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Originally Posted by thestef;13390536 
Thanks for the reply,

I realize that games don't use more then 4 cores, but I also know that Ghz speeds don't always represent the performance of a any given CPU.

I was wondering if these Operon CPU's (core for core) outperform the current Phenom II CPU's (even thought hey are clocked slower).

I can't imagine a server CPU being slower then a regular PC CPU, but I do also understand that they must be 150% stable for corporate server use.
Operon and Phenom terms are used for branding. While there are differences in support, chip configuration, qualifications, they are not that different really. Depending on which Operon and which Phenom, they may use the same microarchitecture.

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Originally Posted by thealex132;13390564 
The G34 architecture should be a lot better clock for clock, but 3.8Ghz hexacore vs 2Ghz octicore, the 6 core should win in nearly every game.
G34 isn't an architecture, it is a socket.
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Buy a quad-socket G34 mobo. Buy four 6168s, then fold. WAY MORE FUN THAN GAMES.


Anyway, no, I would not buy that opteron if you want it for gaming. Let me rephrase that, I would not buy AN opteron for gaming
    
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oced thuban is faster in gaming, sure.
but why would somebody buy server stuff just for gaming ?


opterons cannot be oced, the only way is grab a MagnyCours ES (ebay) and give a try with phenomMsrTweaker
(SetFSB is no-go)


2*12c ES user -Patriot photoalbum, enjoy

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http://www.amdzone.com/phpbb3/viewto...f=521&t=138518
He has serious f@h crunching results too
    
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Originally Posted by pietro sk View Post
oced thuban is faster in gaming, sure.
but why would somebody buy server stuff just for gaming ?


opterons cannot be oced, the only way is grab a MagnyCours ES (ebay) and give a try with phenomMsrTweaker
(SetFSB is no-go)


2*12c ES user -Patriot photoalbum, enjoy

http://s1003.photobucket.com/albums/...odeca%20build/
http://www.amdzone.com/phpbb3/viewto...f=521&t=138518
He has serious f@h crunching results too
Because the 8X cpu is only 280$.... seems pretty damn cheep to me if someone was able to OC it.
I guess the motherboards are pretty expensive for these CPU's ??
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Because the 8X cpu is only 280$.... seems pretty damn cheep to me if someone was able to OC it.
I guess the motherboards are pretty expensive for these CPU's ??
i bought ~year ago h8sgl for 265€, i saw last month kgpe-d16 variant for 320€.
i´m impressed, maybe i will change it
    
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Do you actualy use your system for gaming?

What kind of bench marks do you get with your CPU compared to another AMD chip system with the same video card?
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Do you actualy use your system for gaming?

What kind of bench marks do you get with your CPU compared to another AMD chip system with the same video card?
sometimes
gaming benchmarks results are lower of course (2GHz), but that doesn´t matter.
hint: if you want pc only for gaming, grab desktop-like stuff.
overclocks matters in gaming world.

(am3+ dozer will be 8core flavours too, and you will save some cash)
    
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my question to this would be.. would the 8 core be better in rendering?
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my question to this would be.. would the 8 core be better in rendering?
depends on core count and speed (is important)

strenght of server rig is in number of cpus, cores. stability is very important here

4socket machine will destroy render tests, desktop will not have a chance to keep up.
(even LN2 ´ed desktop@ 7 gigs will be slower..)
    
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depends on core count and speed (is important)

strenght of server rig is in number of cpus, cores. stability is very important here

4socket machine will destroy render tests, desktop will not have a chance to keep up.
(even LN2 ´ed desktop@ 7 gigs will be slower..)
I need one of these. Multi-tasking only rig ftw.
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