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Old January 24, 2013, 10:37 AM
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Originally Posted by great_big_abyss View Post
AKG, I agree. I'm going to buy a Vishera as a temporary stopgap until I switch over (eventually) to Intel. Goodness knows I'd love a 3770K, but a total platform change is currently out of reach.

Plus, I just bought a used 990FX sabertooth, so I want to do that board justice!
I'm kind of in the same boat. I bought a Crosshair V with an EK waterblock a while back and I'd hate to ditch it. The other thing is that running eyefinity and one 7970, I don't think there's any bottleneck at all. The key to overclocking AMD processors and achieving big performance gains is increasing the CPU-NB. A lot of people just increase the CPU speed and call it a day, thinking they've done all they need to and leaving the rest alone. This week the FX-8350 is on sale at NCIX for $190 and because of that I have a hard time seeing where the benefits are in switching to Intel unless I was offered a smoking deal. I'm close to pulling the trigger for a Vishera.
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