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post #51 of 58
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Originally Posted by Mygaffer View Post
If you primarily game or do a lot of video transcoding than a $250 FX-8150 overclocked to 4.6Ghz will be a very competitive product.
Not really when the 2500K is 30 dollars cheaper especially for gaming.
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the price of the FX 6100 went down by 5 dollars on newegg.ca...

it was 199 before....
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I really want one but I only have exactly enough for the 4100. I really need a mouse and keyboard. x_x

Looking forward to getting one in the future though.
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Originally Posted by pale_neon View Post
If someone was building because they were still running a dual core however, it would be worth it, imho. an extra $100 compared to the net cost of an entire build is not a lot to spend to stay futureproofed.
Stop reading my mind! Honestly, this isn't a godawful chip for what I'd be doing with it...if the price drops. Currently, the 2500k is similar in cost, but delivers fantastic performance (comparitively for gaming, which is mostly what I'm concerned with). HOWEVER, if the price drops, the bulldozer chips become far more attractive. I'm sadly constrained to a tight budget for fun, so the price/performance aspect definitely comes into play. And if you've seen my sig rig, you can probably understand both why I need an upgrade, and what kind of budget I'm dealing with
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Stop reading my mind! Honestly, this isn't a godawful chip for what I'd be doing with it...if the price drops. Currently, the 2500k is similar in cost, but delivers fantastic performance (comparitively for gaming, which is mostly what I'm concerned with). HOWEVER, if the price drops, the bulldozer chips become far more attractive. I'm sadly constrained to a tight budget for fun, so the price/performance aspect definitely comes into play. And if you've seen my sig rig, you can probably understand both why I need an upgrade, and what kind of budget I'm dealing with
just keep saving, by the time BD drops in price or gets a performance boost you'll be golden.
    
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Not really when the 2500K is 30 dollars cheaper especially for gaming.
Can you read at all? He said transcoding and gaming.
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Until the quad core drops down to $100 or less,
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i may be a little crazy single thread performance may not be all that awesome but for multithread performance it will definitely be decent for 190-220
and really it's only a 4 core with physical HT. all the hype of 8 cores is confusing a lot of people
This kind of claim bothers me somewhat.

HT takes one integer core and tries to shove more through the same pipelines

M-SPACE takes two integer cores and shares a 256-bit FPU that can handle 2 128-bit tasks simultaneously plus the scheduler and L2 cache
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