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Hey everyone..

I have an AM3 mobo and an Athlon II x4 640 @ 3GHz. My first question is; how will this hold up to a high end card such as 570 or a 580?

Does anyone have any predictions or facts or whatever to the x6 vs bulldozer in gaming?

I'm going to upgrade in the future and I'd like to get older hardware (as in hardware that's not just released when I go to buy) to keep the costs down. But by the time I upgrade bulldozer will likely be out and I'm considering a $200-$300 bulldozer.

I've read posts stating that bulldozer will be AM3 compatible so I have my fingers crossed.
Edited by gh0st3 - 3/6/11 at 11:33am
post #2 of 5
AthII x4 will bottleneck a high-end GPU.
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Ok thanks. Anyone have any predictions to the x6 vs bulldozer in gaming (at the same price)?
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bulldozer will eat the 6core. new architecture.
there are a few links to benchies on here and all over google
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Ok thanks. Hopefully I can pick up a good bulldozer CPU for under $300 around December..
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