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I've had my AMD Phenom II x6 1090T for about 2 and half years now. So far, I can say its probably the best bang for buck CPU I've gotten for my rig(considering its been the only CPU i've been using for my only rig). I've only recently did some overhaul for my rig and managed to finally overclock it properly to a stable 4.0Ghz and its been a blast so far. I can't wait to push it further once I have better cooling because I'm pushing 60c to 65c on Prime95 blend. But straight to the point, AMD cpus aren't all that bad, they have better money spent to relative performance ratios. thumb.gif

With the amount of money spent on my Crosshair V Formula-Z and PII x6 1090T @ 4.0Ghz as compared to an intel-equivalent build, I think it is so much more worth it considering the amount of extra money spent on the intel solution will go to a better cooling solution. Just my honest opinion and if anyone finds a discrepancy in what i've said pls let me know tongue.gif
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If you know what you expect out of YOUR CPU you should know if you need Intel or AMD. Look up benchmarks for what you do and pick.

My FX-8320 was compatible with my old motherboard and I do nothing but CS:GO, Skyrim, and lots and lots of video encoding. It'd be stupid of me to pick Intel since the only arena Intel would be better is Skyrim -- and it's not that my FX-8320 can't play Skyrim.

If I was playing nothing but video games like GTA 4 and Skyrim ... I'da went to the blue team thumb.gif
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Both AMD CPUs and GPUs, especially on the high end tend to have amazing price/performance vs competitors but suffer from worse temps and awful power draw. It can often be so bad that the price performance advantage is erroded over months of usage, especially if you 24/7 full load.

AMD CPUs are also notorious for not being able to handle their own cards in crossfire (7970 CFX) and being a major bottleneck, or at least very unsightly for anyone willing to splurge on 7970 CFX and ultra high end GPU solutions.

Its arguable how quickly >4 threaded apps will emerge, but from experience jumping to the Q6600, it will be very slow. In fact I'm sure a well OC'd dual core would be great for practically anything nowadays still, considering my cores never get any serious load.

That doesn't mean AMD is dead, but they are clearly behind in the enthusiast market. They're well ahead in integrated graphics. The enthusiast market is only a small share of the CPU sector, and there is still plenty of loyalty for AMD. Just wish they'd make Athlon X2 again. Intel and nvidia are the same - they only set prices as challenged by AMD. AMD has to win by a large margin to break through the brand loyalty the former two brands have. AMD is kept afloat by investors who don't want to see a monopoly; its questionable how profitable (or how much they lose) as a company.
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Clock for clock, Intel is faster. Gaming wise, AMD doesn't have less bandwidth for the GPU, but it doesn't make it a bad platform. Plays games and kicks butt just like anything else out there. I myself use Intel because it is what I am use to.
 
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post #296 of 358
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Originally Posted by Kanashimu View Post

Both AMD CPUs and GPUs, especially on the high end tend to have amazing price/performance vs competitors but suffer from worse temps and awful power draw. It can often be so bad that the price performance advantage is erroded over months of usage, especially if you 24/7 full load.
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Not really. If you are doing single GPU you can get a 970 board and if you bought a proper well built 970 board you can OC the chip pretty well
Worse temps = Nah. Not when they're soldered. As for awful power draw DO YOU SERIOUSLY RUN P95 FOR 24/7 365?!
Again, i'm not a fanboy i actually use Intel CPUs
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Not really. If you are doing single GPU you can get a 970 board and if you bought a proper well built 970 board you can OC the chip pretty well
Worse temps = Nah. Not when they're soldered. As for awful power draw DO YOU SERIOUSLY RUN P95 FOR 24/7 365?!
Again, i'm not a fanboy i actually use Intel CPUs

Well distributed computing. The issue with the FX octo core is how much power it draws when all its resources are actually being utilized. This forces a higher capacity PSU, which costs more, and higher upkeep costs.

Depending on your usage and how cheap your electricity, how much overhead your PSU already has you might not even notice the difference. I'm all for competition; I want to buy more CPUs and GPUs like the 8800GT.

Oh, and it reminds me again. There was a large number of years that I wouldn't even touch an Intel CPU. Unfortunately the same is happening to AMD right now and pushing them into dire straits.
Edited by Kanashimu - 4/4/13 at 8:23am
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I am happy with AMD and Intel, I had an AMD as my first CPU then I had an Intel when I first built a pc, then I went to AMD cause I didn't have the best CPU budget, And my Intel CPU was a bit outdated and is now in my Home PC to replace the Intel Core 2 that was in there with a Pentium E5800. I swapped the Pentium for the FX 4170 because I love the stock clock and i needed more cores for gaming, + I don't see the issue with the Bulldozer Arch. . I've never had an issue with it.
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Well distributed computing. The issue with the FX octo core is how much power it draws when all its resources are actually being utilized. This forces a higher capacity PSU, which costs more, and higher upkeep costs.

Depending on your usage and how cheap your electricity, how much overhead your PSU already has you might not even notice the difference. I'm all for competition; I want to buy more CPUs and GPUs like the 8800GT.

Oh, and it reminds me again. There was a large number of years that I wouldn't even touch an Intel CPU. Unfortunately the same is happening to AMD right now and pushing them into dire straits.
I would touch a AMD CPU anytime on the low-end. Dual-cores no matter how powerful is unacceptable in this age and showing lots of bottleneck even so compared to a FX4300
And after all everyone are buying 550W-650W PSUs so having a higher capacity PSU is a non-issue because like i said everyone is buying 550W-650W PSUs which is more than enough for a single GPU
Want a cheap quad-core or hex-core that performs decently? Buy AMD. Want a good quad-core? Buy Intel, simple
Phenoms X4 cost about a Pentium now BUT Pentiums cannot be OC'd and Phenoms are fun overclockers as well as Pentiums suddenly becoming another grade of low-end performance (E.G slow) due to the super tiny cache. Sure it's faster
Intel has no procs to fight the FX6300 in the price range when it comes to multi-threaded applications
There's the i3-3220 which is 130$ and the next step a i5 3350p @ 179$
FX6300 = 140$. How the hell do i recommend a i3 platform for small budgets now? It's no longer possible. I only did this realization recently and for those people who complain they need single thread performance. Move on man, we're in 2013 and even my LGA1366 Xeon gets all 8 threads utlized frequently
And when you figure in the sums i wouldn't recommend a FX4300 unless you're so strapped for 10$(FX6300) unless for some strange reason a i5-3350 is cheaper
And also FX processors make up in the IPC department by having huge L2 caches and the FX6300 having 50% more cache than the FX4300 also
For the low-end performance/watt AMD wins unfortunately and of course the 8320/50 the way it's priced of course it's lower than the Intel chips but again nobody runs p95 24/7 @ 365. Unless you're insane or something
Sure there are 24/7 gamers but there are many scenes where the GPU+CPU is entirely idle and gamers do take breaks as well
I completed DmC : Devil May Cry nephilim difficulty missions in 8 hours yesterday and of the 8 hours 1-2hours the whole computer is idle and that was me going all-out (I am quite a serious gamer once i get on games i love like DmC)
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To you guys talking about spending a ton of money on FX power bills, you guys know you can actually use this awesome tool (called math) to show exactly how much more it'll cost?

Instead of making things up, why don't you crunch some numbers for us so we know how long it'd take for the two to be equal in money spent when factoring in power consumption?

I would do it but I think it is a great exercise for you to see how much it would cost. If you want a tip, it's that it takes a few years of 24/7 100% load to catch up in price as long as you have reasonable electricity rates (like everyone in the mainland US does).
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Super Micro h8qme-2+ Sapphire 4870 Samsung DDR2 ECC 667mhz western digital caviar blue 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
FX 8350 stock cooler FX 6300 stock cooler Gentoo Linux 2x Silverstone PSU 
Case
Custom Fabbed Steel Case 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX 8350 gigabyte 990FXA-UD5 7970 Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 16GB 
OSOSMonitorKeyboard
Gentoo Linux Windows 7 x64 Yamakasi Catleap Q270 Corsair K90 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Silverstone Strider Gold Evolution 850W 80 PLUS... Antec 1200 Logitech G9x Asus Xonar D2X 
Other
XSPC RS360 Raystorm with custom radiator mounts 
CPUGraphicsRAMOS
a4 5000 Radeon HD 8330 8GB G. Skill DDR3 1600 9-9-9 Gentoo Linux 
OSOther
Windows 7 Lenovo Thinkpad x140e 
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