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I am very happy with the performance of my 1055t system. Performs well. games, applications, Cad, etc.
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Even my puny 955 doesn't max out in any games I can think of, not even ARMA II, *** are you talking about?...

Benchmarks really don't mean anything unless you wanna set a record or something, and then it's obvious, go with Intel...
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i have this issue with benchmarks.... but in the real world the 1090T flies!!!

3dMark of any type is not a real world test....

I have my 2 480s maxed out before i max out my CPU
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Well I think the AMD Phenom IIs are very good for the price. Excellent gaming performance which is what I am mostly concerned with.
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...n,2573-10.html
According to this test the Phenom 965 beats the i7-980X slightly, you can't do much better than that for $168.
I think some people care more about synthetic benchmark scores than actual real world performance.
Arma 2 is one of the most ball-busting games ever made, nothing maxs it out on max res and detail. I'm getting over 60 FPS on high detail which is fine by me.
Edited by Ding Chavez - 12/21/10 at 3:21pm
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Here is a benchmark of Mafia II, unless otherwise stated, I believe it uses all 6 cores.

Could someone with an i5/i7 and a gtx 470 run the game at 1080p with everything maxed without physx?

Thanks for the help guys, just trying to maximize my purchases.
    
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post #26 of 220
only benching nerds get their panties twisted over phenom's performance

anyone with a life would not notice a difference between X6 and i7

i used my friends i7 950 rig and it seemed the same as my x4 630... but he spent ~$500 more, lmao
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I never bothered to download the game when I got my card, but I will try downloading it now, and it'll be a couple hours before it's done.

If no one has posted it yet, I will run it, but can you run it again at 800-1600-1800?
Edited by 2010rig - 12/21/10 at 3:48pm
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And the funniest thing is that you've spent all this money on a rig with a fancy video card, yet your monitor can only display 60FPS.

Maybe you should worry about getting a decent monitor before you worry about any other type of performance.
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X6 blows at 3Dmark scores, but I have no complaints in real-world multi-core gaming aps though.
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I can do that.

Also steam has the demo (which is what I'm using) and it only takes about 10 minutes to download.
    
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