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Poll Results: Would you switch to a FX-8120 if you got one for free over a Phenom II 1100t or just sell it?

 
  • 25% (6)
    FX-8120 all the way!
  • 75% (18)
    Just sell that sucker.
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post #11 of 20
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It's sealed.
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post #12 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by cmac68 View Post

It's sealed.

Ask around for offers then if you do decide to sell. When sealed, it's pretty much brand new, so people would be willing to pay a bit less than retail. These are beast overclockers, they broke the world record for highest clock in fact if I remember correctly. But I mean FtW, just_nuke_em, and many other overclockers that use phase changers and dice for HWBOT would like to taste how far these chips can be pushed.
Edited by Grath - 1/31/12 at 8:56pm
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post #13 of 20
Sell it. I'd say $170 shipped would be doable. If no one bites lower the price.
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post #14 of 20
I voted to use it but it depends on you.

If youre happy with your 1100 overclock and dont really want to deal with the hassle of all the trial and error of getting the 8120 up to a respectable overclock, then sell it and keep the 1100 as you already have a monster OC on it.

If however youre wanting something new to play with and want to see how far you can push it, then drop that sucker in there and get to it.

If it were me, Id keep it and see how close I could get to 5 gig on it. I intended to ride out my 1090 until Piledriver hit but I seriously doubt Ill wait that long. If the prices of the 8120 get down around $170'ish, Ill likely have one in my rig just for something new to play with.
post #15 of 20
Or install and overclock it as much as your cooling lets you smile.gif { 4.54ghz (205*22)@ 1.392v [max temp was 56 with my H100 push pull] 4.6@1.4v 5@1.5(not stable)}
 
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post #16 of 20
Sell it and your 6950, and you're one step closer to a 7950 thumb.gif
post #17 of 20
i sez..hold onto it til ya get 35 rep..then post it in the OCN marketplace..it'll go QUICK! thumb.gif
 
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post #18 of 20
Get it to 4.8-4.9ghz, it will smoke your 1100T@4.2ghz ! **** BD haters !
post #19 of 20
Thread Starter 
So I finally decided that since there is financial gain no matter what way I go I listed both CPU's on CL. The 1100t for $150 and the FX-8120 for $175. Whichever sells first determines the one I keep.
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Corsair H110i GT Windows 7 64bit 60" Sharp Aquos 1080p 120Hz Corsair AX860 
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Corsair 750D 
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I5 3570k @ 4.5GHz ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ASUS RX480 Strix Samsung Wonder RAM 
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post #20 of 20
LOL! Well thats one way to make the choice.
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