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[dvHW] NVIDIA: GPU delivers 27x the bang for buck

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NVIDIA claimed at their Analyst Day that when you're upgrading your computer a GPU delivers 27x the bang for buck than a processor. They showed a chart that shows you how much more performance you're getting when you upgrade your Intel processor and how much more performance you get when you install a GeForce 8400 GS, 8600 GT or 8800 GT card:



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post #2 of 29
Can anyone tell what they used as a benchmark?

It kinda looks like 36mark06 but I can read the axis label on the side
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post #3 of 29
I've been saying this for a long time.... seems pretty intuitive for games to be this way.

It's 3dmark06 (24" monitor FTW) @1280x1024.
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post #4 of 29
its 3dmark 06 you can tell by the default resolution
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post #5 of 29
Nonsense. What if ur me, and ur CPU bottlenecks your GPU.

I get outdone by people with Radeon HD 3850's!

My score is 8,400 in 3d 06 I dont think a 9800GX2 would do anything for me with my 4800+ pushing it!
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You're pairing a good video card with a crappy processor, what did you expect?
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post #7 of 29
well because there talking about intel chips idk about amd :|
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post #8 of 29
Even you CPU after 1600*1200 will yiell the same results as a Q6600 in new games or maybe higher resolutions.
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post #9 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by Liability View Post
You're pairing a good video card with a crappy processor, what did you expect?
I didnt expect any different. Im just saying Nvidia is LIEING
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post #10 of 29
They aren't on the CPU manufacturer's good sides to begin with this isn't going to help nVidia any.
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