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Sounds like your friend doesnt know much about hardware.
I suggest you avoid the headaches of troubleshooting and just get him the locked i5.
That way you are sure that your friend wont tinker around in the bios, then call you everytime he needs help.

The potential of FX cpus are also wasted if not overclocked, which makes me wonder why AMD didnt release them at a stock speed of 4.5ghz
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For a gaming-oriented PC, there is little to no point in buying any FX processor.

What do you mean? You need to spend $220 for 3570K or $120 for FX-6300 and get very similar fps unless you are spending 1K in GPUs.
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post #13 of 31
Quote:
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For a gaming-oriented PC, there is little to no point in buying any FX processor.

What do you mean? You need to spend $220 for 3570K or $120 for FX-6300 and get very similar fps unless you are spending 1K in GPUs.

This is not a K series processor. You responded by "get the FX, he can overclock it".

Then the OP... read it.
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post #14 of 31
Thread Starter 
I provided some input, but I think he's set on getting the AMD. I think it's really a toss up, with the real difference being what your computer is built for and which features matters most to you. Personally, I'd probably go with the intel (maybe not this particular model) mainly because I'm a gamer first biggrin.gif.
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post #16 of 31
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What do you mean? You need to spend $220 for 3570K or $120 for FX-6300 and get very similar fps unless you are spending 1K in GPUs.

There's actually a very substantial difference in framerates between any FX CPU and the 3470.
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8320. Go now!

edit: you might join this someday soon . . .

http://www.overclock.net/t/678487/5ghz-overclock-club
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There's actually a very substantial difference in framerates between any FX CPU and the 3470.

Your words are nothing more then that, words. If you got proof show it.
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Your words are nothing more then that, words. If you got proof show it.

Depends on the game.



    
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Your words are nothing more then that, words. If you got proof show it.

Gladly.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/6396/the-vishera-review-amd-fx8350-fx8320-fx6300-and-fx4300-tested/5
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