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I dont know. The test was probably rigged in amds favor as in choseing things witch made use of more cores, but its good to see them fighting the press. BD wasnt the sb killer promased, but all in all its not a bad chip for those of us who want the cores. Also its comes to mind that amd gpus are probably made for amd cpus, it would be intersting to see how they do runing with nvidia. The have a known problem with sli, so if its a multi card setup, you might want to stick amd. That said, amd gpus are offten better for the price anyway. Go amd!
 
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This test screams of bias.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DWSR View Post

This test screams of bias.

Read your post and looked at your build and immediately LOLed. Thanks for that.
Edited by Trogdor - 1/24/12 at 7:59pm
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Does it prove anything, though? I'd rather be rockin' AMD right now, but they aren't up to snuff, yet.
Quote:
Originally Posted by subliminally incorrect View Post

pepsi or coke?
can you tell the difference?
Can you not?
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post #85 of 199
Most important bit:
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Of course, we don't know any details behind the test other than what AMD is saying and what we've seen at sites that were covering the event.

The fact that AMD didn't want to release any details only gives a stronger indication that they're trying to cover their failure(s) and...well, failing. Countless benchmarks have been spread around the web and AMD can't deny them, so staging a blind test and saying "Look! People can't tell the difference, our CPU doesn't suck all that badly!" is looking like a pretty desperate plea.

What were the testers doing exactly? Browsing folders on the desktop, playing farmville, doing proper gaming or *god forbid* converting videos / doing stuff that actually stressed the CPU? Nobody but AMD knows.
Edited by Tippy - 1/24/12 at 8:18pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tippy View Post

Most important bit:
The fact that AMD didn't want to release any details only gives a stronger indication that they're trying to cover up their failure(s) and...well, failing.
What were the testers doing exactly? Browsing folders on the desktop, playing farmville, doing proper gaming or *god forbid* converting videos / doing stuff that actually stressed the CPU? Nobody but AMD knows.

The link was at the bottom of the source http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1838/1/

Looks like BF3 on 3 monitor Eyefinity. I bet the AMD system was super laggy laugher.gif
Edited by Trogdor - 1/24/12 at 8:21pm
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Quote:
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Read your post and looked at your build and immediately LOLed. Thanks for that.

The same could be said about you...
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The truth: the 81xx series performs almost identical to the newer i5/i7's; slower but not absolutely dumb as a rock slow. But still faster than anything else aside from the 2500/2600's, or the intel hexa cores. but those are just beasts. D;

For the average gamer on OCN who isn't running dual/tri/quad gpu setup, won't notice a difference between these two cpu lines in several games @res =>1080p OC'd or not. And weather you want to believe it or not, the people at these events are either paid to be there by their review company or are pc junkies like ourselves. Not random dummies who don't know crap about computers and walk in. Even if marketing teams have no clue...still cant completely write off the results.
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Quote:
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Read your post and looked at your build and immediately LOLed. Thanks for that.

That's a two way street.
    
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The same could be said about you...
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That's a two way street.

How exactly? I didn't imply anything negative towards the test.
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