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1090t is great for benching and bad for games.

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It would actually be unfair to compare two CPU's clock for clock if the architecture of one of the CPU's allows for higher clocks.
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I thought that almost all AMD fans, even the hardest of fan boys have already agreed that the i5 2500k would be better for gaming. I'm not sure if there is anyone left who would say otherwise. I'm not sure if it really matters and how much. I still maintain that the GPU should be the main focus for a gamer.
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Date created: 01-12-11

And I could easily argue cpu is just as important as gpus even in gaming since one depends on the other.
    
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And I could easily argue cpu is just as important as gpus even in gaming since one depends on the other.
This man speaks the truth. You can't rule CPUs out of the equation. Too many games now are starting to rely on cores and architecture.

All the more reason I might be switching here soon back to Intel.
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And I could easily argue cpu is just as important as gpus even in gaming since one depends on the other.
I didn't pay attention to that. It was at the top in threads and the last post was around 11 hours ago. Either way, it seems that most of the CPUs on the market are sufficient for gaming.
    
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This man speaks the truth. You can't rule CPUs out of the equation. Too many games now are starting to rely on cores and architecture.

All the more reason I might be switching here soon back to Intel.
Yea, would suck to be not able to play another console port.
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I didn't pay attention to that. It was at the top in threads and the last post was around 11 hours ago. Either way, it seems that most of the CPUs on the market are sufficient for gaming.
^This.
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^This.
Never been to this thread before. Sorry. Cool cat.
    
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Yea, would suck to be not able to play another console port. I've lost my patience a while back when I realized that the games on the PC aren't even using the hardware properly to the potential anyway. How the hell is a 10 year old card on a xbox 360 and 5mb of ram running GTA 4 better then me? it makes no sense what so ever. We have to SLI 15 cards to run an xbox game.
It makes perfect sense.

All Xbox 360's are the same, so the developers coded it specifically for the Xbox 360. When you know EXACTLY what a system is running, you can optimize it much better than you could ever imagine.

There's too many PC configurations for developers to make it run optimally. So they go for what is the best middle ground.
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