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Hey ocn,I was wondering if a 8350 be worth it for my sig rig.. Planning on getting back into streaming and video editing. While I know most say intel would be the best route for that.But id have to get a CPU,mobo and a new water block which 200vs600 sounds alot better to me and my budget. Any feed back would be appreciated thanks.

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Hey ocn,I was wondering if a 8350 be worth it for my sig rig.. Planning on getting back into streaming and video editing. While I know most say intel would be the best route for that.But id have to get a CPU,mobo and a new water block which 200vs600 sounds alot better to me and my budget. Any feed back would be appreciated thanks.

The FX 8350 @ 5GHZ is perfect for your need then. Its a great choice for single GPU setup and if you don't want to upgrade everything.
Edited by KaRLiToS - 3/3/13 at 1:35am
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Short answer yes thumb.gif While the 8150 bulldozed sucked quite hard a lot of its issues where fixed with the Piledrivers making them a very valid upgrade for people running x4 phenoms. It has also been shown that the FX-8350 is actually better then a 3570k in a lot of streaming and video editing scenarios.
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I have sure liked mine. It overclocks like a dream. 5.GHz on air for me.
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Video editing to gaming, great processor for the money. I got it, trying to reach 5ghz on my kraken x60.

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If you already have a Sabertooth go for it! Do not assume you will hit 5ghz though!
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In currently at 4.5ghz.. I have an Asus m5a99x evo 2.0

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I have an 8350 in my possession, and it really is a nice upgrade over Phenom 2. Games were smoother for sure on the 8350, and here's an example of that. Everyone remembers Fallout 3 I'm sure. Well on my 955 at 3.6GHz, rivet city market had abysmal FPS. WIth the 8350, it ran at 60 with no problems. It also just feels a lot faster for general usage. Now, I also have a 3570K in my possession (in my sig rig), and to be honest, the differences in gaming aren't really noticeable to the eye outside of Starcraft 2.
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