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You just proved my point, lol.

You say the word bottleneck like you know anything about computers.
Edited by S.M. - 3/20/12 at 1:27pm
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You just proved my point, lol.
You say the word bottleneck like you know anything about computers.

Then explain why I'm wrong. Put up or shut up and get out.

One example: http://www.overclock.net/t/1191581/bulldozer-crossfire#post_16067500 how else can you explain that after CF the GPU usage went from 99% to ≥60%?
Edited by Usario - 3/20/12 at 1:46pm
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You just proved my point, lol.
You say the word bottleneck like you know anything about computers.

Are you serious? You're embarrassing yourself when you continue to say this while being presented with evidence-
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Originally Posted by Usario View Post

Then explain why I'm wrong. Put up or shut up and get out.
One example: http://www.overclock.net/t/1191581/bulldozer-crossfire#post_16067500 how else can you explain that after CF the GPU usage went from 99% to ≥60%?
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^this. here the bd struggling with 2 5770s . . .
http://www.overclock.net/t/1185742/my-wife-would-not-approve/170

It's a fact that Bulldozer hinders multi-gpu performance. That is the definition of a bottleneck. Just because the term is thrown around a lot these days doesn't mean it isn't legitimate.
    
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Get intel :3
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Get intel :3

Perhaps you should try your own advice. According to your posts you are running an AMD....rolleyes.gif
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Hi, I have an Phenom II X4 910 running @ 2.6ghz and I wanted to know how can I or is it possible to get it @ 5.0ghz? What was the highest speed that this CPU has ever gotten along with what can help this 2.6ghz CPU give it that good boost and give it that shine.

I don't wanna spend money on a new CPU since intel is coming out with new ones next year and I wanna wait an extra 1-3 months when they come out, so that they are 'stable". Also I am getting a Crosshair V Formula soon, and I am gonna save my money for a cooling system and will be posting my specs later.

Sounds WAY overboard, but would be really nice to accomplish. jealoussmiley.gif
    
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Perhaps you should try your own advice. According to your posts you are running an AMD....rolleyes.gif

lol... Stalker ohno-smiley.gif but I don't like it frown.gif It's never stable for me and that is why I am going to use it till it dies on me. Also that post was for me trying to overclocking it or if it can get to 5.0ghz
OR Instead of getting a new mobo for the 910 I might get an intel, but I am waiting for the new series to come out biggrin.gif
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Are you serious? You're embarrassing yourself when you continue to say this while being presented with evidence-
It's a fact that Bulldozer hinders multi-gpu performance. That is the definition of a bottleneck. Just because the term is thrown around a lot these days doesn't mean it isn't legitimate.

It's actually 2x 6990's! That's 4 gpu's and the OP in that thread was averaging 95% usage across ALL FOUR GPU'S! He was also averaging 100FPS on BF3 with ULTRA settings across the board! All on an 8120!! Ask yourself this... will future games move away or toward multiple and heavy threads? Bottleneck my arse.
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well ill be damned... here we are in battlefield 3 usage is as follows in sequence 97% - 89% - 97% - 96%
81FPS!!
It's not bottlenecking me too bad!! the second % is FAN speed
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It's actually 2x 6990's! That's 4 gpu's and the OP in that thread was averaging 95% usage across ALL FOUR GPU'S! He was also averaging 100FPS on BF3 with ULTRA settings across the board! All on an 8120!! Ask yourself this... will future games move away or toward multiple and heavy threads? Bottleneck my arse.

That's an exception, easily explainable due to the large Eyefinity resolution. That phenomena shows up elsewhere, too.

http://www.tweaktown.com/articles/4353/amd_fx_8150_vs_intel_i7_2600k_crossfirex_hd_6970_x3_head_to_head/index1.html

It's evident on the Lost Planet 2 graph that performance doesn't differ, especially when resolution is bumped up and the 8150 has a slight advantage, but everything else tells a different story.

Arma 2 is a very CPU-limited game and the 2500K clearly has the edge. The 2500 pulls over double the framerate in Civ V on the next page. Come on, man. That's a bottleneck, clear as day. The only difference is the CPU.

http://www.hardocp.com/article/2011/11/03/amd_fx8150_multigpu_gameplay_performance_review/2
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