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hey guys... i have my sig for sale. and since i know nothing about AMD is this a good upgrade:

the upgrade specs are as follows:

CPU: AMD Phenom II X6 1055T 2.80GHz @ 3.80GHz "95 Watt Edition"
Motherboard: Asus M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3 AMD 880G (Socket AM3)
RAM: Kingston HyperX Blu 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 PC3-12800C9 1600MHz



Asus Crosshair V Formula AMD 990FX (Socket AM3+) DDR3 Motherboard - 190 pound
AMD Phenom II X6 Six Core 1055T 2.80GHz (Socket AM3) - Retail [HDT55TFBGRBOX] - 120 pounds
Cooler: Corsair A50 CPU Cooler or the H70 that i have in my sig.
Corsair Vengeance 16 GB so it will basicly be 4 X 4 - 200 pounds - yes i do need that much
i will bring the hdds, gpu psu over.

is this a nice upgrade??
Edited by levontraut - 6/9/11 at 6:24am
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post #2 of 126
WAIT FOR BULLDOZER! You'd have to be nuts to but amd right now. Wait a little bit and then Bulldozer will be out and you will get more for your money. I's advise oyu against that upgrade.
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post #3 of 126
I'd get an AM3+ board instead, but it's a decent build.
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Seeing as you're a pc gamer, NO. What you're doing is a sidegrade. You'll get two more cores but you don't need them for gaming.

If you do need more gaming power, get an i5 2500K or wait for Bulldozer, which is not too far away from being released.
    
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well in a few hours i am going to be pc less. i got people intrestread in my stuff and i need to replace the stuff.

when is BD being released anyway??
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Q9550 is faster.
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AM3+ board FOR SURE
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Yeah. major sidegrade. Don't do it!!
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Wait a few weeks and get a new FX processor and a 990 board.
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Originally Posted by levontraut View Post
well in a few hours i am going to be pc less. i got people intrestread in my stuff and i need to replace the stuff.

when is BD being released anyway??
not until August-September.
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