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I'm not going to get into this again, and I'm not bashing anyones cpu.

He asked a simple question, and I gave a simple answer, that is all.
That was poor phrasing on my part. That wasn't bashing, it was stating a fact.
But if you arent willing to "get into it again," your "Proof" is probably not satisfactory for anyone but you.
So don't recommend ridiculous solutions to a problem that doesn't exist to any real degree.

His Phenom may be bottlenecking, to a VERY SLIGHT degree (depending on the game of course).
But that is far from warranting a new CPU.
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"My 1090T vs my i5-2500k"

Probably a good place to start, once you get done there I'll show you 50% bottlenecks in dual threaded games with it at 4.4 to 4.5Ghz.
    
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"My 1090T vs my i5-2500k"
Great you just started the fanboi, great work
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post #24 of 60
lol

Oh well, I've got a headache
    
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"My 1090T vs my i5-2500k"

Probably a good place to start, once you get done there I'll show you 50% bottlenecks in dual threaded games with it at 4.4 to 4.5Ghz.
Ive read it.
I understood it.
And I came to the conclusion that the difference in performance is not enough to get bent out of shape over. Im fairly certain that if he is being bottlenecked taking a hit from 80fps to 60fps or from 60 to 40 wont ruin his entire computing experience.

But thats just my opinion.
I don't scramble for every last ounce of performance I can get in games or from my computer.
I get my my PC games to be playable and my needed software to run well, and then im satisfied because thats more than most people can say their computer is capable of.

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lol

Oh well, I've got a headache
Same.
But its not from you.
Can we agree to disagree on what constitutes a performance hit big enough to worry about and just be headache buddies?
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post #26 of 60
This discussion is making me miss my old 1090T like mad.
That thing really flew...
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post #27 of 60
Why is this always personal?

The question was simply is it a bottleneck.

Please stop turning every thread into a debate about whether or not YOU feel the fact that Tri SLI gtx 480's on AMD platforms get 30 fps in Dalaran is a problem.

Look at integer performance, the i5-2500k is way, way ahead of the 1090T. It's not even close. Integer performance translates over to operations per second, which even the x6 1090T is about 30% slower than with 6 cores vs 4. Move on to the fact that most games use 2 to 4 cores and its quite obvious to anyone there is a rather large gap in performance between the two (in gaming).


Is it a bottleneck?

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How bad depends on the game.

Could be anywhere from not noticeable to 50% or more

Fanboi away!
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Why is this always personal?

The question was simply was it a bottleneck.

Please stop turning every thread into a debate about whether or not YOU feel the fact that Tri SLI gtx 480's on AMD platforms get 30 fps in Dalaran.
All im trying to do is remind you that not everyone demands every little bit of juice from their computer and that not every performance hit is a massive issue. Im certain his computer performs very well with those parts.

Im not trying to debate the merits of my view vs yours or anyone else's, although that is the form my argument takes.
Im just trying to add something to the discussion I don't see often enough on OCN. Perspective. How parts actually work on our end of the screen.
We get so caught up in the latest and greatest hardware and how powerful things are that we forget that for all the power we put into our systems, we are still the weak link.
There may be a bottleneck, but on end of the screen we inhabit its probably not there. And thats something people seem to forget on here.

Granted im not answering the OPs question.
Although what im trying to do its a bit of a lost cause I still feel its necessary.

OP, you will have a bottleneck in some games.
In most games there either wont be one or it wont be noticeable to you at all.

But now im off to bed. Its 2:37AM and ive got work in at 9.
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post #29 of 60
When i had mine. It was stock for some time with dual 5850s that where OCed, i experienced no bottleneck.
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post #30 of 60
Op simple way to test, rather than rely on others is to download MSI afterburner, detach the side monitoring, make it large, load up your favorite games and see if while playing your gpu usage drops below 99%. If it does you have a bottleneck. You can figure out what you want to do from there.
    
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