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I have a 4.3 Q9550, a 4.3 E8400 that can bench at 4.5, and a 3.6 Q6600. In gaming:

The E8400 will not eat the Q9550s lunch. Doesn't matter what the game. My E8400 plays second to the Q9550.

It will eat the Q6600s lunch, all day long, and eat its breakfast and dinner too. In fact the better contest would be my unlocked 555BE at 3.85 vs the Q6600 at 3.6.

OPs Q6600 at 3.4 would get destroyed by a 4.2GHz E8400, and that's not the OCN exaggeration where 3FPS is a spanking. We're talking more like 15-20FPS in CPU-heavy games.

The 6600 gets a boost in L4D2 using all cores, but not enough to overcome the clock speed difference. BFBC2 is the only possible exception but I've never benched that game. I know by gameplay feel I'd rather be on the Q6600 for BFBC2 than the E8400, but really that's the only exception. I don't have GTA4, so I can't give any feedback there.
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post #42 of 120
Never said my dual is faster..

just clock's higher .

and if u want to have a real contest go up against my golden i7 920...

Sandybridge asskicker.


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And I can reach the same or higher on air.

Which doesn't matter because even if my 2600k was at 4.5Ghz..

It would eat your E8600 for breakfast and wouldn't even burp.

We're talking a 3 year-old architecture that is based on Conroe.

If it were a Nehalem Dual-Core.. maybe. But an E8600?

It's no contest.
    
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this thread is out of control!
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My GTX295 did improve on my i5 2500K stock about a 20% at 1680x1050. Had I run different games (didn't use any cpu-heavy game) the difference would be bigger, and had I oced my cpu, even more.

You can check the details on my sig. Also, a new HS is on the way so I should be doing the tests with overclock soon to have a wider perspective.
1680x1050 says it all; the same bottleneck wouldn't happen at 1920x1200.
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and if u want to have a real contest go up against my golden i7 920...

Sandybridge asskicker.


Yeah, a 920 that beats SandyBridge.

Keep on drinking whatever it is you're huffing, man.
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then u are not familiar with my golden E8600..

i bet i can reach a higher speed on water then a SB chip..

5.3GHZ stable (albeit suicide voltages)
Ok I think you made your point.

Like previously posted, faster architecture matters.

You can have a 6.0GHz Pentium 4 w/ HT, and it won't mean crap vs new architecture like an i5 or an i3.

It seems that you're just overly justifying your older tech dual core.

Move on.
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It seems that you're just overly justifying your older tech dual core.

Move on.
This.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Yoko Littner View Post
Never said my dual is faster..

just clock's higher .

and if u want to have a real contest go up against my golden i7 920...

Sandybridge asskicker.
Ohh! You're that dude who reported someone in a thread and you were totally a dick to him and you were wrong on so many levels. Also I remember you by the way you quote people below your response.

Dude, you got some issues, most of your information are wrong, you're annoying, and you absolutely spew stuff out of your mouth without any real evidence and just "My X beats Y.", well, my E5300 blows my i7 rig.

My $.02.
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im not

look at my sig rig's. i never ditch them..

Nehalem is a SB asskicker.. in gaming

get 3X GPu's on 3d vision surround and sb will fall behind
    
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Nehalem is a SB asskicker.. in gaming
No!

That is WRONG!

WRONG!

....WRONG!!
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