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I don't think it has a software mode.
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If you are gonna quote me results don't chose ****ty toms hardware charts.

Do you own Quake 2? This game is so old it has a software rendering mode using absolutely no 3D acceleration.

Want to try a timedemo run in software mode in 640x480? i will set my CPU at the same Mhz than your system and we can compare the timedemo runs. In software mode the graphic card won't mater and we will get only pure CPU rendering. We shall see once and for all who is right. You can even install the 3dnow patch if you wish.

Of course you will say you down have Q2 so if anyone else with an AMD system want to test that experiment that would be fun.
What will I say?

Uh okay I will run it.. What timedemo?

I'll run it tomorrow anyway cause right now I'm on my Intel lappe.. 6AM..

My point was it doesn't take a 4GHz AMD x2 to equal a 2.4GHz C2D.

Look at any other benchies.. It's simply not true..

Otherwise PM me and we can discuss this.. This thread is wayyy OT...
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if a 4ghz amd thing were to be true how is a 6000x2 in between a e6600-e6700
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if a 4ghz amd thing were to be true how is a 6000x2 in between a e6600-e6700
Cause he uses SuperPi times which almost everyone knows is all for Intel..
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i go by 3dmark06 cpu score
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That mean that benchmark / test is bottlenecked by something else than the CPU power alone.

I am not disputing the fact that on certain task both are neck to neck. I am saying the C2D CPU raw power is 50% superior. That is why SuperPi is a good bench for the raw power of a CPU because other factors almost don't influence the score. Increase the cpu speed and the other subsyetm of the PC almost have no difference in the result. Only pure CPU calculation power.

How about a simple timedemo run.

Update Q2 to the 3.20 patch.

Open the game set the renderer to:
Software mode
1024x768
screensize slider completely to the right
brightness untouched
fullscreen no
stripple alpha no

Then open the console and type: timedemo 1 then press enter.

Then type: map demo1.dm2 then press enter. Do it 3x total.

Tell me what is your CPU Mhz. And post a screenshot of the console once you ran the command "Map demo1.dm2" 3 times in a row.

If you know a good bot match we can download and bench too that would be great.

Also if you want to try other resolutions like 320x240 post the results, those are finished very fast tho hehe.
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I don't have Q2?
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Originally Posted by Cyant View Post
That mean that benchmark / test is bottlenecked by something else than the CPU power alone.

I am not disputing the fact that on certain task both are neck to neck. I am saying the C2D CPU raw power is 50% superior. That is why SuperPi is a good bench for the raw power of a CPU because other factors almost don't influence the score. Increase the cpu speed and the other subsyetm of the PC almost have no difference in the result. Only pure CPU calculation power.

How about a simple timedemo run.

Update Q2 to the 3.20 patch.

Open the game set the renderer to:
Software mode
1024x768
screensize slider completely to the right
brightness untouched
fullscreen no
stripple alpha no

Then open the console and type: timedemo 1 then press enter.

Then type: map demo1.dm2 then press enter. Do it 3x total.

Tell me what is your CPU Mhz. And post a screenshot of the console once you ran the command "Map demo1.dm2" 3 times in a row.

If you know a good bot match we can download and bench too that would be great.

Also if you want to try other resolutions like 320x240 post the results, those are finished very fast tho hehe.
The C2D is not 50% faster...

CPU is at 2.87
Everything is is sig just click the Chasing a Conroe link..

Set your PC to that and run CPU-z + SuperPi 1M.
I'll do that later and post screen.. My rig is off.. As I said it's now 7AM almost.
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post #29 of 39
with a time demo you also have to factor in gfx ram cpu and clocks there are a alot of variables
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Originally Posted by Chozart View Post
The best chipset right now for overclocking an Intel CPU is the Intel P35. The boards start at around $90:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...k=&srchInDesc=

That $89.99 Gigabyte board looks very nice actually. Pretty decent layout, and heatsinks where you want them.
Hmm, thats a motherboard i'm interested in, sadly the cheapest i've seen it at the moment is £90 on ebay.
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