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Or maybe Kzone's 8120 at 4.5Ghz: http://browser.primatelabs.com/geekbench2/1236203
Floating point score: 18158

He never did lower his RAM speed to match me...

Dang it! I knew I forgot something. redface.gif Senility FTW!
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Wellll, apart from me derailing the thread a few times with dumb angry typing argumens (sorry redface.gif) I think that, it is flat out obvious Intel will give you #1 performance hands down $200< and AMD is at least worth considering <$200... Looking at the crossfire benchmarks around the net with the FX shows that while it's performance definitely is behind Intel, you aren't losing much by going with AMD... and it won't make a big enough difference to make or break play ability or usefulness. But if you want the absolute best stank nasty rig with crossfire or sli, no doubt it's gonna be Intel 10/10 times. I mean if you are talking about crossfire and bottle necking with it... i doubt your budget is limited to a $190 dollar CPU. With that being said, It would have been interesting if toms had included a 3570k in their tests.... thinking about it though, it probably would have been very similar to the 3770k... tiredsmiley.gif
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With that being said, It would have been interesting if toms had included a 3570k in their tests.... thinking about it though, it probably would have been very similar to the 3770k... tiredsmiley.gif
In modern games, it tends not to be the case that the 3770k perform significantly better than the 3570k. I find it strange that they chose the 3770k at all.
Edited by Art Vanelay - 1/28/13 at 10:34am
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In modern games, it tends not to be the case that the 3770k performs significantly better than the 3570k. I find it strange that they chose the 3770k at all.

It does not. They perform identical in almost every game.
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It does not. They perform identical in almost every game.

That's what he meant
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In modern games, it tends not to be the case that the 3770k (edit: forgot to add the words does not) perform significantly better than the 3570k. I find it strange that they chose the 3770k at all.


http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/cpu/display/core-i7-3770k-i5-3570k_6.html#sect0

arkham city is definitely ancient, so is everything else there right?
sigh...amd fan boys never cease to surprise me

edit: cleaver of you to add it tends not, changes up your entire post while keeping that one important word out of sight..
 
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That's what he meant
Woah sorry offtopic but 5.5 ghz thumb.gif
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It does not. They perform identical in almost every game.
you made me misread my own post.
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Lmao oh man..... this logic. Reading all these threads remind me of the kids back on Toms that would advocate for quad cores under the assumption that "well gee soon enough gamez will support da quad corez" Then about 3 years later after the Q6600 was released were games even remotely starting to use Quads. Even now, its not really that close of a gap. But its okay... get an 8 core for gaming as next month the games will start using 6+ cores, amirite? Unlikely. I am not going under any assumptions as a lot of people here are - I am just going from experience. Devs won't really be making anything significant for FX in a long time, and when they finally do, this series of FX will be old.

Basically,

Unless you have a workstation and are in a serious cash crunch, WHY NOT get an Intel quad core and call it a day? It obviously advances in a majority of the games by a good amount. No... not just SC2. WoW, F1, Skyrim, Metro, blah boo blah. I can only assume this trend will continue for quite sometime. There are a number of reasons why Intel does better but we can leave that for another thread. The fact of the matter is that, for now, Intel is still the performance king FOR VIDEO GAMES.

I just don't understand the AMD guys here. You can surely get a 3570k and do better for yourself if you're a gamer. Why have such an allegiance to AMD? Its not like they ever price-screwed customers...owait they did.


EDIT: Now there are areas where AMD just totally rules at. The same socket for a long time? Oh man Intel needs to get their heads out of their butts and follow that model. Very impressed with AMD on that front.
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you people do Know that a 8 AMD cores as a faster 4 core then it does as a full used 8 core right ? ( I'm not even including intermediate turbo here)
The front end has been modified now to not loose as much as Zambezi did in multi thread in a module.
Where Zambezi could see a loss of 32% pre-thread in a module Piledriver now only see up 18% loss at most in a module.
Run 4 threads on a 4 modules you have NO LOSS?
    
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