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worth upgrading from 1055t(not OCed) to fx-6350?

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June 12, 2013 5:50:28 PM

strictly for gaming.
June 12, 2013 5:54:44 PM

I would say so, you could OC the FX6350 to likely about 5.0 GHz, and even if you don't OC, the stock clock @ 3.9 GHz will be VERY fast.

Well worth it...you should see some good FPS increases in the newer games.
June 12, 2013 6:35:46 PM

yep 6350 is better overall than the 1055T, also handles DRAM better
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June 12, 2013 10:26:09 PM

tradesman and 8350rocks are both correct, especially in regards to DRAM control.
June 13, 2013 3:47:03 AM

thanks for the advice all.already ordered it.
June 13, 2013 8:08:07 AM

Let us know how it goes
June 13, 2013 11:40:25 AM

Tradesman1 said:
Let us know how it goes


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June 14, 2013 5:06:08 AM

the cpu works great...run bf3 1080p with medium and rarely i get below 60 fps...however the 7870 temperature went a bit up....reaching 75 max in game....should i get another fan for my mid tower?...my air flow is kinda bad inside
June 14, 2013 7:44:40 AM

Prob be worth it
June 14, 2013 7:50:12 AM

i opened the case and it doesnt go over 60....
June 14, 2013 8:10:00 AM

What is your fans setup for airflow - pulling from the front and pushing exhaust out the rear is the norm
June 14, 2013 8:11:35 AM

yup....front means where the psu is right?cpu fan towards gpu and gpu fan towards the back
June 14, 2013 8:15:39 AM

PSU is normally at the back of the case where the majority of your ports are like video, ethernet, keyboard, mouse, etc that case fan should be pushing air (heat) out of the case
June 14, 2013 11:58:20 AM

i fixed it by moving the cpu cooler fan to the other side..60-65 degrees now...monday i will get a case fan and evreything will fall into place...will post updates
June 14, 2013 12:53:55 PM

Sounds like a plan, keep us updated
June 14, 2013 9:04:16 PM

btw the cpu fan should be blowing air away from cpu and not towards the cpu right?
June 14, 2013 9:42:41 PM

I set them blowing air over the CPU towards the exhaust fan idea is for the cool air to come in the front, blow it over the CPU to the back and take the hot air out so it doesn't remain in the case
June 14, 2013 9:47:31 PM

Not rlly helping here but u said ur getting 60ish fps with bf3 at 1080p with a 7870/fx6350 on medium? that setup is capable of ultra slightly below 60fps and high easily prob 60fps, i get 35ish with my 1055t oc and 6770, and 60fps high with a 5850 at 1080p
June 14, 2013 10:52:26 PM

tradesman-well like in the picturies cant really put them to blow over,just through...i put the fan to blow towards the exhaust fan,if i put through the cpu i think it will be cooler but last time i tried it,dust formed quickly on the cooler.
lazyboy-i mean min 60 fps....some parts in bf3 maps,especially b2k maps have fps drops(poorly optimized maps i guess).i want it to run min 60 fps all the time. i tried ulta and it runs on 60ish fps
June 14, 2013 10:57:50 PM

By over the CPU, I mean it attaches to the fin stack, so basically it's blowing into the stack, over the fins to push heat towards the rear of the case, It's a Hyper 212 EVO and looks like a picture of one...and yes dust will collect, keep a can of compressed air around and blow out your fans and case, I'm in Arizona and you can't escape dust
June 14, 2013 11:01:58 PM

dice581 said:
tradesman-well like in the picturies cant really put them to blow over,just through...i put the fan to blow towards the exhaust fan,if i put through the cpu i think it will be cooler but last time i tried it,dust formed quickly on the cooler.
lazyboy-i mean min 60 fps....some parts in bf3 maps,especially b2k maps have fps drops(poorly optimized maps i guess).i want it to run min 60 fps all the time. i tried ulta and it runs on 60ish fps


I see makes sense
June 14, 2013 11:03:05 PM

well my processorg doesn't have temp problems,it goes max 62.for now il leave it like that.Will put the fan like you said if the fan case won't improve the gpu temperature,since the cpu fan is quite close to the gpu it will cool it down a bit i guess
June 14, 2013 11:05:01 PM

Let us know how it goes
June 14, 2013 11:06:17 PM

will do,thx for the great tips
June 14, 2013 11:21:22 PM

We'll be here
June 17, 2013 10:13:19 AM

well i bought a nanoxia fx evo at 1600 rpm fan case and it drastically changed the temperatures....in game 65 max at gpu and 61 at cpu...the cpu is idle at 40 degrees...is that normal temperature?
June 17, 2013 10:24:54 AM

The HSF is orientated wrong (90 deg off). It should be facing out the back of the PC. Ideally with another fan mounted on the back of the case to help push the hot air out.

You generally don't want extra hot air blowing through a Power Supply. It makes it work harder when the parts are hotter.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrnWVHdhGJ0

June 17, 2013 10:54:12 AM

HS fan is matter of preference, I normally start with one blowing into the heatsink - towards the back so the exhaust fan on back of case blows hot air out....some, particularly AMD tend to pull from the bottom of the case (makes no sense, hot air from video card)
June 17, 2013 5:34:48 PM

will try like that and see how it runs
June 17, 2013 6:10:40 PM

Tradesman1 said:
Let us know

^
June 17, 2013 11:58:52 PM

well now with the fan pointed to the back of the pc it stays at 44 in idle,but goes 60 max in game.is that ok?
btw:when i use core temp it is 26 degrees in idle,but with cpuidhardwaremonitor or speed fan is 44 on timpin1,which matters most?
July 4, 2013 1:21:36 AM

I'm having the same problem, idle temps can't go below ambient temperature. Take this with a grain of salt and this is information from one reply to my thread. idle temps are highly inaccurate but temps with cpu running under load are more or less accurate.
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