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Hi guys, I have some good news, well at least for me. I am doing a new build. Nothing too great but a new build none the less. I was thinking about for a CPU the FX-4100, it has a good price and seems to have decent gaming performance. For the videocard I was thinking a 6850 looks like a pretty decent card. The other components are pretty much standard 4gb ram 500gb HDD, and 500w Corsair PSU. My main question is will this be able to play the games that I like to play. Almost all the Valve games, BF3 on med. I really have no other games I desire to play XD.
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better off getting a 960T since that performs better for practically the same amount of $$$ and also to have a shot of turning it into a 6 core cpu or 5 core Cpu which helps for games like Source games and BF3 a tad more. redface.gif
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better off getting a 960T since that performs better for practically the same amount of $$$ and also to have a shot of turning it into a 6 core cpu or 5 core Cpu which helps for games like Source games and BF3 a tad more. redface.gif

The computer, I was looking at was a combo deal. But I will try some configurations.
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The computer, I was looking at was a combo deal. But I will try some configurations.

What combo deal is that?
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The computer, I was looking at was a combo deal. But I will try some configurations.

When you said configuration,you mean a pre-built computer,right?Why don't you just build it yourself?Is it really that good of a deal?
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A supercombo deal?  It's probably not a good deal, in the sense that 1. the parts choice is impractical, and 2. the component price-performance can often be beat with your own selections.

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stick with the 4100... its not bad.
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As much as I'd like AMD to succeed, and as fun as they are to overclock, you're better off making an i3 build performance-wise.
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Let him choose what he wants. After all tthis is the amd section. The 4100 is great for overclocking and it doesn't perform bad after that's done.
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Let him choose what he wants. After all tthis is the amd section. The 4100 is great for overclocking and it doesn't perform bad after that's done.


Cinebench single-thread results should be about on-par after OC and multithreaded Cinebench = 33% benefit

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