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Will FX 8120 or FX 8150 be faster than my Phenom X4 840

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Many say Phenom x2 is faster which is why I ask.

Bulldozer faster than my X4 840 and will it work on any AM3 board now? I'd rather just stick with my current board for now. That way all I am doing is paying for the processor. Better than having to buy another board + 2500k which is much pricier.

Hate all this Faildozer stuff so let's keep this on the DL.
    
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Yes, but only because you have a Propus that is given the "Phenom" branding and not the normal "Athlon" branding.
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How much faster is bulldozer than x4 840?
    
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i think it will be , by alot .. depending on what your doing
    
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Originally Posted by Xristo;15327053 
i think it will be , by alot .. depending on what your doing

What about some high end gaming? Very high end gaming I mean.
    
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Ya you should see a pretty massive increase from that CPU.
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Will it work on my cheap asus am3 board?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BigCactus;15327065 
What about some high end gaming? Very high end gaming I mean.

By very high end gaming, i'm assuming you mean multi GPU gaming, in which there will be an evident bottleneck with BD.
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By high end gaming I mean 1360x768 resolution 8xmsaa 16xaf max settings.

plus gtx470 overclocked.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BigCactus;15327162 
By high end gaming I mean 1360x768 resolution 8xmsaa 16xaf max settings.

plus gtx470 overclocked.

It should be fine ... but why are you playing at such a low resolution for ... high end gaming?
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