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FX 8350 or i7 4770k

Which will u buy for a gaming PC


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just wait and see what the new hardware is like

thread closed lol :slap: (i joke im not a mod and dont pretend to be)

wow six pages of this! @rcoon i didnt think ya said it loud enough haha
 
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LOL, its not like SR or whatever comes out next year will let his computer last 5-6 years versus what is available now...Buy Intel now unless you know you need all those threads that the AMD can offer.
 
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I don't buy this crap about power efficiently and such.
I came up with about a dozen snarky comments about this but I can't choose. So instead I'll just ask in what way do you not "buy" it?
 
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get a fx-8350 with a samsung 840 pro 256GB, should be faster than a i7 4770 and a harddrive :p
 
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get a fx-8350 with a samsung 840 pro 256GB, should be faster than a i7 4770 and a harddrive :p
:laugh: Yeah and so is a i7 920 with an SSD. :D
 

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http://www.hardocp.com/news/2013/04/30/amdrsquos_new_heterogeneous_uniform_memory_access

Its getting tougher and tougher to speculate, what to make out of this latest piece of info? Unified memort is good....

I just dont want to spend on intel and see that after 2 years amd is what intel is now for gaming and intel is what amd is now for gaming.
hUMA is irrelevant unless you plan to use the integrated graphics. Even if you do, hUMA isn't featured on Richland, so you'll have to wait until next summer. Even if you do, APUs aren't AMD's fastest chips.
 

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If ya can wait why not wait till broadwell, even if it's barely better it's still better and as you say it's gotta hold up for 5+ years so to me it be money better spent.

If you get it now i would go Intel for sure just no question about it if you can afford too.

Ah so ports will most likely run better on AMD when the new gen hits, possibly/probably though perhaps maybe not. Good info there :toast:
Screw theory.
 
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If ya can wait why not wait till broadwell, even if it's barely better it's still better and as you say it's gotta hold up for 5+ years so to me it be money better spent.

If you get it now i would go Intel for sure just no question about it if you can afford too.



Screw theory.
I cant help it, i have to study cause i am in 9th and my dad woudnt allow me to get another pc for the next 5 years, thats the reason why i have a good budget. And i am pretty much at the edge, i play games like battlefield 3 (4,5 whatever comes after it), crysis 3 which require a good cpu. I have a gr8 gpu but i get only 15 fps with my core 2 duo and many times my game and pc just freezes and windows takes 15 minutes to boot so.....

Its really annoying to play with such low fps so i cant wait too long. Interestingly its extremely fun when i troll people with a gtx 690 and i7 3770k and this happens many times :rockout:
Like i said, i am at the edge, i cant wait for broadwell, and i heard broadwell would be soldered to the motherboard.
 
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So now that people have stopped posting the current forum suggests go for a i7 4770k, right ???
I strongly disagree. Since Haswell isn't here yet you might swell wait to see how Steamroller performs. It will be available in late October or early November. If you have money to burn go and throw it on Has well. If you want the biggest bang for the buck and close to Has well performance, I would say check out the FX steamroller release. .
 
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So till now u guys are suggesting that if i want to do gaming and other stuff like after effects, sony vegas and recording gameplay (battlefield 3, crysis 3) for a more future proof, efficient, cooler, faster solution i should go with the i7 4770k. Should i wait for broadwell or whatever amd comes up with?

And which motherboard to buy, i was thinking of getting either an Asus Maximus V Formula or an MSI z77 big bang, obviously i go will go with whatever comes for haswell, i guess the chipset would be z87. Is there any other range of motherboards that i should buy? And one last question, should i go with the lower end of the intel extreme platform i.e. x79 something like a 3820 or the 4820 if thats the successor?
If it's all pretty much the same to you, buy AMD: they could use the money much more than Intel :toast:

On a more serious note, the AMD Steamroller is supposed to drop into socket AM3+ boards, so if you can't wait, I'd get the FX-8350 (I have one, and it's extremely nice to be able to actually keep running Folding@Home on 4 cores, while I play a game on the other 4 cores - Intel CPUs only have 6 physical cores on their highest end CPUs) and you'll still be able to drop in a next generation AMD CPU. If you go Intel, you probably won't be able to do that. If you can wait, wait until we hear benchmarks for Steamroller at least before you drop your cash and make a choice.
 
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If it's all pretty much the same to you, buy AMD: they could use the money much more than Intel :toast:

On a more serious note, the AMD Steamroller is supposed to drop into socket AM3+ boards, so if you can't wait, I'd get the FX-8350 (I have one, and it's extremely nice to be able to actually keep running Folding@Home on 4 cores, while I play a game on the other 4 cores - Intel CPUs only have 6 physical cores on their highest end CPUs) and you'll still be able to drop in a next generation AMD CPU. If you go Intel, you probably won't be able to do that. If you can wait, wait until we hear benchmarks for Steamroller at least before you drop your cash and make a choice.
I cant get a 8350 and later update to steam roller, and the AM3+ is no use to me cause when my next update comes if i buy steam roller they would have changed the socket cause excavator would be the last cpu on AM3+.
 
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I cant get a 8350 and later update to steam roller, and the AM3+ is no use to me cause when my next update comes if i buy steam roller they would have changed the socket cause excavator would be the last cpu on AM3+.
So why did you seek counsel as to a CPU choice if you had no intention to consider an alternative. It seems you were merely seeking a pat on the back ?
 
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So, get a 6300 which has plenty power for today's use in order to upgrade IF NEEDED without spending much.
 

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FX 8350 since the piledriver architecture is in both new consoles and almost all games are ported now anyway.
 
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So why did you seek counsel as to a CPU choice if you had no intention to consider an alternative. It seems you were merely seeking a pat on the back ?
Ohk, please answer my question as an individual, if u were at my place and had to buy a pc which u have to keep for the next 4 years, what will u do? Buy a 4770k, a 8350 or wait for steam roller?

FYI, its not easy to sell used stuff in my country so i cant get a 6300 and sell it later.
 

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You have six pages, that's about 150 different opinions on the matter. 4770k isn't out yet. Steamroller isn't out yet. There are no hard facts on either yet. If you want a new CPU. Figure out what you want to do with your computer, find what is in your budget and choose.
 
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