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I was, like many, waiting for Bulldozer to make a complete upgrade

CPU, Mobo and RAM

but...well...everyone know now how BD turn out to be.....

so...question...I still want to upgrade, but intel prices in my country are just too expensive....2500K is 325$

and the 1100T (that after reading 8 reviews of the 8150....we can conclude that is on par or better than the FX) its just 230$

so...what to do ?? will I get a good performance boos in games and applications with the 1100T Over clocked at 4.0GHz ??

or I just need to wait more and keep this rig ??

the thing is...that I want a 570 in December...and I don't want to get CPU bottleneck from my PII X4 945

what to do ??? :O
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Is there no way in waiting and saving up a bit more for intel? When the 2700k is released then the 2500k and 2600k may drop in price.....hopefully lol. I mean, if you are considering waiting anyway, why not do it to save for an intel system? Only if you want one that is .
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uummm when the 2700k will be released ??
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post #4 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by GTR Mclaren View Post
I was, like many, waiting for Bulldozer to make a complete upgrade

CPU, Mobo and RAM

but...well...everyone know now how BD turn out to be.....

so...question...I still want to upgrade, but intel prices in my country are just too expensive....2500K is 325$

and the 1100T (that after reading 8 reviews of the 8150....we can conclude that is on par or better than the FX) its just 230$

so...what to do ?? will I get a good performance boos in games and applications with the 1100T Over clocked at 4.0GHz ??

or I just need to wait more and keep this rig ??

the thing is...that I want a 570 in December...and I don't want to get CPU bottleneck from my PII X4 945

what to do ??? :O

given I have a i5 and a thuban system, my plan is as follows. I really don't need to upgrade. the platform looks a bit immature and unstable in the reviews. My thought is let the dust settle sometime after Christmas and see where things go.

Unless your out of cpu power for tasks you do, then why would you upgrade anyways.
post #5 of 11
I think if you Overclock your Current CPU you will be just fine, with getting new video card's and calling it good. Thats what I did. Just wait on CPU but dont wait on GPU. That is what I say, It's never worth waiting in this Field.
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post #6 of 11
Get a cheap quad phenom II.
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post #7 of 11
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Get a cheap quad phenom II.
Shows he already has one. You're current processor will be fine for gaming, just need to overclock it to 4.0 Ghz. Since you are only looking at 1 570 that would be enough
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post #8 of 11
Hello GTR

It would be a good option to buy a 1100T, has a good price, performance similar to a FX 8150.

Or wait for AMD and Intel accommodate their CPU prices
You climbed a 945 Phenom 3.60 Ghz I doubt that will make a bottleneck 570/580
Edited by Fasista - 10/12/11 at 10:42am
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srry Double post :S
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post #10 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by GTR Mclaren View Post
I was, like many, waiting for Bulldozer to make a complete upgrade

CPU, Mobo and RAM

but...well...everyone know now how BD turn out to be.....

so...question...I still want to upgrade, but intel prices in my country are just too expensive....2500K is 325$

and the 1100T (that after reading 8 reviews of the 8150....we can conclude that is on par or better than the FX) its just 230$

so...what to do ?? will I get a good performance boos in games and applications with the 1100T Over clocked at 4.0GHz ??

or I just need to wait more and keep this rig ??

the thing is...that I want a 570 in December...and I don't want to get CPU bottleneck from my PII X4 945

what to do ??? :O
man, there have been many threads about this, Phenom II x4 won't be the reason for less then 60 FPS at 1080p or lower resolution in ANY game, even with GTX 580. That CPU u have is just fine for gaming...
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