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Wait for Zen or go Skylake now?

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Title is all I can really say. Currently I have an FX6300 and it'd be nice if I could get a better board and CPU. Don't REALLY need it, but want. You know... tongue.gif
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We're getting mixed rumors about Zen. Some are saying it will be as fast as Broadwell-E, while others are saying it will only be marginally faster than an FX 8 core.

The way I look at it, if you want a Skylake CPU, get the i7 6700k. If you can wait, though, that's what you should do.
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Originally Posted by Mad Pistol View Post

We're getting mixed rumors about Zen. Some are saying it will be as fast as Broadwell-E, while others are saying it will only be marginally faster than an FX 8 core.

The way I look at it, if you want a Skylake CPU, get the i7 6700k. If you can wait, though, that's what you should do.

Anyone that says Zen will only be marginally faster than current FX offerings is an idiot.

OT: Wait, we should know plenty in the coming few months.
    
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Neither. Wait for Koby Lake because Zen is gonna flop
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Originally Posted by TheN00bBuilder View Post

Title is all I can really say. Currently I have an FX6300 and it'd be nice if I could get a better board and CPU. Don't REALLY need it, but want. You know... tongue.gif

you answered it yourself - therefore, wait for ZEN! biggrin.gif
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