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Poll Results: what will be better for gaming?

 
  • 54% (6)
    I3 3220 + Z77
  • 45% (5)
    FX 6100 + 990FX
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post #1 of 12
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I3 3220 only does around 100MHz OC the AMD i supose can do a lot more having that in mind what is the best one?
post #2 of 12
I wouldn't recommend getting the Z77 with the i3.
Get H61, B75 or H77 chipset with it instead and then it will be a better deal than the red team....
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post #3 of 12
if you feel a bottleneck from the CPU you should get something better, i got an AMD955/965 cpu on both rigs which work just fine for games. I dont see the reason upgrading if there is no bottleneck. Its just me

I would go 990fx IMO
post #4 of 12
lol i3
sure FX 6100 .
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post #5 of 12
If you had the FX 6300 instead of the 6100, I would easily tell you to go with AMD but since you don't, I'll will side with Intel'S i3 smile.gif Besides, with the Z77 mobo, you can enjoy upgrading to a IB quad-core in the future thumb.gif
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post #6 of 12
my i3 2100 in my htpc never misses a beat whie gaming, which gpu are you planning on using with it nyways?
i3 2100 plus my gtx 4602GB play crysis 2 just fine. i did it to out of curiosity i have the 460 paired with my 2500K in my sig normally thumb.gif
oops is it the setup in your rig? the i3 wont bottleneck that i dont think
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post #7 of 12
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post #8 of 12
GOod choice. My friend has the card and it stays nice and cool while gaming thumb.gif


The extra cores will help from the FX vishera with todays games.


In the end though it depends what types of games you play.
Edited by Quesoblanco - 11/1/12 at 10:10am
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post #9 of 12
You honestly won't notice a difference until you overclock that FX chip, then it will normally be better. The i3 with a Z77 board is overspending, grab a H77 board instead. thumb.gif
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post #10 of 12
Having looked at your sig you already have the i3 and the Z77 board? Is that what you are thinking of upgrading?

If so, just drop a 3570K in there and go to overclock heaven!!!

Cheers,

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