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1 year ago#1
basically between fx 83208350 and a intel i5 4590s - Results (86 votes)
Intel i5 4590s with a r9 270 (non x edition)
46.51% (40 votes)
40
Amd fx 8320/8350 with a r9 280
44.19% (38 votes)
38
Other - I'll post build or build components in my post
9.3% (8 votes)
8
This poll is now closed.
yup
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1 year ago#2
Why build now when there is new stuff just around the corner?
1 year ago#3
Freedan12 posted...
Why build now when there is new stuff just around the corner?


there's always new stuff just around the corner ;)
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1 year ago#4
bump
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1 year ago#5
bump
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1 year ago#6
Why a 4590s? The 4590 would be better in almost every case and is usually the same price.

Either way, without a decent amount of overclocking on the amd I would go Intel and cheaper card, it's easier to upgrade the card than the chip (and probably the mobo again when you do upgrade the chip).
1 year ago#7
rainedown posted...
Why a 4590s? The 4590 would be better in almost every case and is usually the same price.

Either way, without a decent amount of overclocking on the amd I would go Intel and cheaper card, it's easier to upgrade the card than the chip (and probably the mobo again when you do upgrade the chip).


because microcenter has a deal on it. I couldn't afford intel otherwise, period.
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1 year ago#8
KillerzOverHere posted...
rainedown posted...
Why a 4590s? The 4590 would be better in almost every case and is usually the same price.

Either way, without a decent amount of overclocking on the amd I would go Intel and cheaper card, it's easier to upgrade the card than the chip (and probably the mobo again when you do upgrade the chip).


because microcenter has a deal on it. I couldn't afford intel otherwise, period.


Ah ok, $20 off. I'd still go with it, I guess, you want the CPU and mobo (and case for that matter) to last the longest of all your hardware, since it's far more of a pain to switch out than the rest.
1 year ago#9
The most value loaded option is the 280 and FX-8350. The 4590s, 270 combo is going to leave a bad taste in your mouth on two fronts, one you didn't get very good value for your CPU purchase and two a 270 is only a decent card. Also the performance of the 8350 and 4590s aren't that far apart, which isn't even that important considering most games will be GPU-limited.
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1 year ago#10
is this budget JUST for components? Or do you need other stuff(Windows, Monitor, etc) as well?
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