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Old 04-23-12, 09:15 PM Thread Starter   #1
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Help me decide on a new CPU for my GTX 680SC


I have a Phenom II x4 970, a GTX 680SC, and a ASUS m4A87TD motherboard.

I'm looking to upgrade my CPU because i'm getting bottlenecked like a mofo

which CPU should I get?

AMD FX-8150
I5-2500k

Those are the two i'm looking at right now.

I'm open to all suggestions.


EDIT: completely forgot that I would have to replace my MB. I'm just going to try and overclock my CPU in the meantime untill I get the extra money to upgrade both of them.

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Old 04-23-12, 10:07 PM   #2
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i7 2600k is a fantastic processor!
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Old 05-03-12, 03:17 PM   #3
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how do you know your getting bottlenecked? just curious.
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Old 05-07-12, 02:11 PM   #4
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I don't think you're getting bottlenecked by that CPU. It's still going strong.

Anyway, if you decide to drop that AM3+ platform and get a new one, go for Intel Z77.

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