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    hey i curently have a 955 black edditon at 3.2 stock and i am woundering how much of a diferance i will notice if i buy the amd 8350 fx chip ? just woundering your guys thoughts thanks.. i read over the reviews and its a great chip but i havent found anyplace on the net saying how much better of a chip it is then the 955 3.2 black eddition

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    You should notice a nice improvement. Depending on the board you use, the 8350 should overclock to 5GHz and you can run it 24/7 at 4.6GHz.
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    Your trying to compare a 4 core chip to an 8 core chip, so if your trying to decide if you should upgrade, the answer is yes. Did you read our FX-8350 review ?
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    yes i did read the review and the chip is a great chip just dident know how much of a diferance i would notice i am useing ASUS Sabertooth 990FX

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    If you are talking in terms of gaming, there is no real diff. While it the 8350 bench higher, its more for future proofing your system and allowing apps that will take advantage of multi threads. The 8350 is a great CPU.. while gaming wise 4 cores is good the extra cores will boast a slight increase in FPS.. but your GPU will be the bigger factor.

    In video Encoding you will see a big improvement as those apps will take advantage of all the cores available. Also Photo editing or graphical designing apps. One of the great things is that your 990FX board will work with the 8350 with a simple bios update. So make sure to update your bios prior to changing out your chip.

    The 8350 is a great OCing chip as well. Easily hits 5ghz without problems.

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    it will hitt 5ghz on water.. what would u guys say is a good oc for a realy good top of the line after market air cooler ?

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    When I had my 8350 on Air using the (Deep Cool Twin Tower Cooler) I had it on 4.6ghz and temps were under 56c... with voltages at 1.45v
    I had 3 fans in push pull...

    This was installed in a Cooler Master HAF XB case..

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    UPGRADE smitty............I have your 955 and went Bulldozer and was floored...........the 8350 is even better.......go for it Dude

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    thanks guys ya i plan on going with the COOLER MASTER HAF X RC-942 case

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trak View Post
    UPGRADE smitty............I have your 955 and went Bulldozer and was floored...........the 8350 is even better.......go for it Dude
    I was using a Phenom-II 980 Black and changed to a FX-4170. I saw an improvement too. I'm now saving for the 8-Core FX-8350 because I know it will be better still.

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    i still have my 955. it was my 1st cpu i ever bought.
    You don't know me and that's the way i like it!

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    did u upgrade to the 8350 ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by smittyman View Post
    did u upgrade to the 8350 ?
    no i went to a 2500k. Bulldozer wasnt released yet when i got the 2500k
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    you are a intel guy then

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    Quote Originally Posted by smittyman View Post
    you are a intel guy then
    i like both. Intel is a little better if you can get a good price. but i love AMD video cards.
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    smart man u are

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