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Right now any Phenom II x4 CPU.
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i think it is safe to say - Piledriver.
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best bang for your $x6
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Originally Posted by rdr09 View Post

i think it is safe to say - Piledriver.
Phemon II is still 8%+ better than piledriver clock vs. clock.
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phenom II x6 BE,965 -up BE
 
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My Phenom 955 BE and 7970 is still keeping up with the latest games with little bottleneck
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And what about AMD FX-8150 ?
What's the difference between FX-8150 and FX-8150 Black Edition?
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8150 is not very good for gaming unless its a game that is NOT cpu dependent or unless it can use all the cores. For example, I just switched from an 8120 "OC'd to 4ghz" to an Intel 3570k and my World of Warcraft FPS went from mid 40s with shadows on high to over 100 with shadows on max. If you have to go for AMD for gaming then get the older gen which is cheaper and IMO better.
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I would ignore the 8150 and get an 8120 if you want bulldozer. Personally I think you should wait for the Piledriver reviews & release. If the power consumption has been reigned in, I would get the 8320 or 8350 and overclock it. If you don't use multithreaded software (rendering, design, folding) then I would disable 1/2 of each PD module and try to squeeze out a couple hundred more mhz of the chip and run it as a quad with even better power consumption and a better thermal situation.

Basically you want to wait a week and see what happens.

Alternatively - If your budget were to allow (as in you've more than 260 to spend) - I would get something like a P8Z77 or UD3H and a 3570k + decent cooler (Hyper 212+, dark knight II, D14, SA) and just hit 4.0-4.5ghz and be good to go. For strictly gaming Intel has the performance crown, but at the higher cost. Again, we will know far more when official reviews of Piledriver come out.
Edited by iamwardicus - 10/20/12 at 7:42am
 
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