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Old 09-04-11, 05:50 PM   #23
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Default Re: New AMD upgrade....very pleased

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Originally Posted by kaptkarl View Post
Got it at NewEgg.com. It was $129 w/ $10 off instant coupon. Yeah I was going to buy the 980 for $169, but couldn't turn down a quad 3.4GHz cpu for $119 shipped.
Nice - tough deal to beat

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Originally Posted by kaptkarl View Post
I agree. I did some research before I made my purchase and even read that same article. The 6 core cpu's do not bench any better than the 4 cores in gaming. Actuallly because of the higher clocks on the 4 cores they are actually better for gaming in all but a very few cases. I may go 6 or 8 core in the next year or two, but for now a higher clocked 4 core works the best for me.

My 2 cents.....

Kapt
I was going to go with a hex a core when I had my 955BE. We probably read a lot of the same articles

I'm making the E8400 I'm using now squeal, but it has to last a while longer.
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