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September 9, 2013 6:44:53 PM

I have decided I want to go with AMD processor and I was wandering what is a good one, I have a strict budget.

I want to use it for gaming... i play games like Skyrim, CoD black ops 2, far cry 3, assasins creed 4.

Please help thanks

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September 9, 2013 6:47:28 PM

Either FX-6300, FX-8320, or FX-8350, depending on your budget.
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September 9, 2013 6:51:09 PM

Ok thanks for the help I will look into those :) 
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September 9, 2013 6:52:37 PM

I don't recommend going for an APU for any kind of decent gaming, unless you don't mind being stuck on low settings with 30 FPS.
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September 9, 2013 7:14:46 PM

The APU will work with the same discrete GPU's as the FX CPU's.
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September 9, 2013 7:20:08 PM

Well, if he doesn't plan to get a discrete GPU, because his budget is too short, he might consider the A10-6800K. Otherwise, the FX-6300 will just be much better.
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September 9, 2013 8:16:15 PM

If he is using a dedicated GPU there is really no reason to go with a APU. He would be better off with a AM3+ motherboard/CPU instead. As said above depending on your budget you could get a FX-6300 up to a FX-8350 it all depends on how much you have to spend. Even a FX-6300 with a good GPU would make a good gaming rig.
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