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I hate AMD so much I bought a 290 Tri-X. Damn you AMD for making it an irresistible purchase.
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I left AMD late last year to give Intel a try and I'm really enjoying my current setup, but have been wanting to come back to AMD with an APU setup using either the 7870k or 860k processor and the Asus Crossblade Ranger MB.

At the moment I'm looking at just pulling the MB and CPU in my sig rig and dropping the AMD MB and CPU in.

which would be the better choice for CPU's 7870k or 860k?

This isn't the place for it but the 860K is the right choice unless you're willing to pay more for a slightly better binned chip and disable the iGPU. You could just wait for the 870K and then build a system.
Edited by Liranan - 9/23/15 at 10:02am
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This isn't the place for it but the 860K is the right choice unless you're willing to pay more for a slightly better binned chip and disable the iGPU. You could just wait for the 870K and then build a system.

The 870k will be based on the Godavari chip?
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Don't get me wrong. I love my new 4790k. It's a beast of a CPU. However, the FX 8320 was half the price that I paid for the i7 4790k brand new, and there were very few games that I found to be CPU limited by it.

No doubt the FX 8320 is a fast and capable CPU for the price.
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The 870k will be based on the Godavari chip?


Speculation is that there will not be a 870K. The 880K has already appeared in some FM2+ cpu compatibility motherboard specs.
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Originally Posted by By-Tor View Post

I left AMD late last year to give Intel a try and I'm really enjoying my current setup, but have been wanting to come back to AMD with an APU setup using either the 7870k or 860k processor and the Asus Crossblade Ranger MB.

At the moment I'm looking at just pulling the MB and CPU in my sig rig and dropping the AMD MB and CPU in.

which would be the better choice for CPU's 7870k or 860k?

I have a A10-7870K in both a Crossblade Ranger and a GA-F2A88X-UP4. I have an 860K in a A88X-PRO. All are at 4.5+ GHz. The choice would be whether you want an APU or straight cpu.
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How is your 9590 buggy? CPU's are rarely the problem and most problems are RAM, board or PEBKAC.

PEBKAC is the worst malady in the pc user world.
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Speculation is that there will not be a 870K. The 880K has already appeared in some FM2+ cpu compatibility motherboard specs.

Yeah I was just looking through some info about the 880k. I'd just need the CPU portion since I'll be plugging my pair of 290x's into the Ranger MB. My guess is its going to bottle neck the video cards...

Thanks

Here's some info.

http://www.cpu-world.com/CPUs/Bulldozer/AMD-Athlon%20X4%20880K.html

The 2 reason's I'm wanting the Ranger is the ROG coloring matches my current rig and the PCI-e slots are setup in the same location as my Maximus 7 Hero.

Here's my rig it will be used in.





Edited by By-Tor - 9/23/15 at 4:14pm
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Very nice work and what a big case !

The motherboard looks good when the lights are on ! Reflex !

Do you have the case dimentions ?

Great Effort !

smile.gif

P.S: Sorry for the off topic.
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Originally Posted by By-Tor View Post

Yeah I was just looking through some info about the 880k. I'd just need the CPU portion since I'll be plugging my pair of 290x's into the Ranger MB. My guess is its going to bottle neck the video cards...

Thanks

Here's some info.

http://www.cpu-world.com/CPUs/Bulldozer/AMD-Athlon%20X4%20880K.html

The 2 reason's I'm wanting the Ranger is the ROG coloring matches my current rig and the PCI-e slots are setup in the same location as my Maximus 7 Hero.

Here's my rig it will be used in.





Edited by jclafi - 9/23/15 at 4:43pm
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Very nice work and what a big case !

The motherboard looks good when the lights are on ! Reflex !

Do you have the case dimentions ?

Great Effort !

smile.gif

P.S: Sorry for the off topic.

Its the Phanteks Enthoo Primo

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811854013

https://www.google.com/search?q=phanteks+enthoo+primo&biw=1531&bih=929&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&sqi=2&ved=0CCsQsARqFQoTCNHLtIysjsgCFQOTDQodQDgKfw&dpr=1#tbm=isch&q=phanteks+enthoo+primo+red
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Those cases are pretty mad, I'd love to go back to another massive case with room to work with redface.gif
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