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Originally Posted by tsm106 View Post

Ah, got my system back together, had some lunch.
I3 is soo freaking slow, moving around the desktop I could notice the lack of zip. These benches on both fronts are not indicative of performance. It's a shame really.

I had to use an i3 when my first 2500K died, I wanted to smash my computer it was so bad.
post #142 of 175
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Originally Posted by piskooooo View Post

I had to use an i3 when my first 2500K died, I wanted to smash my computer it was so bad.

I too know of the pain one goes through when a 2500k dies frown.gif

I killed the IMC in mine frown.gif

Was an awesome little chip, did 5Ghz Intel burn test stable at 1.39v redface.gif
post #143 of 175
well i went ahead and did a stock 580 run:
Stock 580 run (Click to show)
690

GPU-z ss
GPU-z 0.6.0 (Click to show)
486

Edit: Oops had v-sync on tongue.gif
Edited by KuuFA - 3/19/12 at 1:46pm
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post #144 of 175
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I too know of the pain one goes through when a 2500k dies frown.gif
I killed the IMC in mine frown.gif
Was an awesome little chip, did 5Ghz Intel burn test stable at 1.39v redface.gif

Same exact thing happened to mine lol
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That's okay, I killed my motherboard and a cooler doing these benchmarks. sozo.gif

My motherboard no longer POSTs with my GPU in the top slot. frown.gif
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I don't understand your screenshots. You say 680 vs 7970 but only show 1 screenshot so which is it? Is it the 7970 or the 680 being benchmarked? I'm sorry but you made it very confusing for me.
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That's okay, I killed my motherboard and a cooler doing these benchmarks. sozo.gif
My motherboard no longer POSTs with my GPU in the top slot. frown.gif

Ohhh Nooooo well at least it was for a good cause!! thumb.gif
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I don't understand your screenshots. You say 680 vs 7970 but only show 1 screenshot so which is it? Is it the 7970 or the 680 being benchmarked? I'm sorry but you made it very confusing for me.

Read all the posts LOL.
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Who in their right mind would put in the fastest GPU on the planet and then chain it up with a freaking i3? I mean, come on
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Who in their right mind would put in the fastest GPU on the planet and then chain it up with a freaking i3? I mean, come on

He isn't paid to do this, he's doing it as a favor to the community and that's the rig he had lying around. You people feel so entitled it's amazing. He's not trying to skew the results or whatever, calm down.
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