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Thank you for your feedback. I hear you regarding Nvidia, I just mentioned the 680 because pricewise it is in the same ballpark as the 8350. I want to upgrade either or as a first step. What would be the better performance boost? 8350 (it's ~180€ in Europe), or a 7950 (~280€ in Europe).
Thanks
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i had a 1055T OCed to 3.2... and i bought a 8350 over the weekend, and it was a huge upgrade from what i was runing.

i say the cpu is very well worth it. i also think i may have a golden as i am running at 4.1 at stock

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Thank you for your feedback. I hear you regarding Nvidia, I just mentioned the 680 because pricewise it is in the same ballpark as the 8350. I want to upgrade either or as a first step. What would be the better performance boost? 8350 (it's ~180€ in Europe), or a 7950 (~280€ in Europe).
Thanks
8350? 680 price ballpark? That must be some strange prices there.
1) 8350. If you get the 7950 you'll just be horribly bottlenecked or 2) Get both
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Thanks very much, the 8350 will it be then, for starters. Stupid question: It will fit on my Asus M5A78L/USB3.0, right?
@680: You are right, I meant theGTX560Ti, which can be had for for just a little more than the 8350.
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Thanks very much, the 8350 will it be then, for starters. Stupid question: It will fit on my Asus M5A78L/USB3.0, right?
@680: You are right, I meant theGTX560Ti, which can be had for for just a little more than the 8350.
560 Ti? ... Hmm. Is it used or what? If it's not used don't bother. Maybe a 7870 or the 7870 Tahiti LE (Also known as 7870 XT on sapphire)
It will, if you update the bios first. Just don't be prepared to OC it. It will not handle a OC tongue.gif
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wait for SR, IMO you are not going to see a huge improvement when it comes to gaming..
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actually right now the FX8320 is $40 cheaper on newegg plus a code for $10 less so an even $50 so I would just got for that and clock it to what I like (4.5+)
 
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