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Retired Staff, here is our own review . . .
http://www.overclock.net/t/1333027/amd-fx-8350-vs-i5-3570k-single-gpu-and-crossfire-gpu
why look elsewhere?

Well excuse me for not keeping up with every thread on this forum, some of us work for a living you know rolleyes.gif
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Well dont even consider an FX-8120/FX-8150. If you can't get an FX-8320 or FX-8350, then go with the i5. In regards to your specific question about the FX-8320 vs the i5-3470, I would take the FX-8320 in that case because your comparing an unlocked vs locked cpu.

Agreed with this, if you only have a choice between a 3470 and 8150 go with the i5.
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Well excuse me for not keeping up with every thread on this forum, some of us work for a living you know rolleyes.gif
Agreed with this, if you only have a choice between a 3470 and 8150 go with the i5.

then it should say . . . I work for a living . . . not . . . information guardian.biggrin.gif
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then it should say . . . I work for a living . . . not . . . information guardian.biggrin.gif

If you knew what CCNP and CEH are then you would understand what that means.
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If you knew what CCNP and CEH are then you would understand what that means.

which one is better for the - op?
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Not AMD specific, moved.

And also cleaned.
 
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Okay thanks guys, sorry for late reply I was sleeping hehe it was night.
My friend was able to squeeze in some cash, so he's now comparing 3570k vs FX 8120. I guess that means the 3570k is better right?
Also, is it true that AMD CPU's don't go well with Nvidia GPU's? IDK I read that somewhere a long time ago.
If also we're comparing 3570k vs FX 8320, which will win? ( Still keeping in mind that my friend has made up his mind and has already decided on a GTX 660 Ti, unless a better GPU within his price range we can find locally )
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post #47 of 79
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Okay thanks guys, sorry for late reply I was sleeping hehe it was night.
My friend was able to squeeze in some cash, so he's now comparing 3570k vs FX 8120. I guess that means the 3570k is better right?
Also, is it true that AMD CPU's don't go well with Nvidia GPU's? IDK I read that somewhere a long time ago.
If also we're comparing 3570k vs FX 8320, which will win? ( Still keeping in mind that my friend has made up his mind and has already decided on a GTX 660 Ti, unless a better GPU within his price range we can find locally )

don't even consider FX8120/8150.

+1 3570k. it will be better for gaming. if you check my sig I have both cpu's.
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is it true that AMD CPU's don't go well with Nvidia GPU's

not true.
post #48 of 79
Why would you get a FX8150 over a FX8320?

If you can't get the PD, the i5, it's a no brainer.

If you can get the PD... Well, it comes down to personal preference. The i5 games better, the PD does better all of the rest.


If you're just gaming, the i5.
   
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post #49 of 79
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Okay thanks guys, sorry for late reply I was sleeping hehe it was night.
My friend was able to squeeze in some cash, so he's now comparing 3570k vs FX 8120. I guess that means the 3570k is better right?
Also, is it true that AMD CPU's don't go well with Nvidia GPU's? IDK I read that somewhere a long time ago.
If also we're comparing 3570k vs FX 8320, which will win? ( Still keeping in mind that my friend has made up his mind and has already decided on a GTX 660 Ti, unless a better GPU within his price range we can find locally )

i5-3570K vs FX-8120 = i5-3570k winner.

There are no issues using AMD CPU's with Nvidia GPU's.

i5-3570K vs FX-8320 = This is a virtual tie. More games will probably favor the i5 since it has slightly better IPC and most games still don't make efficient use of 4+ cores. Newer games will probably favor the FX-8350. Both are good enough to push a single GTX660 TI.
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Thanks everyone biggrin.gif.
So, he's decided on this build :
Core i5 3570k
Z77X-D3H Gigabyte motherboard
GTX 660 Ti
2x4GB DDR3 1600 MHz
Cougar 700 Watts power supply
He wanted to get a 2x4GB DDR3 2200 MHZ Ram but I told him not to because his CPU wouldn't support it, was I correct or he should get them?
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