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there MAY be a few people here saying that it wont provide any boost, but what I am saying is that it wont provide enough boost to warrant a platform change..
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No difference when overclocked? proof? they both overclock over stock speeds the same amount so the benches I posted are still accurate.

Bit Tech's Shogun 2 CPU benchmark. Useful because it has both processors at both stock AND common overclock speeds (4.8 for the fx-8350, 4.0 for the i7-920). You can see in the first half of the benchmark that both perform about the same when overclocked (the fx-8350 wins by a nose) - and note this is a multi-threaded game, not single-threaded. In the lower half of the benchmark you can see Dimaggio is clearly wrong about both chips getting the same benefit from being overclocked - the i7-920 is notably worse than the fx-8350 at stock, yet performs about the same when overclocked, making it obvious the i7-920 benefits more from a solid overclock. And that benchmarks taken at stock speeds, like Dimaggio relys on to extrapolate CPU superiority, should be taken with a giant mountain of salt for people who overclock.




(if clicking on the pictures doesn't sufficiently embiggen, just follow the link above to bit tech's fx-8350 review)
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Seriously, take the intel glasses off and look at the benchmarks
i use google glass bro thumb.gif
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Bit Tech's Shogun 2 CPU benchmark. Useful because it has both processors at both stock AND common overclock speeds (4.8 for the fx-8350, 4.0 for the i7-920). You can see in the first half of the benchmark that both perform about the same when overclocked (the fx-8350 wins by a nose) - and note this is a multi-threaded game, not single-threaded. In the lower half of the benchmark you can see Dimaggio is clearly wrong about both chips getting the same benefit from being overclocked - the i7-920 is notably worse than the fx-8350 at stock, yet performs about the same when overclocked, making it obvious the i7-920 benefits more from a solid overclock. And that benchmarks taken at stock speeds, like Dimaggio relys on to extrapolate CPU superiority, should be taken with a giant mountain of salt for people who overclock.




(if clicking on the pictures doesn't sufficiently embiggen, just follow the link above to bit tech's fx-8350 review)

Ya i read that review. nice cherry picked screenshots. Its common knowledge those games are highly single thread reliant. Not to mention old games

The newest game to come out with the best graphics:



So depends on if the OP bought crossfire 7950's to play shogun, or games like crysis. lmaoi
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i've put my 4.0GHz i7 940 against my 4.6Ghz 8150, and the 8150 got its A.S.5 handed to it on a silver plater......can't imagine the 8350 being THAT much faster than it rolleyes.gif
    
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post #46 of 131
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i've put my 4.0GHz i7 940 against my 4.6Ghz 8150, and the 8150 got its A.S.5 handed to it on a silver plater......can't imagine the 8350 being THAT much faster than it rolleyes.gif

Um 8350 is a good ways ahead of the 8150. that's common knowledge.

Check that benchmark I just posted.
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FX 8350 performance might be inconstant for a proper upgrade.
Sometimes it will beat your i7 920 either slightly or handily depending on the situation the CPU is put into.
The opposite is also true your i7 920 will beat it slightly or handily depending on the application used.
The are going pretty back and forth against each others.
I would say keep the i7 920 for now.
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post #48 of 131
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Um 8350 is a good ways ahead of the 8150. that's common knowledge.

Check that benchmark I just posted.


You don't quite get the idea of performance per clock do you? The FX 8350 is 16% faster with an 11% faster clock speed. That's a 5% difference, which is pretty low.

OP's i7 920 is at 4GHz, which means it will perform similar to an FX 8350 at 4.8GHz, and absolutely rip through your FX 6300.
    
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Ya i read that review. nice cherry picked screenshots. Its common knowledge those games are highly single thread reliant. Not to mention old games

The newest game to come out with the best graphics:

-CRYSIS 3 CPU BENCH IMG-

So depends on if the OP bought crossfire 7950's to play shogun, or games like crysis. lmaoi

A game that also happened to be a "AMD Gaming Evolved" title. Whose cherry picking now?

You are the only person in this thread trying vigorously get TC to spend money on the 8350.

If he were building a new pc, I would easily recommend the 8350 (~200 budget) or 3770k (300 budget), but hes not. He already has a i7 920 at 4.0ghz stable.

There is no way buying a 8350 + a decent board is a worthy upgrade for the price that he is shelling out. That is the point everyone is trying to point out, no one (sane) is saying the 8350 is worse than the 920.
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i've put my 4.0GHz i7 940 against my 4.6Ghz 8150, and the 8150 got its A.S.5 handed to it on a silver plater......can't imagine the 8350 being THAT much faster than it rolleyes.gif

the 8350 is MUCH better than the 8150.

8350 > 920 > 8150
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