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AMD A8-5600K (Trinity), FX-8320, FX-6300 and FX-4300 (Vishera) will see 8-15% price-cuts.

http://www.xbitlabs.com/news/cpu/display/20130321232000.html

TBH, I expected more of a cut given Haswell is coming out at nearly all price points.
post #2 of 11
cool i may upgrade to a fx 4300 over my x4 955
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Originally Posted by skitz9417 View Post

cool i may upgrade to a fx 4300 over my x4 955

I would suggest the FX-6300 as an upgrade, over the FX-4300 if you can at all afford it.
post #4 of 11
nah actually i will keep my x4 955 i have it oc to 3.9 and stable
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I would suggest the FX-6300 as an upgrade, over the FX-4300 if you can at all afford it.

FX-8320 IMO.

4 modules (8 logical cores but only one FPU / floating point unit per module).
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FX-8320 IMO.

4 modules (8 logical cores but only one FPU / floating point unit per module).

Agreed, now I really don't know whether to get an 8320/50 or wait until Steam Roller.
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these price cuts can affect the whole market maps. budget builders will lean even more towards amd. the question is. do you believe this will affect intel pricing?
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these price cuts can affect the whole market maps. budget builders will lean even more towards amd. the question is. do you believe this will affect intel pricing?

I seriously doubt it. At this point I don't even think Intel considers AMD as a competitor. They will likely leave their prices alone untill Haswell drops.
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post #9 of 11
might have to grab a FX-8320 at micro center. they drop $10 already in the last month ($150 to $140).
that already is $17.50 a core. been trying to hold out for steamroller. whoa is me.
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ugh! Why not the 8350 ya jerks!
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