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In every game tested the Phenom II cpus are a bottleneck to a single 6970.
Did you just display a bunch of benchmarks that were so far past displayable frame rates the engine could make up anything it wants to make up because you can't check it?

And did you just display metro 2033 benchmarks which is another giant bag of feces code still? And did you further add physx that AMD doesn't like and doesn't spend hardly any time working on the compilers for it because it just doesn't want to build anything with it.

And did you just display RUSE benchmarks which have their head so far up intels butt they resemble the rhino giving birth scene from ace ventura.

We could vote Intel off the planet for lying but there's a problem. Machines can be programmed to LIE.


I don't want you to buy AMD cpu's. I don't want you to get mad at intel. But I do want you to do is stop bothering people with meaninglessness and nonsense and meaningless nonsense and synthetic divorced from reality nonsense. And synthetic make a point from NOTHING meaninglessness. And a relentless never ending campaign to derive some sort of halo effect from absofrikkinlute NOTHINGNESS.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halo_effect

You are welcome to cognitively bias yourself into any realm of insanity you so choose. But stop trying to give everybody else the same mental disease.
And I sure hope a mod jumps in here and closes this thread so we can avoid conflict and all become peacefully ignorant and insane.

Because I really want to hear all about this cpu bottleneck thing over and over and over for games that run on xbox's that have a 750 mhz pentium iii coppermine but yet are completely unplayable on a pc without a 4 ghz quad.
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Way to miss the entire point of the thread.

Are you done now?
    
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Way to miss the entire point of the thread.

Are you done now?
You obviously didn't even read his post.
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I read this much "did you just display a bunch of benchmarks that were so far past displayable frame rates"

At which point it became clear he a) didn't see the sub 30/40 fps benchmarks, and b) didn't understand the concept of this thread to begin with.

Going over 60 fps isn't the point, the point is how much gpu the OP really needs. The answer to that is clearly not a single 6970.

So since the 6970 is about on par with a 570, we can elimate that from our list.

Then we consider the 560 TI will overclock to stock 570/6970 levels of performance, so that is clearly out of the equation as well.

He could get two 6990s and get more fps than he would on a 460, but the point is the 460 will provide a comparable gaming experience due to his cpu limitations.
    
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GTX 560 Ti isn't that much faster than a GTX 460,anything less than a overclocked GTX570 will not be a bottleneck.
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Could you prove it rather than state it?

My 470 at 870 core was bottlenecked by a 4.4GHz 1090T - while not in every game, it was still present in most.
    
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Could you prove it rather than state it?

My 470 at 870 core was bottlenecked by a 4.4GHz 1090T - while not in every game, it was still present in most.
Bottleneck as in you mean you didn't get a ridiculously useless waste amount of FPS with it?
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You can't show a bottle neck by comparing different CPUs with the same graphics card. In order to show a bottle neck you need to show that the frame rates don't increase when the GPU is overclocked or a more powerful GPU is used. Bottleneck doesn't mean less performance, it means that one component is holding another back such that the part being held back cannot improve the performance.
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Uh?

If you use the same card at the same clocks, with the same ram at the same speeds, but change the platform and the fps are different than one platform is slower than the other.
    
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You can't show a bottle neck by comparing different CPUs with the same graphics card. In order to show a bottle neck you need to show that the frame rates don't increase when the GPU is overclocked or a more powerful GPU is used. Bottleneck doesn't mean less performance, it means that one component is holding another back such that the part being held back cannot improve the performance.
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