It`s been quite while since AMD released it`s bulldozer processors. When they were launched we reviewed the FX-8150 and the FX-8120 octacore CPUs. These two processors haven`t been able to convince because of their poor performance per MHz. Now we`re going to check wether the FX-4170 with 4.2 GHz is a fierce competitor for Intel or not."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips