Originally Posted by 21cage12
The AMD fx-8320 is the winner. It's multi core performance is better. If you will overclock it then go for the fx 6300 because will over clock better, and each single core performs better, than the fx 8320.
Overall the fx 8320 winns, but if you will over clock them, then the fx 6300 will get better.
That makes no sense...They use the same cores. You *may* be able to overclock the 6300 higher slightly, but in all reality the cost of doing so he might as well get a 8350 and be done with it then. A 6300 at 4.6ghz is not going to be any faster than a 8320 @ 4.4ghz for example, except for older apps that are single threaded, and even then, the performance difference would not be noticeable nor worth losing 2 cores over.
Originally Posted by CrispySquares
The FX-6300 has 6 cores and FX-8350 has 8 cores, the only difference.
I believe you meant 8320, as the 8350 runs @ 4.0ghz vs 3.5.
Originally Posted by dr.evil
that 970 is a good chipset for fx 83xx ???? i will buy a 990fx but i want a gpu upgrade later but i want to be able of crossfire the 970 cant not crossfire rigth??
If you are looking for proper crossfire support, go 990. Some of the newer 970 boards have two x16 pci-e slots such as the revision 2.0 of my current board, but my older version asrock 970 extreme 3 for example only has one 16x pci-e and one 4x pci-e slot which is not good at all for xfire.Edited by SoloCamo - 3/15/13 at 2:19pm