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Interesting comments. I like the point about CPU limited testing scenario. I don't THINK it is valid, but it something worth testing. I will build Brent a new nicely overclocked (4.5GHz) Sandy Bridge box this evening, get it stress tested, and send it out to him for Monday delivery. Then next week we will run the tests again. I think if nothing else, it will satisfy some so the questions. We have been wrong before, and if we are, we surely want that corrected. I have a nice P8P67 WS Revolution board here that will give us some nice wide PCIe pipes as well that needs to be put to good use. Hopefully after that, we will have some solid answers that the conspiracy theorists cannot shoot holes in.

And to address some of the other comments...this is REAL WORLD GAMEPLAY done in a Apples 2 Apples testing scenario. I think some people do not understand that either.

I don't check this board daily, so if you have questions you are better off posting over the the HardForum thread.

Laters.
Nice offer and all, but it seems the norm to get these types of replies when outside members post very relevant questions.


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Because there is no reason to use a faster CPU in what is a firmly GPU-limited setting. We say this in every review should anyone care to actually read that page.
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No one in this enthusiasts world is running their proc at default settings when pushing man amounts of hardware.

So what's more relevant to us, stock cpu clocks or the max potential when our systems are pushed to their limits?

A 5ghz SB could very possibly push the NV set up past the AMD set up.
In my experience NV has always fared better with a faster cpu.
The results could very well be reversed.
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post #122 of 321
LOL amd still won nice.

that was a burn nvidia BURN.. stssttssssssssssssss.

Smokin.

Also silly Nvidia please lower your prices, then maybe I dont have to hate.
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very nice kudos to AMD for taking the price/performance crown this round. I'm really digging amd and might jump on three 6950s
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gotta love bias reviews!
    
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I agree, AMD have multi card scaling at the moment! But I do think that it will be by a smaller margin when the processor clocks are significantly higher!

if you were to see those benches at different resolutions I think you would find that there was a much more obvious CPU bottleneck! Hell, on a 2 480's my GPU mark in vantage would jump up considerably by increasing the processor speed quite insignificantly! This test if far more extreme than a couple of 480's so I think it will make a world of difference.
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Nice offer and all, but it seems the norm to get these types of replies when outside members post very relevant questions.



link

No one in this enthusiasts world is running their proc at default settings when pushing man amounts of hardware.

So what's more relevant to us, stock cpu clocks or the max potential when our systems are pushed to their limits?

A 5ghz SB could very possibly push the NV set up past the AMD set up.
In my experience NV has always fared better with a faster cpu.
The results could very well be reversed.
this guy knows what he is talking about! same experience that I have had with multi GPU nvidia setups! Processor core speed has a large impact on these cards. For better or for worse, they are more affected than the ATI multi GPU setups.
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post #127 of 321
Stop posting crap

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Nice offer and all, but it seems the norm to get these types of replies when outside members post very relevant questions.
I am sorry we have not delivered exactly what you want without you having to make your voice heard.
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I am sorry we have not delivered exactly what you want without you having to make your voice heard.
What i want?

You don't think anyone else is interested in 4-5ghz runs?

No thanks I'll not post on H just to be berated and spoken to in a condescending manner.

Nonetheless it was a great review, even though it lacked a true enthusiasts set up.
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What i want?

You don't think anyone else is interested in 4-5ghz runs?

No thanks I'll not post on H just to be berated and spoken to in a condescending manner.

Nonetheless it was a great review, even though it lacked a true enthusiasts set up.
One of those guys that just likes to gripe even when they get what they want? You had issue with our setup, so I will change it to better suit your needs and wants. What system and clocks should be running exactly for this type of test? I am all ears.
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