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Originally Posted by LavishB View Post

Cheap used 2500k/2600k/2700k's have higher performance potentials than both Ivy/Vishera due to superior solder based heat spreaders that allow for higher overclocks and much lower temps.

I wouldnt say higher performance potential, given Ivy's higher IPC it's closer to a draw. An i5-2500k @ 5ghz is roughly equal to an i5-3750k @ 4.5ghz.
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post #142 of 258
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Originally Posted by AcEsSalvation View Post

The 8350 will outperform Intel's 3570k.
Garbage claim. FX-8350 is a great CPU and offers performance close to the i5-3570K but nonetheless it still trails the i5. Don't bother posting Teksyndicate video to pad your statement thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by BinaryDemon View Post

I wouldnt say higher performance potential, given Ivy's higher IPC it's closer to a draw. An i5-2500k @ 5ghz is roughly equal to an i5-3750k @ 4.5ghz.

Try an i5-2500K @ 5GHz is roughly equal to a 3570K @ 4.8GHz
Edited by Bruennis - 2/1/13 at 1:28pm
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Don't bother posting Teksyndicate video to pad your statement

Dafuq? Where did I post a video.
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post #144 of 258
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I wouldnt say higher performance potential, given Ivy's higher IPC it's closer to a draw. An i5-2500k @ 5ghz is roughly equal to an i5-3750k @ 4.5ghz.


I think we are all missing the point. I play BF3 with an ati 5970 @1680x1050 resolution and an 8350 running at 4.0ghz with the highest energy saving profile of my MB. AT this resolution, the cpu is still doing a small portion of the work. On a 64 player game, my 8350 never goes above 50% peak usage on all 8 cores. Even if I had a cpu half the speed with the same amount of cores, I would still see the same frame rate. I personally think I bought to fast of a cpu, and this is major overkill even for a game like BF3. If someone wants to see a screen capture of the 8 cores, I'll upload.
Edited by pcguru2000 - 2/3/13 at 9:53am
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Garbage claim. FX-8350 is a great CPU and offers performance close to the i5-3570K but nonetheless it still trails the i5. Don't bother posting Teksyndicate video to pad your statement thumb.gif

When most people do benchs they use a stripped out Windows 7 install (not always use the AMD fixes, not that it matters, it is still worse than Windows 8 plus nobody does the Unparking Fix) and they close all applications on the background, that kind of "optimization" only increases the i5 lead and it is not at all a real life scenario.

Even when playing an Origin game i have Steam open, Skype and Raid Call, i record a lot of gameplay with Fraps and sometimes i even do some Live Stream, all that while playing a game that already take advantage of more than 4 cores.

You can't really hope that a quad core CPU will hold its "benchmark score" while doing real life work.

This is 2013, new consoles are coming out, new games/ports, new engines, the i5 is tremendous, until yesterday it was the best gaming offer but you gotta think about the tomorrow.

PS: I love the i5, i just don't fancy quad cores anymore.
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Not true in all cases, the FX chips outperform the i5's at higher resolutions, when streaming, and other core intensive applications. Teksyndicate is my proof
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Teksyndicate is my proof

Teksyndicate is not proof.
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I don't have all the processors myself, but they are the only non Intel or AMD sponsored place I trust, thusly I use them as my evidence.
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post #150 of 258
Nothing wrong with a 8350.

Some of the clowns on this forum...Really its like watching children fighting over which color play dough is the best.
Bulldozer was an utter failure but Piledriver is utterly brilliant, much better power consumption, Less heat, more overclocking headroom, much better performance and the list goes on.

Both camps are fine for gaming. If you're into heavy editing and rendering the FX8350 will be utterly brilliant considering its price tag.

That said I believe the 3570K to be the best gaming cpu on the market.


Stop being fanboi's and start being enthusiasts.
Edited by Clockster - 2/3/13 at 11:56am
    
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