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So, let's get out of the way the fact that I upgraded to a 2600k from an 4.4Ghz 1090T less than 2 months ago, because I had 2 5870 video cards in crossfire x that the CPU was bottlenecking. I am in NO way a fanboy of any brand, I just buy what is fastest.

Here's my quarrel:


What the hell?

Is he just trying to humor us? Or is Linus just really...dense? I know for a FACT that an 1100T would bottleneck a single 590, let alone 2 of them....this "vs" was a squash match, and was complete un-necessary nonsense.

My opinion.
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Meh. All that matters is how it performs for you, and you alone.
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Here's my quarrel:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUkvhOhrDVk

What the hell?

Is he just trying to humor us? Or is Linus just really...dense? I know for a FACT that an 1100T would bottleneck a single 590, let alone 2 of them....this "vs" was a squash match, and was complete un-necessary nonsense.

My opinion.
A CPU bottleneck will be LEAST noticeable at very high resolution/detail levels.

Yes, it was a squash match. Yes, it was nonsense. No, I'm not that dense....

AND, the video was not unnecessary. Read the comments on the video... Not everyone knew what the result would be.

The video was shot to be educational for the average YouTube viewer, not so that I could find out which one performs better. If I didn't already know by now that SB outperforms EVERYTHING ELSE for gaming I might as well just give up making videos entirely...
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wait linus is in OCN?
also why put an apple sticker on a gpu?
Edited by IXcrispyXI - 7/31/11 at 11:40pm
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Originally Posted by Linus@ncix View Post
A CPU bottleneck will be LEAST noticeable at very high resolution/detail levels.

Yes, it was a squash match. Yes, it was nonsense. No, I'm not that dense....

AND, the video was not unnecessary. Read the comments on the video... Not everyone knew what the result would be.

The video was shot to be educational for the average YouTube viewer, not so that I could find out which one performs better. If I didn't already know by now that SB outperforms EVERYTHING ELSE for gaming I might as well just give up making videos entirely...
Look, I didn't mean to come off as a jerk. I enjoy your videos, I really do. One of the few things on youtube worth watching...I guess I just assumed that such a benchmark was pointless. I still think it is actually...the 2500k showed prominence in every single test.

Once again, I express my remorse if I came off as an a-hole.....it just baffled me is all.

Quote:
Originally Posted by IXcrispyXI View Post
wait linus is in OCN?
also why put an apple stick on a gpu?
It's only the best PC hardware forum on the net. No reason he wouldn't be Plus...the apple sticker, by logic...would triple the value of the card...right?

Also, Linus, while you're here....NCIX has H100's in stock. I ordered one myself, but I'd like to see the obligatory unboxing and NH-D14 comparison
Edited by Paladin Goo - 7/31/11 at 11:39pm
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Also, Linus, while you're here....NCIX has H100's in stock. I ordered one myself, but I'd like to see the obligatory unboxing and NH-D14 comparison
this want to see how well it performs so then i can see what to spend my cash on (watercooling is expensive here) heck all pc parts here are expensive
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this want to see how well it performs so then i can see what to spend my cash on (watercooling is expensive here) heck all pc parts here are expensive
Well, like I said, I ordered one, so if nobody does a comparison by then, I'll do one here on OCN
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Well, like I said, I ordered one, so if nobody does a comparison by then, I'll do one here on OCN
sounds good dont think i would get a d14 since ive already hit my limit with this current chip (dont want to go further on my vcore)
but will be upgrading to either a 2600k or SBE
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Originally Posted by IXcrispyXI View Post
wait linus is in OCN?
also why put an apple sticker on a gpu?
Because it's funny, especially if hundreds or perhaps thousands of people see it.
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haha if anyone had taken the time to hear what settings he was running at it would have been pretttttyyyy obvious what the outcome was going to be.

run it again at even 1080P and the 2500k will smash the AMD just cause the resolution is way smaller.

it is quite a misleading test for those nubs on youtube who are clueless abouthow CPU bottlenecks occurr, but likewise, so are a lot of the other reviews done at 1080P with high end graphics hardware.

SO, it was pretty much pointless even to your average youtuber.
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