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Thanks, guys.
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Originally Posted by smashblock;12379046 
With the ram, why didn't you just take a stick out of the sandy bridge machine. Other than that, great work!

Not possible...because my DFI is DDR2 and SB is DDR3. I tried to get two extra sticks but coudln't in the end.
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Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz;12371194 
Nice writeup. It would have been better to see more balanced results though, you could have downclocked the i5 to 100x32, so on and so forth. Everything else looks good though!

That's something I can do. However, I don't see any point as nobody downclocks its processor...and using older "junk" seems more useful to me.

Soon I will be diving into overclock to see if anything scales at all...unless my GTX295 dies, that is, because it gets to a good 95ºC even with the fan at full blast. headscratch.gif
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Originally Posted by antuk15;12371199 
Nicely put together smile.gif

Although with higher graphics settings with higher levels of AA the less the 2500K will pull ahead as more of a bottleneck is placed on the graphics work load smile.gif

Yup. That was my point exactly: I wanted the bottleneck to be on the gpu...and see if swaping cpu's could do any change. IMO, it doesn't make sense to test games at really low resolutions and low quality just for bench-sake, because in real life, you don't play at low resolution nor low quality unless you are really into competitive gaming...and in those cases games are not new so anything will move then pretty well.
Still, Stalker surprised me... I would have never imagined I could have such a gain.

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Originally Posted by neojjjk;12379081 
very good effort mate..try to run another commonly using applications like winrar,video conversion,mp3 editing conversion etc..

I wish I could. I would have to get another psu in order to do that...and another SSD in order to make it apples to apples "more or less" (I didn't mention it, but Crysis, Stalker and Lost Planet 2 were run from the SSD on both systems...there was no way to do the same with Metro 2033 as my steam account is huuuge)...and that now, because the other computer will be soon gone.

But hey, my HX620 has been doing weird noises so I may get a new one and start tinkering again..who knows.




Anyway, thanks for the input, its much appreciated. I recognise I didn't plan many of the stuff I did and was "on the road". Next time I will plan ahead and do it as it should, even if that means delaying the whole thing for weeks in order to test same OS and same RAM rolleyes.gif
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post #12 of 28
Nice work
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post #13 of 28
Nice comparison.
     
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Nice study analysis No regrets not upgrading to Sandy Bridge
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Thank you for putting this together for the community. It's give us some more insight on cpu/gpu performance scaling in a easy to see format.
    
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Thank you so much especially I use the same processor! Even my RAMs are similar so it means I have to buy a new power supply and GPU right? Thank's a lot. I feel a little better.

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post #17 of 28
LGA 775 ftw!
    
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Very nice effort mate.By any chance can you do a comparison at 1080p
and add crysis 2, GTA IV results?
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post #19 of 28
FPS may be the same but mouse lag, tearing, micro stuttering .... all less of an issues on the 2500K by far.
    
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Hey Prava, just wanted to say great effort! It helps me lots.
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