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Purple try using translate - Language doesn't matter.

Where did your slide come from?

The slide reference in the post for in the multimedia indicated that the 2.8 zambezi is about twice as fast as the 975EE and the higher clocked chips exceeds that ratio.
What are you talking about?

I followed the link that Usario posted, then I went through the article pressing the next page button, when I reached the end I took a snippet of the last bit where it says "Happy April Fools Day!". I only included the slide to show it was the same article.
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So i just found the chiphell thread. What stepping Es was it? B2?
No, B2 is release stepping.

That chip was B0, however B0 had a TON of problems. B0 is the first "beta" chip (A is "alpha). B0 is usually plagued by many issues, and coincidentally it's also the acronym for "body odor"
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Why, thank you.

And you have poor logic.
You're right, I don't know what I was thinking. When I play Cinebench 990x chips typically beat me by about 25%, for over five times the cost while losing to me in gaming.

Flawless logic.
    
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You're right, I don't know what I was thinking. When I play Cinebench 990x chips typically beat me by about 25%, for over five times the cost while losing to me in gaming.

Flawless logic.
The 970, which is very comparable to the 990X, costs 3x more. A bad value, yes, but so are almost all other high-end CPUs.

Also, why do so many of you people act like gaming is all people do with their CPUs? Most games would run great with a Core 2 Duo. Except in games like StarCraft and Civ 5 which have crappy hardware optimization, the GPU is *much* more important. The difference is only like 5-10% between a 955 BE and 2600k.
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Because the difference isn't like 5-10%?

Why do people think they need to spend 3x more on a single processor when they could build two rendering rigs and create a render farm for less while being more powerful?
    
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What are you talking about?

I followed the link that Usario posted, then I went through the article pressing the next page button, when I reached the end I took a snippet of the last bit where it says "Happy April Fools Day!". I only included the slide to show it was the same article.
Okay, but the slide shown is not the same as the one Usario linked too. Was the link subsequently changed?
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^ there was a second page to that article with more benchmarks and "Happy April Fools Day! ^_^". The link was in Chinese, so I don't blame you for missing it.
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Why do people think they need to spend 3x more on a single processor when they could build two rendering rigs and create a render farm for less while being more powerful?
because managing render farms for your usual day to day as 3d modeler is a facking pain, for development purposes single powerful system is the least headache.
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This is the best thread yet. So many people talking about overkill. This is OCN ladies all we do is overkill!!!
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Okay, but the slide shown is not the same as the one Usario linked too. Was the link subsequently changed?
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^ there was a second page to that article with more benchmarks and "Happy April Fools Day! ^_^". The link was in Chinese, so I don't blame you for missing it.
Don't want to split hairs, but I think there was 3 pages! LOL Not too hot on Chinese (ie none), but I guessed the next page link, not bad for an IE user lol.
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