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Originally Posted by suicideidiot321 View Post
thats why i cant wait to see what bulldozer can achieve

8 physical cores will be incredible if done right

now im gonna have to admit something-if i had the money i would have gone Intel to begin with. But its too late, AMD was alot cheaper at the time. If your able to wait, i would wait and see what bulldozer has to offer, then go from there

correct me if im wrong
No correction needed.

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Originally Posted by gnarlybug5 View Post
Good thing you're not wrong! but some people are very impatient.
Tell me about it, I see that everyday in the Bulldozer thread.

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Originally Posted by BlackVenom View Post
If you're building a 700$+ gaming rig, there isn't a reason to buy an AMD cpu right now. I say this and I prefer AMD. SB has AMD pinned atm.
Yup, it wouldn't make any sense to go with AMD atm with SB out at a really good price point. Unless your really impatient like the posters in the Bulldozer thread or you just absolutely NEED one NOW.

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IMO, if you're not dead set on building your new rig within the next month wait for Bulldozer. If you are, get a 2500k.
This. Simply put.
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post #32 of 57
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or you could read this thread too http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...amd-1090t.html

Not to mention tho that for gaming a 1090T is a waste, might as well get a PII X4 instead and save more money if you are going as low of a budget as possible, especially if you are pretty much just gaming.

If not the 2500k would be easily built for under $1000 if you got parts to carry over. As the cpu, mobo, and 8gb of ram will run you about $500 unless u can gets some some deals.
This is not entirely true:

2500k: $219
Z68: $114
8Gib: $59

You can easily OC the 2500k to high clocks with a $114 board though it'll require a bit more voltages that are still within the VID spec, plus you'll lack other features compared to higher end boards.

You don't need a $199 board to get high over clocks.
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post #33 of 57
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TBH right now i only have about 110 dollars lol. It's gonna be a month or two since i get about 600 a month. will bulldozer be out by then?
One can only hope. At this point so many dates have been thrown out there with rumors and speculation that it's just best to save up. Worse case scenario, BD isn't released by that time but you have money some back some choices.
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Wasn't it supposed to come out months ago?
No. Those were rumors or parts of old information.

OP: Like everyone has said, i5 2500(k) if you're just gonna be gaming. Even then, treading on other things like multitasking the i5 is gonna kick some butt.
If you do lots of multi-threaded stuff, I think the 1090T would still be a good deal, but if you could shell out the money for it the i7 2600k it would probably be better than the 1090T.
Even though I'd like to say, "AMD ALL THE WAY FOREVER BABYYYYYYYYYY," I can't right now because Intel has the i5 2500k at an amazing price.

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post #35 of 57
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stick to an i5 2500k. itll save you a $100 and still demolish anything you throw at it. use that $100 for a new gpu or something. Games rarely use 4 or more cores. so an i7 would be pretty much worthless for you because you wont need the extra threads.
I quite agree SB is better, but just bear in mind that the equivalent 1155 board will be ~$100 (at least, depends where you live) more expensive, so whilst yes SB's are similar price it isn't the whole story, it's fine if you want a budget 1155 board.





In rip off Britain, you're looking at ~$125 more expensive.

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post #36 of 57
If you want overkill, 2600K is much more of an overkill than the 1090T.
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I would buy Intel, if there motherboards were cheaper, but it's ridiculously expensive
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2500k are 180 at microcenter. They have deals all the time for 40 bucks or more off of mobos.
    
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This is not entirely true:

2500k: $219
Z68: $114
8Gib: $59

You can easily OC the 2500k to high clocks with a $114 board though it'll require a bit more voltages that are still within the VID spec, plus you'll lack other features compared to higher end boards.

You don't need a $199 board to get high over clocks.
Last time i looked it was around $500....oh wait that was with a 2600k oops
 
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2500k are 180 at microcenter. They have deals all the time for 40 bucks or more off of mobos.
Micro centre has 23 stores in the US. And then you're limited to
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Limit 1 per household
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What about the other 6.5 billion people on the planet?! There's more than one country in the world...
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