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what is a situation where Cores is more important than architecture?

Folding appears to benefit from the extra cores.

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It has been done, and the i3 kept with or beat even the FX-8150.
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post #33 of 70
They gave you more cores but IMO more than 4 cores are right now are not useful as I don't think any app or game supports more than 2 or 4 cores BUT DO CORRECT ME IF I AM WRONG. so they traded IPC with cores which may not sound too practical currently but later on who knows.

They priced them too high for the performance you get, they eat your electricity.

No doubt that they may or may not be able to match Intel in terms of performs flatly due to Intel has tremendous finance.
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Folding appears to benefit from the extra cores.
doh.gif

i mean something useful
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I rest my case http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/289?vs=203

I was waiting for that, I especially like this one myself....

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/289?vs=434

EDIT: What I love about this particular one is even where the i3 loses out, it isn't by much at all!
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I was waiting for that, I especially like this one myself....
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/289?vs=434
And yet the i3 STILL pulls ahead in gaming.
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And yet the i3 STILL pulls ahead in gaming.

YUP! Which is why I love it so much. You can go through those benches comparing the lowly i3 to really any AMD chip and it keeps up with or flat out spanks them.

I have a 2100 sitting on my counter right now, going to throw that in a system and play around with it .
    
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doh.gif
i mean something useful

wth.gif you sir have lost some of my respect.

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come on guys simple fact IMO is finance which Intel has plenty of to do a lot of research and AMD lacks there.
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BD flopped pretty hard and Intel is still pushing on and has the lead by a mile. Hopefully AMD will come back with some power soon.
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Depends on what they are used for. But for gaming they are not so important.
No, core means nothing in terms of performance.
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