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Windows 7: If I switch to AMD?

19 Nov 2010   #11
smarteyeball

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SlackerITGuy View Post

And BTW, not to sound like a d#ck or anything but, why would you want to move from a Core-i7 920 to a AMD Phenom II X6 XXXXT CPU?


Don't be fooled by the two extra physical cores of the X6 - it's still a downgrade from your current setup.


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19 Nov 2010   #12
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linnemeyerhere View Post
Check the ram under tested for this wicked mobo I looked and it appears Kingston is listed but if these are your sticks you'll need to check!
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If I am not mistaken, that MOBO is an intel mobo- He was asking about AMD. I have a MSI MOBO and love it. If you want to go that route go with the MSI 890FXA - GD70. It will run the PhenomII real well, has excellent specs is expandable and I am sure your Ram will work with no problems. It would also future proof your rig somewhat. Just my opinion, but your current CPU is a very good one I have a X6 and love it. But if I had an i7, I think I would keep it, maybe use the BIG Bang MOBO suggested by linnemeyerhere in order to get more features like usb 3.0 and Sata 6Gb/s - which I think is where all of the future innovations are heading. This is offered in the FWIW dept. Just my opinion.
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19 Nov 2010   #13
si8mon

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SlackerITGuy View Post

And BTW, not to sound like a d#ck or anything but, why would you want to move from a Core-i7 920 to a AMD Phenom II X6 XXXXT CPU?


Don't be fooled by the two extra physical cores of the X6 - it's still a downgrade from your current setup.
Yeah, even though the X6 seems powerful, your current i7 chip will still beat it everytime.
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19 Nov 2010   #14
DirtyElf

Windows 7 64-bit Home
 
 

the real question is, what are you doing with your computer that you need an upgrade from an i7-920?
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19 Nov 2010   #15
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

I had to chime in on this Looks like he is not really expierienced with this kinda of stuff

i7920 really ? thats like the chip of all chips and if you have the right ram from the jump it should be universal to the board you choose depending on the ram type listed of course

I want to know why you think the chip will benefit you if you looking for cooler running less heat i could understand but if you're looking for a boost unfortunatly it is in the wrong direction

now if you want to upgrade newboard change of ram if really needed and maybe a ssd would help you replacing the cpu will set the performance back a bit

If you were to do the above mentioned you would just be wasting money just because what ever forums you been reading weren't accurate enough

good thing you came to us before making a huge finacial mistake do more homework then decide we can't stop you from doing whats in your heart
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19 Nov 2010   #16
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DirtyElf View Post
the real question is, what are you doing with your computer that you need an upgrade from an i7-920?
And that question coming from someone named DIRTYELF! This is a family oriented board (at least most of the time). Besides, with questions like that - what is Seven Forums coming to. We are already answering a question about someone who has an erotic mouse. Maybe he shouldn't answer that question here.
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19 Nov 2010   #17
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DirtyElf View Post
the real question is, what are you doing with your computer that you need an upgrade from an i7-920?
And that question coming from someone named DIRTYELF! This is a family oriented board (at least most of the time). Besides, with questions like that - what is Seven Forums coming to. We are already answering a question about someone who has an erotic mouse. Maybe he shouldn't answer that question here.
This is too awesome The Dirty Elf is being Monitored lmao

Those Erotic mouses can be a distraction at times especially when you have you're hand on one lmao
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19 Nov 2010   #18
DirtyElf

Windows 7 64-bit Home
 
 

you guys crack me up... the questions was actually meant to be a practical one... if he was going to spend the money for an upgrade was it just for cool points? or was there maybe a better (less expensive) answer that would help him solve his problem.

iso: erotic mouse
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19 Nov 2010   #19
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

I don't know how much of a sense of humor you have. but now the pictures. you know, there may be young children reading this board. DirtyElf indeed. Is that your mouse.
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19 Nov 2010   #20
Lunarpancake

Windows 8 Professional
 
 

Adding some fuel to the fire : I recently switched from Intel to AMD and I am very happy. My only reason for switching? PRICE!

I am not a fanboy for either company just stating the fact that I am pleased with my new AMD processor.
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