for benching only and only because i want to try and crush a few of my friends. been there done that, and yea not that better, if it was not just a hobby i enjoy then i would never of paid for the RIVBE/3930k

i would never recommend someone just do this "___________"

how about this, to @StrongForce what will you be using your pc for? either way both cpus will probably work, but if we know what you plan on doing we can probably guide you a bit better

the 8350 will own any similarly priced intel in most rendering/ video editing/ photo editing. it does not do as bad as the above mentioned user states, there are some games that it will struggle with, but there are ways to fix that as well. that will make it better, not perfect.
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If you knew the majority of your games were highly single threaded then you should of got Intel in the first place. Want to save get a used 2500K/2600K etc... That's what I'd do if I was worried about single thread. We all know Intel is best in single thread.

This 8350 does just fine for me. It's also awesome in my DAW (desktop audio workstation) program which is optimized for like up to 16 cores.
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It's the min fps that is killing me with these CPU's. They just can't keep a steady, high fps with games that are heavy on the CPU. I really don't care how it renders videos, I'm worried about keeping 60 fps in games I play. This 8320 can't do that. You can throw all the money you want at it, but, nothing will fix the issues that are present.

I know I'm at the point with this CPU, that I've spent a very fair amount of money on my system, yet not getting the end performance that I expected. I'm not going to sit here in denial , and act like I don't know what the issue is.

I might sound like I'm "pouting", but, I'm trying to save the poster from wasting money on a inferior product. I mean, if he wants, he can buy one, and than keep throwing money at it until he's blue in the face like I've done. I suggest the i5.
     
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Originally Posted by Chargeit View Post

It's the min fps that is killing me with these CPU's. They just can't keep a steady, high fps with games that are heavy on the CPU. I really don't care how it renders videos, I'm worried about keeping 60 fps in games I play. This 8320 can't do that. You can throw all the money you want at it, but, nothing will fix the issues that are present.

I know I'm at the point with this CPU, that I've spent a very fair amount of money on my system, yet not getting the end performance that I expected. I'm not going to sit here in denial , and act like I don't know what the issue is.

I might sound like I'm "pouting", but, I'm trying to save the poster from wasting money on a inferior product. I mean, if he wants, he can buy one, and than keep throwing money at it until he's blue in the face like I've done. I suggest the i5.

all games i have played pushes my 3x1080p eyefinity just fine and without issue
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