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First, I don't want to start this thread to trigger a war between AMD and Intel fanboys. I just want to know your opinion about the gaming benchmark of those FX chips because the review shows how the AMD cpus perform really good in gaming especially at 1080p just like Intel cpus. Do you think that there is something wrong with their review or what? Should I trust it? This may affect my decision when purchasing new cpus in the future.

http://www.technic3d.com/review/cpu-s/1534-amd-fx-4350-im-kurztest/6.htm
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I have a i7-2600k (sandybridge) @4500mhz (2133mhz DRAM speed) and a 6300k (vishera) @4500mhz (1866mhz DRAM speed) .
I put my sapphire 7950oc in both machines and did a 3dmark11 benchmark test.
The intel got a score of 7800p.
The amd got a score of 7500p.

The vishera chip was a full 200$ cheaper than the 2600k.
(125$ versus 325$)
    
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I have a i7-2600k (sandybridge) @4500mhz (2133mhz DRAM speed) and a 6300k (vishera) @4500mhz (1866mhz DRAM speed) .
I put my sapphire 7950oc in both machines and did a 3dmark11 benchmark test.
The intel got a score of 7800p.
The amd got a score of 7500p.

The vishera chip was a full 200$ cheaper than the 2600k.
(125$ versus 325$)
How bout gaming performance?
post #4 of 18
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Originally Posted by Cancer View Post

I have a i7-2600k (sandybridge) @4500mhz (2133mhz DRAM speed) and a 6300k (vishera) @4500mhz (1866mhz DRAM speed) .
I put my sapphire 7950oc in both machines and did a 3dmark11 benchmark test.
The intel got a score of 7800p.
The amd got a score of 7500p.

The vishera chip was a full 200$ cheaper than the 2600k.
(125$ versus 325$)
How bout gaming performance?
the Intel will get about 5 more fps for another 200$

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post #5 of 18
For gaming, cpu matters little. My 8120 was just as good at gaming as my 3570k. Minus at the time I had an issue with 670 in sli with the 8120.

Mid grade cpu with high end gpu for gaming unless you have other intentions in mind.
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For gaming, cpu matters little. My 8120 was just as good at gaming as my 3570k. Minus at the time I had an issue with 670 in sli with the 8120.

Mid grade cpu with high end gpu for gaming unless you have other intentions in mind.
what would you reccomend for 2 6970s in crossfire? I want to play any game on ultra mwuahahaha.

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what would you reccomend for 2 6970s in crossfire? I want to play any game on ultra mwuahahaha.

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6350 or 8350. tongue.gif
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I have Athlon II, i7 and now building FX system and in my opinion the 5-10fps difference, mostly above 60 (if you have good gpu) doesn't really matter
I'd rather to save my money and invest in other parts like the gpu or cooling, etc.
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Originally Posted by Cancer View Post

I have a i7-2600k (sandybridge) @4500mhz (2133mhz DRAM speed) and a 6300k (vishera) @4500mhz (1866mhz DRAM speed) .
I put my sapphire 7950oc in both machines and did a 3dmark11 benchmark test.
The intel got a score of 7800p.
The amd got a score of 7500p.

The vishera chip was a full 200$ cheaper than the 2600k.
(125$ versus 325$)

That's cause you over spent on that 2600K biggrin.gif

My 2500K will do just as good as your 2600K (in gaming) and I paid $180.

Nice try though..
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what would you reccomend for 2 6970s in crossfire? I want to play any game on ultra mwuahahaha.

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Get two 7950s.....
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