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post #11 of 25
all of your fanboy based attacks are just as demeaning to you, go get some benchmarks.

making claims like that on these forums will get you knowhere

your claims are so general and unfounded its not even worth gathering evidence against

ANY amd cpu with ANY tri SLI setup? forreal?

hmmm look 3 GTX 240's not being bottlenecked by an 8150 @5GHz (extreme yes, but it gets the point across)

give me some actually detailed, supported claims
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Would be nice to see some of those so called "fact's"...

The reason why nobody pairs up Tri-570's with and AMD CPU is simple, if you have the cash for three 570's you have the cash for something faster than what AMD can offer so there is no point.
    
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post #13 of 25
@phillyd

So wait, you need your 8 core at 5 ghz to not bottleneck, while an Intel 4 core at a lesser speed doesnt bottleneck?

Quite.

Just do a quick google search of gpu utilization on AMD cpus, many results are had. At this point you're defending your purchase and acting like a cornered dog.
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http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/AMD-FX-8150-vs-Core-i5-2500K-and-Core-i7-2600K-CPU-Review/1402/4

derp on that

all the benches are slight differences between the 2500k and the 8150,

seriously you are fanboying terribly atm
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post #15 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by phillyd View Post

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/AMD-FX-8150-vs-Core-i5-2500K-and-Core-i7-2600K-CPU-Review/1402/4
derp on that
all the benches are slight differences between the 2500k and the 8150,
seriously you are fanboying terribly atm

If you read the whole article, the GPU is a HD 6970. Now tri-fire that and see what those results are.

Stop posting invalid data.
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post #16 of 25
Handpicked benches that still show Intel winning. This is not fanboyism, hell, this is my first Intel CPU I've ever owned.

Seriously, stop defending your purchase. Intel is the clear winner when it comes to driving GPUs.
post #17 of 25
Here's OPs answer.


Don't do it. You wind up with a massive bottleneck.
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post #18 of 25
Even if there is a massive bottleneck, having 3x SLI is going to make gaming really fluid. The higher end graphics settings in games will lessen the CPU bottleneck and framerates will be good either way. Don't judge him for choosing AMD and say that the bottleneck makes it pointless, because it doesn't.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by superericla View Post

Even if there is a massive bottleneck, having 3x SLI is going to make gaming really fluid. The higher end graphics settings in games will lessen the CPU bottleneck and framerates will be good either way. Don't judge him for choosing AMD and say that the bottleneck makes it pointless, because it doesn't.

Wrong.


You do not want to spend 250$ on a GPU that will never be utilized
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post #20 of 25
thats all 3x sli ing is...

and to the whole "justifying your purchase" thing:
I do not have to justify paying $125 for a processor made by a company that i like the ethics of better, when i get a more fun OCing experience, and more performance than id ever need. My rig is not involved in this argument, so drop it.

those of you who complain about AMD fanboyism forget about the blind intel fanboys, like those who think a 2500K would be better for video decoding than an 8150. Intel does not equal better in all cases, and you guys forget that theres only so much a CPU does in games. you keep on saying that theres gonna be a point where the 3x570's (which, mind you, are not that great), are going to be maxed out. Folding? yes. gaming? not at single monitor resolutions.

the one thing i truly hate about OCN is the extreme over exaggeration of intel's performance. people do it all the time. I realize intel is better, AMD is now nearly lost all its edge budget-wise too. I hate to see them suffer, but intel has been dirty getting to their position, and i will not buy from them.

I will let other people make their decisions about intel's ethics.
Edited by phillyd - 4/4/12 at 8:25pm
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