Originally Posted by TranquilTempest
That chip has a 220W TDP, and you say "No special heatsink". Want to buy a bridge?
Originally Posted by Ultracarpet
Don't 9590's come with a clc water cooler? I think he/she meant you don't need to add to that $350 by buying a better cooler.
A decade-old $30 heatsink I had on my shelf cooled an FX-9590 under full load without any problem. I consider that to be no special heatsink. You may keep your bridge.
Originally Posted by Vario
Well, looking at newegg really quick, i5 6500 $200, Gigabyte GA-H110M $55, so $255.
Ok, if you want to move market segments then pick out a cheaper AMD processor and motherboard. I purposely picked out the fastest and most expensive AMD processor there was to show the low price ceiling. Still not sure what your point is other than wanting to win an argument.