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is fx 6350 a good budget gaming cpu?

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is it good for bf3 dayz starcraft 2 arma 3 and planetside 2 ?
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decent budget chip, will handle all new games with ease, depending on your budget u could pair it with a nice mid to high end single gpu (7950 or a gtx 760) and it will be a very capable budget gaming setup.
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Definely. It with Starcraft it may chug a bit but it really won't start to bottleneck until you start crossfirimg 7970's or something. So yes, for a budget setup it works awesomely.
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Not even 3770k at 5ghz will give you a perfect SC2 experience. FX 6350 is a good chip. It'll do much better than the Intel equivilants at that price point.

However you might want to consider going FX 6300 and overclocking, saving some money and putting it into a GPU or cooling. FX series benefits from good cooling when you're overclocking.
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Good budget CPU? Yes.
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post #6 of 6
Will bottleneck Planetside 2, not even a 5ghz i7 4770k will give you 50+fps in huge battles just like in sc2
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