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I've been an avid Intel guy for awhile, but I had a chance to get into a good 1055T setup as of recent, and I am curious to find out what kind of REAL world difference there is...

Disclaimer... I have not yet worked with an AMD before...

The board that I got was Asus Crosshair Formula IV... I see that it has room for 3x 5770s (non of my Intel mobos do), and I do have few 5770s just laying around...

I been researching the diff between 2x CF and 3x CF 5770s, and it seems like even the i7s get bottlenecked a bit...

Would the 1055T mildly OCed to 3.6Ghz bottleneck the 3x CF setup?

I would just find out by putting it all together, but I am seriously contemplating just getting rid of the setup...

Thanks in advance...
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post #2 of 17
It won't be as fast as your i7 920 OC'd at 4.0GHz. Not even if the 1055T was OC'd to 4.0GHz
Not even in multithreaded applications. The 1090T-->i7 860 comparison (in multithreaded apps)only works at stock clocks, though both AMD and Intel have their own turbo modes, now.
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post #3 of 17
Or you could just build it and have some fun learning the limits of an AMD chip.

I fail to see what your point is. If an i7 is getting bottlenecked then the 1055t will be as well.
    
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I'm not sure if you are replying to me or to the OP
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Originally Posted by loki_reborn View Post
Or you could just build it and have some fun learning the limits of an AMD chip.

I fail to see what your point is. If an i7 is getting bottlenecked then the 1055t will be as well.
The reason for this question is that I haven't been able to find anything really recent in terms of the trifire... AMD releases new Catalyst every few weeks it seems like, and I know that the CF performance can vary widely...

I take all reviews with a grain of salt, and expect that performance is relative to the setup and scenarios...

More or less, I was wanting a feedback from other members who have this setup, or have had this setup to gain a perspective on expectations...

The "fun" you are talking about has been overdone a bit, as if you take a look at my thread on my sig, I have multiples of workstations in my room right now... To "explore" the possibilities, it would take too much of my time and effort, which I would like to avoid for this setup...
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What do you plan on using for cooling because oc to 4ghz is so easy and if for some reason you did bottleneck at 3.6 you could get to 4 quite easily.
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post #7 of 17
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Originally Posted by ablearcher View Post
It won't be as fast as your i7 920 OC'd at 4.0GHz. Not even if the 1055T was OC'd to 4.0GHz
Not even in multithreaded applications. The 1090T-->i7 860 comparison (in multithreaded apps)only works at stock clocks, though both AMD and Intel have their own turbo modes, now.
Thanks... I kinda already gathered that 10xxTs fall well short of the i7s in terms of "performance" goes...

The "performance" however is, well at least in my perspective, a bit on a subjective side, as once it gets above certain FPS in gaming, it kinda doesn't matter anymore...

Mainly, I am trying to see if 1055T with 3x 5770s will outperform my current HTPC/GamingPC setup of i3-530 @ 4.4Ghz with 2x 5770s in CF...
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What do you plan on using for cooling because oc to 4ghz is so easy and if for some reason you did bottleneck at 3.6 you could get to 4 quite easily.
Once again, it's my noobish status with AMD that's talking...

I will be using a H50 with Push/Pull Coolermaster R4s...

The member I bought this from has been running 3.6Ghz, so I figured I just keep it the same... However, I failed to ask him the temps and OC experience... I don't expect this CPU to OC very well, but I don't mind pushing the temps a bit higher either if it can...
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post #9 of 17

The h50 is an excellent cooler and would be more than enough to take your cpu to 4ghz also even if you are completely new to ocing with amd the setup in bios is really really easy here this should help you out.

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post #10 of 17
Looking at available benchmarks, the 1055t and the i5 bench around the same for gaming with the 1055t miles ahead on anything that is multicore enabled. Tri-fire with 5770's is supposed to scale well and mine were great when I had two in crossfire.

So long as you have a half decent 1055t you should be able to hit 3.8-4ghz easy with the right ram. So I would say build it. Should knock the socks off the i5 build.

Sorry if my previous thread seemed snarky but there have been several posts of people buying thubans lately, and then asking in this section if they should just sell it and get a sandy bridge chip.

I love my 1055t and the way it lets me do everything at once. I have had it folding on five cores and still been playing mafia2 without too much of a PPD drop.

Good luck in whatever you decide.
    
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