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Okay, so I finished taking my AMD board and 1090T out yesterday replaced them with what you see in my sig now. I haven't played any game yet because I kind of finished late last night. But the boot up time and shut down time alone is a big difference. Like with my AMD setup when I boot on my SSD the windows logo would come on and the welcome screen would flash for a couple of seconds and then desktop. With my intel board, I get to the logo screen and the logo doesn't even finish and skips the welcome screen altogether! Thats what I am talking about. Everything seems snappier to me as well. Got it overclocked to 4.6 right now and temps are great. Would try to push it a little more but I have been reading alot about the offset and I am still not sure about it. (I am at work right now). Also I notice my Vcore is staying at 1.36 no matter what I set it to with the offset. When everything in default the voltage is showing different ranges depending on the speed of cpu. Sorry I know I strayed from the title of the thread but the thought just kind of rolled through my head.
Edited by gabead - 11/3/11 at 9:31am
    
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Awesome!
    
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I replaced my 1090T with a 2500k a few months ago and it was a huge difference. Glad you are happy with your investment!
 
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More dissolution-ed potential Bulldozer buyers should read this thread.
OP, definitely post more feedback, I'm sure people on the buying fence will appreciate it.
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More dissolution-ed potential Bulldozer buyers should read this thread.
OP, definitely post more feedback, I'm sure people on the buying fence will appreciate it.
I definetly will! I'll try to get to some crysis tonight and download some bench marking tools. I see you are from Tucson? I used to live on Speedway and down the street from Ross Ave where AOL used to be.
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I replaced my 1090T with a 2500k a few months ago and it was a huge difference. Glad you are happy with your investment!
Thank you! I am thrilled! lol. Evil corporation or not it is a sweet chip! LOL.
    
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Okay, so I finished taking my AMD board and 1090T out yesterday replaced them with what you see in my sig now. I haven't played any game yet because I kind of finished late last night. But the boot up time and shut down time alone is a big difference. Like with my AMD setup when I boot on my SSD the windows logo would come on and the welcome screen would flash for a couple of seconds and then desktop. With my intel board, I get to the logo screen and the logo doesn't even finish and skips the welcome screen altogether! Thats what I am talking about. Everything seems snappier to me as well. Got it overclocked to 4.6 right now and temps are great. Would try to push it a little more but I have been reading alot about the offset and I am still not sure about it. (I am at work right now). Also I notice my Vcore is staying at 1.36 no matter what I set it to with the offset. When everything in default the voltage is showing different ranges depending on the speed of cpu. Sorry I know I strayed from the title of the thread but the thought just kind of rolled through my head.
I get that too with my AMD system. Must be the SSD..
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Welcome to the darkside OP. Surely, you see that blind loyalty does not take you anywhere. You did the intelligent choice and went where performance is. This is what most people should do. When you see people preaching to the choir how AMD this, that, etc, without even trying a SB rig, it makes you a bit sad.

When AMD is back on top, you can be sure that the rational buyers like myself will go there. Until then, I will gladly advise INTEL as they are the performance kings ... since Conroe.

OP, put that monster @ 4.6 GHz in a few CPU dependant games and compare with your AMD rig. I have used a SB rigs @ 4.8 GHz and I can feel the difference from my I7s!!! Don't get me wrong, my I7s are amazing!
 
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I get that too with my AMD system. Must be the SSD..
I think it was more the marvell chip set on my AMD board personally for me. But on my Inew board the intel chips show much difference. I have not doubt there are AMD motherboards that give good results with the SSD
    
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I think it was more the marvell chip set on my AMD board personally for me. But on my Inew board the intel chips show much difference. I have not doubt there are AMD motherboards that give good results with the SSD
Yep the Marvell suxors really bad. I went from only 300mb/s with that crappy thing to over 800mb/s with the AMD onboard. Glad you love your new stuff. Intel is not the darkside by the way it is just a different way of doing things.
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