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Will upgrading from i7 860 to AMD FX 8350 result in drop in fps in games?

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My video card is a AMD 7850.Now the motherboard in my rig is KIA so I was thinking of upgrading to a fx 8350.But since its single threaded performance is rather low,will that result in drop in fps in Battlefield 3(primary game I play)?Thanks in advance for helping:)
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NO. A BIG NO. It won't drop your FPS with just a 7850 ... or with two 7970s even ...
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Thanks for the quick reply!I have heard that in games the FX 8350 is actually worse than the first gen i7 so I was thinking between the i7 4770 and the fx 8350 but since I AM A amd kind of a guy was hesitant about going for 4770 but if gaming demands it I would go for 4770.SO will 4770 give me better performance in games?
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If you are tight with the budget, just choose between FX8350 and i5 3570K / 4670K
Both are faster than your i7 860
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Originally Posted by DarkRadeon7000 View Post

Thanks for the quick reply!I have heard that in games the FX 8350 is actually worse than the first gen i7 so I was thinking between the i7 4770 and the fx 8350 but since I AM A amd kind of a guy was hesitant about going for 4770 but if gaming demands it I would go for 4770.SO will 4770 give me better performance in games?
You must be listening to people stuck in 2009 smile.gif
Look at the price plateau between a 8350 and a 4770k first. Then think logically which is better, of course the 4770k is better!
Otherwise, it's cheaper than a 3570k and certainly matches more or less
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So the fx 8350 is a solid upgrade over i7 860 and will match the 3570k right in gaming?
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For the the most part, yes. You'll also get the benefit of 8 real integer cores, which you definitely notice when multitasking.
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The 860 is still more than a solid CPU.... In stuff that uses all the threads it's on par with SB i5s or so. And it also clocks pretty nicely. But no, in BF3 you wont see an FPS drop.

A GPU upgrade in this case would result in a much bigger performance increase.
 
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