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is the fx-6100 really worth $30 more than the 1090T?!

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so, I was planning on building a new PC with the BD FX-6100, but I came to realize that it's $30 for .1GHz, and a 6MB L@ cache instead of 3. is it really worth it? I'm new to computers, so idk what the L2 cache is... anyone think I should spend $30 on something else instead? (RAM upgrade or something?)
Edited by Ken.Turner - 10/12/11 at 2:12pm
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Don't bother, get SB.
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Basically: No, in fact, the FX-6100 is even way slower than the 1090T.
The 1090T competes with the FX-8150.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by driftingforlife;15281403 
Don't bother, get SB.

This...........2500k smile.gif
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thanks for your guys' help!
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You can spend $100's less on an intel sandybridge build which is considerably faster and uses alot less power. you should read the reviews in the hardware news section about bulldozer to make your own mind up before you buy anything
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At this time, the 2500K is the CPU to have.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by toX0rz;15281409 
Basically: No, in fact, the FX-6100 is even way slower than the 1090T.
The 1090T competes with the FX-8150.

Sad, but true. This was the most over-hyped release I have ever seen. And overclocked 1090T (which I got for $115 here) can beat the FX-8150 on some games and even at certain tasks.
    
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If you already have all the AMD parts and you just need a CPU upgrade then I would go with the x6...

If you are starting from scratch I would go SB...

Edit: This is coming from someone who only bought AMD up until 1 month ago and I decided on the 2600K
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Not worth it because it's not faster.
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