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post #81 of 122
lets hope the i7 920 gets to $200 so i can grab one with a nice R2E, and back OT this is great work AMD! But i dont see any benchies? if these could compete with the i7s clock for clock it will be great!
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takendown: There would have been, but one of the machines didn't load FRAPS back up after both crashed/restarted somehow. The forum member sent, therefore, didn't mention framerates on either box(Or even which box had the FRAPS issue). They did have an i7 and a Phenom II 940 running side-by-side, both at 3.2, however, and he did remark that both looked buttery smooth.

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Why is that amazing? I got my E8400 to 4.0GHz in the same amount of time on air.
Big whoop...
Not a Pro Intel comment, I'm just saying, 3.94GHz doesn't impress me...

It's only the first AMD chip to easily clock over 3.4ghz on air. If you'll notice, no AMD chip prior can clock to 3.94GHz in 30 minutes flat and be stable enough to do some Crysis benchies. That is how it's impressive.
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Cooler Master Z600 and 790GX?

Aren't FX's supposed to overclock much higher? o.O
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Cooler Master Z600 and 790GX?

Aren't FX's supposed to overclock much higher? o.O
Not all FX boards have the SB750 south bridge. Thats what makes overclocking these chips even more easier. But all the GX boards have the SB750 south bridge. So i guess the GX boards are better to overclock the AMD chips.
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post #85 of 122
Definitely going to grab the 920 now.
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Sounds extremely promising, but I still think Core i7 will ultimately shine over Phenom II, due to it's incorporation of triple-channel memory, 8 processing threads, and large(er) cache size. Just not enough benchmarks out right now to really conclude anything though. We'll see . Price-wise though, yeah, I think Phenom II will no doubt topple Nehalem in sells. Just can't go wrong with AMD's pricing scheme, compared to Intel's.
Just as the HD4870 proved, AMD doesn't need to produce a product that owns the performance crown. As long as they have a product that performs at close to the competition at a much lower price point, then it will be a winner.
    
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The GX boards do tend to OC higher, or at least are easier to OC due to the improved Southbridge as mentioned. However, the FX boards seem as if they are no slouch, I know the board I use which has SB600 has been OC'ed (as seen on cpu-z) for 4.1-4.2ghz, and while that might be a suicide I've seen another OC to over 3.6ghz in a beta bios, with a low vcore.

Imho the best bet if you don't already own one of these mobos, or need to replace a dying board before its release, is to wait and see. There is always the possibility of random weird-ass bios problems/bugs with boards these days.
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post #88 of 122
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Originally Posted by Cheetos316 View Post
Just as the HD4870 proved, AMD doesn't need to produce a product that owns the performance crown. As long as they have a product that performs at close to the competition at a much lower price point, then it will be a winner.

QFT.

Like the 3870, it was a bit worse than the 8800GT. And then the monolithic GTX280 was produced (kinda like i7) and AMD whipped out the 4XXX series and it fell in between the 8800 Series and the GTX series.

See any similarities between that and the Phenom 1 vs C2Q and the Phenom 2 Vs i7?

Seems like AMD is pulling another 48XX series, but in the cpu world.
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Well, if these chips do prove to be the next great AMD thing, I just hope the mainstream market can see that and start boosting AMD's shares. *cough* I'm staring at you Dell *cough*
 
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post #90 of 122
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Cooler Master Z600 and 790GX?

Aren't FX's supposed to overclock much higher? o.O
GX is the SB750 version, it also has integrated video for HybridCrossfireX.
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