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February 24, 2013 5:20:17 AM

Well knowing my PC can do Arma 2 and DayZ well but not over 25-30 FPS on High and the fact the game is mostly run by the CPU, curious if my new 8 Core will do? And no I cannot buy or trade for a new CPU and it's very rare in my country for a Phenom ii x6 processor...

But curently I have a Phenom ii x2 in one machine and a AMD Athlon II Dual Core (x2) 270 3.4Ghz System and what I've just got for like $80 was a Unlocked AMD FX Eight Cores Black Edition FX- 8320 3.5GHz / Max turbo 4.0Ghz Socket AM3 16MB Cache. (Not sure if the 'Unlocked' means anything but never the less appears far better for the job!) But would still like to know.....

- Regards Primo

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February 24, 2013 5:43:34 AM

8320 is an excellent processor, near the top of the line. It would do more than "suffice".
February 25, 2013 1:36:20 AM

Sounds worth the $80 then! Cheers man! Because otherwise would've spent another $120 for the i5-3530k but only because I've heard so many good reviews about it!
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February 25, 2013 1:37:13 AM

Anyone have specs for what it can do or what is cappible of? For anything not just Arma....

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February 25, 2013 2:51:58 AM

There are a lot of reviews. The 8320 is just a little bit slower than the 8350 which is AMD's top desktop processor right now.

US$80 is a phenomenal deal, as they are normally about $180 retail.


And i5 is a little faster in some CPU heavy titles, but I would say 8320/8350 are the second best gaming processors behind the i5. For $120 savings, you did good!

What video card do you have?

P.S. "unlocked" means you can overclock it easily.
February 26, 2013 1:08:26 AM

Cheers! in USD it would've been cheaper maybe like $35-40 because where I am it's x2 of the price :(  .... And my graphics card is a Radeon HD 7770 1GB DDR5
March 5, 2013 12:53:29 AM

Best answer selected by Primo Flipper.