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The 8 core CPU that AMD has the FX 8350, is it on par with Intel's 6 core the 3930k as far as gaming is concerned. Surely its more future proof with 8 cores?
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In a word, No.
Read the reviews.
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Edited by billbartuska - 12/14/12 at 9:03pm
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Not even close.

AMD no longer aims to match Intel performance wise, as they have nowhere near the resources Intel does. Instead they make "comfort" CPUs. Cheap, affordable CPUs that can still chew right through most tasks.
    
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Originally Posted by kuruptx View Post

The 8 core CPU that AMD has the FX 8350, is it on par with Intel's 6 core the 3930k as far as gaming is concerned. Surely its more future proof with 8 cores?

You need 2 8350 at least to match a 3930k tongue.gif
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The 8350 is on par with Intel's Core i5 3570k. The 8350 isn't a "True" 8 Core processor. It's practically AMD's solution to Hyperthreading.
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Not even close.. It comes closer to matching a 3570k in 8-threaded applications. tongue.gif
The price difference should tell it all anyways.
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post #8 of 23
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Does AMD even have a "true" 8 core CPU out there right now?

Im just asking because I know the new consoles are set to drop next year and really think a 8 core is good future proof or would be anyhow..
Edited by kuruptx - 12/14/12 at 9:38pm
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Im pretty sure they have server chips, but thats pretty much it. Nothing you would want to game with.
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All speculations I have seen have suggested that the PS4/720 will run Trinity based APU's.
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