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Poll Results: AMD FX 8350 @ 5ghz vs i5 4670k @ 4.6ghz vs i7 4770k @ 4.6ghz Next Gen (YES another one!!!) :D

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 19% of voters (26)
    FX 8350 @ 5ghz
  • 45% of voters (62)
    i5 4670k @ 4.6ghz
  • 38% of voters (52)
    i7 4770k @ 4.6ghz
136 Total Votes  
post #31 of 94
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Originally Posted by icesergio View Post

Based on some calculations I did here's what i've come up with

FX 8350 + Crosshair V Formula Z= 500$

i7 4770k + Maximus Vi Hero= 655$

i5 4670k + Maximus Vi Hero= 535$

The Formula Z is the best AM3+ mobo out there as far as I know

The Maximus VI Hero is ASUS's entry level gaming mobo: Great Overclocking and overall performance

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I'm leaning towards the FX but I'll need to get a custom WC loop if I want to get to 5ghz

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Darn. Can't DECIDE redface.gif:o:o:o:o:o



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Oh so ultimately you are going to be the one purchasing the parts! Why get all the most expensive stuff? the 990FX Sabertooth is a grand board A LOT cheaper than Crosshair and also has features that the crosshair doesn't have. Even then you can still get the AS Rock Extreme 9 which is a good board, MSI 990FXA-GD80 is also good just got to compensate for VDROOP and the M5A99FX PRO R2.0 which I have which takes me to 5GHz without a hitch (I am running 4.8GHz for the time being until I get my loop finished up). You also DONT NEED custom water to get an 8350 cool. A dual tower air cooler like a Phanteks or Noctua NH-D14 or the Deepcool Assassin will serve you wonderfully up to 4.7GHz. A closed loop 240mm cooler will take you to 4.8GHz-4.9GHz. For this I would say Swiftec H220/320. You don't need THE BEST mobo to get the best out of your 8350. A crosshair is only really recommended if you are on DICE or LN2.
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post #32 of 94
you want 10+ pages OP? nothing's going to change popular (and sensible) opinion. i5/Hero (or any number of sub $200 Z87 boards for that matter) is the best all round move and the best price/performance ratio out of the three options.
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I also say the m5a990fx pro 2.0 is a great mobo for the 8350, I do have a custom loop and will be pushing to 5 soon enough but with my current comp. folding I don't have the ability for lengthy down time as I'll need to set my clocks correctly.
 
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What processor should the novice gamers get to obatin the best performance?

Is the i7 REALLY worth the extra (a lot) cash biggrin.gif

discuss and share ideas biggrin.gifthumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gif
Yes it is worth it. Over the life of your computer you'll appreciate the better performance from the i7.
post #35 of 94
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Originally Posted by d00bzilla View Post

i7 4770k is 48% more expensive than the 4670k and as our lord and master Linus shows us that in real world gaming performance all these chips are near equal so no need to spend the extra $$$ on the i7 for gaming.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4PDoy-mi0A

with all the chips performing near identically the clear winner becomes the one with the best performance to dollar ratio and that's the FX-8350 with the 4670k coming in right behind it at just $30 more.

so basically at the end of the day it really comes down to whether you are an intel person or an AMD person. you should either go with the FX-8350 or the 4670k depending on which company you prefer.

that wasn't so hard was it? thumb.gif
Linus is an idiot. He showcases new toys but really honestly knows nothing about them. It's quite humerus but sometimes painful to watch him.
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Linus is an idiot. He showcases new toys but really honestly knows nothing about them. It's quite humerus but sometimes painful to watch him.

Say whatever you want but about him idk but bench marks are bench marks. The chips all preform within hairs of each other no matter if it has 8 cores, 4 core or 4 cores with hyper threading enabled. Therefor the i7 is a waste of money for a pure blooded gaming machine. The Fx and i5 are clearly the way to go. You people can argue all you want until you're up your own asses but it's really just that simple.

But by all means continue to argue among yourselves pointlessly. I'm out.
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A 4670k@stock is up to 70% faster than a 8350@5GHz in games: http://www.pcgameshardware.de/screenshots/original/2013/09/SC2HotS-pcgh.png
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Based on some calculations I did here's what i've come up with

FX 8350 + Crosshair V Formula Z= 500$

i7 4770k + Maximus Vi Hero= 655$

i5 4670k + Maximus Vi Hero= 535$

The Formula Z is the best AM3+ mobo out there as far as I know

The Maximus VI Hero is ASUS's entry level gaming mobo: Great Overclocking and overall performance

thumb.gifthumb.gif

I'm leaning towards the FX but I'll need to get a custom WC loop if I want to get to 5ghz

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Darn. Can't DECIDE redface.gif:o:o:o:o:o



keep posting BTW:D:D

Crosshair v formula z is a great motherboard but really overkill. Better off saving a bit of money and getting the sabertooth 990fx r2 if you want 8+2 phases instead. They both overclock the same.
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Oh so ultimately you are going to be the one purchasing the parts! Why get all the most expensive stuff? the 990FX Sabertooth is a grand board A LOT cheaper than Crosshair and also has features that the crosshair doesn't have. Even then you can still get the AS Rock Extreme 9 which is a good board, MSI 990FXA-GD80 is also good just got to compensate for VDROOP and the M5A99FX PRO R2.0 which I have which takes me to 5GHz without a hitch (I am running 4.8GHz for the time being until I get my loop finished up). You also DONT NEED custom water to get an 8350 cool. A dual tower air cooler like a Phanteks or Noctua NH-D14 or the Deepcool Assassin will serve you wonderfully up to 4.7GHz. A closed loop 240mm cooler will take you to 4.8GHz-4.9GHz. For this I would say Swiftec H220/320. You don't need THE BEST mobo to get the best out of your 8350. A crosshair is only really recommended if you are on DICE or LN2.

You most certainly don't need that high end of a board to achieve 4.6 on the intel either.
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A 4670k@stock is up to 70% faster than a 8350@5GHz in games: http://www.pcgameshardware.de/screenshots/original/2013/09/SC2HotS-pcgh.png
Oh please stop posting lies everywhere you go!
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2x EK-FC Fury X Backplates XSPC Raystorm CPU Block EKWB Coolstream CE280 EKWB Coolstream PE360 
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3x CoolerMaster Jetflo's 120mm 6 Corsair ML140's  Laing D5 Vario Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit 
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LG E2341V Roccat Ryos MK Pro Antec High Current Pro Platinum 1300W NZXT Phantom 820 Black 
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Mionix Naos 7000 Mionix Alioth GX Gaming SW-G2.1 3000 Kingston Hyper X Cloud Core 
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AMD Athlon 2 X4 645 MSI 990FXA-GD65 2x ATI 5770 1GB  Corsair Vengeance LP 8Gb (4Gb X2) 1640Mhz 9-8-7... 
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Samsung HD502HI and Samsung HD502IJ LG DVD-RW CoolerMaster Hyper 212 EVO Windows 7 home premium 64bit 
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LG E2341V Microsoft Wired 600 FSP ATX 700-82GHN Aerocool PGS-V series VX-9 Pro Battle Edition 
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Verbatim Rapier V2 Creative SBS 370 
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Intel Celeron G1840 MSI Z97-Guard Pro Gigabyte RX580 Gaming 4G Gigabyte RX570 Gaming 4G 
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XFX RX480 reference edition 8G Gigabyte RX570 Gaming 4g Gigabyte RX570 Gaming 4G G-Skill Ares F3-1600C9D 
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Samsung 750 Evo 120GB Stock  Windows 10 Pro  Gigabyte XP1200M 
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