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The Q6600 is roughly the same as getting a 4 core Phenom II. I would save up your money for 1155 Sandy or Ivy Bridge.
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bulldozer is a failure bro, period.

it really isnt a failure. it does its job.
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bulldozer is a failure bro, period.

it really isnt a failure. it does its job.

So does the Phenom II. Bulldozer is a failure because it is really expensive for something that is about as good as a Phenom II from 4 years ago. They are a huge waste of money, the same price if not more expensive (at least over here) than a 2500K + Good P67/Z68 board
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it really isnt a failure. it does its job.

doing it's job doesn't mean it's not a failure

phenom ii are faster than bulldozer, and bulldozer is supposed to be the successor, a successor that didn't succeed.
it failed bro, big time. that's a fact.
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thats not true at all. i owned a phenom X6... but the bulldozer is wayyyyy faster. and prob can smoke ur i5 at least mine can.

lol! in your dreams amd fanboy.
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FYI:Anyone who posts the following: "smokes,destroys,obliterates,pulverizes,eats-for-breakfast..etc..etc.." IS an uninformed fanboy every time :yessir.gif:

A 960T would be better than fx6100
a 2500K would also be better

IME 960T(@ 4 ghz +) is about 90% of a 5 ghz 2500K..but Intel's cpus lag when browsing/doing Windows stuff and whatnot.Phenoms don't.Phenoms aren't as smooth/yield lower fps in games(some).I think it may have to do with where
the instruction sets are in the pipeline.thinking.gif

Case in point: :eek.gif:
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thats not true at all. i owned a phenom X6... but the bulldozer is wayyyyy faster. and prob can smoke ur i5 at least mine can.
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If the op is going for gaming build 2advanced it would be very derp to go for a 8120 over a 2500k the i5 DESTROYS the 8120 in gaming by atleast 10-20 fps every time.

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I am a fanboy because I own an Intel CPU? Are you mad bro?

Why you mad bro? U mad because I called your B.S.? If you need help with basic math, all you have to do is ask. Were all here to help. Start by going here:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1210060/fx8120-vs-2500k-benchmark-results

Count the number of benchmarks the 8120 won. Divide that number by the number of benchmarks the 2500k won. Move the decimal point over two spots, and that will equal out the percentage.

So tell me, does that equal 95%? OUTLANDISH CLAIMS LIKE THIS = FANBOY!

The same basic math can be applied to the price claims that can only be made by 5% of Americans.
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i5 2500k performs better in 95% of applications -TRUE
cheaper depending on where you reside. -TRUE
Another vote for 2500k, 2550k (as low as 150 at Microcenter), or Phenom 2. -TRUE
can't accept the reality that bulldozer is a failure?


Are you stupid? Have you seen these (http://www.overclock.net/t/1210060/fx8120-vs-2500k-benchmark-results) benchmark results? If you too need help with basic math, just ask. Im here to help.

And again, OUTLANDISH CLAIMS LIKE "95% BETTER" = FANBOY! Accept it! Embrace it!
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Synthetic benchmark means one thing, but it does not equal to real world performance. Why must the word "fanyboy" be used to on this forum so frequently?

You make a good point, but the fact is, most people wont notice a difference between such closely matched cpus. And I think the reason the word fanboy is used so often on this forum is because you have fools like ghostrider and di inferni who will blatantly ignore facts, and exagerrate cherry picked benchmarks to prove their point. Ignorance runs rampant here.

Lol... That's just sad.
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nothing can really beat the 8120.. mines equal to a 2600k... i hate Intel Fanboys.

keep dreaming bro,
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You wouldn't really notice any difference between the 2500k and the FX-8120. However, you'd get more done at once with the FX. thumb.gif But enjoy your 2500k, OP. Awesome chip, but not for me.
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Why you mad bro? U mad because I called your B.S.? If you need help with basic math, all you have to do is ask. Were all here to help. Start by going here:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1210060/fx8120-vs-2500k-benchmark-results
Count the number of benchmarks the 8120 won. Divide that number by the number of benchmarks the 2500k won. Move the decimal point over two spots, and that will equal out the percentage.
So tell me, does that equal 95%? OUTLANDISH CLAIMS LIKE THIS = FANBOY!
The same basic math can be applied to the price claims that can only be made by 5% of Americans.
Are you stupid? Have you seen these (http://www.overclock.net/t/1210060/fx8120-vs-2500k-benchmark-results) benchmark results? If you too need help with basic math, just ask. Im here to help.
And again, OUTLANDISH CLAIMS LIKE "95% BETTER" = FANBOY! Accept it! Embrace it!
You make a good point, but the fact is, most people wont notice a difference between such closely matched cpus. And I think the reason the word fanboy is used so often on this forum is because you have fools like ghostrider and di inferni who will blatantly ignore facts, and exagerrate cherry picked benchmarks to prove their point. Ignorance runs rampant here.


I gotta disagree there..You want ignorance?..you want Tom's Hardware forums wackosmiley.gif
 
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