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With my fx-8120 I could hit 4.5ghz at 1.4v, but in order to hit 4.7ghz I needed 1.5v! I know every every chip is different but that overclock is insane, just plain sick. 5.5ghz is within reach on that chip.

I see no chance of seeing 5.5ghz with anything less then dice.
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post #82 of 2391
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I see no chance of seeing 5.5ghz with anything less then dice.

Phase change maybe. Will have to see a bigger sample of chips. Also depends on how these scale with cold
 
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post #83 of 2391
It's great too see the FX 8350 being competitive with Intels Core i5's but I still have some issues with it that will prevent me from getting one


#1. AMD doesn't plan too keep AM3+ afloat. Next "High End" AMD platform more than likely won't support AM3+ processors


#2. AMD didn't integrate PCI-E 3.0 into their new chipset for AM3+


#3. At 189.99 retail what's going prevent people from picking up a $200 Ivy Bridge i5?


#4. Haswell is coming in ~6 months (Bringing better int. graphics and a 10% performance increase)
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post #84 of 2391
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It's great too see the FX 8350 being competitive with Intels Core i5's but I still have some issues with it that will prevent me from getting one
#1. AMD doesn't plan too keep AM3+ afloat. Next "High End" AMD platform more than likely won't support AM3+ processors
#2. AMD didn't integrate PCI-E 3.0 into their new chipset for AM3+
#3. At 189.99 retail what's too prevent people from picking up a $200 Ivy Bridge i5?
#4. Haswell is coming in ~6 months (Bringing better int. graphics and a 10% performance increase)

Haswell is looking 15-20% better then ivy. Well see after I read tpu and anands reviews
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post #85 of 2391
i5 for 200$? really? maybe at microcenter but only a small portion of people are near one.
ivy i5 retails arround 215 to 230
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i do a bit of converting mkv files to dvd and gaming are my main uses for the pc at this time.

You should see a lot of benefit then. If you get a decent overclock you should be reducing your converting times by 35-50% in most cases I would bet.

Gaming should be better as well, though hard to say how much exactly
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post #87 of 2391
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i5 for 200$? really? maybe at microcenter but only a small portion of people are near one.
ivy i5 retails arround 215 to 230

Newegg has the 3570K for 205 right now
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post #88 of 2391
eff, i knew i should have dumped my 1600t sooner

anyone wanna buy rolleyes.gif

anyway, this is awesome for AMD, the highest end PD is exactly where it should be, between a 2500k and a 2600k , and if it does this good in gaming, i see a bunch more AMD rigs in the future
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post #89 of 2391
Factor in the cost of a new mobo if we're switching ( £150 ) and you're already spending upwards of £350. It makes more sense to save a lot of money and cut back on some performance for PD.
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Where is my update Asus for the M5A99X EVO?
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