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Getting a new mobo, i5 v 8350 question

#11BogePosted 4/17/2014 11:52:34 AM
Intel chips are faster. However, if you have an 8350 already, spending $220 or more for an intel chip isn't worth it. And DX12 isn't going to be used for quite a while, at least not required. Just get an AMD board, use the 8350 for a few years, then go for whatever is the best at that time. The 8350 will suit you just fine until then.
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#12Fade2black001Posted 4/17/2014 12:02:56 PM
0ReapeR0 posted...
Garage_Man posted...
At this point in time with dx12 on the way I would invest in the i5. Idr the model numbers off the top of my head but the unlocked 4 core is plenty good. If you can afford it go for the 4770k. It will have higher resale too.

Only reason I say that is because dx12 is supposed to start actually using the cpu in games. A amd chip could hold you back..maybe not..

If you have the money why not, maybe look into a new 290 graphics card..pc gaming is awful when you have to build mid tier systems imo.


If you mean 4770k that's the i7 which is around $500 which is a bit pricey for me, unless you mean the 3570k I think it is


A 4770k for 500? Where are you shopping at? They should be like 300-330 max.
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