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lets not forget that the 950 costs $200 as well. even used i7's can be had for $225 if you dont have a microcenter. that is damn competetive pricing IMO.

and the boards are close to the same cost as well. gigabyte 890FX = ~$175 something like an X58-UD3R ~$185

and honestly 6GB of DDR3 is no more than like $75 these days so the price argument is not available here, sorry to tell you past price/performance kings.
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lets not forget that the 950 costs $200 as well. even used i7's can be had for $225 if you dont have a microcenter. that is damn competetive pricing IMO.

and the boards are close to the same cost as well. gigabyte 890FX = ~$175 something like an X58-UD3R ~$185

and honestly 6GB of DDR3 is no more than like $75 these days so the price argument is not available here, sorry to tell you past price/performance kings.
Not really a fair assessment, but whatever.
    
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It only took 915/1830/2200 to beat you, but I did it!




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Not really a fair assessment, but whatever.
how so? price is within $50 of the AMD for CPU/Mobo/RAM which is very little.

and its no secret that the intel core is much faster clock for clock than the AMD
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how do you guys take screen shots in mafia II.
my screenshots are of the mafia II logo......
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I feel what you're saying Balla. It sucks I don't know what else to say about it, the bench scores I'm getting are pretty weak too when the CPU is involved. But it makes me feel pretty good that I overclocked a 150$ cpu to the same gaming performance as a 300$ one.

It's been said before but for benching, as it stands AMD got nothing' on Intel. No point in talking about next generations nothing is for sure from the AMD side.

I hope that AMD catches up in performance too so that we can see a more even playing field and most importantly: lower prices (price wars).
    
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^ fraps (AK-47)

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how so? price is within $50 of the AMD for CPU/Mobo/RAM which is very little.

and its no secret that the intel core is much faster clock for clock than the AMD
Because the only prices that matter are those available to the general public.

Otherwise you could use prices from the Intel Retail Edge program, in which case you just overpaid grossly for your 950 because you can get 970 for $215.


I'm not here citing his SSD or the general fact that his build probably cost him twice as much if not more, I'm not here to play those games.
    
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how do you guys take screen shots in mafia II.
my screenshots are of the mafia II logo......
Use Fraps to take it.
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I know, it's just depressing seeing a 30% bottleneck on the cpu considering how much I've invested into this

The saddest part is that my head is smashed up against the ceiling, this is it - as far as normal operating usage.
So this happened?
You Tube ">

But more seriously, who cares about benchmarks? Unless your life is so sad, you need a big epeen to make up for it, who cares?

EDIT: I HAVE NO IDEA WHY IT POSTED 2 OF THE SAME VIDEO.
     
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I just need a bit more girth is all.
    
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