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post #82 of 358
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Love how that video cherry picks benchmarks. I'm waiting for someone to post the Teksyndicate video
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post #83 of 358
AMD CPUs aren't even a quarter as bad as some people make them out to be. Sure, Intel beats them in single core performance but that does not mean it is a bad chip. Some people make them sound so bad as if a lion is being compared to a mouse, which is certainly not the case. The Vishera CPUs perform rather well compared to Intel processors of the same price range. It all comes down to what you are using the CPU for, as the AMD chips will be better with hyperthreaded applications.

This is coming from an Intel user.
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AMD CPUs are great for everything except multi-GPU setups. With multple GPUs, even the top-of-the-line AMD 8350 causes serious performance loss from the second, third, or fourth GPU. For a single card system, though, AMD offers great price/performance.
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post #85 of 358
yes they are that bad, they punch babies and steal wives from deployed soldiers...

no they are really not bad, some people just have a vendetta against amd no matter what the situation.

they're the same people who claim amd drivers are the worst drivers every time a new set is released.
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Passmark is a garbage benchmark
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amd cpu are really good like the phemon x4s the bulldozer wasn't and piledriver has a good line up
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AMD CPUs are great for everything except multi-GPU setups. With multple GPUs, even the top-of-the-line AMD 8350 causes serious performance loss from the second, third, or fourth GPU. For a single card system, though, AMD offers great price/performance.

For multi gpu setups you need to get higher speed ram like if you running FX8350 + CFX HD7970 you better make sure your ram speed running at max speed.
I ran BF3 maxed out with my X6 1090T 4.2Ghz + X2 7970 1100MHz gpu usage was 80%-90% both cards. if only i can overclock the ram from 1600mhz to 1800mhz+ usage was up to 90%-100%.
So with FX8350 OC + some 2400MHz ram you will be good to run CFX/SLI.
Don't forget how ram speed effects fps at lower resolution same thing with multi gpu setups , its not only the cpu and gpu in bottleneck case its the ram speed matters to.

example:
http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1647/5/
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Passmark is a garbage benchmark

Yeah and video i posted with all benchmarks possible garbage to .... all is garbage when AMD ahead Intel am i right? xD
So what you said about cherries ? laughingsmiley.gif
Edited by Malcom28 - 3/15/13 at 9:08am
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