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LOL, exactly. Everyone is so worried about looking at a graph of their GPU usage that they forgot how good their game looks.
Yeah. Who cares about Balla's graphs if I'm still able to shoot all my enemies
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post #102 of 146
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BIG difference when you cut the X6 down to 4 cores. But then again, when comparing it to an intel chip like 2 generations ahead and having better architecture, I'd say it's not bad.
Cool test, but I already knew that would happen.

1090T = 45nm, 6 cores
2500k = 32nm, 4 cores

Apples and oranges people.
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$225 vs $230 apples to apples.
    
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I got my 1090T for $175
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post #105 of 146
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Originally Posted by BallaTheFeared View Post
They probably forgot how good the game looked when they noticed they could have saved half their money and got the same performance or gone Intel and got twice the performance for the same price as their AMD x6.

Just a thought.
I got my x6 before SB was out

now.. as for the next upgrade.. we'll see how bulldozer and ivybridge do, but I got my bets on ivy bridge and i'll probably sell this mobo/cpu and switch over to intel for ivy bridge.

EDIT: also, bought my 1090T for $200
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post #106 of 146
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Originally Posted by BallaTheFeared View Post
They probably forgot how good the game looked when they noticed they could have saved half their money and got the same performance or gone Intel and got twice the performance for the same price as their AMD x6.

Just a thought.
Or we could all be like you and buy a 1090T because it was out first and then scrap it and spend another $225 for a 2500k to end up with about the same performance.

EDIT: Oh wait, you had to buy a new mobo too...
Edited by LastBucsfan - 5/2/11 at 8:46pm
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Or we could all be like you and buy a 1090T because it was out first and then scrap it and spend another $225 for a 2500k to end up with about the same performance.
Actually I sold my 1090T for $190 and bought my i5-2500k for $180.

And I get a lot better performance and half the fun is watching my gpus get maxed out and thinking dame thats $365 well spent.
    
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Or we could all be like you and buy a 1090T because it was out first and then scrap it and spend another $225 for a 2500k to end up with about the same performance.

EDIT: Oh wait, you had to buy a new mobo too...
...you forgot to add the mobo's $$$
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post #109 of 146
What's wrong with everyone? It doesn't matter if games look the same on Intel/AMD systems, the OP is complaining about the CPU not being able to feed the data fast enough for the dual GPUs... GPU usage was always 50% or lower. So in essence, the OP could have gone with a single GPU and get the same level of performance.

The 1090T vs 2500K. In highly multi-threaded apps, both will perform about the same but having per core performance is always better and that's why I would always choose a CPU with better per core performance whether it be AMD or Intel. 2500K is easily the better choice.


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Originally Posted by LastBucsfan View Post
Or we could all be like you and buy a 1090T because it was out first and then scrap it and spend another $225 for a 2500k to end up with about the same performance.

EDIT: Oh wait, you had to buy a new mobo too...
Because the OP is going to play a game that uses all six cores all the time. I love how everyone fell for AMD's marketing.
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post #110 of 146
$180

You forgot to mention it was less than your Crosshair IV though, but I didn't.

Not to mention my ram cost like 1/4 yours and I get over twice the performance out of it.

Carry on though, this is pretty fun.


How much did you spend on that Chiller? Is it true my i5-2500k is quite a bit faster than your chilled 1090T while costing quite a bit less all things considered?
    
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