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Microcenter is a deal breaker lol
I think he'll have fun either way, 215usd saves some money for other types of fun, but I'd rather invest in long term stuff xD
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from an amd fx build, to an Intel Core i7 build, wow op lol.
? They're within $50 of each other lol and who cares the brand.
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? They're within $50 of each other lol and who cares the brand.

http://www.microcenter.com/product/388575/Core_i7_3770K_35GHz_LGA_1155_Processor

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157293


This Board will do 5ghz + to..
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128543

Those are the best bangs for your buck.

That board will do 5ghz +

But yer pretty much looking at 4.8ghz unless u get a great chip.

If you de lid ur looking at 5ghz +

This cooler for 15$ is good for 4.5 4.6ghz
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065
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For 50 bucks yeah, I'd take the 3770k and z77x-ds3h any day of the week.

EDIT: Sorry Hokies, no analog VRM for me...thanks.
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That deal at microcenter for the mobo only being $50 (the $219 for 8320 and 970) seems like it would be better for the money actually. The 3770k with a mobo is over $300. $230 for cpu and $100 for mobo. I think I'll just get the cheaper amd 8320 and $50 motherboard, the $50 16gb 1866 ram, a wd hard drive 1tb for $60 and the gtx 560. Or should I get the gtx660? It comes witha free copy of ac3, $50. Will it be more future proof?
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660 if you can afford it would be best...Free game is a plus, you can resell the key afterwards wink.gif
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$215 is pretty good too...if the 3770k combo doesn't fit the budget that's neat. thumb.gif
Though I wouldn't clock it too far as you said, Msi has a bad reputation for flaming vrm. biggrin.gif
What about the asrocks? I heard MSI boards suck
970 Extreme4 AM3+ ATX
217430
would this be good? its only $209 with the 8320.
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That deal at microcenter for the mobo only being $50 (the $219 for 8320 and 970) seems like it would be better for the money actually. The 3770k with a mobo is over $300. $230 for cpu and $100 for mobo. I think I'll just get the cheaper amd 8320 and $50 motherboard, the $50 16gb 1866 ram, a wd hard drive 1tb for $60 and the gtx 560. Or should I get the gtx660? It comes witha free copy of ac3, $50. Will it be more future proof?

You can not OC on that Cheapo board very far.

So if u count that u could look to be losing up to 60% performance 4.2ghz 8350 vs 4.5ghz 3770k
    
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You can not OC on that Cheapo board very far.
So if u count that u could look to be losing up to 60% performance 4.2ghz 8350 vs 4.5ghz 3770k
Ok, which board would be better?
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Yeah, unless you can NOT afford the 3770k + Gigabyte z77x-ds3h combo, or even an Extreme 4, go with Intel please...cheap am3+ boards are asking for trouble.
Only board I'd trust would be the Gigabyte 990fxa-ud3.
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