FX 8350 vs i5 3570k - Overclocking - Gaming PC

aorticgriin

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My current predicament is that i'm looking to build a new PC, and I'm down to the CPU. Without a bias opinion (please no fanboyism), would a FX 8350 @ 5ghz, beat out a i5 3570k @ 4.5ghz? I understand it will in multithreaded applications/games, but what about most games? How big of a difference will the FPS hit be?
 

jasont78

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get the i5 based on heat, power and noise alone, thats without i5 matching or beating the 8350 in benchmarks (yes in benchmarks), although like everyone says you shouldnt notice a difference. same speed, half the power and similar price = no brainer
 

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