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Old January 24, 2013, 11:08 AM
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My System Specs


Do it. Performance is similar or better than a 3770K in most multi-threaded applications (i.e. video editing) and it isn't too far off when gaming. When overclocked, I could see it having very similar gaming performance to a stock 3570K. And, if we already have an AM3+ platform, and the CPU itself is ~$200, it's definitely the best deal.

I'm just waiting for an extra $200+tax to find its way to me before making my move.

HTPC: Z77A-G45; 3770K; Zalman FX70; 2x4GB Kingston HyperX 1600Mhz; MSI GTX960; 2x 128GB Crucial M4 SSD; 4TB WD Red, 2x 2TB WD Green; Corsair RM650I; Corsair Carbide 600C;
Son's Rig: M5A97; FX8350; CNPS20LQ; 2x4GB Corsair Vengeance 1600Mhz; Powercolor 7950; 250GB Crucial MX200; 320GB WD Black HDD; SPI 700W; Bitfenix Shinobi;
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