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AMD Bulldozer VS i5

Discussion in 'Games' started by thecraigyo, Feb 14, 2012.

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  1. thecraigyo

    thecraigyo Thread Starter

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    hi all am going to buy a custom build PC and i am turn between a

    AMD Bulldozer FX 8150 3.6 GHz 8MB 8MB socket AM3+ 125W

    and the intel i5 what i wanted to know is the AMD Bulldozer FX 8150 on par with any of the intel i5 series or would i have to buy a i7 to be on the same level.


    thanks

    craig
     
  2. ajkane

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    Look at this. I would recommend the i5-2500k if you are using this as a gaming rig, if you are using lots of highly threaded applications, eg. video conversions, etc. Then you should get the FX-8150
     
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