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  1. SystemViper

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    :roll: I am a noob s to AMD stuff, but i would like to play with a AMD setup. The question is , what is the best stuff out there, not from a cost perspective, but.....

    what is the TOP OF LINE AMD cpu

    and what is a good MB to go along with that.

    I figure if i am gonna play i want to get the top of line stuff to see how it stacks
    up to my i7 stuff.

    I'm not looking to knock it down or post neg stuff about it,
    but i do a lot of cpu intensive stuff and would love to make some real world
    comparisons for my own knowledge growth,

    i am also looking to crunch at the end of the summer when heat isn't an issue,
    so that is playing a part in understanding both platforms and how they
    run an handle loads.

    so thanks in advance for any info you can throw at me....

    :roll::rockout::toast::rockout::roll:
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    wow not to bad,

    250 for the chip and 120 for the MSI (openbox)
    you have to like the price point...

    thanks
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    Yeah AMD does have a killer price point going.
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    does the 955 and board combo OC well?
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    are you putting the system on DICE/LN2? cause if you do the GD70 has a nasty habit of being dead after it gets cold
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    :roll: Reminds me of the good old saying "and then I woke up dead"
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    Not sure if you were talking to me or not.... sorry :D

    but it would be air for me- never done anything else, someday I want to do a good WC loop.

    I am guessing DICE is: dry ice
    and LN2 is: liquid nitrogen

    :confused:
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    mine was towards OP for you on water the GD70 is going to be just as good
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    Thanks :D

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