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Guys so is this bogus or what?? He has the 8350 hanging with the 3770

yes and no depending on who you ask.
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And I was able to get an 8320 for $100 plus a UD3 for $90. I could then buy an H80 with the remainder, clock my 8320 to 4.7, and laugh all the way home while you sit there with the stock cooler.

You are not the majority. In fact, I would call you the top 3% maybe. Your experience is 100% irrelevant, and so is mine.

your 4.7ghz is not equal to mine though, maybe not even to the 4.9ghz on the 2500k I had. and i got an h100i that someone bought me in 2012. biggrin.gif undercut all you want, relatively we both got what we paid for. long as they do what we need them to that's all that matters in the end.

In anything that actually uses 8 thread the 8320 at 4.7 is more than a match for a stock 4770k.

i7 is still $250+ even at microcenter though, and $330+ everywhere else. Your magical $200 is non-existent to everyone else, although I did get mine for $230 on black friday.
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post #1423 of 1593
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Guys so is this bogus or what?? He has the 8350 hanging with the 3770
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Bogus? Only if you're a fanboy tongue.gif The tests seemed fair in the way they were described, and Crysis 3 does handle 8 threads nicely.
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Guys so is this bogus or what?? He has the 8350 hanging with the 3770
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Seems like a fair comparison, some more games tested would have been nice but good to see the 8350 hanging with the 3770k in gaming there smile.gif
 
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Yes but Crysis 3 is probably the most CPU intensive Multithreaded game out there currently so its a good benchmark for those of us who don't play MMO's, although I seen a bench which had the i7 3820 scoring 20-30 fps more than the 8350
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Yes but Crysis 3 is probably the most CPU intensive Multithreaded game out there currently so its a good benchmark for those of us who don't play MMO's, although I seen a bench which had the i7 3820 scoring 20-30 fps more than the 8350

Probably an "outlier", most benches i've seen for C3 have the 8350 between the i5 and i7.
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Probably an "outlier", most benches i've seen for C3 have the 8350 between the i5 and i7.

I see
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Crysis3-CPU.png

Overclocked FX-8320 still only performs on the same level as a last-gen Ivy i5-3550 in terms of average FPS, and has a significantly lower minimum FPS (meaning bigger dips with the OC'd FX compared to even a stock i5).

And these results are with a single GTX 680. Use a GTX 780 or R9 290 and the difference between Intel/AMD would be even more pronounced.
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Crysis3-CPU.png

Overclocked FX-8320 still only performs on the same level as a i5-3550 in terms of average FPS, and has a significantly lower minimum FPS (meaning bigger dips with the OC'd FX compared to even a stock i5).

And these results are with a single GTX 680. Use a GTX 780 or R9 290 and the difference between Intel/AMD would be even more pronounced.

We can all cherry pick tongue.gif



I honestly think this thread should just be locked. And saying a $150 8320 isn't mid end is hilarious, rather if it beats Intel CPU's between $200-350 or even $150 in certain benchmarks or not.
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I did an experiment this week, I used nothing but my 3770K rig with my 7970 in it for everyday use. I spent most of the time at 4.5 ghz but tried everything from stock to 4.7ghz.

The result, I'm TIRED, I mean I feel like I've been running a marathon in overshoes. It's so much less nimble than my 8350 it's maddening. The usb wonkyness is awful, I've yet to make the sleep function actually work( hangs on restart), and while it produces comparable fps in the games I play, it's not nearly as smooth.

I tried to be objective, I gave it nearly a week, but I can't stand it any longer, the FX is back on my desk. The I 7 is... benched.



There are quite a few former AMD owners who say exactly the opposite of what you claim:
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Me too. Went from a 8320 and a kaveri to a 4670K and its more snappy.
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