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post #11 of 55
I have never loved any of my recent AMD chips.
But they get the job done.

My 640 is chugging along nicely and I see no reason to upgrade anything in my rig until I start to see performance loss in games AND a general slowdown.
Ill turn down my settings LONG before I buy new parts.
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post #12 of 55
I love my II 955 BE, always have, this just makes me thankful i didn't upgrade to an AM3+ board.
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post #13 of 55
Love my X6 to lol!. @4050mhz it does everything i could ask of it..... Some of it faster than well you know the "other" thing. I feel more could be extracted from it with better cooling (gets upto 57c during IBT runs with this H50!).

Only a few ticks up from default VCore so plenty of headroom voltage wise. May pick up a H100 one day in the future and shoot for 4.2+. Sums up why i started picking AMD CPU's:

Cheap.
Clockable.
Good performance for power use...... SIX REAL CORES!!...... Not "funny half cooked" ones

Figure i can still get some years out of it yet so the BD FAIL! is no problem for me as i'm doubtful this AM3 MoBo would have made BD "SHINE"....... Infact has anyone put a BD into an AM3 board yet?? my ASUS has a BETA BIOS (3017) that supports BD just wondered how much more it is "hobbled" from the AM3 MoBo?

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post #14 of 55
I'm very happy with my 1100T of course. Too bad a wall is hit at ~4 GHz.
post #15 of 55
i'm satisfied with my 965..even after shelving the sandy bridge platform for it..certain things ..i.e. desktop apps..browsers are MUCH snappier with this chip ..kinda wish i hadn't dropped $200 on a sabertooth..when i could have had a m4n98td-evo though ..ah well..i already ordered an fx4100 to play with
 
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post #16 of 55
My 965 BE @ 4GHZ is holding back my 2 5870 CF but it's alright..
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post #17 of 55
I've yet to find a game where my CPU brings me below 60 FPS before my GPU, until that happens I'll be happy with my Phenom.
post #18 of 55
I'm Satisfied with my phenom its a great Chip its been running 4.4ghz on only 1.57volts
post #19 of 55
my x4 840...I can't wait to get rid of actually. I might get the 1090t if there is a special sale.
    
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post #20 of 55
I'm sticking with AMD. I have always been a fan of the underdog and Intel will not get anymore of my money. I currently own a 939 3500+, a Phenom x3 8550, a Ph2 555be, and a Ph2 955be. I am happy with all of them. I am saddened by the looks of the FX lineup, but I usually wait a year or two before jumping on tech anyways. I am happy with my 955 @ 3870MHz and 1.375 vcore. Lovely lovely chip
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