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I don't like their links


He also missed the point of it doesn't really matter what the max frames are, all that really matters when you're gaming is the min. Sure the AMD rig will get around the same score I get - but it bogs down at several areas of the test and thats just unacceptable for me
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why not? you just grab the Forum embed links, then copy and paste.

You'll never see imageshack telling you that you exceeded bandwidth and upgrade to pro.

Anyway I'll let you get back to what ever you guys are discussing.

Also, to clear any doubts from people, maybe you should post your 1090T vs 2500k benchies, that should be proof enough since it's the same GPU.
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WoW is an extremely CPU based game, which isn't an accurate representation of the gaming market.

Please take your fanboyism somewhere else.

Your telling one user its baseless claims and calling fanboyism on the other when both were correct. It is technically a bottleneck of the card and they are right. Lower FPS than the card is capable of putting out is a bottleneck.

Know what your talking about before calling someone out.
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Now I know I'm held back by my Phenom 2 ( Bulldozer should fix that )

If Vantage were a game my rig would be a lot better in terms of playable framerates, Proof that in terms of playing games GPU power >>> CPU power..



This is what I get on Crysis :

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lol look at that bottleneck.
    
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Phenom II is outdated architecture, and the Phenom II X6 is no exception. So stick with your current Phenom II X4 'til Sandy Bridge is back on the market. And go with the 2600k, instead.
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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.

that is such a stupid post

you think that your SB + 470 is even remotely as good as a 980X and quad 580s?

stop joking yourself

that is vantage at the P setting, where its running at 1280x1024.

Obviously, its going to get bottle necked by CPU mostly.

NO enthusiast play games at those resolution anymore.

Run vantage at extreme setting, where the bottle neck in performance is from GPU and you'll see VERY minor difference between a PII X4 at high OC and a SB.


In ANY game, those quad 580s will trounce your PC unless its at low resolution, where if the min fps are in the triple digits, its kinda pointless to measure whos min fps is higher
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lol look at that bottleneck.
It's called Crossfire scaling, If I were running 1 GPU like you it would be a lot better.

Still better then yours
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Phenom II is outdated architecture, and the Phenom II X6 is no exception. So stick with your current Phenom II X4 'til Sandy Bridge is back on the market. And go with the 2600k, instead.
You can still grab SB gear from Amazon, that is if you don't mind swapping mobo's when they're available.
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It's called Crossfire scaling, If I were running 1 GPU like you it would be a lot better.

Still better then yours
Sorry you are wrong

It's called cpu bottleneck.
    
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