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Yeah, I actually was considering Ivy Bridge for the power savings and maybe less heat (Florida). Just made the purchase like a minute ago and went with the 8120 (last minute questions, yeah, I'm guilty, but whistle.gif ? )
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Wise words. +rep for making a logical decision, regardless of which product you do end up going with, they are both great!

Sweet, thanks! Not that wise though, 4 years ago I was an Nvidia fanboy (minor fanboy mind you hypocritesmiley.png)
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Yeah, I actually was considering Ivy Bridge for the power savings and maybe less heat (Florida). Just made the purchase like a minute ago and went with the 8120 (last minute questions, yeah, I'm guilty, but whistle.gif ? )
Sweet, thanks! Not that wise though, 4 years ago I was an Nvidia fanboy (minor fanboy mind you hypocritesmiley.png)

lol, I have brands I tend to stick with, but I also try to keep an open mind on all hardware:) OCN.net is full of fanboys and elitists that are incapable of giving a single "good" reason for why they make their purchase. Please post back and let us all know how you like your new CPU.
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My FX-8150 actually runs cooler than the i7 2600k's I have (Folding Rigs) so with a decent cooler on it you shouldn't have a problem. Power wise the FX-8150 does use a little more under full load.
    
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IB is much faster clock per clock, but I wouldn't really consider an IB since you are choosing from a locked down version and you can't OC. If the choice was a 3570K or something, it'd be different. IB does consume a great deal of less power as well.

You can OC 3450 to some degree. It is partially unlocked, meaning multiplier can be up by 4x, or 400 MHz.
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You can OC 3450 to some degree. It is partially unlocked, meaning multiplier can be up by 4x, or 400 MHz.

I meant other than just OC'ing it to the max turbo. wink.gif
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