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Dude..you have a good motherboard..and a decent Thuban..Clock it up and get that 7950!
8350 will give you worse gaming performance than what you already have.
 
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Dude..you have a good motherboard..and a decent Thuban..Clock it up and get that 7950!
8350 will give you worse gaming performance than what you already have.
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Hey guys,
Okay so my current setup even though its in my Rig below consists of
AMD Phenom II x6 1055T @ 2.8 GHz (It does not want to overclock whatsoever!)

No, and.... no. thumb.gif
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lol I was just about to add that about BIOS update......but even then I couldnt be 100% sure that it would support the Vishera CPU's
Crosshair V is fully supported.....
Crosshair IV according to the ASUS site has no mention of the fx-8350 or any Piledriver/Vishera cpu line


8350 works on the CHIV I put one in a friends and no problems (after bios update)

just update bios, reset cmos (which may or maynot be needed) install new CPU and boot up

and your good to go
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The 8350 has lower single-threaded performance than Thuban..It will be worse for gaming.Why will your cpu not overclock at all? Have you read this guide? http://www.overclock.net/t/777378/official-gappos-little-deneb-thuban-overclocking-guide-with-too-many-smileys/0_100
 
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The 8350 has lower single-threaded performance than Thuban..It will be worse for gaming.Why will your cpu not overclock at all? Have you read this guide? http://www.overclock.net/t/777378/official-gappos-little-deneb-thuban-overclocking-guide-with-too-many-smileys/0_100

So basically, with the assumption that his can reach 3.8 - 4ghz with a 1ghz to 1.2ghz OC (if he is that lucky and cooling isn't an issue), it should be about on par with a stock or very slightly faster than a stock 8350? Ok. Maybe so. Now assuming he's just as lucky with that 8350 and gets it to 4.8-5ghz... bye bye thuban.

Why game on a maybe? The 8350 is the clear upgrade path in this case.
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not only will the 8350 improve your gaming performance, but it will allow you to multitask better and make your whole computer experience better. what type of cooling solution are you using/plan on using?
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So basically, with the assumption that his can reach 3.8 - 4ghz with a 1ghz to 1.2ghz OC (if he is that lucky and cooling isn't an issue), it should be about on par with a stock or very slightly faster than a stock 8350? Ok. Maybe so. Now assuming he's just as lucky with that 8350 and gets it to 4.8-5ghz... bye bye thuban.
Why game on a maybe? The 8350 is the clear upgrade path in this case.

no..just..no..4.2Ghz Thuban > 4.8 Ghz FX http://www.overclock.net/t/1251047/epic-amd-cpu-grudge-match-amd-slug-it-out-orama-2012/0_100

0e91ad4e_WPrimechart.jpeg

Look at the 1055 and the 8120
All those are @ 4 Ghz

3 seconds within a timeframe of 10 seconds is a large margin.
This is a math computation benchmark and is highly indicative of how "fast" a processor is.OOps.
Here is the "higher" one
600x487px-LL-cf68c994_WPrime.jpeg
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no..just..no..4.2Ghz Thuban > 4.8 Ghz FX http://www.overclock.net/t/1251047/epic-amd-cpu-grudge-match-amd-slug-it-out-orama-2012/0_100
0e91ad4e_WPrimechart.jpeg
Look at the 1055 and the 8120
All those are @ 4 Ghz
3 seconds within a timeframe of 10 seconds is a large margin.
This is a math computation benchmark and is highly indicative of how "fast" a processor is.OOps.
Here is the "higher" one
600x487px-LL-cf68c994_WPrime.jpeg

Hey that's cool, because clearly the 8100 series are the same performance as the 8300 series, and prime is the definitive performance benchmark. Where have I been? thumb.gif

Before you go filling up the thread with pics, please atleast make sure you are even comparing the same cpu's we are discussing before trying to call me out on it tongue.gif
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Hey that's cool, because clearly the 8100 series are the same performance as the 8300 series, and prime is the definitive performance benchmark. Where have I been? thumb.gif
Before you go filling up the thread with pics, please atleast make sure you are even comparing the same cpu's we are discussing before trying to call me out on it tongue.gif

Thanks for all the advice! I have read that thread yeah.. I struggle to get stable over 3.5GHz - It'll be fine for hours and then just die.. Temps don't seem to change hugely either.. When it dies its normally just surfing the net or something like that.. Its a little odd.. I've also watched and read a ton of other guides and got no where! My cooler is by no means perfext but it seems to do a good job and I'm using MX-2 paste. All I know is my cooler is an Antec one. I can't remember anything else! See the attached pic! The dust and cable management is bad I know! I used to keep it clean all the time, plus the dust filters helped. I removed them to increase the airflow for my upgraded fans.. Still it didn't help OC'ing but that rear one, that's stock!

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