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OBR lies lets leave it at that
Yeah something flew over my head, lol. Anyway, the above is true.
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I think using bad company 2 and battlefield 3 to judge a processor is perfectly justified.

Nothing looks hotter right now than Battlefield 3, nothing even comes close to the hype surrounding that game, and rightfully so.
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I think using bad company 2 and battlefield 3 to judge a processor is perfectly justified.

Nothing looks hotter right now than Battlefield 3, nothing even comes close to the hype surrounding that game, and rightfully so.
Isn't the FPS difference typically not a huge amount when looking at identical video cards and simply swapping CPUs?

I'm really excited to see BD in action when it comes to 3D rendering. 8 'physical' cores (I know, it's 4 BD modules) sounds very promising.
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OBR admitted they were all fake because Amd put his a$$ in a sling for breaking NDA.

I'm not going to argue this all night but i'll just say this. Every amd fan on this site claims bulldozer is going to destroy sandy bridge yet every leak has said differently.... ES or not...
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It doesn't matter what is said, what proof is presented, in the end there is always a way out or another excuse. This is after all the internet, and arguing over it is like competing in the Special Olympics... I think we all know that analogy.
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OBR is a Intel Fanboy
OBR leaked faked benchmarks
Intel Fanboy -> Leaked Faked Benchmarks
Intel -> Faked Benchmarks
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Haha, google translate is terrible quite often

But wait, now they'll just say "oh AMD is lying because they want you to think BD doesn't suck"... When it's probably closer to reality to say that Intel was behind a lot of the leaks. And OBR is a huge fanboy of Intel.
that I have seen, there have been no real leaks of BD benches

the screen shots are too easy to fake, and the videos never really showed jack
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I'm actually worried now, at that price, they are either wanting to completely and utterly kick Intel where it hurts, or this processor isn't going to be all that and a bag of chips!

Now, the question is, which do you think it is?
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What context should I have taken your statement in?
There's a difference between "Intel was behind a lot of the leaks" and "It's probably closer to reality that Intel was behind a lot of the leaks".

And here's those other benchmarks I was talking about: http://news.mydrivers.com/1/160/160285.htm
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OBR admitted they were all fake because Amd put his a$$ in a sling for breaking NDA.
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There's a difference between "Intel was behind a lot of the leaks" and "It's probably closer to reality that Intel was behind a lot of the leaks".

And here's those other benchmarks I was talking about: http://news.mydrivers.com/1/160/160285.htm
Look at the last line of that article you posted, its the only one in English....


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Well, if it "easily matches" a 2500k in these oh-so-important benchmarks that you linked to, why not recommend it over the 2500k? The point is I can count on one hand the number of apps where a Thuban is anywhere near a 2500k. The reason everybody acknowledges the 2500k is a far superior CPU is because, well, its a far superior CPU (and that's without even mentioning gaming)....

That being said, I'm still hoping that BD will challenge SB in IPC so we can have an actual contest between the two companies again....
I wouldn't recommend it because a 2500K is better overall. A 2500K isn't better in everything, though.

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Um, because it is? For just about everyone the i5-2500k kills the 990x.

From gaming to price vs performance the i5-2500k laughs at the 990x.

For just about everyone as in.... gamers and enthusiasts? Don't make me laugh. It's obvious that the 2500k has better price : performance, but that does not make it a faster CPU. You're delusional if you think otherwise. The 990x ends up being slightly slower than the 2500K when <4 cores are used, and destroys the 2500K in everything else.

As for a 2500K "laughing" at a 990x in games, since when did "slightly faster than" become "laughing at"?
Edited by GameBoy - 8/2/11 at 11:19am
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