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post #11 of 40
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i would wait for piledriver to come out. they are suppose to be am3+, use a better architecture than bulldozer, have very high clock rates, and amd 7000 series graphics. when they first come out, dont splurge and get one, wait for the reviews. if they are any good, i would get one. wink.gif
Pretty much this, though it's not a new microarch, it called an "Enhanced Bulldozer". Resonant Clock Meshing will hopefully improve performance a little bit, and they are AM3+/990FX just like Bulldozer.
post #12 of 40
I am in the same boat personally and was planning on either getting a Phenom II 980BE or Piledriver (depends on when I get the money and how PD performs)

All I do is game on my system so from my experience anything above a high clocked quad isn't necessary it is nice to have but I will not personally need it, If you do need more than a high clocked quad then you can look to find something like a 1090t on amazon or ebay

What others in the thread have said is right, just skip FX for now, it really isn't worth it in the end =(

Good Luck Though!
post #13 of 40
I had the 1090t and I must say it was the best AMD Chip I ever owned, looking at reviews and everything I conclude the Phenom series are better then the FX series and you should get a 1090T or a 1100T and overclock it to 4.0 ghz easy.
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post #14 of 40
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I had the 1090t and I must say it was the best AMD Chip I ever owned, looking at reviews and everything I conclude the Phenom series are better then the FX series and you should get a 1090T or a 1100T and overclock it to 4.0 ghz easy.
OP stated he does not want Thuban, he only could get a 1045T and that he does not want to go to ebay and spend more money on the 1090T/1100T.

Though those are good chips.
post #15 of 40
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If I had to choose between the FX 8150 and the Phenom 980, should I go for the 980? And when is the release for the Piledriver line?
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post #16 of 40
i've read sometime in August is when Piledrivers gonna be on shelves
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I think if I can find a buy it now 1090 or 1100 on Ebay for $200 or less I'll buy it otherwise maybe I will wait for PD.
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FX series needs some umm..tweaking.
+1 get the 960T,its a fun chip to oc and possibly the best quad core AMD has ever made,it runs cool and may unlock to 6 cores,give it a try.
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post #19 of 40
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damn I think I would rather get a 980 other then another 960T it seems like the whole FX line is a bust unless you get them to OC to 5ghz
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I'm just looking for a processor I can get that will last a while and blows my Athlon X3 455 out of the water, I want a processor that won't get bottlenecked by a 580 and I really don't want to wait for the PD line. I had a 960T and it would only go to around 3.3ghz and wouldnt unlock the extra cores.
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