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Originally Posted by Zackcy View Post
CPUs have NO difference in gaming preety much. The differences are so small, do not even consider it. If your going to cut corners, do so. Video card is all that matters.
All depends really.

I get alot more fps when i increase clock speed on curtain games.

at an overclock to 4,0ghz i still get cpu bottlenecks in games like metro2033.
mostly preventing the graphic cards to reach a 100% load and thus creating lower fps.

Dont think you will have this problem with a single gpu set-up though.
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But you won't see an improvement in BC2 going from a 4.00ghz i7 to a sandy bridge 4.5ghz...



Probably not......but I went from a 4.2ghz i7 920 to a 5ghz i5 2500k and it just feels better playing at 5ghz versus 4.2ghz
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Edit: That CPU graphs are flawed, clearly a bottleneck for a 590 for most of them, would use a budget or a midrange card at best to test CPU.
I'm pretty sure the point of using a GTX 590 is to remove the graphics card from the equation. The way they have it setup is better that they have the CPU as a bottleneck as that shows ONLY the potential of the CPU, not both in conjunction (which is all the OP wanted.)
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like 90% of games are optimized for dual cores so the differnce between a 4.0ghz 920 and a 4.8ghz 2600k wont be much like 5fps either way.
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like 90% of games are optimized for dual cores so the differnce between a 4.0ghz 920 and a 4.8ghz 2600k wont be much like 5fps either way.
No, most games utilize at least two cores these days. Therefore to get the best performance you are going to want at least an additional core so the background processes can run on a separate core.
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I'm pretty sure any 1366 or 2500k/2600k overclock will produce 60+ frames in any CPU intesive games. Anything less is your GPU most likely. I'd get whatever is cheaper.

Edit: That CPU graphs are flawed, clearly a bottleneck for a 590 for most of them, would use a budget or a midrange card at best to test CPU.
Actually your logic is flawed since even a AMD chip could probably max out a low end card thus resulting in even grahps since no matter how slow AMD is it can keep up with a GTS 450.

Having the stronger card allows people to see which cpu is capable of pushing a large amount of gpu power further thus showing a "bottleneck" consistent with what everyone has already said before SB is faster than 1366, AMD is the worst option of the three.
    
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