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Well I'll give you a thought. I know that a 8120 oc about the same as a 8150.
I have a 8150 and I disable 4 cores. This is what it can do so far on 4 cores.
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2271938
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560 GTX TI 448 Twin Frozr III= 279$@Tiger Direct
vs
HD 6950 2 gb sapphire= 279$@Amazon

go for nvidia cheaper if you see price/performance and Price/Cooling:D

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/GTX_560_Ti_448_Cores_Twin_Frozr_III/
http://www.overclockersclub.com/reviews/msi_n560gtx448_pe/
http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/4451/msi_gtx_560_ti_448_1280mb_twin_frozr_iii_power_edition_video_card_review/index.html
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Well I'll give you a thought. I know that a 8120 oc about the same as a 8150.
I have a 8150 and I disable 4 cores. This is what it can do so far on 4 cores.
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2271938

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Thank you for all of the advice so far. Please remember: I'm not interested in upgrading my graphics cards. Please take that in consideration when giving advice re: whether 8120 would be better than a 1055t.
    
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post #15 of 18
it should also If I were you I´d bench from win7 patched and Linux biggrin.gif
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As other people stated, if Linux is your main OS; go for it without thinking twice. Optimizations are there at all levels, and it easily beats Thubans in said platform.

If it is Windows, then it might be a side grade with benefits. Such as overclockability and future proofing. But right now, it's a sidegrade.
   
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Thank you for all of the advice so far. Please remember: I'm not interested in upgrading my graphics cards. Please take that in consideration when giving advice re: whether 8120 would be better than a 1055t.

Gaming performance will decrease at stock, will draw even/slightly pass at 4.5+ ghz. Productivity performance will increase 5-20 percent depending on the app. Power consumption will increase slightly at Stock, massively when overclocked.
Based on techreports initial review, numerous patched tests, and my own testing of a 8120 at 4.2 and 4.8.

Unless your struggling with a Particular task with your 1055, I'd say hold off for now.

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Gaming performance will decrease at stock, will draw even/slightly pass at 4.5+ ghz. Productivity performance will increase 5-20 percent depending on the app. Power consumption will increase slightly at Stock, massively when overclocked.
Based on techreports initial review, numerous patched tests, and my own testing of a 8120 at 4.2 and 4.8.
Unless your struggling with a Particular task with your 1055, I'd say hold off for now.
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Now THAT is an insightful post. +REP
    
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