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post #123 of 144
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I know that most of my rigs you see below are Intel. Don't take that into consideration while reading this post:

Here is the deal, if you have an AMD Athlon X2 or FX processor then you may have noticed that it might lag in some games, while a Pentium D in an almost identical machine knocks it out of the park.
hmm. I don't think so.
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It seems to me that you are someone who likes to feel they have the very latest technology as you seem to have practically every generation of processor since about 1998 in your sig. Its obvious to me that you think that AMD dual cores are obsolete simply because they are not the latest CPU available.

This is quite clearly bull****. I recently built a system with an old AMD TBird 1GHz and it runs windows near enough as fast loading windows and using general aps (Firefox, Messenger, Office, etc) as my main rig. I used PC3200 memory, and that helps alot. Please note that this isn't intended for gaming obviously. Its for my grandfather for email and webbrowsing.

A CPU doesn't become obsolete overnight. The AMD X2 and single cores are still very useable, and support 64 bit instruction sets. It is still a CPU with potential to unleash. Many AMD64 chips have never been implemented with 64-bit OS's, and once Vista is out and users are using a 64-bit OS, I think many will notice a difference, including when games come out supporting 64 bit instructions.

The point is, a CPU does not suddenly lag in games because there is another CPU better than it. The majority of CPU's right now aren't performing at their full potential due to the software they are running. Until this is resolved, I think people should carefully consider why they should upgrade at this volatile stage in the computing hardware and software industry.
Damn, the first sensible post in this thread!

I'm sticking with Socket 939 because it does everything I want - I don't care if upgrading to Core2Duo will get me 105fps instead of 100fps, or if Windows will load in 30 seconds instead of 35 seconds.

Whatever anyone says, Socket 939 is still a great platform, especially for the price now, and why anyone would want to pay £200 for a C2D motherboard is beyond me, even in the E6300 is only £100
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are you gonna notice the difference between 50FPS and 60FPS? Please contact the National Science Foundation if you do.
I really can feel the difference between 50 and 60fps.
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Sometimes with 50fps muzzle flashes appear half way and sometimes not at all in BF2 but at 75fps {where i like it capped, i have a 75hz refresh rate} (Yeah, my old crappy 1.8GHz opteron can get 75fps in that game) your not distracted by tearing and little quarks about having to much or to little fps.

But when you have to many fps even looking left and right is funny.

When people say "you can only see 30fps" tell them to use a screen that can display more the 30fps when they test it out.
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You guys are making this into Intel vs. AMD. It is clearly not.
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no they are proving a point that so wat if amd dual cores slightly lag in 3 games...and who cares if C2D is faster...its the fact 939 mbs and CPUS are cheaper...and if you have a 939 board right now...its a great time to max that sucker out...Your pushing that its pointless to use AMD Fx CPUs b/c they apparently lag in a couple games...and everyone should get a C2D... and yea maybe the CPU is only $180+ but the mb for the stupid thing cost more then the cpu. Plus the 939 platform is matured and is very stable...so let it be man... 3 games is nothing to whine about and telling everyone to get a different CPU cause they might want to watch out for a hitch up during game play... for all we know it could be your setup is bottlenecked somewere and thats why lags on those AMD systems....but thats just my opinion on this matter..
 
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no they are proving a point that so wat if amd dual cores slightly lag in 3 games...and who cares if C2D is faster...its the fact 939 mbs and CPUS are cheaper...and if you have a 939 board right now...its a great time to max that sucker out...Your pushing that its pointless to use AMD Fx CPUs b/c they apparently lag in a couple games...and everyone should get a C2D... and yea maybe the CPU is only $180+ but the mb for the stupid thing cost more then the cpu. Plus the 939 platform is matured and is very stable...so let it be man... 3 games is nothing to whine about and telling everyone to get a different CPU cause they might want to watch out for a hitch up during game play... for all we know it could be your setup is bottlenecked somewere and thats why lags on those AMD systems....but thats just my opinion on this matter..
I would like to see these few games and some min/avg/max fps of the games.
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yea i think its kind of odd not to mention which games they stuttered in...I only see stutters cause i got vid card settings to high on my lovely POS x1600XT...talking about the AA and AF settings
 
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