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Originally Posted by killeraxemannic View Post

This is a good test for people who don't care about numbers like we do here on OCN. Not a bad game for AMD to play honestly. If I was a consumer and saw this test with no real world difference I would have a hard time buying the more expensive intel processor just because its theoretically faster.

This, so much this. Not everyone is as stats oriented as us. Also just a side note AMD boards tend to be cheaper too.

For the average user:
more than 4 cores:= Unnecessary. More than 4gb ram:= Unnecessary. Watercooling:= Scary scary concept. Ln2:=....what?

To us:
More than 4 cores: Sure why not. More than 4gb ram:= Have less than 8? What is this? Watercooling:= Yeah I'm overclocking. Ln2:= someday... sleepysmileyanim.gif

Just my 2 cents.
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In NZ, easily. People with tastebuds here admit Pepsi tastes better as Coke over here is far too sugary. With me, both taste like crap (Coke too sugary, Pepsi far too synthetic / artificial flavour tasting) vs. real orange juice (as in real stuff, not diluted concentrate).

Only a weirdo kiwi would pick OJ over soda.
    
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What you did there. Easily seen.
Preface the expected opinions differing from yours by calling them fanboi hate. People with user names like "AMD4ME" probably shouldn't speak on fanboism.

CALLED. OUT. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by RedSunRises View Post

Back on topic, I really would like to see a third party do this kind of test, to keep bias out... Could be interesting

Yes, a double blind study to see if people can perceive the difference would have been interesting. "What system gave a better gaming experience?" is too subjective. Maybe people enjoyed one system over another because they got more kills on it or they just hate sitting on the left hand side.
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Only a weirdo kiwi would pick OJ over soda.

Or anyone that dislikes the overly-sugary garbage they put in soda cans. wink.gif
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The only CPU gaming benchmarks anyone should even take a glance at are the tests done at ultra low resolutions and lowest game settings.

I understand that that is when it is most CPU dependent, however who in their right mind would play a game a that low of settings and resolution?
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Or anyone that dislikes the overly-sugary garbage they put in soda cans. wink.gif

It's just an odd comparison. Both are fine.
    
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I understand that that is when it is most CPU dependent, however who in their right mind would play a game a that low of settings and resolution?
I use a CRT and I find this offensive.
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k 1 person.

They don't even make CRT anything anymore, so no one would kinda count on that... thumb.gif
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pepsi or coke?
can you tell the difference?

Yep. Rum goes better with coke than pepsi. biggrin.gif
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Nice PR stunt. You could probably have used a 4100, older X4, some other i5 or i3, and likely not have noticed a difference. Now the large number that actually felt like there was a difference...? I can't explain that part.... I'm not saying the 8150 should not have been able to keep up, but in gaming at moderate resolutions, it's been show that there's really no difference in perceptible performance for a huge range of CPU's.
    
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