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Sure, no problem.

LOL.. xD

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I still think this is a troll, but if op wants to upgrade from 2500k to FX4100 for having too much money in his hand, let him be. With the time you spent on buying new parts, selling old parts, remove old parts from computer and install new parts, reinstall OS and tweak the whole system, you could of use the time and go work for mcdonalds to make more than you saved from the "upgrade"...

The worst part is once you get the new upgrade, dissatisfied with the performance and then go back to 2500k, now that is just
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Here we go again.
Amd fanboys strike back "Wait for Windows 8 and optimized software for bulldozer and also wait 2-3months for new revision".
Lol. Why not to wait for Ivy Bridge then?
if it was out with NEW technology, and underperforming, i would say the same thing.
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Don't do it!
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we just can't take into account hypothetical future performance. that's what got many here in the first place! it may happen, it may not, but right now, it sure ain't happening, and that's what we should base our decisions on.

if we buy a new, expensive chip that is underperforming, and pray it improves with time, we run a high risk of being disappointed when it never improves "enough," or new and superior tech makes it obsolete anyway, so what was the point of suffering through it?

i'm hoping someone puts the FX4 and 6 through their paces over time, but i don't expect much.
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FX 41xx 2 module 4 threads best compared to a dual core.
this thing is junk, pretty much an internet surf machine chip. the new low sempron.
<--amd fan intel sometimes user.
stay with currant set up.
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Hey guys, I've been looking over the reviews and to be honest the 4100 looks pretty decent for gaming, and I wouldn't mind making a little money by selling my sandy bridge cpu + motherboard. Before you say it's slower in everything else, I don't really do anything else other than game, listen to music, and surf on my system, so I wouldn't care. Not to mention I feel like I need a change and i've been dying to go back to amd.

What do you guys think?
Don't. It's more cost effective to keep your system as it is. If you want a change, play with Linux.
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we just can't take into account hypothetical future performance. that's what got many here in the first place! it may happen, it may not, but right now, it sure ain't happening, and that's what we should base our decisions on..
sure we cant. but, we can remember that there has been multiple cases of the same nature in the past (even with intel's 2 different generations), and we can state that as it is - that new technology improves greatly with support.

that means if the op has the means to wait, s/he should. if not, s/he should base decisions on current picture only for his/her immediate needs.
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What are you guys talking about? My rig already has magic bios, registry mods, and the latest cpu drivers... See for yourself, it's in my sig.
    
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What are you guys talking about? My rig already has magic bios, registry mods, and the latest cpu drivers... See for yourself, it's in my sig.
But you have an ASUS motherboard and ASUS has an agenda against AMD to make Bulldozer run poorly.
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