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Poll Results: Has moving to Sand Bridge improved your frame rates?

 
  • 75% (47)
    Yes, my graphics card/s are now fully utilised and running much better and smoother
  • 24% (15)
    No, some extra performance but not as much as an improvement as I was expecting
62 Total Votes  
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Originally Posted by BeastRider View Post

Okay if $220 is cheap to you it may not be to all people. $120 for a processor AND a decent on-board GPU is a lot cheaper than $220 for processor alone. And I'm talking about budget here, a 2500K/3570K is not for a "budget" gaming PC either. Also we're talking in general, obviously people in OCN are enthusiasts so paying $220 for a processor might be considered "cheap" to us but not to some.

In the UK atleast you can buy a 3750k and motherboard for the same price as an FX-8350 and motherboard.....
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Originally Posted by Mr Frosty View Post

In the UK atleast you can buy a 3750k and motherboard for the same price as an FX-8350 and motherboard.....

Not here in the western hemisphere.
Edited by SniperTeamTango - 10/30/12 at 2:07pm
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