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Hey guys, I just picked up the second 6870 and wow, I have never played games on everything full 8xaa and 16xaf. Brought some older games back to life. Been playing HL2 maxed everything on 1920x1080 getting 150+ fps and so smooth. I will try to give it some thing a little harder like Crysis or 2033 soon. All I have to say is, I think i'm set for another year until is it time something amazing comes out in the CPU market.
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Hey guys, I just picked up the second 6870 and wow, I have never played games on everything full 8xaa and 16xaf. Brought some older games back to life. Been playing HL2 maxed everything on 1920x1080 getting 150+ fps and so smooth. I will try to give it some thing a little harder like Crysis or 2033 soon. All I have to say is, I think i'm set for another year until is it time something amazing comes out in the CPU market.
Good deal man. 150 fps in HL2 eh? Overkill much?
    
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Get a new CPU, a 1090t like you said or a 975BE, the 1090t won't give you any benefit in games over a 4 core and the 975BE is clocked higher, unless you do video editing etc an X6 is not really needed.
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Flippin' Intel trolls, leave him alone man. 1090T sounds good.
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Don't forget about Piledriver in a few months

hopefully Bulldozer and Piledriver will be like Phenom 1 and 2
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Don't forget about Piledriver in a few months

hopefully Bulldozer and Piledriver will be like Phenom 1 and 2
Just how many months exactly?
    
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its supposed to be released between now and march
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its supposed to be released between now and march
Man that's a long time to wait...
    
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post #19 of 23
I would go with the 2500k unless you just really want a Thuban.

I like how FX-8150 isn't even being considered....
 
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post #20 of 23
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I would go with the 2500k unless you just really want a Thuban.

I like how FX-8150 isn't even being considered....
The op specifically mentioned those options, and that would require a motherboard update which for his needs, if he were to upgrade a motherboard it would make far more sense to get an i5. Seems pretty reasonable that that isnt being considered.



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