Closed Is it a good choice ? Tags: CPUs AMD Motherboards Last response: September 14, 2012 6:57 PM in CPUs Share cadderly September 6, 2012 2:22:19 PM I Bought an AMD Motherboard (M5A97) AM3+ I would like ti buy CPU like AMD FX-8150 3.4Ghz. (189.99) I play some games like SWTOR and do programmation (visual studio, etc). I like the eight-core possiblilité but it's the good choice ? I know you are so amazing to know the best stuffwith the right price. I'll wait for idea or confirmation. Thanks. More about : good choice | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution Z1NONLY CPUs Master Motherboard Authority September 6, 2012 2:44:14 PM 8120 would probably be a better choice because it costs less and can be overclocked to the same specs as the 8150 with ease. For highly-threaded tasks the FX 8120or 8150 are both great choices. | Report abuse nsouter853 September 6, 2012 8:46:54 PM +1 to 8120 with an overclock. (if you are going AMD) | Report abuse Brett928S2 CPUs Master Motherboard Expert September 7, 2012 12:23:09 AM Hi AMD 1100T if you can find one... All the best Brett | Report abuse Related ressources Asus P8Z77-v LK a good choice ? - Forum Seagate Barracuda a good choice ? Please see... - Forum Good Choice of Card? - Forum ASUS Geforce GTX 670 TOP - Good choice or not? - Forum Buying first "gaming" PC. is this a good choice 3? - Forum Ask the community Publish popatim CPUs Master Motherboard Authority September 7, 2012 2:24:36 AM You dont need 8 cores. Switch to an i5-3350p at almost the same price. | Report abuse cadderly September 7, 2012 12:52:23 PM popatim said:You dont need 8 cores. Switch to an i5-3350p at almost the same price. I have an AMD motherboard, I think it's impossible ? | Report abuse sarinaide CPUs Authority Motherboard Expert September 7, 2012 1:19:19 PM I would have personally gone with the 8120 due to the cheaper price and the only difference being 200mhz but the 8150 will do just fine. | Report abuse cadderly September 14, 2012 12:52:01 PM Best answer selected by cadderly. | Report abuse Mousemonkey CPUs Authority Motherboard Expert September 14, 2012 6:57:39 PM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>Is it a good choice ?> Related ressources: ForumI'm considering getting a Radeon HD 7950; very good choice ? ForumIs the case a good choice for my build? ForumIs Enermax Triathlor 650W a good choice ? ForumGTX 650 ti,would it be a good choice ?! ForumGood final choice for case?? ForumIs this a good upgrade choice for my 6570? ForumGigabyte GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 | Good Choice ? ForumA good choice for an i7 2600? ForumDell XPS 15 w/following components. Good choice ? ForumHD7850, good choice ? ForumIs this PSU a good choice for my build? ForumIs core 2 quad q9550 a good choice for new games? ForumWould a GTX 660 non TI be a good choice upgrade for my rig? ForumBuying first gaming computer, want to know if this is a good choice Forum6300 fx vishera black edition More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !