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Yeah idk some have luck with it and others dont same with the 8350, But im gonna turn around and try and sell my Mobo and Phenom for around 150-200 so in the long run there both a $200 upgrade.
Yeah i looked up the comparison with the i5 and amd and there is no little difference its off the charts.

And what are your thoughts and the ASrock board?

Thanks

When I was working with the asrock (the board in my sig under father in law) I loved it. Easy to use, easy utilities. I have a Asus board hooked up to my fx and love the utlities it comes with

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To be honest I have zero personal experience with them but I have not read any complaints in the haswell overclocking forum either.

Not a complaint but like it has been said the haswell chips are hit and miss on how good they overclock but same can be said about the fx and with the 9590 being hand picked 8350s than upgraded I am sure there are less amazing 8350s out there now
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Well guys thanks for the response's but i just ordered a i5 4670K biggrin.gif and soon ill grab a 780ti or 880ti when those come later this year tongue.gif
    
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Well guys thanks for the response's but i just ordered a i5 4670K biggrin.gif and soon ill grab a 780ti or 880ti when those come later this year tongue.gif

Good choice I just did an upgrade on my computer if I didn't already have the 8350 I probably would have went with the 4670k. For video card I picked up a 780 classified for the reason if the 800 series does come out this year I should be able to pick up a second card cheaper when the 800 series does come out
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Good choice I just did an upgrade on my computer if I didn't already have the 8350 I probably would have went with the 4670k. For video card I picked up a 780 classified for the reason if the 800 series does come out this year I should be able to pick up a second card cheaper when the 800 series does come out

Very true do you think it would be smart to wait and grab a 780 when the 880 comes out, or how are the drivers for nvidia are they better then AMD's
    
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Very true do you think it would be smart to wait and grab a 780 when the 880 comes out, or how are the drivers for nvidia are they better then AMD's

I am an NVIDIA fan boy I like there software, and there cards. I feel like they are a great company and I love everyone that I have owned. So I can't say anything about AMD vs NVIDIA. What I can say is that if you get a 780 when a 880 comes out it will be a decent amount cheaper than they are now vs the 880 will be top dollar. I personally would get a 780 due to that they are amazing and can't see how they 880 can really make a big noticeable difference. Yeah the FPS might go up but how much is your eye truly going to be able to tell
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I am an NVIDIA fan boy I like there software, and there cards. I feel like they are a great company and I love everyone that I have owned. So I can't say anything about AMD vs NVIDIA. What I can say is that if you get a 780 when a 880 comes out it will be a decent amount cheaper than they are now vs the 880 will be top dollar. I personally would get a 780 due to that they are amazing and can't see how they 880 can really make a big noticeable difference. Yeah the FPS might go up but how much is your eye truly going to be able to tell


Yeah it makes a lot of sence when u put it that way
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I think you could have tossed an FX-6300 on the board, OCed to 5GHZ, and picked up another HD7870 for Xfire somewhere and wound up with about 85% of the performance you'll have with the 4670K+780Ti for 1/3rd the cost.



BF4 seems to really do well for the money on the FX stuff. At 5ghz, the FX-6300 should be comparable to the i5-4670K@4.5ghz in this title.

The performance scaling from the FX-6300 to the FX-8350 appears proportional to the difference in clock speed. I know they say it can use 8 cores, but I question whether it "really" matters much past 6 if the clocks are the same. Same thing from the 6100 to 8150, pretty minimal scaling, appears to be related to clock speed more than core count past 6 cores there again.



Source - http://www.bf4blog.com/battlefield-4-retail-gpu-cpu-benchmarks/
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Yeah it makes a lot of sence when u put it that way
Guess no more AMDGamer haha

I read an article about a week ago that pretty much said anything over 90fps your eye can't tell the difference that was one article and I can't seem to find it but titanfall's recommended video card is a gtx560. That's there recommended there minimum is required is a GeForce 8800 GT. So I think a 780 will do you just fine and the ti model will be even better. If money is an option let me recommend getting a 780 classified. You can pick one up for about $550 right now and I love mine
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I think you could have tossed an FX-6300 on the board, OCed to 5GHZ, and picked up another HD7870 for Xfire somewhere and wound up with about 85% of the performance you'll have with the 4670K+780Ti for 1/3rd the cost.



BF4 seems to really do well for the money on the FX stuff. At 5ghz, the FX-6300 should be comparable to the i5-4670K@4.5ghz in this title.

Yeah maybe so but then i need a new psu im not running two 7870's on mine and then ill have Crossfire issues and im tired of having to download this, mod this to make it work and plus my feet are now wet in the pc hobby for bout 6 yrs its time to put some big boy pants on and grab intel, every amd fanboy even me knows intel is best right now rolleyes.gif

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I read an article about a week ago that pretty much said anything over 90fps your eye can't tell the difference that was one article and I can't seem to find it but titanfall's recommended video card is a gtx560. That's there recommended there minimum is required is a GeForce 8800 GT. So I think a 780 will do you just fine and the ti model will be even better. If money is an option let me recommend getting a 780 classified. You can pick one up for about $550 right now and I love mine

Yeah thats not bad for a system that will run everything almost maxed till 2016-2017 ish
    
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i just upgraded from fx6300 at 5ghz and running mulit GPU with it was not a good experience. it played everything fine except BF4. those benches are single player. my fps had awful dips after moving to SLI with fx cpu. I had enough mobo to just grab an 8 core but I had enough of amd CPU for now and wanted something to max my min FPS. 4670k does that for sure.
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