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Everyone laughed at its release at how the performance was not up to what was expected.

Yet the alternative has
>Intel ME remote execution bugs,
>the almost certainty that Intel ME is a purpose built backdoor
>meltdown bug,
>susceptibility to Spectre variant 2 which is way more damaging than variant 1
>Considering all of the above by default Intel chips are not secure.

Ryzen has PSP which is similar to Intel ME, the FX-series do not have such a system. With micro code patched for spectre one and with the Core boot folks making great progress for Bulldozer.

This is the best time to buy yourself the last remaining FX chips, because future revelations surely find new issues with ME and PSP.

>> No.64186947

lol yes buy my AMD chip while i scoop up some dirt cheap intel.

>> No.64186977

>being dumb enough to buy anything intel in current year

get off /g/ retardlet

>> No.64186980

Good goy

>> No.64187018
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Where are my FX brothers?

>> No.64187067

Got a Ryzen but also still use my FX-8370e for media center, watching movies etc. Most stable system I ever had runs months on end without issue

>> No.64187071

8350 running on my server. It's a great CPU, especially if you don't gayme.

>> No.64187132

Just upgraded the 8350 to a Ryzen 7 1700. It was/is a great CPU but it's showing it's age in some modern games.

>> No.64187159

9590 reporting and running strong with a kraken X61 AIO. Got it for the same price as a FX-8350 and kraken X61 for a good deal and usable if I ever decide to upgrade.

>> No.64187171

""""8350""" is what I use in my desktop, can run anything maxed out gtfo. Only retards bought the 8350 over the 8320 when only difference was 0.5ghz you could OC for 20% cheaper.

>> No.64187220

the fx-8370e would be the best though, base clock is low but it can clock to 5.2Ghz without to much hassle on lower voltage.

>> No.64187251

>whose laughing nao

>> No.64187257

Children, not all machines need security. Do you not know to use a Coreboot/Libreboot Thinkpad with a live Linux image which doesn't use or touch a hard disk?

Build your gaymen box with whatever. Of course that will run live distros (you can easily make live WinPE and related live ,isos too, FalconFour is a handy toolkit example) and boot them on UEFI if make using Rufus.

You can also skip the above and boot Knoppix, which has the tools to remaster itself so you can roll your own live distro. Knoppix should be in everyone's toolkit. Great for data rescue too.

Your hardware doesn't matter if it never gets attacked in the first place. Your host OS could be a waterfall of malware but it doesn't run if you don't boot it, and exploits against ME won't work if the attacker never gets access while you are booted to a live OS because he/she/xir cannot conveniently cover every base. They just hunt retarded Winfags mostly.

If the NSA wants you, and it doesn't, you're done anyway. Skiddies OTOH ain't the NS fucking A.

I hope these bugs chase millions of workstations and servers out of corporate hands so I can score a couple cheap. This will be great for corporate sales, great for competition (if Intel and AMD didn't compete your dumbass teentard selves couldn't afford good PCs) and great for IT jobs. It's all win.

>> No.64187264

Are you retarded? The 8320 couldn't overclock like the 8350 could. Good luck getting anywhere near 5GHz.

>> No.64187276

can i has an pre psp apu for a comfy and secure shitposting machine?

>> No.64187279

You misunderstood, assuming you are running stock because that wasn't the argument if the thread is about stock FX series, the 8320 was a better deal if you do a minor to put it on par with more expensive 8350, dont move the goalpost

>> No.64187304

>you could OC for 20% cheaper.
Or you could, you know, get the 8350 on sale, for dirt cheap. You've assumed too much.

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>on sale

youre still just moving the goalpost fuck off youre shit at discussion, the absolute state of /g/...

>> No.64187335

>can i has an pre psp apu for a comfy and secure shitposting machine?
yes, but you need the pre 2014 ones, later APU's got PSP, so for example a A10-5800k

FX Vishera was built until the end of 2016, you can still buy them new.

>> No.64187342

Shitposting from an FX-8320

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never asked for more

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>> No.64187430

That's literally the scenario I experienced. You're the dildo who comes barging in telling people (who you know nothing about) that they are retards because of some imagined scenario, that you put forth only in your mind.There's nothing about stock/non-stock in this thread prior to your autism attack.

>> No.64187441

>resorting to ad hominem

saged and hidden

>> No.64187472

that one actually has PSP

>> No.64187491

I doubt you could even manage that, autismo.

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6350 OC'd to 4ghz running at 1.24~ vcore, splendid CPU

>> No.64187517

Dying from heat stroke from being in the same room as an FX8350 for too long

>> No.64187537

FX is OLD and SLOW

It's [current year]

>> No.64187577

@5Ghz it is still as fast as the i5 from feb 2017 and Ryzen 5 1400 in multithread stuff.

Only muh games might be an argument

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>tfw I have a perfectly good FX-6300 and FX-9370 but all good am3+ motherboards are insane stupid money.

I should have never bought into Intel. When my Sabertooth 990FX died, I should have just gotten a replacement. I shouldn't have bought that i5-4690k and Z97 setup.

>> No.64187685

you can buy second hand ones for not too much money, most go for around $30 for 990fx

>> No.64187719


using my FX8350 to mine monero and heat my first floor

>> No.64187760

I have my old 6300 in the closet. Disapointing pos cpu desu. Always regreted buying it

>> No.64187796

Thinking of buying an FX-8320 and 4+1 power phase mobo (asrock or gigabyte).
Only got DDR3 RAM.
Worth it?
Please respond.

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I looked both on Amazon and Ebay, All of the 970 Chipset boards are minimum $60. All of the good 990FX boards are $150-$200. $400+ for the really good ones.

And apparently Zotac made some 880G am3 socket mITX motherboard.

>> No.64187851

you won't be overclocking. Like at all. 6+1 power phase boards are required to lean on FX.

>> No.64187889

Using an old FX-6300. I'm thinking of picking up a Ryzen for my Devil's Canyon PC that I use at my other house.

>> No.64187908

Got my fx 8320 running at 4500 while editing 4k video all cores @100% not too hot with the case open

>> No.64187935

I've got an FX 8300 as my server cpu. A task it excels at. Meanwhile my Desktop uses a Phenom II x4 955. Both systems use the same motherboard.

>> No.64187938

I don't want to OC, just to achieve advertised turbo frequency.

>> No.64188171

You could try foreign ebay or community sites, to get them somewhat cheaper.

nice board, but AM3 boards needed a bios update to work with am3+ cpu's, also am3+ has thicker pins, it might work.

>> No.64188346

turbo is shite.
and it's very unlikely to run at advertised turbo rate on all cores

>> No.64188411

Hmm...So do you think 4+1 has a chance at all?

>> No.64188506

>4+1 power phase mobo
the cheaper 970 boards all come with more and are not that expensive, better go for those.

>> No.64188572

What about the amd athlon 64 3200+
Is that secure?

>> No.64188640

everything before FX is secure and without psp

>> No.64188657

Running my 8320 since a few months after it launched.

I have it running at 4.6 on 1.4v with a shitty h80i v2 on a first gen 970 mobo (designed for the shittier bulldozer cores) it doesnt break 57° at gayming and when i do cad or video encoding it doesnt break 61°.

Only thing i can say is that almost every software has updated to say is a 4 core h- 8 thread cpu and on some games the bottleneck with my rx 470 is inmense (mostly on gta v)

>> No.64188661

They don't sell 970s with higher than 4+1 here or at least not cheaper than $100

>> No.64188676
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it's great for games that multithread properly
single threaded execution is the past

>> No.64188683

The cve charts had fx 8000 series on the list with major vulnerabilities last i saw

>> No.64188701

No shit!?!?!?! That's fucking awesome!! I got this computer for free, then migrated my server to it about a month before the news dropped about spectre and meltdown.

>> No.64188769

In also going to buy a used lenovo y700 that is amd powered.
That is, if its still available when I get al the money for it in a few days. He has it listed at $300 and the lowest he will go is $250. Is that a good deal? Radeon r7 with 12gb ram

>> No.64188807

they do, just look at this

ASUS m597 pro first version

>ASUS Digital Power Design :
>- Industry leading Digital 6 +2 Phase Power Design
>- ASUS DIGI+ VRM Utility

>> No.64188827

M5A97 pro

>> No.64188828

FX is even more poorfag and laughable than ryzen.

>> No.64188870

Amd fx 8800p Radeon r7

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yeah nothing screams poorfag like being hacked through 10 lines of javascript on any intel CPU since 1995.

>> No.64188890

I love my 8320. Never had any serious performance issues with it. Put a decent GPU with it and you're golden.

>> No.64188894

Hush friend.

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>> No.64188978
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Still doing fine in Premiere and other stuff

>> No.64189030

8350 here. Works great.

>> No.64189047

Then you need to sort your build out. Mine rarely goes above 55.

>> No.64189060

>what's malware stored on firmware
shit uploads itself to keyboards, mice, controllers, even the BIOS hell monitors these days.
you people are very misinformed you if you believe live CDs are safe.

>> No.64189083

That's almost twice the price of 4+1 and outside my budget
They don't sell that in my country either.

Lads, are you saying 4+1 will be shit for even stock frequencies

>> No.64189146

How can one be so deluded and far up his own ass?

>> No.64189190

Using my 8320 + rx 480 to play 1440p no problem.
Feels good man.

>> No.64189314

>Lads, are you saying 4+1 will be shit for even stock frequencies
nah will work fine, just look at motherboard support list

>> No.64189607

>16gb DDR3-2400
Is this what it feels like to be winning?

>> No.64189633

Still use my 8320 as my workstation. Upgraded my gaming PC to Ryzen.

>> No.64189655

The Asus 990X EVO (not 990FX) is really good, as long as you don't need the extra PCIe lanes.
It was only slightly more expensive than the 970, and has much better VRM/Chipset cooling.

>> No.64189687

went from 6300 to zen 1600
thinking about plugging the old system in but don't know what for

>> No.64189733

I may hate it whenever a new unoptimized multiplat or Early Access game comes out, but in the end it's my favourite room heater and powerful enough for me <3

>> No.64189747

>literally 4 ghz on 8 cores base clock
intel btfo

>> No.64189785

Be careful with this. 4+1 VRM designs usually have terrible cooling, so if you aren't using a cooler that blows air over the VRM heatsink, you can burn it out with a high wattage chip.
I did this to an M5A97 with an 8320.

>> No.64189836

Will the stock cooler for an 8350 suffice if not doing overclocking any time soon?

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>tfw using an 8150 on a 4+1 vrm board

>> No.64189963

Not sure. Depends on which way the cooler is mounted, as it only pushes air sideways out of the cooler.
What burned out on my board was the chipset, causing the first PCIe slot to break, and whole system failure when it got too hot. I could only measure the heatsink, but it would shut down at ~145'c, so the chipset itself would have been over 160'c.
I would recommend something like the L12S, or something from the Cooler Master Gemini line. You could also go with something like the Wraith spire if you're willing to get creative.

>> No.64190075

most likely, how old is your 8350? the newer ones manufactured in 2016(they made it all the way up to week 52) can be under volted a little, this basically what they did with the FX-83*0e models.

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You can get these type of heatsinks, normally for video ram chips.

a bag of 8 cost about 2 to 3 dollars free shipping from china. You can attach them to the VRM's if they are not cooled or stick them on the already existing heatsink surface.

>> No.64190125

Most boards usually have heatsinks decent enough for the components, it's just a matter of airflow.

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8350 and 970. had this for nearly 3 years, it's a beast for the money.

>> No.64190292

just throw a 212 evo on it. stock cooler get's audible when gaming because it has a small fan which hits insane RPMs.

>> No.64190336

Just dont do this. I want to buy one for YEARS not jumping into anything *better*

Now the prices increase. Fuck you people you are rude.

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Let's say we get
bios update mitigating
bounds-check bypass exploit

what about the
branch target injection?

buying one
what chances are
the bios would
be updated anyway?

let's say,

(so that bounds-check bypass exploit
would be mitigated)

should not we wait
for new series
and buy them
being immune
to all publicly known

although m. e. or psp
are indeed discouraging

we still can hope for proper
hardware, cannot we
although, should we?

>> No.64190468

>not all machines need security
>opens with namecalling
>plebbit spacing
>wall of text
Has the Judaism ever been so concretely visible?

>> No.64190478

Reporting in, rocking my FX since 2014.

>> No.64190646

Fx is shit. Buy a r3 1200.

t. Ryzen owner

>> No.64190719

FX8350 with a 3GB HD7980. I am poor but more lazy/don't need my GPU.

>> No.64190738

haven't bought it yet but planning on it because DDR3 ram is 50 bucks cheaper than DDR4

>> No.64190884

but then i have to spend 200 bucks on ram

>> No.64191281

I do not think the reach of /g/ will increase the prices

>> No.64191349

Nah there are very cheap modules of 4GB, you only need one of for single channel mode.

Adata, micron etc etc 42- 49 euro's. Also the cheapest boards are around 45 euro plus ryzen 3 1200 also cheap. Better for you if need it as your first system.

FX-8350 is faster multi-threaded than the Ryzen 3 1200, but just barely. Only when you overclock a 8370 to 5Ghz do you get the speed of Ryzen 5 1400 in multi theaded applications. Ryzen 5 and 3 will still be better in single thread though and require less power to do it.

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FX-4100 at 4.1ghz reporting in
I only use statistical packages but I still think I should put the poor thing out of its misery

>> No.64191928

You use only 4GB of ram? Why? Even if this was someone's first system I would never suggest only 4GB.

>> No.64191944

you can start with 4gb, then go dual channel 8gb.

>> No.64191972

I use 16GB

My thoughts exactly. If you are on a slim budget it is better buy stuff that can be upgraded later.

So a cheap AM4 board plus one cheap 4GB stick of ram, and then a couple months later add ram or in a year add a different cpu (e.g. not a Ryzen 3 1200 but a ryzen 5 1600x)

>> No.64191986

if it works, it works.

>> No.64191990

What about the 1055,1090 and 1100 series? Are they secure?

>> No.64191992

>fallacy fallacy
kill yourself

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here bro

My FX and GTX 970 are chugging along just fine.

No need to upgrade when GPU and RAM prices are so inflated.

>> No.64192083

Asus Sabertooth R2.0 or Asus Crosshair V for AM3+

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You rendering videos.

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>bounds-check bypass
it requires software mitigation
or can it be bios
(and only bios?)

>branch target injection
that would require
bios patch
AND os patch

but how likely
one would be released
if they state
>there is a near zero risk of exploitation of this variant

do not know
what to feel
get fx-8350
or not

time would answer

yet branch target injection
would probably still remain

and m. e., psp
they are haunting
fresh hardware
are not they?

yet amd
allow disablement
of psp in newer agesa versions

but is it true?

how do we find out?

anyway, decided to go
with newer version processors
that will have these
issues resolved by
more proper design
(in that aspect)

just, hopefully,
amd will not stick to
>there is a near zero risk of exploitation of this variant
not changing that part at all

if so, very likely, will buy new amd cpu
either way, amd never lied to me
intel did, more than once

and it could be a fun adventure too!
with possible racing for coreboot, etc.
for the new processors
together with that, work for new computers
for somebody to love

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>> No.64193150

Reporting in from my fx-6300

>> No.64193153

8350, running great after 4 years, brand new games run 90 fps at 1440, no plans to change

>> No.64194188

8320e here

>> No.64194424
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FX-6300 here. It's still doing what I want it to do.

Play video games.

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tell me how good did I do
fuck yall amd haters
had to endure the insults from you fuckers for years and now i finally get to gloat

>> No.64195048

is vunerable to Spectre, idiot.

>> No.64195161

>regretting buying a haswell i5 over shitdozer
what fucking alternate reality did i step into?

>> No.64195171

AMD has
>no drivers
>no support
>no engineers
>no market share
>no performance
>no cuda
>no gsync
>no phsyx

AyyyyMAD is a joke lmao

>> No.64195200

based froggy

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I have a FX 8120, shit is hot as hell but it always did its job, now one of the safest CPUs in the world, damn I love that stupid processor

>> No.64195239


>> No.64195294
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[email protected]
radeon rx 560 2gb
8gb 1866mhz ram

and to top it off;
windows 10 pro

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>Has the Judaism ever been so concretely visible?

>> No.64195337

>Ryzen has PSP which is similar to Intel ME

Pretty sure the hacker needs to physically access Ryzen system in order to hack it.
If somebody who means harm to you already broke through your home, access your computers and hack it for a random string of data then you're pretty much fucked already.

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fx8370 checking in

>> No.64195427

Having a bigger heatsink doesn't mean less heat is sank.

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>> No.64195543

>passwords all stolen using javashit pajeet code

>> No.64195549

I too use nuclear weapons for my new years celebration fireworks.

>> No.64195596

>20% cheaper
Not anymore, 8320 is about US$20 more expensive than 8350 right now. Only reason I know is below.

Bought an 8350 and a 280mm liquid cooler LITERALLY a month ago (currently running 5.1 stable), that and my 290X 8GB will still tackle anything (within reason, not something insane like "10 VMs all running Crysis")

>> No.64195674

Fuck it, I might pull the trigger. Bust out my old Phenom II 945. Warhorse of a CPU that thing was.

>> No.64195743

Fx8350 here, with a massive fucking heatsink. Ive turned off my cpu fan and its chugging along keeping temps at ~60°.
I couldnt ask for more.

>> No.64195804
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5 years going strong on 4.6ghz
noctua nh-d14 helps alot

>> No.64195886

I suggested my friend to get fx 8350 which he still regrets getting. It's humid asfuck here and with ambient temperatures of 35 - 40 C, temperatures soar to 60s even while copying files.

As for me, been more than content with Phenom ii x4 965 and hd 7770.

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am I safe?

>> No.64196174

Bullshit, I can get 4.3ghz on a 4+1 cheapo gigabyte motherboard at 1.35 volts

>> No.64196179

Dug out my 8350 yesterday and am actively ricing.
It can't seriously be sensible to mine some shitty cryptonight altcoin on this, right..? I could use the heat.

>> No.64196261


pajeet code name

>> No.64196552

8350 black edition reporting in, OC to 4.8ghz and running stable for nearly 16 months and counting.

>> No.64196961

it was the worst ipc cpu amd ever made, it wasnt bad but im not gonna backflip and pretend Zen didnt shit over it.

never touched one, love my 1600x tho

>> No.64197075

Is it worth trying to get a 990 board so I can properly overclock? I don't play many gaymes so I don't really need to upgrade but if I can cheaply get some more performance out of this thing that'd be nice.

>> No.64197086

My girlfriend gave me her old laptop because she saw how pitiful of a system I was using. This system is an Athlon II.. gonna upgrade the processor and use it until I earn enough for a new Thinkpad.

On the other hand, I have an old Athlon II build and a Ryzen build for a main system.. went Intel around the time of Bulldozer though :/ Kinda regret missing out on those chips. One of my friend had one for the longest time and desu it feels faster than my Ivy Bridge system. I know those aren't true cores but it still feels considerably faster doing regular desktop things.

>> No.64197103

Undervolt that shit niqqa. My old 8120 under a 212 was cooler than my 1600x on water

>> No.64197141

worst timeline

>> No.64197169

a high humid environment should actually provide better heat transfer

>> No.64197424

6300 here
it ain't that good, but it works.

>> No.64197611

Underrated post.

>> No.64197614

>>the almost certainty that Intel ME is a purpose built backdoor
"If enough idiots who roleplay as political activists because they hate the corporations installed Mint on a ThinkPad tell me something I want to hear, it's certain!"

>> No.64197758

Only variant one, the least dangerous, which has been patched, try harder.

>> No.64197773

yes, no bug no PSP

>> No.64197811

>it was the worst ipc cpu amd ever made
It really was impressive. Even a 5GHz an i3 could outperform it.

>> No.64197816

>Even *at

>> No.64197831

Vishera was never a bad chip. It just wasn't good for gaming.

My 8350 tore up my friends first gen i7 when it came to VMs and real life non child tasks.

I would honestly rather have kept my 8350 if it had a DDR4 controller.

>> No.64197841

>It just wasn't good for gaming.
I hate how people say this like gaming is the only single-threaded workload that exists.

>> No.64197852

Well I never ran into anything else it sucked at.

If software isn't multi threaded, that means it not gonna take long to process.

>> No.64197863

This. Fuck the 8000 series. Nothing will make it any less garbage than it is now. I'd rather spend that money on a used 3570k or something.

>> No.64197909

>that turd over there has some chunks of corn in it, this turd is nice and smooth!
Nah, I'll still laugh at it and your idiotic shill ass alongside it.

>> No.64198091

nJoy your worse than VM under Docker under VM IO

>> No.64198219
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Why a heater when you have an industrial oven?

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>> No.64198940

>this is the face of jews ovening themselves

>> No.64198979

don't get it

>> No.64199008
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>the fx users crawling out of the woodwork

>> No.64199053

FX-8350 here, still going strong

>> No.64199139

Better bin, faggot. Most 8320s max out at 4.5, most 8350 go to 4.9 at the same voltage. I say most, binning is a lottery, but I'm willing to give the $20 more knowing it'll statistically pay back by the end of the month when the power bill comes.

>> No.64199198

>Better bin, faggot. Most 8320s max out at 4.5, most 8350 go to 4.9 at the same voltage. I say most, binning is a lottery, but I'm willing to give the $20 more knowing it'll statistically pay back by the end of the month when the power bill comes.
why did you not go all the way with 8370 for 5Ghz +

>> No.64199205

But that's comparing an overclocked cpu with a stock one, that's no comparison, that's retarded. You would have a point comparing 8370 with 9xxx processors, because all of them bottomed out at 5.2-5.3, unlike the 8320 which hardly ever made it past 4.6 with custom loops.

>> No.64199210

im here my niggah
fx 6300

>> No.64199392

Late 8320 here
It died a week ago after 4 years of running at 4.8Ghz almost 24/7
Now I'm on my older 4170 while I wait for my Ryzen 1700 to arrive

>> No.64199408

I don't game so I don't need much more.

>> No.64199563

i bought a 1090t a few months ago.
how did i do?
undervolted it.

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>> No.64199744

you can always underclock and undervolt it to 8350e level. probably better because binned.

>> No.64200119

An FX-8000 series CPU is overkill for a Media PC, much like nukes are overkill for a firework show.

>> No.64200260


still using this processor for 8 YEARS, oc'ed @4.6 ghz runnig idle @34degrees and max temp 55c at full load on a non-watercooler solution

and still going strong

there was no better cpu for me than this honestly

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>I'd rather spend that money on a used 3570k or something

I thought that too till I found a FX 8120 for $20 at a flee market that did 5.2GHZ. They are out there!

>> No.64201981

>I thought that too till I found a FX 8120 for $20 at a flee market that did 5.2GHZ. They are out there!

wow a 8120 doing 5.2Ghz... that must have been binned incorrectly

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>1.76 V

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>> No.64202053

1.76v, is that like 270 watts or something WTF are you cooling it with

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Just keep them cool and they are fine that was daily for 3 years

>> No.64202086

FX-9370 running a (air)cool 15 - 20 °C

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2x 360s in the bottom

>> No.64202166

>retired the 8350 2 months ago
I could never get it to clock well, even in water I could only get 4.3 sorta stable, but with occasional infrequent crashes. 4.2 was 24/7 stable though.

>> No.64202169

@ 5.5Ghz it might be quicker than a Ryzen 5 1500 multi-threaded I think

>> No.64202188

I bet an Intel Xeon X5675 stock with a low end copper heatpipe heatsink probably shits all over that thing. Why waste the energy and money invested in that cooling solution.

>> No.64202202

Post Temps

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the processes to get that was not exactly out of the box i must confess. i had to lap the cpu and get a gold plated waterblock

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>> No.64202251

>that sticker on your phone
I wish I knew you irl lmao

>> No.64202252

Well, now I regret going for a Sandy Bridge Xeon instead of a FX 8370E or something

>> No.64202295

It's just an old Note 2 I use to take pics. it never leaves the house.

>> No.64202303

wow nice

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>> No.64202324

Ahh so the fap machine is SSD enabled.


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better? I'll just use my note edge

>> No.64202427

>spending all that time for a 1 degree difference
I've done this before so I know how long it takes. Did you at least remember to give the waterblock the same treatment?

>> No.64202431

how did you do this?

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they are very close in some regards

>> No.64202465

Not him, but at least 5 different grit sandpaper, buffing cloth, a flat surface, and a fuckton of patience. My 2700K took almost an hour to get it to not-quite-mirror polish. End result? Maybe 2 degrees lower under Prime95?

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Ya like he said. but I do it so often I can do one in about 15 mins now. I use wet sand paper 400-5000 wet on a flat granite stone and then buff with a 3M polish kit that has a pad on a drill and and paste.

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some times you can see the silk print from the gpu die transfer an imprint on to your buffed copper

>> No.64203292


>An FX-8000 series CPU is overkill for a Media PC, much like nukes are overkill for a firework show.

yes, but nukes are arguably the best fireworks

>> No.64203325

Here here!

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>> No.64203397

i loved that cpu
I had a 8150 @ 4.5Ghz and a HD 7950
Good times

>> No.64204651

FX-8350 here, Just bought a 1060 as an upgrade on my HD7950, the place I ordered it from got my order wrong and actually send me a 1070 instead, pretty comfy gaming here

>> No.64204721

I have an entry level fx4100 but tried two mobos? gigabyte ga78? and msi970g43 plus. both used hang intermittently at boot time so i gave up on amd. should i give the 990fx mobo a chance or just give up on amd altogether?

>> No.64205146

FX-9590 here

>> No.64205249

FX 8300 bought last year, I don't game except from Rocket League. It's great

>> No.64205989

tfw you're bottlenecked but don't care

>> No.64206111
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>recommends processor that only has new UEFI support
>despite UEFI being absolute fucking cancer and being just as bad as Intel's ME if compromised
Seriously, anyone who recommends that garbage when the went out of their way to open attack surface to software running in privileged user mode and allow loading UEFI "apps" from the host OS is an idiot.

>> No.64206776

I'd normally be interested in an FX series chip, but getting one now implies getting a platform that's not going to be upgraded anymore. And what with good guy AMD adding an option to turn off PSP on Ryzen with newer BIOS versions there's really no point in choosing FX over Ryzen.

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>six core

>> No.64206850

is now a good time to sell my bulldozer+mobo combo?

>> No.64206969

i had to move from a 8530 to a 1700x because i was bottlenecked by the CPU in larger open world type games. pretty clear difference in stuff like PUBG. no man's sky, etc. only thing that changed between builds besides also moving to DDR4

>> No.64207593

FX 8350 4.5GHz reporting in

Keep on keep-on.

>> No.64207668

bulldozer was trash, stop with this brand loyalty mindless shitposting.
Just because ryzen is decent doesn't mean AMD never fucked up.

>> No.64207689

still rocking 8120. Even though it's sort of shit tier now, it was one of the best in it's class at the time.

>> No.64208834

hog the high tier fx chips lol

>> No.64209429

but why?

>> No.64210068

so when they become valuable you can sell them for moolah

>> No.64210573

not true. If the price is right there's no such thing as overkill, and nothing says the price being right like something you bought 5 years ago

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