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People are still not getting it, the whole point of this article is to show the lowest frame rate and lag times, the article states that average frame rates are completely pointless and they are but yet AMD fan boys can't seem to get that into there skulls rolleyes.gif

Bottom end frame rates on AMD just flat out suck in every game but BF3
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Originally Posted by Fuell View Post

We all know BD isn't the best CPU arch but we can all agree that software is half the issue.

No it's not, software was just some lame ass excuse dreamt up by butt hurt AMD and Bulldozer owners to cover up the rubbish performance.

There's been patches released for Windows 7 - Little to no difference AT ALL...

There's Windows 8 - No performance increase AT ALL

Bulldozer just performs rubbish because of its low IPC, plain and simple... it's not a software issue its a hardware issue..
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best price & performance gaming of course i52500k/3570k.

anyway amd is making world record for the highest clock of OC =

8,7 GHZ with fx8150. crazy oc scaling man (hwbot)
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Originally Posted by Mr Frosty View Post

People are still not getting it, the whole point of this article is to show the lowest frame rate and lag times, the article states that average frame rates are completely pointless and they are but yet AMD fan boys can't seem to get that into there skulls rolleyes.gif
Bottom end frame rates on AMD just flat out suck in every game but BF3

although its an inflamatory post .. i think your actually right to point out what you have. AMD cpu's have produced more Game LAG than intel. Im sure that feeling of something just seeming more fluid and quicker on your mates intel build was related to this
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Very interesting read. I would have wished to see some overclocked results as well and some very entry level chips as well, i3 and perhaps even the very bottom of the barrel, the Sempron 140/145 series. However, I do understand their time is limited even that investigation is quite interesting.
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although its an inflamatory post .. i think your actually right to point out what you have. AMD cpu's have produced more Game LAG than intel. Im sure that feeling of something just seeming more fluid and quicker on your mates intel build was related to this

No the sheer difference between my old 4.8Ghz Phenom 2 x6 1075T and my 2500k was enough..

Single digits in Crysis during fire fights on the Phenom 2, never dips below 40fps on the 2500k during the same scenes..
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Wow It looks like it's time to upgrade from the ol' 920
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No it's not, software was just some lame ass excuse dreamt up by butt hurt AMD and Bulldozer owners to cover up the rubbish performance.
There's been patches released for Windows 7 - Little to no difference AT ALL...
There's Windows 8 - No performance increase AT ALL
Bulldozer just performs rubbish because of its low IPC, plain and simple... it's not a software issue its a hardware issue..

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No the sheer difference between my old 4.8Ghz Phenom 2 x6 1075T and my 2500k was enough..
Single digits in Crysis during fire fights on the Phenom 2, never dips below 40fps on the 2500k during the same scenes..

Do you make this stuff up all by yourself?

Of course the software is an issue with the FX line. Not the whole issue but rather, part of it. Windows does not know how to handle the CPU at this time. It's not utilizing the modules correctly. In addition, software is the weak link in everything gaming right now. Just look at how long quad core CPUs have been out and game developers still don't make games that properly utilize them. I'm not saying the FX line would suddenly be beating Intel's CPUs. Not by a long shot... but anyone with half a brain can realize that with a completely new CPU architecture the software has to catch up. If it ever does. AMD is small and I doubt there's many people working on scheduler fixes for their CPUs. Intel is king and where the money is, so anything to do with their CPUs will be worked on pronto and given top priority.

I have never seen a stable 24/7 overclock of a Phenom II CPU of 4.8 GHz and even if it was... it would blow my 4 GHz CPU out of the water in gaming performance. Which, by the way, runs Crysis like butter for me... on 2 video cards no less.
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Pretty much what will happen in most games once you go clock-for-clock and push the GPU, which is why I could careless about upgrading my 1055T. It simply doesn't make enough of a difference when youre playing at settings where the GPU is the bottleneck.
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I have never seen a stable 24/7 overclock of a Phenom II CPU of 4.8 GHz

Well mine did.....

And I can guarantee it doesn't run Crysis butter smooth..
Edited by Mr Frosty - 8/25/12 at 12:41pm
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