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If you're gonna get a garbage board and won't even OC I agree with the others go with a 63XX cpu and get a better power phase board, otherwise spend the extra cash and go with a 8320 AND a good board as that's better in the long run.
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post #62 of 114
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If you're gonna get a garbage board and won't even OC I agree with the others go with a 63XX cpu and get a better power phase board, otherwise spend the extra cash and go with a 8320 AND a good board as that's better in the long run.
The Gigabyte mobo is not garbage. It isn't 8+2 phase but it has vrm heatsinks. It's even recommended by XD himself. The goat has spoken and that mobo is really good. People using the 8350 have also overclocked on that mobo. I myself will be going in for the FX6300 and that gigabyte mobo.
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if he's over clocking the 6350 he could easily go for a 4-2 with heatsink a 8-2 power phase motherboard costs more than the chip lol

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I'd tread very lightly when ocing with a 4+2 power phase mobo.
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I'd tread very lightly when ocing with a 4+2 power phase mobo.

You mean 4+1 I'm sure?

http://www.overclock.net/t/891696/a-short-power-phase-design-explanation

"This should not be too much of a concern for those of you with 4+2 phase designs with a heatsink on top of the MOSFET's and VRM's. Usually, in most cases, boards utilizing the 4+2 power phase design and up should not experience any problems overclocking if you stay under the recommended votlage of 1.55v."
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I have an 8350, and the only difference between the 8350 and 8320 is the BASE clock speed. You can easily get up to 4.0 Ghz. But if you want to OC more than that, I would suggest getting the 8350 as the base clock speed is higher so overall you should be able to get much better higher overclocking with not quite as much strain on the CPU heat wise.
 
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You mean 4+1 I'm sure?

http://www.overclock.net/t/891696/a-short-power-phase-design-explanation

"This should not be too much of a concern for those of you with 4+2 phase designs with a heatsink on top of the MOSFET's and VRM's. Usually, in most cases, boards utilizing the 4+2 power phase design and up should not experience any problems overclocking if you stay under the recommended votlage of 1.55v."

To each is own on this subject. If you feel comfortable overclocking a power hungry cpu with a 4+2 phase mobo, be my guest if you do. I personally don't feel comfortable doing so though. If I was overclocking a 965BE a 4+2 phase would be fine, but IMO an FX 63XX or FX83XX would need an 8+2 phase mobo if overclocking is intended.

I think we are getting a little off topic, I do understand my opinion may not be 100% agreed with, but again its my opinion.
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Four true physical cores and eight logical cores / threads.
Jeez. It's 8 physical cores. Unless you say because it's missing a FPU per every 1 out 2 cores it's a thread, in that sense 386SX is a zero-core cpu.
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To each is own on this subject. If you feel comfortable overclocking a power hungry cpu with a 4+2 phase mobo, be my guest if you do. I personally don't feel comfortable doing so though. If I was overclocking a 965BE a 4+2 phase would be fine, but IMO an FX 63XX or FX83XX would need an 8+2 phase mobo if overclocking is intended.

I think we are getting a little off topic, I do understand my opinion may not be 100% agreed with, but again its my opinion.
You would seriously think it's power hungry? Of course not at the same clocks. The 965 is really power hungry at 4.2GHz or there about.
A 63xx or 83xx only gets really power hungry (Same level as a 965 @ 4.2GHz) near 4.8GHz or so

I feel really strange posting from a machine that clocks half of ... 4.8
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Jeez. It's 8 physical cores. Unless you say because it's missing a FPU per every 1 out 2 cores it's a thread, in that sense 386SX is a zero-core cpu.
You would seriously think it's power hungry? Of course not at the same clocks. The 965 is really power hungry at 4.2GHz or there about.
A 63xx or 83xx only gets really power hungry (Same level as a 965 @ 4.2GHz) near 4.8GHz or so

I feel really strange posting from a machine that clocks half of ... 4.8

I think Steamroller will put this argument to rest. I think the main beef people have with calling the current FX line true 6 and 8 cores are the fact that two modules within a physical core share a pre-fetch unit. Regardless of sharing a core, once the modules have their own pre-fetch and with Windows treating each as a thread (like current), they will be true 6 and 8 cores.
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3 Samsung SyncMaster 27inch Razer BlackWidow Ult. 1250w Enermax EVO SS Raven REV01 
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Razer Naga Razer Vespula SB Xf-i Titanium HD 
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Intel i7 3820 MSI BIG BANG Xpower2 2 gtx 570 sli 16gb Patriot Viper Division4 2133 
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3 kingston 30 gb ssd's raid 0 Asus DVD Corsair H100 Windows 7 prem 
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25 inch Samsung LCD Enermax keyboard Enermax evo 1050w Haf X 
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Enermax onboard 
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