Well my kid is moving over to the Intel side . Being an AMD die hard for many years thats all we ran in our pc's . AMD had some good years , last night he got a hold of me , telling me he's building a new pc and that he's going with intel . I said I can't blame you . AMD offers nothing anymore for cpu's in the high end range they can not compete with Intel . It's sad but AMD chose their path with GPU'S ,it's been along time since I had an Intel cpu and board last one I had for myself was a DX2 then for years its been AMD . I hope my son's happy with his purchase , down the road he'll have more options available with Intel .