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I just read a review on rage3d and it showed a i7 920@4ghz beating i72600k@4.5ghz in some games.

Did any1 rage about that with intel?

Changing the subject.....

I see that BD is better in Integer calculation due to 8 integer cores, and worse with Floating point due to only 4 FPU's.

What do games need? Do games need Integer or Floating? or Both? or it depends on the engine and coding?

Thanks.
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What video card did they do these benches with? I wanna see dual 6950s!! if its worth it I might just pick this up instead of a 2500k.

Only thing that would hold me back.. is.. would my PSU handle this?
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What video card did they do these benches with? I wanna see dual 6950s!! if its worth it I might just pick this up instead of a 2500k.

Only thing that would hold me back.. is.. would my PSU handle this?
750w 2xhd6950 OC + BD OC = i dont think so.

I'm thinking of using my 500W psu just to power the CPU 12v.

And leave the 950w for the 3xhd6950
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I just read a review on rage3d and it showed a i7 920@4ghz beating i72600k@4.5ghz in some games.

Did any1 rage about that with intel?
I noted that too. The i7-920 OC was right there with the i7-2600k OC in ALOT of benchmarks. Sorta makes me suspicious.
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Im calling shenanigans.

My 2600k is only clocked some ~240mhz faster than theirs, but my CineBench score is 9.06 vs. their 7.68.

6% clock difference gives you 16% more performance. Sounds legit.
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