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Here is what I use my rig for, from most to least:
1. Internet
2. Music related (burning disks, movies, listening to music, etc.)
3. Gaming (halo, renegade, misc rtc games, etc.)
4. Flash mx 2008.
5. Folding
6. Word Processing
7. Web design.

Now, I put that up there, because I know that someone will ask me what I use it for, so for future reference....there you go! ^

My question is what is the best AMD cpu out there? The BEST ONE! Well, besides the line of FX processors. Also, what are the newest products that are to be coming out? Give me a low down on what is happening as far as advancements in the world of computers. Any thing you can give me! Like for RAM, MOBO, HDD, CABLES, PROCESSORS, GRAPHICS CARDS, NEW SLOTS (like pci-e), ETC.

I know that I ask alot, but I would really appreciate it!
Thanks fellas!

EDIT: BTW please don't base your decisions on what I currently use my system for. I just posted it there so I wouldn't have to post it later on, because I knew that no matter what someone will eventually ask me what I use it for. Thanks!
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1. Fx-60
2. X2 4800+
3. Fx-57

new stuff coming out:
AM2, (AMD socket type) 7900, (gfx card)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 13 3 @ 7 l 3 13 0 y
1. Fx-60
2. X2 4800+
3. Fx-57
4. FX-55
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FX-57
FX-55 or FX-60 (same clock speed)
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the X2 4800+ is nothing to laugh at, ive seen banches witht the X2 4800+ above all the FX's but the 60
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Robilar
FX-57
FX-55 or FX-60 (same clock speed)
FX-55 and FX-60 are nowhere near each other. The 60 is dual core.
 
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post #7 of 32
Well sense you did say except the FX.

I would go with The best X2 you can afford or an opteron.

Now if you want the same performance as a FX57, Get a 3700 San Diego. Most of them are overclocking to 2.9 or better
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kagaos,,,hahaha uber desk man
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post #9 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by Crash
Well sense you did say except the FX.

I would go with The best X2 you can afford or an opteron.

Now if you want the same performance as a FX57, Get a 3700 San Diego. Most of them are overclocking to 2.9 or better
Nice to notice someone noticed what he was asking to lol..Yes i would also agree with Crash..I have seen the X2 4800 in action and is a great CPU plus the benchmarks speak for themselves
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that guy, the fx-60 is two fx 55 cores. same clock speed x2. I hope you don't think it means double the performance right?
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