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Should i wait for the 8350 to go in stock or buy 8320

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November 13, 2012 12:47:55 AM

Amazon hasnt had the 8350 in stock aince 1 week after release. They periodically re update the 8320 inventory and its $40 cheaper should i go for it is performance wise different i can overclock the 8320 to 4.0 on stock voltage

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November 13, 2012 1:11:04 AM

You can save the $ 40.00 and turboboost the 8320 to the same speed as the 8350, or you could go to Newegg and buy the 8350 now and not worry about using turboboost.
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November 13, 2012 1:12:04 AM

Buy the cheaper one and OC.
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November 13, 2012 1:12:22 AM

knightdog56 said:
You can save the $ 40.00 and turboboost the 8320 to the same speed as the 8350, or you could go to Newegg and buy the 8350 now and not worry about using turboboost.


But all in all is $40 worth .5 speed boost
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November 13, 2012 1:24:03 AM

hbeduryan818 said:
But all in all is $40 worth .5 speed boost

IMO, no. AMD CPUs are known to have great overclocking potential anyway, you can hit 4.8GHz with ease if you want.
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November 13, 2012 1:29:00 AM

excella1221 said:
IMO, no. AMD CPUs are known to have great overclocking potential anyway, you can hit 4.8GHz with ease if you want.


On the 8320?
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November 13, 2012 1:45:20 AM

If money isn't an issue get the 8350 and you will hit 4.8ghz-5.0ghz with no problem. The 8320 will OC to the stocks speed of the 8350 some will do above that but it's the luck of the draw on that.
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November 13, 2012 1:47:05 AM

chase3567 said:
If money isn't an issue get the 8350 and you will hit 4.8ghz-5.0ghz with no problem. The 8320 will OC to the stocks speed of the 8350 some will do above that but it's the luck of the draw on that.


Well is it worth an extra $49 and waiting till god damn amazon restocks and yea amazon is the only store ill buy from
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November 13, 2012 1:53:59 AM

Yes it's worth it and is the reason I skipped it and went with the FX 8350. I wasn't about to make the same mistake I did when buying the FX 6100. Don't get me wrong the 8320 is a nice cpu but I want the most OC headroom possible and I got it. Even at stock speeds with the turbo it's a beast, I'm at 4.8 right now with OC. I run BF3 at Ultra settings with NO AA with advaptive vsync on and cards in SLI with three monitors at 6080x1080p. My cpu is never goes above 45% use, everything is put on my video cards.
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November 13, 2012 1:55:05 AM

chase3567 said:
Yes it's worth it and is the reason I skipped it and went with the FX 8350. I wasn't about to make the same mistake I did when buying the FX 6100. Don't get me wrong the 8320 is a nice cpu but I want the most OC headroom possible and I got it. Even at stock speeds with the turbo it's a beast, I'm at 4.8 right now with OC. I run BF3 at Ultra settings with NO AA with advaptive vsync on and cards in SLI with three monitors at 6080x1080p. My cpu is never goes above 45% use, everything is put on my video cards.


Well im not overclocking much and it will be first time overclocking so no going crazy
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November 13, 2012 2:01:41 AM

Well if you get it, than run at stock speeds with turbo on and if later you want to OC you know you can.



Good luck :) 
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