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hi guys

love this site and all the great tech stuff on overclocking.but recently i have been beat on by friends who own i5 3750k processor, bombing me with emails on my computer and my phone
about me wasting my money on a amd cpu, radeon and asus sabertooth 990fx . they hit me with cpu site that used software that tested the amd and intel. My faith has been shaken, i came
here and posted this, to get some strength from you all. Did i make a bad choice a year ago when i chose amd( 6130 cpu at the time) as my build over the sandy bridge at the time?
i have been a amd user since the athalon 1 ghz hit the market, been a fan of ati graphics cards even longer. Asus sabertooth is fantastic


Any info is welcome Is amd dead is intel and nvidia the way i should have gone? your friend Tom --lastguytom from chicago,il 60617
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You have bad friends that are neckbeards and are angry they spent $100-200 extra for a few FPS.
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Are you asking about the 6130 or the 8350? I guess it depends what you use your pc for really, id be happy with either amd chip for gaming and AMD is sometimes better than nvidia for gpu range, thier 7970 GPUs are really good value for money.
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Originally Posted by lastguytom View Post

hi guys

love this site and all the great tech stuff on overclocking.but recently i have been beat on by friends who own i5 3750k processor, bombing me with emails on my computer and my phone
about me wasting my money on a amd cpu, radeon and asus sabertooth 990fx . they hit me with cpu site that used software that tested the amd and intel. My faith has been shaken, i came
here and posted this, to get some strength from you all. Did i make a bad choice a year ago when i chose amd( 6130 cpu at the time) as my build over the sandy bridge at the time?
i have been a amd user since the athalon 1 ghz hit the market, been a fan of ati graphics cards even longer. Asus sabertooth is fantastic


Any info is welcome Is amd dead is intel and nvidia the way i should have gone? your friend Tom --lastguytom from chicago,il 60617

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Are you asking about the 6130 or the 8350? I guess it depends what you use your pc for really, id be happy with either amd chip for gaming and AMD is sometimes better than nvidia for gpu range, thier 7970 GPUs are really good value for money.


start my build with a 6130 a year ago , but upgrade to a 8350 in october of 2012
post #5 of 38
Find new friends.

Seriously, a 3570K might be a bit faster in gaming, but that doesn't mean the AMD chips are bad. As for the video card, AMD cards have issues with uneven frames in some games, but they tend to be pump out more raw FPS and cost less, and AFAIK the frame time issue is being addressed with each driver update.

If your supposed friends keep sending you e-mails and keep calling you about your choice in hardware, they have issues, specifically Douchebaggeritis Maximus. It's a very serious condition and you do not want to be around those afflicted by it.
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post #6 of 38
Yeah, the 8350 is pretty much the same as the 3570k or 3770k in terms of gaming performance, overclock that chip!
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ty for the support
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tbh if your happy with your hardware and its good enough for your needs, thats cool thumb.gif

If not its time to oc some more biggrin.gif
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Fanboy friends eh? No sense in being friends with blind morons, find new ones that aren't intel/nvdia fanboys.
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Wouldnt worry about it the 8350 is a solid chip.. Hopefully you have a nice cooler so you can work on that overclock.

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