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I could do so, what you guys think stock 2600k or 4.2 as well?

i mean obviously it will rip poor i3 apart in synthetics but what i want to know if overclocked i3 would bottleneck single high end gpu in real games.
You don't need a degree in computer engineering or a series of benchmarks to determine in advance that the i3 will bottleneck in games optimized for quad/hexacore cpu's. Not to discourage you but your time may be better spent doing something else.
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post #12 of 19
With a single 6950 you will probably be gpu bound in most the tests anyways.

That said, clock the i7 to 5Ghz, fair is fair
    
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post #13 of 19
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You don't need a degree in computer engineering or a series of benchmarks to determine in advance that the i3 will bottleneck in games optimized for quad/hexacore cpu's. Not to discourage you but your time may be better spent doing something else.
well yes, you dont need a degree in computer engineering for many other things but this is OCN and i think there will be many people interested in results of such comparison. I mean im comparing $100 to $320 cpu with newer architecture obviously second one will be faster but how much faster? is oc'ed i3 enough to run demanding games "optimized for quad/hexacore cpu's"? thats kind of questions im trying to answer for myself and others without computer engineering degree.
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i7-2600k isn't a "gaming" cpu though
    
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You don't need a degree in computer engineering or a series of benchmarks to determine in advance that the i3 will bottleneck in games optimized for quad/hexacore cpu's. Not to discourage you but your time may be better spent doing something else.
Show me a game that uses 6 cores natively without Windows using load balancing.

I really want to see this. I avoided SB due to the SATA issues they used to have at the time i made my rig, and my i3 has never let me down, even on BF3 Beta (i know i am GPU bound, but still)

Get some synthetic benches as well, Unigine would be nice to see, along with GTA4 (CPU-demanding game) and SC2 (demanding AI for CPUs)

I'd also say try the 2600k with HT off. Most gamers pick the 2500k for gaming, unless they're benching alot or really benefit from lots of threads. Also a clock-per-clock comparison sounds fine
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post #16 of 19
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If someone is interested here is the thread with benches:

http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...l#post15198209
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Any chance of some more CPU biased games like World of Warcraft and Starcraft II?

I'm not sure what people use for WoW benchmarks, I think Twilight Highlands flight paths are used.
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You don't need a degree in computer engineering or a series of benchmarks to determine in advance that the i3 will bottleneck in games optimized for quad/hexacore cpu's. Not to discourage you but your time may be better spent doing something else.
i thought the same, but it's not! i sold my 6870 to him and his gpu usage is usally 100% 99%

he's got i3 4Ghz
running battlefield 3 medium settings around 55-100fps on 1600x1200 resolution i believe
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in battlefield 3 beta, my i3-540 at stock speed 3Ghz bottlenecked my 6850 (cpu usage 100% all cores gpu usage 80-90%) but after i overclocked to 4.4Ghz bottleneck gone (cpu usage 89-90% all cores gpu usage 100%)

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