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Just finished assembling my new gaming rig and this thing is huge upgrade from my last AMD system. Everything is so muych faster even though i'm using the same SSD.

I havent even overclocked other than setting my RAM to the rated 2400Mhz and it's already flying past the overclocked AMD system. Now I see why everyone says go Intel. I havent even started a game yet so disregard the crossfire upgrade and it's still a huge difference in just desktop enviroment.

Just a quick bench before I go to bed.

No overclocking CPU / GPU LINK
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I noticed an improvement also when going to a phenom II x4 965 to a 2600k. I thought the lag I was seeing in battlefield was due to the cards I had at the time running in sli (gtx 460s). But going to the 2600k eliminated that. Also, overclocking the intel processors are a joke compared to the amd processors, so much easier. I struggled to try to hit 4ghz on my amd, never acheived it. On my 2600k, leave everything on auto, adjust boost multi, *bam* done.
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Originally Posted by Shaded War View Post

Just finished assembling my new gaming rig and this thing is huge upgrade from my last AMD system. Everything is so muych faster even though i'm using the same SSD.

I havent even overclocked other than setting my RAM to the rated 2400Mhz and it's already flying past the overclocked AMD system. Now I see why everyone says go Intel. I havent even started a game yet so disregard the crossfire upgrade and it's still a huge difference in just desktop enviroment.

Just a quick bench before I go to bed.

No overclocking CPU / GPU LINK

It's in your head or it's completely the SSD.

There is no difference between a modern AMD and Intel CPU in desktop.
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Originally Posted by Shaded War View Post

Just finished assembling my new gaming rig and this thing is huge upgrade from my last AMD system. Everything is so muych faster even though i'm using the same SSD.

I havent even overclocked other than setting my RAM to the rated 2400Mhz and it's already flying past the overclocked AMD system. Now I see why everyone says go Intel. I havent even started a game yet so disregard the crossfire upgrade and it's still a huge difference in just desktop enviroment.

Just a quick bench before I go to bed.

No overclocking CPU / GPU LINK

It's in your head or it's completely the SSD.

There is no difference between a modern AMD and Intel CPU in desktop.

Its same exact SSD from my AMD rig and i can tell significant difference and i wasnt really expecting it. maybe intel manages the data better than AMD who knows. Both were using AHCI so no difference there either. Then again this is moving ahed a couple generations of the AMD processor I have.
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same thing for me when i switched, now i cant go back.
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Its same exact SSD from my AMD rig and i can tell significant difference and i wasnt really expecting it. maybe intel manages the data better than AMD who knows. Both were using AHCI so no difference there either. Then again this is moving ahed a couple generations of the AMD processor I have.

Doesn't work like that.... CPU not under load in desktop, storage is as fast, processing is lower than human perception.
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Doesn't work like that.... CPU not under load in desktop, storage is as fast, processing is lower than human perception.

What he is feeling is the speed of a brand new windows installation.wink.gif
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What he is feeling is the speed of a brand new windows installation.wink.gif
Probably not, there's little difference between a new Windows installation and an old one when running an SSD unless he has like 100 start up programs.
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Its same exact SSD from my AMD rig and i can tell significant difference and i wasnt really expecting it. maybe intel manages the data better than AMD who knows. Both were using AHCI so no difference there either. Then again this is moving ahed a couple generations of the AMD processor I have.

I hate to say this, but it's probably just psychosomatic. That isn't to say that your machine isn't a better performer in high load situations, its just in a desktop environment, the difference wouldn't be noticable.
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post #10 of 28
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Doesn't work like that.... CPU not under load in desktop, storage is as fast, processing is lower than human perception.

So basically you are telling the OP he is stupid, is wrong, and even though he clearly sees a difference in desktop computing between his new rig compared to his old rig it doesn't matter because you obviously know better than what his eyes are telling him.

Seems logical.

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