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well this is temp till steamroller in which I will sell my rig for another so yea just need the cheapest for my stuff for now thanks for your opinion though

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If you are really planning to do that then FX-4300 seems the best option... (since you dont want a 965 lol)
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post #12 of 29
I bought my brother an FX 6300 for $112 a couple of weeks ago, its amazing for the money.
    
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post #13 of 29
phenom II 965, sub 100, better performer then 4100.
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post #14 of 29
FX-6300 is my vote as well, you could go cheaper and get an FX-4100 or Phenom II x4 BE but why skimp on the $25 or so when you get so much more for the money? It's worth the slight bump in price, even if you are gonna toss it in a year.
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Budget? $100 sound good? If so AMD FX-4100

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well this is temp till steamroller in which I will sell my rig for another so yea just need the cheapest for my stuff for now thanks for your opinion though

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If you are really planning to do that then FX-4300 seems the best option... (since you dont want a 965 lol)
think I'm gonna go for a 4350 and yes them phenoms are hell hounds lol

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I agree with the others, The 6300 is a good budget processor with good performance. I have one I took out when i went with the 8320. I had a 4100 before that and liked it too. Overclocked really well.
   
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there are only two options for your budget either get a usek 2500K or a 6300.. smile.gif simple really
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post #19 of 29
ugh fx sucks for (most) games, go with a phenom x4. Half the price, similar performance as FX. No need wasting your money.

The i5-3570K all around is best for gaming, as the vast majority of games only care about IPC per core performance.
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Hi I'm looking for the absolute cheapest proccesor that will fit my needs I want a proccesor that will not bottleneck a gtx 650ti at all I will be playing Battlefield 3, battlefield4, far cry 3, skyrim. I will also be recording with fraps in the background. I will be playing at 1080p probably on medium. I have no amd, Intel preference and fanboys who make up benchmarks stay the hell away. And I don't care if the proccesor is old or new. ,athlon, core2duo ect. One preference though no phenom 965 I've had some bad problems with one I hate it don't suggest it. Thank you for your time I'm just looking for the cheapest proccesor to fit my needs.

If you can't get the i5-3570k/2500k, then the Phenom X4 is the best gaming chip per price. CPUs don't really bottleneck GPUs, at least, not in any significant capacity. You have to understand, that games tax both the CPU and GPU - AI, pathing, collisions, that's all the CPU. Explosions, lighting, AA, shadows, that's all the GPU. It sounds like you are playing very GPU intensive games, so just go with a Phenom X4 and until you can get a 7950 I wouldn't get anything else.

What problems have you had with a phenom x4? How can you say don't suggest it, you hate it, if it's user error or a faulty component, which can happen with anything? If you don't want the Phenom X4 for a completely illogical reason, then you need to go with the i3-3220. or why dont you get the phenom 955 or 960t or 975 if it's specifically the 965 that's the problem...

FX is too expensive, they don't perform any better than the Phenom x4 for the vast majority of games. They perform a little better due to overclockability, but not worth nearly double the price point... If all you have is a 650TI, then your budget is seriously limited and you shouldn't really be buying an FX, you should be buying an Athlon II or Phenom II and then setting aside your budget until you can afford a 7950.

People are all recommending bad FX chips here because you say no phenom, it'd help if you said why no phenom... if you hate the phenom then you are going to be sorely dissapointed with FX.
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there are only two options for your budget either get a usek 2500K or a 6300.. smile.gif simple really
Or even a new 2500K. They are often on sale for $150 or less, a few weeks ago Micro Center had them on sale for $100 which is crazy.
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