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Originally Posted by Dimaggio1103;13338449 
No thuban?...lachen.gif

Who buys a thuban to mainly play games? o.o you don't need a hexacore for that... sandy being faster per clock is much more logical since games cant use those extra cores anyway.
Edited by blaze200 - 5/1/11 at 1:04am
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post #12 of 133
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I don't regret building my 1366 System for a Minute. It's given me years of enjoyment already but for gaming and crazy OC's SB is where its at I agree. But it is a NEWER ARCHITECTURE after all lol Still 1366 is the home of the Hexa cores atleast for the time being. Still a fantastic platform
Agreed, but I'm saying if you were to build one right now. If you just wanted to play games, SB is the road to take.
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post #13 of 133
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Agreed, but I'm saying if you were to build one right now. If you just wanted to play games, SB is the road to take.
Oh I agree certainly. Just saying in the case of SB its not necessarily one size fits all and 1366 is still plenty viable just not worth it anymore if gaming is your primary goal
     
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post #14 of 133
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Originally Posted by blaze200 View Post
Who buys a thuban to mainly play games? o.o you don't need a hexacore for that... sandy being faster per clock is much more logical since games cant use those extra cores anyway.
yea i know. most games only use like what 2-4 cores?
i got my 1090 for video rendering mainly.
them sandy's are looking nice tho.
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AMD Opteron 12-core "Dodecene" for only $2000+

That's a joke by the way.
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post #16 of 133
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Oh I agree certainly. Just saying in the case of SB its not necessarily one size fits all and 1366 is still plenty viable just not worth it anymore if gaming is your primary goal
Yup, when I saw the review of 1155 vs 1366 I knew exactly what I wanted to do. I surf the web and play games on mine. I piddle with other stuff but nothing I actually need raw power for. Figured I'd snag a 2500k and wait to see what Ivy Bridge has to offer.

Another 580, a little more RAM, and IB and I'm set for BF3

But I only said that because the title was best gaming CPU. Had it been best CPU the 990x still reigns king for most people.
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post #17 of 133
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Yup, when I saw the review of 1155 vs 1366 I knew exactly what I wanted to do. I surf the web and play games on mine. I piddle with other stuff but nothing I actually need raw power for. Figured I'd snag a 2500k and wait to see what Ivy Bridge has to offer.

Another 580, a little more RAM, and IB and I'm set for BF3

But I only said that because the title was best gaming CPU. Had it been best CPU the 990x still reigns king for most people.
That's crazy overkill for BF3.
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post #18 of 133
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That's crazy overkill for BF3.
I want to max it at 1080p and have Plenty of head room

I might have to cut back though. This next AR build might bankrupt me.
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Hmm. these athlons have always been interesting.

Might get one some day to replace my good old E2140
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Careful saying that around here. Don't you know there are troll afoot?
I think stating that a 1055T is terrible is true, and if the trolls want proof i would be more than happy to show the CPU bottlenecks.

If you guys are happy with your 1055T then that's fine. But, it's terrible compared to the intel chips.
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