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anyways i just looked at benchmarks results at tomshardware and it definitely looks like the Intel® Core™ i7-3960X is way better... someone could have just referred me to benchmark results ha
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anyways i just looked at benchmarks results at tomshardware and it definitely looks like the Intel® Core™ i7-3960X is way better... someone could have just referred me to benchmark results ha

Have fun paying 900 bucks for that...

Benchmarks, DONT, mean, EVERYTHING.
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ummm i only buy or build a machine every 5-10 years, so its hella worth it
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wow really? i thought 8 core architecture is superior?

In Intel processors the core design is MUCH, MUCH, MUCH better. They are faster and they use less power (less heat). Yes, Bulldozer has a more corezzzz but they perform slower than Intel's cores and are even slower than the Phenom II cores and produce waaaayyy more heat and use up much more power.

Just because it looks better on paper doesn't mean it's actually faster.
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I'll put my Bulldozer up against any 2500K. the only thing it will beat me in is single core benchmarks and memory bandwidth. Lets see a 2500k get 8.25 on Cinebench.
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Anything PII and over is faster.
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I'll put my Bulldozer up against any 2500K. the only thing it will beat me in is single core benchmarks and memory bandwidth. Lets see a 2500k get 8.25 on Cinebench.

In fact, lets see a geekbench, y-cruncher, frybench, 3dmark CPU test, Any of those, my bulldozer will walk all over a 2500k
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Not all cores are create equal.
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ummm i only buy or build a machine every 5-10 years, so its hella worth it

You can get something with 95% of the performance for 50% of the price.
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In fact, lets see a geekbench, y-cruncher, frybench, 3dmark CPU test, Any of those, my bulldozer will walk all over a 2500k

Of those, only frybench is based on a real world application.
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Not all cores are create equal.
You can get something with 95% of the performance for 50% of the price.
Of those, only frybench is based on a real world application.

You name it then, anything not single core based.
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I'll put my Bulldozer up against any 2500K. the only thing it will beat me in is single core benchmarks and memory bandwidth. Lets see a 2500k get 8.25 on Cinebench.

Meh, an i5 will beat you in everything except cine-bench. On topic, the fastest desktop CPU is an i7 3960x.
Also, the i5 is cheaper, $179/w $50 off motherboard at MC.


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