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Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by Mohammed, May 30, 2012.

  1. Mohammed

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    Hi all


    I am looking to change my PC motherboard and CPU. I was looking for AMD FX-8120 but I am not sure from this product "FX-8120"


    At this time I am very interest about this :

    AMD PHENOM II X6 1045T

    Gigabyte 78LMT-S2P



    I have 2 questions


    1- Is that good deal ? I mean CPU with that motherboard?


    2- Is that motherboard compatible with my case

    my PC HP pro 3010 MT
    motherboard :2A94h
    CPU : E7500




    by the way AMD PHENOM II X6 1045T has almost same price for AMD FX 8120


    Thank you for help.
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    Any overclocking planned?
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    If you have a nice deal on the 8120 go with it, it´s a nice CPU and with a nice cooler you get that "baby" to 4.5 - 4.7 very easy.

    And lot of people will star saying that the 2500k/2600k or even IvyB you perform better, and it´s a bit true.
    It all depends on the GPU "power" that you have.

    Take a look at this and make your own conclusion:
    http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/HD_7970_CPU_Scaling/

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    What's the main purpose of the PC? Internet, Office, HD playback, gaming or some serious CPU intensive stuff?
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    no I am not CPU overclocking . I don't know how to do that.
    I think it's more complex than overclock GPU



    AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core has good Value in Benchmark

    but when I see this video I am shocked : AMD FX 8120



    my E7500 it's need 65w

    But AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core need 125w , That approximately 2 of E7500

    Also there is Eight-Core. I don't know if there program or games run in that Eight Core.

    Also this CPU need Motherboard Support Maximum Processor Wattage 145w, Because I hear some people said on 125 crash.

    So I think this CPU eat electricity too much, that mean get heat too much





    For gaming and works.

    I want good CPU for future, I mean has low electricity with good performance


    AMD FX-8120 Eight around 169$, + I found M5 A97 EVO Motherboard around 120$ . So all = 289$

    Also, I found AMD FX 6100 Six Core 3 + Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS Motherboard around 200$
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    Mohammed says thanks.

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