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so happy i got amd now
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I'm confused. Should this make me happy or sad that I upgraded to a 2500k from my old 965 2 days ago?
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I'm confused. Should this make me happy or sad that I upgraded to a 2500k from my old 965 2 days ago?
CPU performance has never mattered that much in most games. A Phenom II 965 won't be a bottleneck in any single card setup.
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Here are my fraps benchmarks for Operation Metro at Ultra (defaults to High) graphics settings at 1920 x 1200 fullscreen:
Rig 1 = i7 2600K @ 4.9GHz and two GTX 570 SLI at 890MHz Core Clock.
Rig 2 = 1090T @ 4.2GHz and three HD 6970 Tri-fire at 940MHz Core Clock.

Rig 1 = Min 62 FPS, Max 106 FPS, Avg 79.303 FPS
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Thread Starter 
Meh all the mmo games and non gpu heavy games are all very cpu reliant. Plan on playing the starwars mmo , guild wars 2 or rift/wow get an intel double the performance
also i heard u like rts games get an intel. i had a 955be overclocked to 3.8 for years now all my games run wayyy better there are some non cpu reliant games that will just use gpu and thats good for amd but everywhere else gaming wise the intel wins as of now imo.
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There should be no surprises here. CPU is next to negligible in situations where the GPU is the bottleneck. And believe me, running max settings at 1080p with a single GPU will almost always be GPU bottlenecked in a modern game. BF3 is obviously no exception.

Inb4 butthurt intel buyers try to justify the extra money spent with synthetic benchmarks or games run at 1280x1024.
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Originally Posted by Twinnuke View Post
Is it Just me or does something not make sense being that it runs better on High than Medium by about 30 FPS.

You can't benchmark Multiplayer. Ugh
At first I was thinking the same, but those particular charts show different video cards.
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This is nice to see. Just shows you can make a very affordable gaming rig for top games still. Might not be entirely accurate but it gets to the point. Also I'm guessing these were at stock?
    
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There should be no surprises here. CPU is next to negligible in situations where the GPU is the bottleneck. And believe me, running max settings at 1080p with a single GPU will almost always be GPU bottlenecked in a modern game. BF3 is obviously no exception.

Inb4 butthurt intel buyers try to justify the extra money spent with synthetic benchmarks or games run at 1280x1024.
Lol I always thought that was pretty common knowledge. Even back in the Athlon 64 vs. Pentium 4 days the graphics card meant MUCH more than the CPU in terms of affecting gaming performance.

As far as 2500/2600K vs Phenom II goes, the Phenom II won't be a bottleneck unless you're running a high end multi-GPU setup. Even then, it won't be a very big bottleneck.
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can someone run the same benchmark except with sli?

I wanna c how much fps I'd gain cuz I think i'm bottlenecked by my cpu.
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