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First I've heard of this.
http://www.overclock.net/9554000-post7.html
Source: http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...ml#post9554000

First thread of a TH review I opened after doing a quick search. OCN's hw section is rife with posts like this.
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Originally Posted by Interpolation View Post
http://www.overclock.net/9554000-post7.html
Source: http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...ml#post9554000

First thread of a TH review I opened after doing a quick search. OCN's hw section is rife with posts like this.
If I read correctly, it appears through that artice they used a rosewill cooler. Nothing wrong with that. Regardless of the cooler, the CPU's will overclock at their specified "tiers". If a TRUE is introduced, that doesn't mean one board will suddenly be better than the other.
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post #13 of 58
I always heard Tom's was biased toward Intel and Nvidia -- after one article everybody seems to think the opposite. Hmm...interesting.

Just because Tom's review shows AMD is a good buy in the mid range does not mean it is biased -- or correct for that matter
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Also, I don't think that if OCN thinks something is true, that makes it so. There's too many pre-pubescents here.
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post #15 of 58
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Originally Posted by SIMPSONATOR View Post
If I read correctly, it appears through that artice they used a rosewill cooler. Nothing wrong with that. Regardless of the cooler, the CPU's will overclock at their specified "tiers". If a TRUE is introduced, that doesn't mean one board will suddenly be better than the other.
Chips overclock until they hit their thermal limitations much more often than they do any voltage walls imposed by the architecture. If a TRUE or Megahalem air cooler is used for one CPU in a review it should be used for them all.

They gave the AMD chip a Rosewell cooler. I think that makes a big difference. lol.
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post #16 of 58
biased posters are still biased.
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Chips overclock until they hit their thermal limitations much more often than they do any voltage walls imposed by the architecture. If a TRUE or Megahalem air cooler is used for one CPU in a review it should be used for them all.

They gave the AMD chip a Rosewell cooler. I think that makes a big difference. lol.
Wasn't the review comparing 890FX boards? Intel was just... there.

EDIT: Even if all the AMD chips had TRUEs, I'm sure the boards would retain their ranking...
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post #18 of 58
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Wasn't the review comparing 890FX boards? Intel was just... there.

EDIT: Even if all the AMD chips had TRUEs, I'm sure the boards would retain their ranking...
With an uneven playing field its hard to say. It is possible.

There are many other posts about peoples disdain as well. They are laced into nearly every TH article posted in this forum.

http://www.overclock.net/12725881-post19.html
http://www.overclock.net/12568954-post4.html
etc,etc.

Anyways Im not here to troll TH. I'll let you make up your own mind.
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post #19 of 58
Biased or not, still one of the most popular hardware sites...but this is how things work i guess.
post #20 of 58
So AMD/ATI take the price/performance crown as per usual? Nothing new to see here folks.
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