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Why Intel CPU is known as the "Boss" for gaming ?

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Hi guys,

May I know why Intel CPU is known as the "Boss" for gaming?

And... Why is Core i5-3570k perform so well for gaming that everyone is recommending it?




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post #2 of 9

Well when you want "boss" you get the 3930k or the 3960X/70X.

The 3570k is in  that perfect sweet spot of having the right price and being more than powerful enough for gaming.

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Also don't forget that AMD chips are also very good for gaming. It's mainly due to GPU and not CPU, in most games. rolleyes.gif
     
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Cause the 3570k overclocked has as much as a 50% lead in singlethreaded performance on amd's best offerings and nothing beats it in singlethreaded performance no matter how much money you spend. Adding more cores only helps when the game would load them, but many games load 1-4 cores without benefitting from more
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People recommend you the i5 because at this moment not many games benefit from hyperthreading that the i7 provides you.

Currently it isnt worth spending the extra dollars/euros on a i7 when still lots of games make no use of it. This will change in maybe 2-3 years but untill then the i5 is best bang for your buck if you are only gaming.
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It's more well known. Unless you're into customizing or building your own PC alot of common people don't even know there are AMD cpu's. They may not even know what you mean when you say Intel.

And AMD cpu's aren't slouches at gaming either. If you go with price to performance their actually better bargains. But, I personally have a 3570K. At the time I bought it the FX-8150 was available. But, the reviews of it were less than pleasing. Had the FX-8350 been out I would've went amd cpu. thumb.gif
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Intel CPU is known as the "Boss" for gaming because they give you more framerate in games than AMD.

If AMD is not as well known then it's because Intel is overshadowing them in performance and efficiency. When AMD held the performance crown in the Athlon64 days EVERYONE knew about them.

P.S. Intel = Glorious master PC gaming race. AMD = Dirty console peasants tongue.gif
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4670K is the boss for gaming
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Originally Posted by Lshuman View Post

Also don't forget that AMD chips are also very good for gaming. It's mainly due to GPU and not CPU, in most games. rolleyes.gif

lol keep telling yourself AMD is good, if you say it enough, maybe it will be true!
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