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There was test made by the Guy from Motherboard.org (The true owner) with the i5 and the AMD's 8350 (I think) anyways, the AMD varient had better frames while streaming while the i5 was just above playable. I will try to find the vid.

It was an incredibly biased video and he got hilariously wrong results in a lot of cases if that's the video i'm thinking of

razethew0rld (Only thing I could currently find) said the same exact thing. For interest :
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Oh that video. LOL. You gotta admit, his set was pretty well-done with the casually-strewn about selection of sci-fi books and all that. Unfortunate that his benchmarks were also sci-fi.
    
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Yea that's the hilariously wrong video
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Still trying to find the one vid I was talking about, that was just something I came across.


Edit: Looks like they deleted it, can't find it anywhere.
Edited by RussianC - 7/22/13 at 8:00pm
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There are some games where it's conceivable that an fx-8350 could stream better than an i5. But in general it's just not going to be the case.
    
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The eight core FXes are highly competent streamers. However, you need to make sure you have the minimum single threaded performance required to hit performance targets with whatever game you are trying to play, before you attempt to stream it. In poorly threaded, CPU demanding, games the FX-8150 and FX-8350 are not always up to the task. Fortunately, if you have one of these parts, and you can play your game at an acceptable rate, you can almost always stream it with a minimal performance hit.
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Mmm. Listening to a bunch of people that stream StarCraft 2, many of the better streaming programs cannot use hyperthreading.

I do a fair amount of streaming, using both OBS and XSplit, and they can certainly take advantage of hyperthreading.
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