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You wasted no ones time, only way to find out things is to ask!!

I would suggest, thinking of what you want/need to do with your computer and than look at what you have
to deside wich route you want to take. if there is something taxing your system or things you want to improve
than that is were to start.
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You wasted no ones time, only way to find out things is to ask!!

I really appreciate that. I believe I want to just have raw power, even if I don't need it.
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multiple post :/
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wintel for sure.
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Yup, know exatly what you meen:D

Do some research, check out reviews on hardware and see what kind of power/performance you want and can afford.
Than you can start asking more questions with knowing a little more.

P.S. Intel or Amd you will be pleased with going high end with either. Buy what you want,not what someone tells you too.!!
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So why would anyone choose an AMD over an intel? I'm sure I could come up with some reason to use 8 processing cores. I would suppose some CPU intense software, like CAD programs could make use of the processors, right?

Because I don't have very much money to spend on my rig tongue.gif The 6300 that I have is a great little chip for the money and almost matches the i3 3220 for gaming at stock (If you're not overclocking grab the i3) but I have it running at 4.5GHZ so it now beats it by a fair margin. As for why I didn't go locked i5 for the price of my OCing mobo and cooler well Microcenter's combo deal meant it was out of my price range.
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Yeah, go with an 8320 if possible. It's cheaper than the Haswell 4670k but go with Intel if you got money. Though I personally think Haswell was disappointing for various reasons.

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For every AMD part, there's a better Intel part, just expect a premium on it. (though i suppose it's not really a premium if the product IS better tongue.gif )
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