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First of all, I love building cheap computers... so yea!

But now just an observation: AMD is damn odd with their price cuts. Nothing on the lowend (A4) or highend (A10) APU's. Also with the FX-6300 only $4 more than the FX-4300, Who is gonna buy the FX-4300 anymore? smile.gif
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Good job AMD biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by BinaryDemon View Post

First of all, I love building cheap computers... so yea!

But now just an observation: AMD is damn odd with their price cuts. Nothing on the lowend (A4) or highend (A10) APU's. Also with the FX-6300 only $4 more than the FX-4300, Who is gonna buy the FX-4300 anymore? smile.gif
My guess is they're trying to phase whatever they dropped in price out off the market..Not much thought has went into this post. haha
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Actually the knowledge that it can actually hit 4GHz without exploding is nice. tongue.gif I've had terrible luck hitting beyond 3.8GHz, even on C3 stepping chips. :S

 

It can hit 4.2ghz on multiplier alone without increasing voltage. 

 

According to some users here when I started out overclocking it, apparently I got lucky and ended up with a good chip. biggrin.gif

 

It makes me not want to upgrade for that reason alone but technology moves on and it's slowly getting left behind in the dust.

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post #15 of 95
FX-8320 is the only chip on that list that I'll even look twice at and still not buy.
I do miss my 980BE and 1100T rigs from yeas past.
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I see that 8320 hitting 139 when haswell gets released.
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post #17 of 95
Awesome my parents rig is in desperate need of an upgrade. Still running a 4800+ and 2GB DDR2. Was thinking FX6300 but maybe an A8 would better suit their needs.
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post #18 of 95
I think we need more boards to put these chips in , AMD need to get onto the MB manufacturers.
There´s almost no descent AM3+ matx choice,
The FM2 itx boards from Sapphire and Gigabyte still havn´t showed up. Asus doesn´t seem interested this time around either.
Also the lower end ITX boards start at 80 euro , I would have delved into Trinity before if this wasn´t the case.
Just had to get that off my chest.
end rant.


I still appreciate the price drop , thanks AMD. thumb.gif
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post #19 of 95
The only thing that could sway me from Haswell is a $150 8350. Otherwise, I'd rather get something that will last least 3 years..
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The only thing that could sway me from Haswell is a $150 8350. Otherwise, I'd rather get something that will last least 3 years..

Games will use more core's thanks to Xbox 720 and PlayStation 4 so an Quad Core Intel will be beaten by an 8 core FX 8350 and soon 8550 Steamroller...
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