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Hello ,
I have AMD a8-3870k OC'd to 3.6 Ghz with 8 gig ram and ATi 7790 ,I would to upgrade my CPU to play smooth BF4. In here Bulgaria I can get fx-6300 vishera for 100 euro and motherboard for 50 euo w/o Oc'd potential ,Also for 150 euro I can get i5-3350p and for another 35 for MB with H61 chip or fx-8320 for 150 euro + 50 for motherboard. Wich is the best choise for games like Battlefield 4?
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For most games the i5 will be best, but specifically for bf4, which loves as many threads as possible, you want the FX-8320, which will still be great in other games, probably on par with the i5.
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I would think a videocard would be the better upgrade for BF4.
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this might help choosing cpu:







Take FX8320 3.5GHz if you can OC if not maybe FX9370 4.4GHz it cost around the same price as FX8350 4.0GHz today.
Edited by Malcom28 - 12/9/13 at 9:28am
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Another consideration is the up and coming Mantle patch, which should completely change the landscape for you.
    
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