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Used for gaming and will be used for photo imaging soon.

I have it clocked at 4.061 GHz and was wondering if I would see much improvement going to a 8320 or 8350?
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with your 670SLI it should be a solid upgrade.
I would do it if I had your system.

but really depends on what game(s) you play
for BF3 and Crysis 3 should be a nice boost.
DiRT Showdown x6 will be faster.

OC FX-8320/8350 should be around 10% improvements in games.

BF3 should be 15 - 20% (from x6 @4.0GHz to FX-8300 @4.7 - 5.0GHz)

Photoshop CS6 should be 25-30% (from x6 @4.0GHz to FX-8300 @4.7 - 5.0GHz).



AMD FX-8320 125W, 8 core, 3.5GHz - $169.99 @TigerDirect
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4904560&CatId=7339

or cheaper if you have a Microcenter near you. plus if you sell your x6 it should be around $100 upgrade.
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Ok thanks for the reply. smile.gif I do have a Micro Center in my back yard so the 8320 looks tempting for 140 dollars. smile.gif
Edited by Wenty - 4/5/13 at 12:47pm
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