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post #11 of 23
2600K that far above the 2500K? They've got to be joking.

This article should not be called "best gaming CPUs for the money" Show me a chart where the 990X is 5x faster than the 2500K, because that's what this is showing.
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post #12 of 23
2600k beats the 990x overall gaming wise.
post #13 of 23
no one can beat an x4 955? IMO best gaming cpu for the price
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Originally Posted by Rucka315 View Post
2600k beats the 990x overall gaming wise.
so does the 2400, 2500 and 2500k
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post #15 of 23
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no one can beat an x4 955? IMO best gaming cpu for the price
That's because you own it lol
post #16 of 23
Um... they say a i3 2100 > 1100T? What? Other than that, its a pretty predictable chart, though I found it funny they went from $190 to $210 to $220... $210 was "none" recommended but giving a nod to the 760... "We need more Intel" says the editor? Oh well.
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post #17 of 23
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Um... they say a i3 2100 > 1100T? What?
As for gaming that's true.
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post #18 of 23
Quote:
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Um... they say a i3 2100 > 1100T?
Well, a 1100T has (in nearly all cases) the same performance as an AMD Phenom II X4. And an i3 2100 is slightly better than an AMD Phenom II quadcore for gaming; and so it is also slightly better than the 1100T.

Of course these figures are without overclocking; if an AMD PhII X4 or X6 can go near 4.0 Ghz then it will surpass the i3 2100 which cannot overclock - though even then only minimally.
Edited by born2bwild - 10/27/11 at 3:49am
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post #19 of 23
I love the Heirarchy chart
post #20 of 23
^^^ I'm sure the AMD Fanboy Brigade will point out how wrong Tom's is...
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