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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.
Precisely what I meant. We have to buy over kill to run sub-par games. Kind of sucks and is the reason why we are a smaller and smaller minority of gamers each year.
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We run higher fps, 3d mode, surround vision, far higher details, far better graphics, and mods.

Its easy to see the difference between even xbox and ps3 games let alone "crappy" ports with far greater attention to detail.

Not every game is that way, but theres enough that matter.

Fire up Dragon Age II (a console port) and tell me what you get with it maxed out while having 4x Super Samp forced through the nv control panel.

Edit: BFBC3 is said to be a PC game that will be ported to consoles, with up to 64 player severs (PC) and an enhanced physic engine I'd hate to be on a slower cpu.
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It's nothing new. Sandybridge is fast. Not the good time to upgrade anyway when bulldozer is so close. And even if you won't like Bulldozer, the prices should be better than they are now
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i dont understand why his RAM preform better than my RAM since they almost have the same timings and speed ?
do you think the memory controller preform better in the 2500K ?
    
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Hey, Thanks for this, I found this to be a really interesting read which makes me think a little more on my next build lol.
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i dont understand why his RAM preform better than my RAM since they almost have the same timings and speed ?
do you think the memory controller preform better in the 2500K ?
Intel has better memory controller's, Bulldozer CPU's should give roughly the same or a better score of what that screenshot is showing.
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Yeah SB (and even first gen core i series) chips have a much better nb than Phenom IIs have.

I have cheap value ram, but as you can see even running cas 8 at 2000Mhz the Phenom II nb isn't giving you much in return.

People need to remember I ordered my i5-2500k the day it came out on Newegg. I got it 2nd Day and was providing results for feedback comparing it to the 1090T I sold to buy it in the first place.

This thread is from January 12 Sandy Bridge didn't release on Newegg until the 8th at night.
    
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Who cares? I don't.
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Wow, Sandy Bridge beat a Phenom II. This is so Surprising
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Why would you spend so much money now ,on a six core when a quad is ok for most of the games as none of them knows more than 4 cores (beeing either console ports either old).

On the other hand why to spend so much money on that Intel SB (and feed Intel greed) when you can get a AMD X4 955 instead ,along some SSD and get decent performance in any game.The money you save from the SB + the SB mobo can be used for a better video card ,better PSU ,nicer case ,proper sound card ,genuine OS and so on.

If the game would "know" 6 cores the SB would have no chance let s face it.
X6 > X4 if the other 2 cores are used.

x6 is not for gaming and is usefull only when you use applications that take advantage of x6 cores.
   
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