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    Quote Originally Posted by 4Strings View Post
    LOL... Yeah, maybe I should...
    But seriously, does having a "fast boot" switch and a "direct key" button actually make a difference???
    That is, with the same components ( same ssd, ram, win8, etc.), what would having those buttons actually do?
    Ok, from what I have heard. Having the Fast Boot with Win8 installed gets you an alleged boot time of like 6 seconds I think it is. The Direct Key, if you are unfamiliar with it...is just a button to press that allows you to boot directly into BIOS, either from a cold start, or even while Windows 8 is running.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Myk SilentShadow View Post
    Ok, from what I have heard. Having the Fast Boot with Win8 installed gets you an alleged boot time of like 6 seconds I think it is. The Direct Key, if you are unfamiliar with it...is just a button to press that allows you to boot directly into BIOS, either from a cold start, or even while Windows 8 is running.
    Ok, gotcha!
    What's the boot time if you don't have a fast boot switch?

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    Dude reviews mean little they are based on benches that are all made for intel. As far as power use you plug the thing into the wall. what are you worried about 125 watts? Big deal. anyway Intel makes a great product and so does AMD you just need to find out what suits you best. BTW Intel is a dirty rotton company with low down snake belly business practices, but they have a nice cpu.

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    Quote Originally Posted by speed View Post
    Dude reviews mean little they are based on benches that are all made for intel. As far as power use you plug the thing into the wall. what are you worried about 125 watts? Big deal. anyway Intel makes a great product and so does AMD you just need to find out what suits you best. BTW Intel is a dirty rotton company with low down snake belly business practices, but they have a nice cpu.
    @speed
    I agree with you 125% (yes, that was a pun)...
    Actually considering to actually go the AMD way after all.... :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by 4Strings View Post
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    Ok, gotcha!
    What's the boot time if you don't have a fast boot switch?
    Honestly I don't know, but I think the times are supposed to be better than Win7 (which is about 24+ seconds)

    Quote Originally Posted by 4Strings View Post
    @speed
    I agree with you 125% (yes, that was a pun)...
    Actually considering to actually go the AMD way after all.... :P
    Hahaha nice little pun there and good man, if you're into benching, hurry and build your setup so you can represent AMD...there's only 3 of us on that side lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Myk SilentShadow View Post
    Hahaha nice little pun there and good man, if you're into benching, hurry and build your setup so you can represent AMD...there's only 3 of us on that side lol.
    Hahah... I WISH I could build it now... :P Have to save up a bit more... Hopefully I'll have enough by the holidays...

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    My tip is, go to Vishera. Vishera is really good in software and nice step up from Zambezi BD.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FlanK3r View Post
    My tip is, go to Vishera. Vishera is really good in software and nice step up from Zambezi BD.
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    WOW! Never seen that one on any of the reviews... Another reason to go with AMD...
    Thanks FlanK3r

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