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I doubt that you could get a definite answer here
The definite answer is: YES Intel really is superior in gaming.
 
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post #122 of 200
Few things you should note:

-The i7 is clocked higher.
-The second HD 6870's are core & memory superclocked (both clocked quite significantly higher, so it's 2x OCed cards = more performance).
-Crysis 1 is a VERY old game.

Combine all those variables, and here's your 20 frames difference.

nagle, you would never tell the whole truth. Since I have an intel system, I am much more objective than you.

Sleep time^
Edited by -X3- - 4/4/11 at 5:34am
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Originally Posted by -X3- View Post
Few things you should note:

-The i7 is clocked higher.
-The second HD 6870's are core & memory superclocked (both clocked quite significantly higher, so it's 2x OCed cards = more performance).
-Crysis 1 is a VERY old game.

Combine all those variables, and here's your 20 frames difference.

nagle, you would never tell the whole truth. Since I have an intel system, I am much more objective than you.

Sleep time^
There are many, many professional benchmarks that suggest AMD is inferior at this moment in time.
    
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post #124 of 200
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Originally Posted by -X3- View Post
A few things you should note:

-The i7 clocked higher.
-The second HD 6870's are core & memory superclocked.
-Crysis 1 is a VERY old game.

Combine all those variables, and here's your 20 frames difference.
I dont know if you know this but the i7 clocked 200mhz more isnt going to that much of a factor if AMD cpus are on par with intel(so you say). Also 100 on the core and 150 on the mem are anything but Superclocked. Go back to some of the reviews you like to dig up and they will show you how little of an improvement those clocks made on the 6870s. Yes crysis is old but still demanding on the gpu.

What is there to "tell the truth" about, you can read cant you(I would imagine so since your on a forum)? I would hope your able to figure it out for yourself with the 2 pictures.
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post #125 of 200
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There are many, many professional benchmarks that suggest AMD is inferior at this moment in time.
That's because most of the world has a strange prejudice about AMD. That false belief I'm trying prevent.
You just cannot prevent people from buying the most bang4buck system. AMD is excellent here, and I just can't see a justified foundation which suggests that Sandy Bridge is significantly faster than Phenom II's in gaming.

Nagle, I rest my case. If you combine all the variables that I have mentioned, you'll get an approximate value of 20 frames difference.
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The answer is Yes. I moved from 1055t to 2500k (both 4.0 Ghz) and got 17 fps difference in Crysis benchmark with a single GTX 470, same settings, same rig. I game at 1360 x 768 so CPU does really matter here.

So you really get what you pay for. If you're in a budget, then AMD no doubt but if you want maximum gaming experience, go for intel.
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post #127 of 200
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AMD is excellent here, and I just can't see a justified foundation which suggests that Sandy Bridge is significantly faster than Phenom II's in gaming.
I lol'd.

... You can't seriously believe that, right? You have read reviews I take it? Nehalem was (is) faster than Phenom IIs when it comes to gaming, and I'll be the first to tell you Sandy blows my chip out of the water.

Look near the bottom of this.. http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/102?vs=288
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These graphs posted by -X3- are actually a good point to make in this thread. With a single GeForce GTX 580, both the AMD Phenom II X6 1100T and the Intel Core i7-2600K yield pretty much the SAME FPS in BFBC2 at maximum detail running at 1920x1080. Since no on really plays these games at 1024x768 any more, why bother?
It seems that the reviewer noted the 100% usage on the single graphics card - no bottleneck there either. I won't comment that if he adds another such graphics card, that there will be no bottleneck on the AMD system - perhaps yeah (some of you seem to have seen this for yourselves). My question is though - why add the second card when it seems one card is eating the game for breakfast?
And no, benchmark erections for bragging rights do not count. It just doesn't sink in for me.
ohnoes, graph says ~3 FPS bottleneck..
that seems like big enough excuse, to change the whole rig - atleast for few intel users
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me too
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The answer is Yes. I moved from 1055t to 2500k (both 4.0 Ghz) and got 17 fps difference in Crysis benchmark with a single GTX 470, same settings, same rig. I game at 1360 x 768 so CPU does really matter here.

So you really get what you pay for. If you're in a budget, then AMD no doubt but if you want maximum gaming experience, go for intel.
Mhmm, indeed it does. At 1920x1080, though, the difference in FPS for your single graphics card would have been 1 or 2 FPS.

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ohnoes, graph says ~3 FPS bottleneck..
that seems like big enough excuse, to change the whole rig - atleast for few intel users
LOL, mhmm, for those with more money than sense, indeed.
    
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