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Is there a reason you don't fancy Intel chips? Not to be rude, but is it just a budget issue or something?

You can't deny that Intel has the performance crown right now. If you could swing the cash, upgrading to an i7-3770 or something would probably be the most future-proof thing you could do (within reason).

I've owned tons of AMD chips: K6, K6-2, Athlon, Athlon X2, and others, but lately I swung over to the Intel side. Last year I designed a system around a free QX9650 I got (6 year old chip now), and it's still fairly relevant. I couldn't believe it.
every one has a budget issues. I will definitely fancy the titan gpu so as everyone. Everyone fancy to get the best as they could but no $$$. there are $$ money but you have got is kink of good for you so you will just wait for the price to drop. This is it.

I find Intel expensive but not the best for what you pay for. Forget about benchmark, fps and other sfatt, and use the chips for why you bought them (if for gaming) and notice the differences between AMD and Intel. When it comes to streaming- gaming and benchmarks AMD builds give good gaming experience in terms of video quality (real graphics) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewrPDqFuT3Y. People say Intel is always power saying, power saying is nothing what I think it matters is how long you use your pc for. Someone with AMD who uses his pc for 2 house a day and someone with intel who uses their PC for 20 hours a day will eventually pay more bills than the one using the AMD. Lastly I don`t want my PC to be Intel, maybe In the very future I will fancy the brand Intel. I hope I have explained why I don`t fancy Intel.smile.gif
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I can afford any of the AMD chips at the moment because they are within my budget. I had love to upgrade to the steamroller in the future or what comes after the steamroller. I don`t think the steamroller will be a huge improvement of about 50% increase of the 8350. If that is the case then it would not be a good idea to upgrade from 8350 to the steamroller (when it is lunched). Steamroller is at the corner that means the 8350 price will drop, so I want to know if I should upgrade to 8350 or wait for the steamroller. I do not fancy Intel biggrin.gif Therefore would you recommend AMD 6 cores so I can wait for the steamroller or I should go with the 8 8350 cores?
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Did you intend to post this in the Dry Ice / Liquid Nitrogen section?
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Did you intend to post this in the Dry Ice / Liquid Nitrogen section?
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewrPDqFuT3Y

Was that to show that the 8350 is equal to the 3770k?

That video, to me, shows that the 3770k is around 10-40% faster (depending on scenario) for everything except gaming, all while using almost 40% less power (3700k is 77W, 8350 is 125W) and putting out 40% less heat as a result.

I get that, on a budget, AMD is better a lot of the time, but to simply flat out say "no Intel" seems strange to me.
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I vote the CPU. I have the same one and it bottlenecks me a little bit in BF3 while I have a 7870 non XT. I would recommend the FX-8350 and if you can afford it, a decent cooler.
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Was that to show that the 8350 is equal to the 3770k?
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Maybe performance related. Check out the far cry clouds of the Intel and compare it to the AMD. The AMD seemed to be much more in detailed.
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I vote the CPU. I have the same one and it bottlenecks me a little bit in BF3 while I have a 7870 non XT. I would recommend the FX-8350 and if you can afford it, a decent cooler.
So far that is my only hope. smile.gif
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Maybe performance related. Check out the far cry clouds of the Intel and compare it to the AMD. The AMD seemed to be much more in detailed.

The processor would have absolutely nothing to do with that, though. That's likely just some artifact of how they processed the video.

With gaming tests like those, the only thing the processor does is either bottleneck the GPU (and slow it down) or not.
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