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Old September 21, 2012, 11:15 AM
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Originally Posted by great_big_abyss View Post
If the 8350 is competitive with an i5 in gaming applications, I'll make the move. I already have an upgrade path (AM3+ motherboard), so I'd simply be looking at the price of the chip alone.

That, however, is a pretty big IF.

If it doesn't meet expectations however, looks like I'll finally have to break down my Intel resistance and treat myself to an Ivy chip.
Not going to lie but I had plans for a backup rig, and perhaps if this CPU can do what an i5 can do then I might be in the same boat. Granted there are good enough boards out there for it,


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