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1100/1090t black or fx 6300 + new board

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December 29, 2012 4:55:47 AM

right now i have athlon 2 x3 with msi 880gma-e45. its time to upgrade so should i get a 1100t/1090t be(225), 965 be(95) and keep my board until steamroller? or should i get a 990fx board now(msi gd80v2, 150) and get an fx6300/8350(210/140)? or get the board with the 965be... looking to spend no more than $320ish on both(some wiggle room here)... please no mention of intel. i plan on getting a steamroller chip when they come out, what do u guys think?
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December 29, 2012 5:25:06 AM

Hard to find the 1100 or 1090 these days. The 6300 is a good chip and not too pricey.
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December 29, 2012 6:11:17 AM

If you can find one, go Phenom II 1100 or even 1090. but I think even a FX 4300 would do you best if you plan on upgrading to steamroller. but one of those, save your money, and save up ;) 
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December 29, 2012 6:23:37 AM

The 965 can still be had.
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December 31, 2012 1:22:49 AM

Out of all of those, the 965 for the price is a steal, If you can get a 1100T or 1090T then get that, but I wouldn't spend more then 200$ You can get the 8 core pile driver 8320/50 for less then 200$ and perform close to the 1100T. 8320 for 159$ is a steal and can OC to the same limit as the 8350. I would stay away from the FX4300, its just a dual core with well how do I want to say it "Fake cores". Same with the 6300 3 real cores with 3 fake cores, Fake is a bit hard, but Im not going to ever recomend a CPU where people arent even sure if its a true 6 core as stated on the box lol. 8 core does have real 8 cores, but are a bit on the slow side, allowing even the 965 to out perform it in most games.
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December 31, 2012 2:39:28 AM

The 6300 is actually selling at $130 right now... That's great! I'd buy it! And Viking is talking about 3 Modules, there are 2 cores per module
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December 31, 2012 5:30:57 AM

PC_FTW said:
The 965 BE is a steal here: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... and then use the rest for an awesome Motherboard.


thats what im goin for with the gd80v2, and my buddy is gonna sell me crucial m4 256gb with a 5770 for 200 and a pizza lol. ill just cf them till the 8k's and 700's come out, along with the crucial low pro 2x8gb. ill run this till steamroller and if its better than PD and around the price they are now ill upgrade then and go to an hd78xx-79xx/660-680 if the prices drop enough. what do u guys think about this partial upgrade? still torn on cases tho lol
956be oc'd
16gb crucial low pro
crucial m4 ssd
5770 cf
gd80v2
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December 31, 2012 7:34:14 AM

sfvirgo86 said:
thats what im goin for with the gd80v2, and my buddy is gonna sell me crucial m4 256gb with a 5770 for 200 and a pizza lol. ill just cf them till the 8k's and 700's come out, along with the crucial low pro 2x8gb. ill run this till steamroller and if its better than PD and around the price they are now ill upgrade then and go to an hd78xx-79xx/660-680 if the prices drop enough. what do u guys think about this partial upgrade? still torn on cases tho lol
956be oc'd
16gb crucial low pro
crucial m4 ssd
5770 cf
gd80v2

Thats a pretty good. But you should try and upgrade the gpu to a 6870. Here's a benchmark http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/296?vs=290
And then crossfire it.
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December 31, 2012 1:44:00 PM

He's throwing the 5770 in with the ssd(160ssd, 40 5770) im just gonna use that till a scrape up some money for a 7870, or gtx 660
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January 2, 2013 7:09:55 AM

sfvirgo86 said:
He's throwing the 5770 in with the ssd(160ssd, 40 5770) im just gonna use that till a scrape up some money for a 7870, or gtx 660

Ah. Even better. Personally I would go with the GTX 660. But that's me.
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January 2, 2013 7:40:25 AM

In due time I just might... decided to cut down on less important things and buck up to the fx 8350, lol feel like I earned it
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January 3, 2013 2:42:19 AM

sfvirgo86 said:
In due time I just might... decided to cut down on less important things and buck up to the fx 8350, lol feel like I earned it


That's the way to go!!! You won't regret it man!
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