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As a major AMD fan, I feel sad that I have to say i7. AMD has what it takes with integer performance, but if anything you do depends on floating point, and most games do, then it has to be Intel.

*sighs deeply*
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I will upgrade the graphics card when the AMD 7xxx comes out, but My 5770 plays almost all my games a full settings on a 27'' screen. I played crysis 1 on almost full settings and I was getting around 40 fps so this card has treated me well =] and maybe I will wait and see how the ivys are.
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post #13 of 46
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I will upgrade the graphics card when the AMD 7xxx comes out, but My 5770 plays almost all my games a full settings on a 27'' screen. I played crysis 1 on almost full settings and I was getting around 40 fps so this card has treated me well =] and maybe I will wait and see how the ivys are.
Yeah, dude just wait, you have a 6 core CPU.....

It would be worth upgrading you GPU though and don't Crossfire it, because it's still pretty weak in Crossfire...
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post #14 of 46
Your 1055 with a decent overclock should treat you well for a little while, if you have an upgrade itch then look into a new GPU now and upgrade a CPU later.
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I really just want to build an entire new system so what I have now doesn't really matter. And I am waiting on the GPU for the 7xxx and I will get a pcie 3.0 mobo when I upgrade the cpu so the board I have now doesn't matter. =]
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post #16 of 46
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I do like Intel but the main reason I like AMD better is because their CPUs run much cooler and are more energy efficient. But sadly the intel CPUs seem to always be better.
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amd just wasted $$$ on BD's R&D
    
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Maybe I when I upgrade to the ivy CPUs I will turn my system now into a folding computer =] and sell the i7-860 I have.
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post #19 of 46
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I do like Intel but the main reason I like AMD better is because their CPUs run much cooler and are more energy efficient. But sadly the intel CPUs seem to always be better.
That's not the case when comparing FX to Sandy.
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post #20 of 46
Someone break out the power consumption graph when both oveecloxked for him.
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