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post #11 of 47
alltoasters, do you have AVX enabled in IBT?
Since AVX literally _doubles_ your gflops
You need Win7 SP1 and IBT 2.51 to enable AVX.
Beware, enabling AVX increases computing power hence HIGHER TEMPS.
So watch out temps with real temp.
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post #12 of 47
Excellent work mate.

Looking forward to seeing the results in BFBC2.
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post #13 of 47
you need to install windows 7 sp1 to get full speed with ibt.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by alltoasters View Post
Interesting. My stock 2500k (3.3ghz) only gets 41 in ibt. which is slower than yours at 2.4ghz.
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alltoasters, do you have AVX enabled in IBT?
Since AVX literally _doubles_ your gflops
You need Win7 SP1 and IBT 2.51 to enable AVX.
Beware, enabling AVX increases computing power hence HIGHER TEMPS.
So watch out temps with real temp.
Exactly what I was about to say, the new linpacks add a whole bunch-o-GFlops. And tons more heat!

Just copy paste this into the IBT folder, make sure you have SP1 and you should be ready to go!
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Very interested on this thread. Subbed and +Rep to you.

Main reason i got a nice pc but "cheaped out" on the processor is because i saw some thread where they compared an i3 to an i7, and the i3 keep toe to toe with the i7 on gaming situations. Would be nice to see another comparison.

The only reason to get over 4 cores is to fold/BOINC, or if you render video/images for a living. Most games will not use over 2 cores, and only recently they've started using 4.
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post #16 of 47
Exactly Starbomba.
But the games are out there now, there's coming more and more multithreaded games.
So with the current situation on the cpu markets, I wouldn't cheap out on a cpu.
Since 2500K goes for something like 180€ in Finland and in germany around 170€.
And that is really cheap for amazing performance from a "medium" segment cpu.
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that would be why. Ill upgrade later
     
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can you start the game benchies with bad company 2?
i think we all want to know how it runs on higher ghz vs cores
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lagittaja View Post
Exactly Starbomba.
But the games are out there now, there's coming more and more multithreaded games.
So with the current situation on the cpu markets, I wouldn't cheap out on a cpu.
Since 2500K goes for something like 180€ in Finland and in germany around 170€.
And that is really cheap for amazing performance from a "medium" segment cpu.
I don't doubt there will be more multithreaded games. in fact, i'd be surprised if i don't see more games optimized for 4 cores or more.

But you're forgetting my location. My rig is virtually impossible to build locally. The best processor i can find is the i5-760, for $130 over the i3 i got. Plus pricing, relative ignorance, and utter lack of demand make local market like this. Plus, even BFBC2 runs fine on my setup @ 1080p. Have to limit myself to 2x AA, but i can rile up 40-50fps or so. Not bad for a cheaped out processor.

I do plan to go all out when Ivy and Kepler come out (along with sorted bugs, and get a hexa-core for BOINCing, plus some serious funding), but until then, my i3+GTS 450 rig will suffice. Not looking for the best OMG1337MYEYESRBLEEDING graphics, but i don't wanna feel like i'm playing some crappy 1990 game (because some good oldies do have good graphics) and this combo has never let me down on any game. I can play most of my favorite games on the highest definitions and 2x-4x AA with over 40 FPS, which isn't so bad (human eye can see up to 30 FPS, so anything over that is just epeen and overkill, but it's OCN ).
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I don't doubt there will be more multithreaded games. in fact, i'd be surprised if i don't see more games optimized for 4 cores or more.

But you're forgetting my location. My rig is virtually impossible to build locally. The best processor i can find is the i5-760, for $130 over the i3 i got. Plus pricing, relative ignorance, and utter lack of demand make local market like this. Plus, even BFBC2 runs fine on my setup @ 1080p. Have to limit myself to 2x AA, but i can rile up 40-50fps or so. Not bad for a cheaped out processor.

I do plan to go all out when Ivy and Kepler come out (along with sorted bugs, and get a hexa-core for BOINCing, plus some serious funding), but until then, my i3+GTS 450 rig will suffice. Not looking for the best OMG1337MYEYESRBLEEDING graphics, but i don't wanna feel like i'm playing some crappy 1990 game (because some good oldies do have good graphics) and this combo has never let me down on any game. I can play most of my favorite games on the highest definitions and 2x-4x AA with over 40 FPS, which isn't so bad (human eye can see up to 30 FPS, so anything over that is just epeen and overkill, but it's OCN ).

You'll want to look at the BFBC2 result I just put up then
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