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Originally Posted by Stay Puft View Post

Who's talking about spending 2K?

7850K + UP4 = 299.98
4670K + Z87 Extreme3 = 333.98

We're talking about a 34 dollar difference here

The later will do slide show gaming though.
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The later will do slide show gaming though.

I think he's being a little kind comparing the 4670k to the 7850k, over here you could even get a h81 board + intel g1820 + r9 260x for $250. That would be as good as if not better for gaming than the a10 7850k + up4 for $299.98 wouldn't it??
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I think he's being a little kind comparing the 4670k to the 7850k, over here you could even get a h81 board + intel g1820 + r9 260x for $250. That would be as good as if not better for gaming than the a10 7850k + up4 for $299.98 wouldn't it??

And A10-7850k only works on that particular gigabyte mobo, then?Celerons are absolutely pants for BF4 btw, slower than torture.
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I think he's being a little kind comparing the 4670k to the 7850k, over here you could even get a h81 board + intel g1820 + r9 260x for $250. That would be as good as if not better for gaming than the a10 7850k + up4 for $299.98 wouldn't it??

True, but I don't know about that dual core cpu though.
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Wait a miniti A8 7600K beats A10 6800K ...
http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/amd_a8_7600_apu_review,16.html

So the best choice is A10 7700K - and it is a very good choise. YOu want to know WHY?

1. As you can see A10 7850k is bottlenecked by bandwidth. They need GDDR5.
2. It support HSA - very good software/hardware - and review does not show that... SO yeah actually A10 7850K is worth ! Finnaly AMD did something new!
3. Less power than richland!
4. AMD did great job - that Kaveri/steamroller - CPU and GPU have a lot of OC potential! Some get 5.0Ghz on air easy!
5. GREAT mobos - so low prices - just compare it to AM3+ ... 1150/1155

So if you are a budget gamer and you want to try HSA then GET A10 7700K or A8 7600 or maybe A10 7850K.
But if you want best budget gaming PC get Kaveri athlon x4 in a year you will be able to upgrade to excacator.

Carrizo may support GDDR5!

You have to understand KAVERI is only the start!

Again dont get penitum haswell - it sucks against athlon x4 750K
Edited by Themisseble - 1/15/14 at 10:44am
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Wait a miniti A8 7600K beats A10 6800K ...
http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/amd_a8_7600_apu_review,16.html

So the best choice is A10 7700K - and it is a very good choise. YOu want to know WHY?

1. As you can see A10 7850k is bottlenecked by bandwidth. They need GDDR5.
2. It support HSA - very good software/hardware - and review does not show that... SO yeah actually A10 7850K is worth ! Finnaly AMD did something new!
3. Less power than richland!
4. AMD did great job - that Kaveri/steamroller - CPU and GPU have a lot of OC potential! Some get 5.0Ghz on air easy!
5. GREAT mobos - so low prices - just compare it to AM3+ ... 1150/1155

So if you are a budget gamer and you want to try HSA then GET A10 7700K or A8 7600 or maybe A10 7850K.
But if you want best budget gaming PC get Kaveri athlon x4 in a year you will be able to upgrade to excacator.

Carrizo may support GDDR5!

You have to understand KAVERI is only the start!

Again dont get penitum haswell - it sucks against athlon x4 750K

There is no HSA to try though.
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A A8-7600 + r7 240 would match or stomp it in games and cost a bit less while using significantly less power.

You must be delusional... There is no way a R7 240 + A8-7600K will stomp a HD 7770.
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And A10-7850k only works on that particular gigabyte mobo, then?Celerons are absolutely pants for BF4 btw, slower than torture.

Hey, im not looking to argue, i'm genuinely undecided on what would be better, these just seem a little disappointing for me as far as gaming goes. I only said that mobo cos that's what the other dude compared, but my understanding was with the AMD apu's you don't want to cheap out on the mobo, and even if you went with a $50 cheaper mobo it's still the same price as the intel option with a cheap mobo and dedicated gpu for less performance in gaming with the APU.
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I'm so sick of hearing people say this. I'm uploading a video now to Youtube. Overclocked HD 4600 IGP handling Battlefield 4 Multiplayer just fine. If it can handle BF4 Multi it can handle anything but the point remains is why would you even want to settle for subpar gaming? You've decided you want to build a new rig over buying a PS4 but you're going to cheap out and settle for Kaveri and a subpar gaming experience?
Intel graphics drivers are just really bad as everybody execwpt consumers get a dgpu anyways.
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The later will do slide show gaming though.

Slide show you say?



Now i'm not saying HD 4600 is all that. It is what it is but its not that bad
Edited by Stay Puft - 1/15/14 at 10:55am
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