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God damn, ok what are your temps? and what are you using to cool it?

hey, don't say bad words. those are just for show. i am using air right now, so i was only able to prime 4GHz as a hex. no issues for everyday use including games at 4.4GHz and temp tops off at 55C. quad works best for gaming and i turn the other cores when using adobe.

i have a kuhler 920 on the way hopefully will cool it better. but like i said, the 8120's price will be hard to beat since you have an am3+ mobo already. do not buy another 960T and hope it will unlock.

so you somehow make the switch live or something? is it a feature of your board? so you switch back and forth from quad at 4.4ghz and hexa at 4ghx depending on what your doing?
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I'm guessing he just restarts and changes it in the BIOS.
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8150 and a 920... thumb.gif
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Thank you FromUndaChz, I think I will smile.gif
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so you somehow make the switch live or something? is it a feature of your board? so you switch back and forth from quad at 4.4ghz and hexa at 4ghx depending on what your doing?

i set profiles inside bios. biostar should have one, too.
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FX series needs some umm..tweaking.

^^ This

Your first reply is the way to go.
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Phenom II X4 980
or
FX 8150
or
FX 6200
AND
Antec 920
or
H80

Bulldozer: FX-8120 + H80
Phenom: 960T + H80

Anything other then them two is a complete waste of money (except 1090T/1100T).
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Thanks i'll probably go for the 8120 and H80 if I cant find a 1090 or 1100
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The 8120 is a great bang for buck proc. it is overall (not really in gaming) close to the i5 but at $160 now
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Thanks i'll probably go for the 8120 and H80 if I cant find a 1090 or 1100
According to your sig rig, your running a Phenom II X4 B55 @ 3.72Ghz? So I take it unlocked perfectly fine? If so then you would be wasting your money to invest into anything lower then a 1090T/1100T in the Phenom II line. Your B55 is equivalent to a Phenom II 980 right now. There is nothing different between them, except yours had 2 disabled cores, and a lower stock clock. So I would personally go FX-8120 because your chances of finding a retail 1090T/1100T is very slim. When Bulldozer hit everyone bought them up to skip the FX line (then they were discontinued shortly after). Tho if your into overclocking you will see some insane multi-threading power out of a FX-8120. The reason I recommend the FX-8120 over the FX-8150 is because again there is no difference between them. Except the FX-8150 has a default higher multiplier. So when your overclocking it really makes no difference their the same exact chip, just one is $30 cheaper then the other (hence why more sold). Your not running any insane crossfire or anything so a Bulldozer should be perfectly fine for you (no bottlenecks). Tho a 1090T/1100T would beat it out if you can get your hands on one.
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