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Poll Results: i7's or PII X6's

 
  • 20% (10)
    PII x6 1055T
  • 16% (8)
    PII X6 1090T
  • 12% (6)
    i7 860 (LGA 1156)
  • 51% (25)
    i7 920/930 (LGA 1366)
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post #11 of 38
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Originally Posted by burksdb View Post
good point i forgot about you not being in the us.
well i do have a friend coming back from the states soon so if you can find one for pretty cheap online that ships to cali (preferbly from the egg)
post #12 of 38
If you are planning to keep the computer for a while, go with a 6 core, if not, get one of the i7s.
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If Video Encoding, Video Rendering, AutoCAD, is your main usage then PII 1090XT is the best. Over 10 reviews confirmed. http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...08&postcount=1
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post #14 of 38
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Originally Posted by Slic View Post
If Video Encoding, Video Rendering, AutoCAD, is your main usage then PII 1090XT is the best. Over 10 reviews confirmed. http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...08&postcount=1
i also do gaming
post #15 of 38
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Originally Posted by Slic View Post
If Video Encoding, Video Rendering, AutoCAD, is your main usage then PII 1090XT is the best. Over 10 reviews confirmed. http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...08&postcount=1
Many of those reviews do not support what you are saying.

Cinebench is one of the only tests where the X6 is consistently superior.
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Many of those reviews do not support what you are saying.

Cinebench is one of the only tests where the X6 is consistently superior.
http://www.neoseeker.com/Articles/Ha...6_1090t/6.html

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...fx,2613-7.html

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...review-10.html

http://www.overclockersclub.com/revi...x6_1090t/5.htm

http://www.anandtech.com/show/3674/a...55t-reviewed/6

http://www.lostcircuits.com/mambo//i...&limitstart=19

http://www.pureoverclock.com/review.php?id=966&page=11

http://www.pcworld.fr/article/phenom...nch-10/487111/

btw, im comparing i7920 with 1090T
Im not borther going through that again, so ...meh
I thought Cinebench test the ability of CPU to handle 3d, 4d and so on... so wouldn't make sense to look at the result of Cinebench?


Still, its just marginal performance
Edited by Slic - 6/9/10 at 12:43am
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X6 1090T, more futureproof
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ok....I've narrowed it right down to the i7 920/930 and the 1090T platform

final price and parts list for the platforms are

i7 920/930 $2200HKD
Rampage II Gene $1750
RAM~~~Haven't decided but within $1300HKD
Corsair HX650 $850HKD
CoolIT ECO ALC 92 $1600HKD (cause of shipping sucks but i can dish out the cash)
Dremel $500HKD (modding )
Fans and stuff $300HKD
Platform cost: $8500HKD

X6 1090T platform:
X6 1090T $2500HKD
MSI 890GXM G65 $1000HKD
G-Skill Ripjaws 2x2GB DDR3-1600 $980HKD
Corsair HX650 $850
CoolIT ECO ALC 92 $1600HKD (cause of shipping sucks but i can dish out the cash)
Dremel $500HKD (modding )
Fans and stuff $300HKD

Platform Cost: $7730 HKD


and yes I need the dremel to mod this OEM case so my parents don't know i'm upgrading
and yes I do need the CoolIT thing cause its the best cooler within 10cm
post #19 of 38
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im gona have to say amd as the i7 board is pretty much outdated already
while the bulldozer and any new amd cpu will be am3

it just has upgrade written all over it

Really? Thats all kinds of wrong.
i7 may be on its way out by intels standards but its not out dated and unless bulldozer(i sure hope it is btw) is as amazing as it sounds i7 is still win.

I love amd but intel is still top in almost every aspect minus gaming, in which case it doesnt really matter as long as you have a quad core and a good gpu.
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Really? Thats all kinds of wrong.
i7 may be on its way out by intels standards but its not out dated and unless bulldozer(i sure hope it is btw) is as amazing as it sounds i7 is still win.

I love amd but intel is still top in almost every aspect minus gaming, in which case it doesnt really matter as long as you have a quad core and a good gpu.
only thing i can't decide is if I spend a little more than I get something that can mostly out perform the 1090T in games and other applications that don't involve encoding
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