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thanks for the suggestion, will have a look now, without starting a massive debate lol, would you say its a considerable improvement over what i have now and as good as a 2500k?
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post #12 of 68
only if your motherboard is not meant for oc'ing. if it is - the cheapest solution is the i5 (sb or ivy).

tbh, lower your settings and just wait for haswell or steamroller.
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yeah, my plan is to wait a bit longer for the cpu upgrade cos i thought it would last a little longer. you got me interested now tho lol, just doing a quick comparison of prices and benchmarks lol. my motherboard is a z68 pro3 gen3 so it is good for overclocking i believe. just not sli.
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yeah, my plan is to wait a bit longer for the cpu upgrade cos i thought it would last a little longer. you got me interested now tho lol, just doing a quick comparison of prices and benchmarks lol. my motherboard is a z68 pro3 gen3 so it is good for overclocking i believe. just not sli.

why wait? go for the 3770K and enjoy bf3. this is if you are 100% sure that driver is not causing the issue too.

3770K will last you a good while as well as the 3570K. your vantage will shoot above 40000 lol - if that can motivate you.

edit: wait, you need to update your bios, do you?
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yeah, im a little sceptical that it may still be the driver, but if they release the new driver at the end of the month like they are supposed to and its still happening then im gonna have to upgrade the cpu. and if it still happens after that im gonna have a fit lol.
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edit: wait, you need to update your bios, do you?[/quote]

I dont think so? lol. I updated it about 6 months ago. pretty sure im on the latest one still.
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edit: wait, you need to update your bios, do you?

I dont think so? lol. I updated it about 6 months ago. pretty sure im on the latest one still.[/quote]

go vishera, then. i mean ivy.ehm.
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my mobo isnt compatible with those amd cpu's tho is it?? if it was, i would!
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post #19 of 68
nah, i was just pulling your leg. go the cheapest route.
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post #20 of 68
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Hi, i started a different thread and it was suggested i get opinions here, im unhappy with my 670 with stuttering issues, just wondering if anyone else has made the switch and whether it was a good choice. For the record i am totally ambivalent when it comes to amd or nvidia, i couldn't care less i just want the best product performance wise, and the 670 has been nothing but a drama really since the new drivers anyway. thanks.

 

I've switched from a HD 7970 to a 670 and the 670 perform better because it's a good overclocker.

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