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So how much better is the new AMD FX processors over the i7? I read a couple of things about it but couldn't get a good answer. I am going to be building a new computer in the next few months and I am thinking of going with intel because of certain things that we can not talk about on this forum
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So how much better is the new AMD FX processors over the i7? I read a couple of things about it but couldn't get a good answer. I am going to be building a new computer in the next few months and I am thinking of going with intel because of certain things that we can not talk about on this forum
I7 > Fx

In every Aspect. 2600K will be the best processor till the 3700K arrives in march
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i7 is even better than the 8 core version?
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i7 is even better than the 8 core version?
yep :c
i'd go with the 2500k or wait until ivy bridge comes out

remember to upgrade that graphics card!
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not to blast anyone here but how is it better? thats pretty surprising news to me that after all this time the i7 is still triumphant over the fx.
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Wait for Ivy. Not too much longer apparently.
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post #7 of 46
The only way it might be worth going FX is if you already had an AM3+ mobo, you don't so go with intel.

Just curious, what is the thing you can not discuss about intel processors on this forum? PM me if you need to.
Edited by pyra - 10/19/11 at 9:00pm
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i7 all the way.
 
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post #9 of 46
check one of the 100s of reviews that show BD being slower then a 2500/2600k amd failed on this seems like they rushed it out it has a huge list of issues that need to be fixed.
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i7 is far better than the 8 core FX and uses 50% less power while doing so...

Heck, even the i5 2500k beats the FX. Don't get that pile of a CPU, unless you are stuck with a AM3+ motherboard.
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