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post #11 of 79
True, wait for Bulldozer to drop, then you can get bulldozer or if you really want still a Phenom II for probably under $100
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GTA:IV only uses 3 cores.Get yourself a beastly AM3+ board and wait
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Get the 965, Mine runs at 3.9 Ghz With no probs at all. And it never gets more than around 80% usage in games like Crysis 2 and GTA IV EFLC.

EDIT: I like how two 6core owners both talking bout how easy it clocks 4Ghz even tho none of them are running at that clock...
^ lol, i was about to comment on the same thing.
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X6 - More Cores, More Pricey

X4 - Less Cores, Less Pricey, More Overclocking Head room

So the Question is What shall I get for GTA,Blackops and FSX ! ?
not to much more
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Get the 965, Mine runs at 3.9 Ghz With no probs at all. And it never gets more than around 80% usage in games like Crysis 2 and GTA IV EFLC.

EDIT: I like how two 6core owners both talking bout how easy it clocks 4Ghz even tho none of them are running at that clock...
if you look around you will see alot of users that do.

also this close to bd release i would wait to see how it performs And costs.
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post #15 of 79
my 945 does 4ghz on air with relative ease,
plus without the multi OC you get an allround quicker system as RAM and CPU-NB gets OCced at the same time you increase FSB.
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LOL, of all the people here I'm the only one running 4.0, so based on this sampling the x4 wins

@lukeibob look at my voltage
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If you want FXS to run without lag, buy Sandy Bridge. Don't buy AMD.

It will (likely) overclock much farther than anything AMD has to offer at the moment.
    
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I am 24/7 at just over 4ghz cpu/3 ghz cpu-nb but didnt see a point putting it in sig.
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LOL, of all the people here I'm the only one running 4.0, so based on this sampling the x4 wins

@lukeibob look at my voltage
less cores mean less voltage for same clock.
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