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Lol, thats like saying that the 7870 overclocked will beat the GTX 670. Thats just ignorant to say because overclocked, the i5 will rock the piledriver's house. Even at a measily 4.5 oc the i5 will beat a 5 GHz 8350.

Read the god damn post dude. He was asskissing his lovely 3570k at stock speeds. all im saying is that a 8350 at 4.5-5ghz should be able to ATLEAST keep up with a stock 3570k. Though i think the piledriver might beat it.

ANYWAYS ive been thinking about getting a 1155 socket and a 3570k as i only play games. i love amd and i got nothing against intel. Anyone got any good suggestions for a motherboard that would tolerate some overclocking?
 
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Anyone got any good suggestions for a motherboard that would tolerate some overclocking?

Asus P8Z77-V (or the LK) or ASRock Z77 Extreme4, or Gigabyte GAZ77X-UD3H are popular choices.
Edited by Forceman - 11/22/12 at 1:14pm
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Asus P8Z77-V (or the LK) or ASRock Z77 Extreme4, or Gigabyte GAZ77X-UD3H are popular choices.

Whats with the baby blue heatsinks and pcbs? the color will **** up my military green look in my c70 case...
 
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Asus P8Z77-V (or the LK) or ASRock Z77 Extreme4, or Gigabyte GAZ77X-UD3H are popular choices.
I can second the Extreme 4, overclocks extremely well. The other one I suggest is the Gigabyte GAZ77X-UD5
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Whats with the baby blue heatsinks and pcbs? the color will **** up my military green look in my c70 case...

It's a kinder, gentler Asus now.
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It's a kinder, gentler Asus now.

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Really. REALLY. Why do i HAVE to pay 350 dollars (converted from norwegian currency) for a motherboard that doesnt look BABY BLUE?!?!?! What a turn off.... mad.gifmad.gif
 
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Cant tell if sarcasm or not ...

Can't tell if i'm being sarcastic? Really?

You mean you sincerely believe it's possible that I really think there's a performance police who arrest people for not overclocking? LOL
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Can't tell if i'm being sarcastic? Really?
You mean you sincerely believe it's possible that I really think there's a performance police who arrest people for not overclocking? LOL

No. i got a autism thats off the charts aswell as dyslexia. so i might have read your sentence differently and at the same time not understanding sarcasm.
 
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1. Should I dislike Gigabyte boards because of their BIOS?
2. Is a Corsair H60 cool enough to take my FX 8350 to 4.8 to 5, or my i5 3570k to 4.5? If not, which cooler can? (I have a budget, while on sale, the Corsair H60 can be $40 after rebate, so no more that $60)
3. AMD only has PCI 2.0, should I avoid this?
4. The AMD FX 8350 Boasts 8 cores, does that do anything for me?
5. Which CPU will help me get the best out of my system?
6. What can Intel provide that AMD can't?
7. What can AMD provide, that Intel can't?
Thank You Very Much guys!!!!!!!thumb.gif

Just want to chime in so you aren't left with unreasonable expectations for whatever you choose.

1: The BIOS decent. Depends what you like and are used to though
2: A H60 will not be enough to take an FX 8350 to 4.8Ghz (you could aim for 4.6Ghz. - 5.0Ghz will require either a golden chip and a H100 or full custom cooling)
3: PCIe 2.0 is fine
4: FX 8 cores - more headroom for multitasking - rendering movies while gaming etc.
5: Gaming - Intel, Various Multitasks - AMD
6: Much better IPC - single threaded performance
7: Better performance/dollar (unless you pay your own hydro bill) - They are extremly fun to overclock.
There have been many blind tests done with AMD vs. Intel and despite the Benchmark results 7/10 times, consumers will have a better experience on an AMD machine.

- Also to mention that you will need a high end AMD board ($180+) to consistantly hit a High Overclock due to the required power draw for Piledriver/Bulldozer (The VRM's work very hard)
Edited by ComputerRestore - 11/22/12 at 5:25pm
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