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post #1 of 52
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Since the reviews of the new Amd FX cpu are low.

Should I keep my Phenom II x4 955 oc to 4.0ghz and just buy a second MSI GTX 560ti Hawk and go SLI?

I mostly just play games and surf the web.


Any help would be much appreciated.
post #2 of 52
Go SLI.
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post #3 of 52
SLI benches are looking pretty sad for the BD.
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post #4 of 52
SLI. Not much point in changing out your CPU right now. There might be some BIOS updates that improve performance on the BD cpus, but I wouldn't hold my breath.
post #5 of 52
I had a 955 before my current build, it was a beast. Go SLI
post #6 of 52
SLI definitely
 
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post #7 of 52
what resolution? if 1080p I would sell that 560ti and buy 580
post #8 of 52
Your system is already fine as is, yeah? Get the 2nd GPU.

Unless you want to do some more waiting...for BD prices to drop.
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post #9 of 52
You'll get way better gains with the GPU upgrade.
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post #10 of 52
Winter is coming. Go for BD. House isn't going to heat itself.


Seriously though, the 560 more than enough for modern games, save the money and upgrade to a new platform later on. Or use the money to spend on peripherals.
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