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Originally Posted by SCollins View Post

There is a general cpu forum, move the thread to the proper forum. The assumption in this forum would be that, if you in the AMD cpu forum, your generally inquiring about AMD cpu's.
not really
sure you can, if you use your pc for more then gaming.
uh, yeah really.
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uh, yeah really.

Why are so many people with interest in intel cpus and products "not that I have a problem with intel products I own a fine collection including p3 tuntalum cpus etc" trolling the AMD forum. You have your own forum.
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it doesnt matter what sub forum it was posted in. he asked what the best $300 combo was for gaming. if someone asked in the intel forums what $300 combo was best for video encoding, do you think anyone would cry when the 8350 would be suggested ?
get over yourself and what SUB-forum youre on. its overclock.net where people HELP each other.

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Why are so many people with interest in intel cpus and products "not that I have a problem with intel products I own a fine collection including p3 tuntalum cpus etc" trolling the AMD forum. You have your own forum.

AGAIN,
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it doesnt matter what sub forum it was posted in. he asked what the best $300 combo was for gaming. if someone asked in the intel forums what $300 combo was best for video encoding, do you think anyone would cry when the 8350 would be suggested ?
get over yourself and what SUB-forum youre on. its overclock.net where people HELP each other.
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AGAIN,
THIS.
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AGAIN,

Scollins is right. The people posting here are;

a: Non-owners/Misinformed of the hardware they are advising againts

and/or

b: Known trolls/Known Fanboys

So lets all take the blinders off for a second and looks at facts. OP mentioned that he will be overclocking. An 8320 will O.C. anywhere from 4.8 to 5.0Ghz while an i5 will be limited to 4.4Ghz at best because of the chitty IHS. So right out of the gate, the Piledriver will have the advantage in clock speeds for multi-threaded games, and equal IPC for older games.

8320 costs $55 less on NCIX, and $35 Less on newegg.

1155 is a DEAD socket. That means no upgrade path to haswell. AM3+ on the other hand will support Vishera 2.0 and likely Steamroller.

The question everybody should be asking before presenting their weighted opinions is; What games will OP be playing.

If modern and futures games are your thing OP, then you can't go wrong with a 8320+990FXA-UD3. $290 after $10 MIR.

If older or poorly coded games are you thing, then you might be better off with an i5.

Have you seen this OP?

http://www.overclock.net/t/1333027/amd-fx-8350-vs-i5-3570k-delidded-single-gpu-and-crossfire-gpu
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$140

This is only leaves you with $160 for a CPU. You're $55 short of an i5.
Edited by 2advanced - 12/14/12 at 9:52pm
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Well I didn't mind the intel answers but really? Does any Amd Processor beat the 3570k in this price range?

yes, if you keep that 6870.
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Im upgrading to a 7950 soon but now guys stick to the topic. I will be playing old + future games. Of course modern too. So what's it going to be? 3570k? or an Amd CPU? If an AMD CPU please help me out with a mobo that will best oc with it because I will definitely Overclock with my H80.
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W8 for haswell.
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what?
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yes, it will take advantage of 8 cores, 8 weak ones at that. more cores = more performance, obviously....
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