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8350 isn't the best CPU but it could be worth buying one for future games that might make use of all the cores? IMO.

The haswell is an expensive move http://www.amazon.co.uk/4670k-Overclocked-Gigabyte-Motherboard-Vengeance/dp/B00D2V7778/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1370282391&sr=8-1&keywords=haswell+4670 but is it worth it making this move from 8350? The 8350 can go head to head with the 3770K and the haswell series aren't that far away from the 3770K, making me think the 8350 is still a good chip.

I am thinking about the future but not how strong each core of an intel chip is, but rather how many cores I am saving. I could buy the 3570K or 2500K- It was within my budget, but who knows... more cores could be a good move, especially for future gamers. I bought 1 of the 8350 and It will be in by tomorrow. Have I wast/ make mistake in buying the 8350 by this time? Not to mention my 3 years warranty.biggrin.gif
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I wouldn't do it.
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If you already have an 8350, keep it.

If you do not have an 8350, don't buy one. An 8350 is never going to be magically better than the current high-end Intel chips for gaming. Never.

But, it's good enough that if you already own it you probably don't want to bother upgrading.
    
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I wouldn't do it.

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If you already have an 8350, keep it.

If you do not have an 8350, don't buy one. An 8350 is never going to be magically better than the current high-end Intel chips for gaming. Never.

But, it's good enough that if you already own it you probably don't want to bother upgrading.
Thanks for the heads up, I got the 8350 today and it`s doing great, I guess my next upgrade will be an EXTREME from AMD.
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