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Unless you want to actually play any modern games. Then it fails badly. The i3 is obsolete and the i5 is starting to struggle a bit. Meanwhile the FX keeps just chugging along.

Have you looked into the Witcher 3 forums? Intel quads have been reporting 100% cpu useage and stuttering. I have watched a video made by an i3 user claiming that the game is playable. It is NOT playable on an i3.

..I play the Witcher 3 just fine on my i3? So do thousands of others. A vast majority of games are still not using more than 2-4 threads still an it's unlikely to change or be needed unless you have a super high end GPU setup. Stock FX is not anything special, which means you need a decent cooler, board and PSU and that pretty much eliminates the $ advantage.

i5 struggling? The i5 is and will be the go to gaming CPU for like 90% of gamers for years to come.
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What is your frame rate? 10-20 fps? That is what people are reporting. I5s are reporting being unable to hold 60 fps in the cities because of 100% cpu loads even with reduced settings on their 970s. The i5 and 970 are the current average gamer rig these days.
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post #23 of 27
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What is your frame rate? 10-20 fps? That is what people are reporting. I5s are reporting being unable to hold 60 fps in the cities because of 100% cpu loads even with reduced settings on their 970s. The i5 and 970 are the current average gamer rig these days.

Do you happen to have the link to the forum? I am curious. I have read that there is an area in the game, called Novigrad or something like that, which is particularly heavy and the FX surpases some i5s there.

EDIT: I mean, i can't find the official Witcher 3 forum.
Edited by Undervolter - 7/15/16 at 11:35am
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I was talking about the Steam forums. They are very active.
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AM3+ in mid 2016? Not the bestest of ideas.
For $15 it sounds to me like a great idea tongue.gif
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I was talking about the Steam forums. They are very active.

Oh, thanks. I didn't think about that. I thought the game company had its own forum.
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It's in Poland and they do things differently there.
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