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Are you going to buy a Phenom 2

Are you goingto buy a Phenom 2

  • YES! Very Soon.

    Votes: 22 36.7%
  • Maybe. I am unsure.

    Votes: 20 33.3%
  • No, i just upgraded recently.

    Votes: 13 21.7%
  • Are you kidding. Intel All the way.

    Votes: 5 8.3%

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#1
I know i did. :D

Unfortunatly, i have to wait until next monday to get it. :cry:

I will post a comparison between my current setup and my new "Dragon".
 
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#2
I will buy one at Q3 only if the prices go lower then $180.
 
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#3
Not at his stage im still happy with my old FX, still does what i need it to do very well, even in gaming and thats what i do most :)
Id love to update but im waiting for more motherboards to come out and also the new FX's ;) Then i might upgrade.
Ill do a GPU upgrade first before i get a new system, come on nvidia bring out a top card so the 4870x2 prices will drop gezzzzzz
 
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#4
Nope first off I just built a new rig with a 9850 BE second they are too expensive now for the performance which I won't even notice vs my phenom now all this hype is funny
 

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#5
going to buy one shortly
 
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#6
Nope first off I just built a new rig with a 9850 BE second they are too expensive now for the performance which I won't even notice vs my phenom now all this hype is funny
The only reasons i see that u should get a PhenII is:

1. You already have an AM2+ mobo.
2. U're rich and likes dumping money in the garbage lol
 
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#7
The only reasons i see that u should get a PhenII is:

1. You already have an AM2+ mobo.
2. U're rich and likes dumping money in the garbage lol
hahahaha yeah 300.00 is pocket change not!
 

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#8
The only reasons i see that u should get a PhenII is:

1. You already have an AM2+ mobo.
2. U're rich and likes dumping money in the garbage lol
true, true, for xRevengEx Phenom 2 makes a lot sense due to owning an AM2+ Phenom capable board already.


Dont know about point number 2 :laugh:


I voted no, BTW. I just upgraded over a month ago. So i'll be playing with this swetup for a min of 6 months.
 
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#10
true, true, for xRevengEx Phenom 2 makes a lot sense due to owning an AM2+ Phenom capable board already.


Dont know about point number 2 :laugh:


I voted no, BTW. I just upgraded over a month ago. So i'll be playing with this swetup for a min of 6 months.
I'm not rich he was just joking..I really don't need one I love my 9850 BE it's all I need it handles everything I throw at it with ease my last of had an fx-57 in it haha
 
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Stupid iPhone changing shit..what I meant was my last PC*
 

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Nope, I just bought a q6600. Sounds like the q6600 is still better than the phenom II and only cost me half as much. :p
 
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Nope, I just bought a q6600. Sounds like the q6600 is still better than the phenom II and only cost me half as much. :p
i wouldnt say better, in some tests it is, in some its not. looks like phenom 2 is closer to q9450/q9550 in performance terms which is still pretty good, IMHO.


i see no none voted "intel all the way" yet. no intel fanboys in this thread?
 

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#16
I'd like to

I have plans of a new computer around $2500 later in the year and I'd like to put one in it
 

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Price is my factor. I would like to go AMD, but quite honestly, I would be paying for a downgrade. For what I could get for my Intel system, I would be loosing money.
 
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Ill wait for some more reviews before I pass final judgment. But for now I say my chip is about the same.
 
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I can't wait to get one. Soon as I get the money I'm buying one and OC it to 4Ghz!! It would be my first Quad 4Ghz I have ever RAN! First anything 4Ghz lol.
 

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Price is my factor. I would like to go AMD, but quite honestly, I would be paying for a downgrade. For what I could get for my Intel system, I would be loosing money.
i wouldnt say that. you'll be actually upgrading to a quad core capable of being clocked up 4Ghz on air (or higher, who knows). So going from an intel e5200 at 3.7GHz i would call it in an upgrade. May be not a very considerable one, but an upgrade nevertheless.
 

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i'll get one probably by the end of this year or sooner. i can stay with my rig as i for now. all i need is new Hard Drives and Graphics Card.
 
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i plan to as soon as i have the money , only thing is that will not be till march :(

so the FSB on the phenom II 2000 ? (4000) or is it 1800 mhz (3600) ?
 
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#23
I'd like to

I have plans of a new computer around $2500 later in the year and I'd like to put one in it
$2500? DAM!!! what are you getting for that price? a super computer lol
 
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$2500? DAM!!! what are you getting for that price? a super computer lol
A high end dual
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DDR3 RAM is already like $2000 total
 

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#25
i wouldnt say that. you'll be actually upgrading to a quad core capable of being clocked up 4Ghz on air (or higher, who knows). So going from an intel e5200 at 3.7GHz i would call it in an upgrade. May be not a very considerable one, but an upgrade nevertheless.
I would actually like to put that to a competition. I can bring my E5200 up to 4.0GHZ real easy. Even still though, I might gain 2-5 FPS in game and wind up paying say $100 to get it. However, I could get maybe an HD4830 and really boost my FPS for less.