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If you want to buy AMD trash, at least wait for bulldozer as it will support AVX, which when the software supports it - provides a 70% boost.

If you're gaming CPU isn't terribly important anyways.
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post #72 of 119
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If you're gaming CPU isn't terribly important anyways.
Really?
 
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Really?
Rolleyes yourself. It's true. There are many benchmarks showing tri-sli setups not being bottlenecked by a C2D.
Depends on the game and your resolution, but 99% of games will see negligible benefit from a 2x faster cpu. Unless of course you've got like 4 580's or something.

However, if you've got an SSD having a faster cpu works wonders for your load time... lol
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What does it matter if it's a C2D? It could be highly clocked in a game like Doom for all we know.

Even sandy bridge chips are going to bottleneck under a large amount of gpu power i the res isn't high enough and the game only supports 2 cores, the difference is in the min fps.




980x @ 4.8GHz /w quad sli gtx 580's...

As an idea of how hard that bottleneck is - my gtx 470 on my sandy bridge chip gets 78 fps throughout that portion of the test, my 1090T dropped down to around 54.
    
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With you GPU a better CPU will not make any difference. PII X4 can play all games just fine.
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Well thats not true at all, Now I can play the same games, and fraps them without the performance hit.

Take that!
    
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I would wait for Bulldozer myself...
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What does it matter if it's a C2D? It could be highly clocked in a game like Doom for all we know.

Even sandy bridge chips are going to bottleneck under a large amount of gpu power i the res isn't high enough and the game only supports 2 cores, the difference is in the min fps.

980x @ 4.8GHz /w quad sli gtx 580's...

As an idea of how hard that bottleneck is - my gtx 470 on my sandy bridge chip gets 78 fps throughout that portion of the test, my 1090T dropped down to around 54.
Synthetics...lol

Put an actually game on and watch that system whoop your SB and GTX470...
Edited by antuk15 - 2/5/11 at 12:32pm
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Knock yourself out bro, make sure you include the gpu usage through the testing.

    
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Balla, you should use imageshack
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