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post #21 of 29
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Not to mention you'd need a new motherboard. Which is why i never reccomended SB. Your current x6 and CH4 are still top notch AMD wise.

Those clocks on air.., i'd buy a nice rasa kit considering you were considering spending ~200$ on BD anyways.

2c
OP said he had a $1200 budget for the upgrade and was gonna need a new mobo to go with bulldozer anyways. Just suggesting an alternate more futureproof route...
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OP said he had a $1200 budget for the upgrade and was gonna need a new mobo to go with bulldozer anyways. Just suggesting an alternate more futureproof route...
Stay with Thuban, purchase U3011, upgrade video card later?
    
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Get an 8120, watercool it, OC to 5.5(I'd hope!), maybe disable every other core to get IPC up and a higher max OC. And then, I really doubt you'd have much CPU bottleneck. BD @ 5.5 with half the cores disabled should be close to a 2500k at 4.0.
 
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I have about 1200+$ set aside to upgrade CPU, Motherboard, ram and GPU
That's great! Why BD for gaming? Why even upgrade? Invest in stocks, maybe? A nice steak?
 
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Not to mention you'd need a new motherboard. Which is why i never reccomended SB. Your current x6 and CH4 are still top notch AMD wise.

Those clocks on air.., i'd buy a nice rasa kit considering you were considering spending ~200$ on BD anyways.

2c
I Have A 360 Rasa Kit on my other desk just sitting there...No one will buy me tubing and a kill coil for it

Edit: yea I guess the less I spend on the PC, the more I can Spend on a 1991 Nissan 240SX lool. anyways thanks guys. ill try and get my pc all upgrade and get that RASA kit in her and hopefully i should be able to get it up to 4.5GHz lool.
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You already have the 240 or your buying it lol?
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post #27 of 29
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yea Ill 100% agree with anyone who says Intel's SB are better in everyway, but ill never convert my CPU religion. and Im also gonna stick with Nvidia cuz ive had bad experiences with a 4890 lol. does anyways have an idea what AMD are gonna do with these Bulldozers? they have a new batch out in january, will they be performing better u think?
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its an oldschool one lool Bulletproof Im not concerned about my power supply these days I just want a pc that can push good FPS cuz ive been through 4 GPU's since 2007 and the upgrade costs are getting high
if that its your way of thinking.. then you need to understand that you always are going to Spend a lot of money trying to get more performance..

Because your CPU "GOD" its not delivering to you what you are looking for

BUT.. you already knows that..

On topic:

The ONLY way put i can see its to goo eyefinity: put those GPUs to do some real work in order to try and minimize the CPU implications..

Good luck and post pics of whatever you decide to buy/do
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You already have the 240 or your buying it lol?
i have a Rasa 360 kit yes I just never used it just it came with kinked tubing.
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No the 240sx lol. I just sold my s13 sunday sad day.
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