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2500K > AMD 6 core.
Duh.
2nd. gen Core series is new, the X6 is "old" (about 1 year.)
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Originally Posted by Ocnewb View Post
I think the 2500k is better than your old x6 especially for gaming. Just OC it to 4.5Ghz+ and it'd be blazing fast. It won't bottleneck your 6950s.
Old??
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Isn't even an i5-760 stronger in most games, at the same clocks, than a Thuban?
EDIT: Aside from games that can make use of 6 cores/threads.
Edited by Dirtyworks - 3/27/11 at 9:10pm
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post #13 of 79
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Isn't even an i5-760 stronger in most games, at the same clocks, than a Thuban?
Depends on the game or application,in other applications no i7 but the i7 960 or more can beat the Thuban.
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post #14 of 79
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Isn't even an i5-760 stronger in most games, at the same clocks, than a Thuban?
Yup.

But all this is unnecessary.

Even an i3-540 will get you 60FPS.. so unless you've got a 120hz monitor, you're fine.
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post #15 of 79
I think as long as your CPU can pull your GPU's up to 100% usage in games, then you're fine.
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post #16 of 79
I wouldn't say the X6 is very old.
At 4.0Ghz + its still a very good performer.

The 2500K does have the advantage if you are shooting for 4.4Ghz-5.0Ghz.
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post #17 of 79
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Yup.

But all this is unnecessary.

Even an i3-540 will get you 60FPS.. so unless you've got a 120hz monitor, you're fine.


And the i3-2100 is faster than the 1100T in a game that loves 6 cores.



Having that much gpu power on a AMD x6 is like having a v12 in a go cart.
    
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And the i3-2100 is faster than the 1100T in a game that loves 6 cores.



Having that much gpu power on a AMD x6 is like having a v12 in a go cart.
Poorly coded game is poorly coded FTW!
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It's like being at a baseball game and one team saying they only lost because the field was wet.
    
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It's like being at a baseball game and one team saying they only lost because the field was wet.
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Cool story bro?
Yes, keep hating whilst only posting one bias skewed result graph.
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