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Because it seems faster for daily tasks? biggrin.gif
They really do.
http://valid.x86.fr/ep40y8'
AMD chip would have validated that 3x as fast.
 
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Validated? Hmmph. How about 5 ghz 24/7? Unlapped and on air.
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Validated? Hmmph. How about 5 ghz 24/7? Unlapped and on air.

Nice work...
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Originally Posted by miklkit View Post

You mentioned Passmark, so here is my 2 cents. My OCed 8370 ranks slightly better than the 4790K overall, but the 4790K has way better single thread performance. In fact it has the best single thread performance of any CPU. Passmark has a section on just that subject. But if my FX is at least as good overall, then it must be much better in other areas to balance it all out.

So when choosing a CPU one must decide what one will be doing with it. If all you do is single thread stuff then the 4790K is the way to go. If you don't do single thread stuff, like me, then FX is the way to go. Especially when one notices the huge price difference.

You can buy an FX plus a good motherboard for the price of just the 4790K.



4790k are like 425$ here currently and fx are still 150$ for the 8300

Canadian dollar is dropping and the intel lineup is overpricing


Intel price follow the dollar $$

Amd Price seem to stay the same $$



Got intel for singlethread.

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We see who want $$$
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No matter how many times you put them in their place , no matter what facts you provide, it will be countered with an excuse if the AMD cpu even dares to perform equally in ANY given task .
In my case, the FX 8 cores perform better for what I do most - gaming whilst watching media/browsing and borderline frantic application switching. If it weren't the case, I'd be using my 4.9 ghz 4790K instead.
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Thread has been cleaned. Apologies to those who had posts removed.

I believe that the author of this thread wanted the thread to be about why you stayed with an AMD cpu not why you switched.

Any questions about the above statements are to be asked via PM not in the thread.
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Quote:
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No matter how many times you put them in their place , no matter what facts you provide, it will be countered with an excuse if the AMD cpu even dares to perform equally in ANY given task .
In my case, the FX 8 cores perform better for what I do most - gaming whilst watching media/browsing and borderline frantic application switching. If it weren't the case, I'd be using my 4.9 ghz 4790K instead.

The FX 8 cores are multi-tasking powerhouse CPUs. They are especially good at playing games and streaming (CPU encoding) at the same time. I would dare say that an i7 4790k would be quicker, but at double the price, it had better be.

AMD's FX 8 cores are still a value leader as far as multi-tasking goes. You can have so many things running, and an FX 8 core won't even flinch. They are extremely hardy CPUs.
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Hello.

Miklkit model cooling for CPU?
Edited by 3421 - 9/25/15 at 8:53pm
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Hello.

Miklkit model cooling for CPU?

On that particular run it was a Thermalright Silver Arrow IB-E Extreme. Later I used a Silverstone HE01. Both on the same ASUS Sabertooth motherboard.

Currently I am using the HE01 on a MSI GD80 and have it at 4.96ghz right now. Maybe it will get to 5 ghz too.

Case design and air flow is critical to cool temps.

EDIT: I just noticed that I put up the results from two different runs in the previous post. redface.gif Here is the finish of the "very high" run.
Edited by miklkit - 9/25/15 at 10:00pm
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Fan speed above 1000 rpm for me is not a comfortable option. So I prefer to lower the voltage to the CPU. I use this http://www.cpu-world.com/CPUs/Bulldozer/AMD-A4-Series%20A4-4020.html For my needs this processor is enough for me.

The price was the deciding factor because I had to buy another motherboard, memory, CPU cooling, GPU. I use CPU on dynamic frequency 1396 - 3391 HZ, cores vid: 0. 988 - 1.081 v. Fan for CPU 120X120 ~990 rpm.

The only thing I envy at Intel is the availability of two core processor with Thermal Design Power 55 Watt, desktop computers. And I'm not against if the two cores AMD processors will be have the analogue technology Hyper-threading (2 logical cores).
Edited by 3421 - 9/29/15 at 3:34am
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