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GTX 970 & i3-6100 / FX-8370 & R9 380X

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New Member
May 19, 2016
Hi guys
So basicaly my q is which from these options would be better for gaming?
I know that amd build would be better, but I'v never had amd build... so I dont trust amd.
Where opposite I know that gtx 970 msi would work very good, but how would it work with i3-6100?
Sorry for my english...


Gulper Nozzle Co-Owner
Dec 15, 2008
The latter. I wouldn't want a dual core CPU (even with HT) and game. Even though the 380x is slower than the 970, upgrading the GPU will be 'worth it' more over when you have a better CPU...especially with DX12 titles over the next couple of years.