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post #11 of 23
Should have bough Fx 57...
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Man, that is a lot of $$$ to drop on a processor. If you hang around this AMD forum longer, you'll start to realize that there's a lot of hype in Intel processors but not a whole lot else to back it up. Intels use more power to run at those high speeds, and because it uses more power, it generates more heat which requires more powerful heatsink/fans to cool it. So you have a double whammy. AMDs are known to be much more efficient so that it does more but requires less power and so forth. We're not flaming you for buying an Intel chip but if you do a little more research, you'll see that spending that money on an AMD would get more bang for the buck in terms of performance and electricity bill.

Feel free to search around the forums for the more technical aspect for why AMDs are more efficient than Intel or feel free to ask. I'm sure everyone here can share a bit of knowledge regarding that.
    
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post #13 of 23
And if you overclock you void your warranty. I personaly do not spend more than $250.00 on a procesor, not when I can make it run like one that is almost 3 times its price.
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Lay off the fanboysim guys. The 3.73E is a good CPU and still very fast although $1000 for it is a ripoff.
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Originally Posted by J3r3my
Lay off the fanboysim guys. The 3.73E is a good CPU and still very fast although $1000 for it is a ripoff.
I rather get the "fastest single core" (FX-57), or "fastest dual core" (X2 4800+) for less than $1k
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I rather get the "fastest single core" (FX-57), or "fastest dual core" (X2 4800+) for less than $1k
Yes but the store he got it from probably charges even more for those. Thats why theres Newegg.com
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Lay off the fanboysim guys. The 3.73E is a good CPU and still very fast although $1000 for it is a ripoff.
I don't see any fanboyism...
    
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I don't see any fanboyism...
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yeh, amd pwns intel
That.
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Yeah well, some people...
    
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Originally Posted by J3r3my
Lay off the fanboysim guys. The 3.73E is a good CPU and still very fast although $1000 for it is a ripoff.
dude i couldn't help but laugh at him for buy that processor for that price and then asking in here (AMD section) what everyone thought.

with all the killer amd hardware around...he got pimped out and didnt even get a reacharound.

on the plus side he can heat his house with it
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