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Just because you don't agree, doesn't make it bad advice. Sure an Intel might be better in certain situations, just like a GTX 980 is better then a HD 290X, but i still see people buying and owning the AMD side.
I agree, you won't truly be happy unless you try all your options. Though, like i said before, throwing $300-$750 into AM3+ when Zen will be here in less then a year, idk, your call. smile.gif

Its bad advice because the FX platform is outdated and the CPUs are only decent when 6-8 cores are being used. Intel i5 or i7 is better 90% of the time for 90% of users right now. This isnt 3 years ago comparing 2600k to FX CPUs. FX is just old... it's not terrible but there are clearly better options.
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post #132 of 176
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Yea, but it still sure a great processor.
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post #133 of 176
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Yea, but it still sure a great processor.

In the best case scenario, yes it would KEEP UP with an i5 or i7. Its single core performance is what worries me. It isnt a great CPU but for the price it's ok.
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post #134 of 176
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Yea.
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Even in a new game like GTA V the 4690k for example utterly destroyed my 8350. My 8350 was struggling in 1440p with maxed out settings to maintain even 50fps as an avg fps. With my 4690k I'm getting 60-80fps.
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OC the AMD and your good to go. biggrin.gif
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post #137 of 176
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OC the AMD and your good to go. biggrin.gif


Yes
 
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AMD fanboys, the only people that argue in favor of buy three year old out dayed hardware with out dated motherboards that the companies making them dont even really support sny more. The only AMD platform worth looking at, because its up to date, is FM2. AM3+ is a dead platform. No one is buying 2600k and P67 motherboards new any more. Why buy the out dated products from the same era from AMD? That is just silly.
 
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post #139 of 176
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Thats your opinion. The FX 8350 can very so keep up with intel chips if using optimized applications. Also, its my preference because I see it as saving money and getting better value for it. Also, I just want to try AMD for once. I'm not saying your wrong, but 3 year old hardware can still keep up with todays hardware for sure.
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post #140 of 176
Wait hold on to what you have, new chips from both vendors will be released soon and you may regret the decision.
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