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Originally Posted by bhav View Post

A 5 year old nehalem clocked to 4 Ghz is probably still faster than AMDs entire line up of CPUs.

Its funny that recently I've had people tell me on other forums that my 5 year old CPU is a bottleneck now, out of date, too slow, even AMD CPUs are better ....

I suppose I should replace my 4.5 Ghz capable I7 980 with this superfast AMD chip then and see a massive performance boost? I think I see a pig flying next to a dead horse which it keeps beating outside my window.

FX 8320+ CPUs are probably faster or about on par with 4 GHz Quad-Core Nehalem CPUs in integers. they only haave troubles matching them in things that are heavily relying in Floating points (ie; most games), even though when games are multi-threaded enough they can be as fast, if not faster.
The only troubles remaining for FX chips in Nehalem line are Hexa-core processors (ie; i7 970, 980X & 990X ... etc)
Edited by HeadlessKnight - 9/4/13 at 6:10am
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Can't really feel sorry for AMD on this one.. They invited the comparison when they priced it in the same neighborhood.
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Yeah, but I doubt it's the grumbling noise he was talking about. If it's a high pitched noise, sure it's possibly an inductor.

I've had motherboard chokes around the CPU socket that sounded like the devil with a lot of voltage applied. Very low pitched murmuring sound. I prefer that to the high pitched squeal as I can't hear it once the side door is on.
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It's sad that game fps is identical...though it's more telling of developers than intel or amd.

They were all cross-platform games from current (soon to be last) gen. If you were expecting any extra performance with a current $600+ cpu then that's your own fault. tongue.gif

Let's hope that changes with the impending new consoles.
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I've had motherboard chokes around the CPU socket that sounded like the devil with a lot of voltage applied. Very low pitched murmuring sound. I prefer that to the high pitched squeal as I can't hear it once the side door is on.

 

Oh yeah, I get what you mean. Now that you mention it. I had that before on my old ATi 5850 as well, sounded like some kind of dubstep (no hate for dubstep btw).

 

First thing that came from my mind was the HDD though, since he mentioned those old PCs and "sexy" noise under load :p

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This may see obvious to us, but to people who just piss money but know nothing about computers, they'll hold these 2 $900+ CPU's in their hands, one with 8 cores and 5ghz while the other has 6 cores at 3.6ghz

To the average (rich) consumer, the AMD CPU is going to look vastly superior.
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This may see obvious to us, but to people who just piss money but know nothing about computers, they'll hold these 2 $900+ CPU's in their hands, one with 8 cores and 5ghz while the other has 6 cores at 3.6ghz

To the average (rich) consumer, the AMD CPU is going to look vastly superior.
*sigh Sadly you are 100% correct bigger numbers are what the average consumer looks for.
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post #68 of 103
You can get 4930K for much cheaper price and it will still rape FX-9590

AMD really need to drop 9590 to $400 or below.
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Can we not do this thread a fourth time mods? This isn't even news lol.
     
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FX 8320+ CPUs are probably faster or about on par with 4 GHz Quad-Core Nehalem CPUs in integers. they only haave troubles matching them in things that are heavily relying in Floating points (ie; most games), even though when games are multi-threaded enough they can be as fast, if not faster.
The only troubles remaining for FX chips in Nehalem line are Hexa-core processors (ie; i7 970, 980X & 990X ... etc)

Sadly a Core i7 920 @ 4.0GHz will beat 8350 @ 4.0GHz. Yeah if you test a bunch of games where GPU is the limitation it will seem like AMD is as fast but its not. Even 3770K @ 3.5GHz beats 9590.
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