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The asrock board is better then the one you picked. From experience Im saying this. That Asus board will be throttling with that 8350. Also no game uses 8 cores, the max i've seen is BF3 @ 6. The fx-4300 will be plenty fast, and last a nice long time. Their energy bill will thank them too. From what i've seen the fx-4300 is actually competitive with an i5 on power consumption while load, and better at idle. thumb.gif
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The asrock board is better then the one you picked. From experience Im saying this. That Asus board will be throttling with that 8350. Also no game uses 8 cores, the max i've seen is BF3 @ 6. The fx-4300 will be plenty fast, and last a nice long time. Their energy bill will thank them too. From what i've seen the fx-4300 is actually competitive with an i5 on power consumption while load, and better at idle. thumb.gif

that was the old list this is my new one.
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post #23 of 39
there is no need for you to get an 8 core. apps using 8 cores isnt going to go mainstream any time soon. by that time, there will be much better solutions than what there is today. also, if you are just playing minecraft and browsing the web, 8 cores is way too much. you could get away with a quad core from amd or a dual core from intel.
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there is no need for you to get an 8 core. apps using 8 cores isnt going to go mainstream any time soon. by that time, there will be much better solutions than what there is today. also, if you are just playing minecraft and browsing the web, 8 cores is way too much. you could get away with a quad core from amd or a dual core from intel.

Like I have said before this computer well be in use for 5+ years, so if its overkill now good because it well be a long time before it gets an upgrade.... if ever.
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Like I have said before this computer well be in use for 5+ years, so if its overkill now good because it well be a long time before it gets an upgrade.... if ever.
but the thing is, we wont have apps that use 8 cores for a very long time. by that time, there will be 8 cores that will run laps around these 8 cores, so what is the point of getting one now?
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but the thing is, we wont have apps that use 8 cores for a very long time. by that time, there will be 8 cores that will run laps around these 8 cores, so what is the point of getting one now?

The point is so that the computer well be very powerful and last a long time. Something you dont seem to be reading in any of my post it that it well be used for 5+ years with out upgrade and, just to show how long that + years could be, my parents used a windows 98 computer till 2010. so they need they power so that the computer well last them a long time.

Now can we please keep all future post about my build list and not if I need the power or not.
post #27 of 39
You know what come to think of it since you're against upgrading stick with the 8350 or go down to an 8320 because it's basically the same just lower clocks. You could do what I did and just stick with the stock cooler for a while and then just buy a nice $30 cooler. It can grant you pretty good performance gains seeing how well these chips overclock. That's what I did and I couldn't be happier.

Also, as far as gaming goes the next generation of consoles are likely to utilize more cores and because a lot of PC titles are just messy console ports we could see performance gains with AMD's 8-core chips. This is just speculation of course but it could be good news if it turns out to be true.
     
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There is no future proof in this game. $1k in parts now is $200 in a year. Thanks for making my point.

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The point is so that the computer well be very powerful and last a long time. Something you dont seem to be reading in any of my post it that it well be used for 5+ years with out upgrade and, just to show how long that + years could be, my parents used a windows 98 computer till 2010. so they need they power so that the computer well last them a long time.
Now can we please keep all future post about my build list and not if I need the power or not.

The build looks good as is right now, i get what your doing with the fx-8350, it will run at stock speeds and be plenty fast, and as long as whatever their using isn't poorly threaded, 5 years down the road i doubt it will have anything bringing it too it's knees. thumb.gif
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The build looks good as is right now, i get what your doing with the fx-8350, it will run at stock speeds and be plenty fast, and as long as whatever their using isn't poorly threaded, 5 years down the road i doubt it will have anything bringing it too it's knees. thumb.gif

Quite right. AMD CPU's are only going to appreciate in power as time goes on because in 5 years mostly everything will be multi-threaded.
     
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