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Originally Posted by gertruude View Post

Blooming hell we have a fortune teller............how do u know its out this year and how do you know its gonna be any good?

redface.gif

looks like I forgot a word. Steamroller MIGHT come out this year. Or rather it SHOULD come out. And If it's not good I should have went intel.
post #12 of 37
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Originally Posted by DizZz View Post

Theres no way you got it to 6ghz on an antec 920. What voltage did you need?
I did, it was scary and it wasn't for long! biggrin.gif I will find the thread I started because cpuz wouldn't read my speed correctly, kept saying I was running 3.4GHz frown.gif

*ETA* linky to thread about not getting validated on 6.0GHz run on 8350
Edited by azrael36 - 5/27/13 at 2:07pm
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post #13 of 37
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looks like I forgot a word. Steamroller MIGHT come out this year. Or rather it SHOULD come out. And If it's not good I should have went intel.


Thats more like it tongue.gif

Except for last part...i would never wish i went intel rolleyes.gif
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post #14 of 37
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Thats more like it tongue.gif

Except for last part...i would never wish i went intel rolleyes.gif

I made a tough choice. I have access to the Intel retail edge. But I already had my current rig. I'm hoping steamroller will be at least 30% better than bulldozer. That will make me happy. Anyway Hoball01 if you have the money go for the 8-core. The FX-4100 can game but I find it lacking in current gen titles that are starting to take advantage of more cores. I know for a fact that in BF3 my cpu at 4.7GHz is holding me back.
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From 1100T to 8350 was a HUGE jump! Totally worth it to me! I'm not even clockin it yet. I need a real mobo for it but just the 8350 and 8 GB of good ram was a really nice improvement with a modest GPU. It recodes video at light speed and I can hardly wait to put in a proper MB so I can tweak it! I thought my 2500k was fast, and it still is, but this thing has some serious grunt just stock!
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yea I would recommend going to 8350.....you'll notice a pretty substantial jump EVERYWHERE......I just picked up an 8350 used on ebay for 170......it is NOTICEABLY faster @4.6GHz vs my 8150@4.6GHz, and completely smashes on my 6100@4.8GHz
    
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LOL it used to take me 10 minutes to burn dvds on my acer lappy, now I burn HD dvds in ~3-4 minutes, I know that's not much but, NO matter what I do, how many proggys I have open it's always waiting on me to give it something else to do, never once have I waited on it to do something I asked it to
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post #18 of 37
Not a massive upgrade for gaming but nonetheless a good upgrade. Personally, I would just hold out for Steamroller
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im guna have to read into this steamroller cpu i didnt know amd were making anymore since everyone ripped them apart for their current line of cpu's being poor
post #20 of 37
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Blooming hell we have a fortune teller............how do u know its out this year and how do you know its gonna be any good?

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AMD have said Steamroller will be ready Q4 2013....wink.gif

OP I agree wit the others...newer games are using more cores.....so yeah prob worth it. smile.gif
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