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AMD 955 vs Intel i7 920

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by bombfirst885, Dec 17, 2009.

  1. MKmods Case Mod Guru

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    (but not 2X 5850s lol, and when the holidays are done the 250 will go bye bye and a 965 will take its place)
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    prefer the new processor that will come out in 2010 .. it seemed that the name will change paw twrk .. something like that
    ;)
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    probably your motherboard giving you fits.
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    LOL i hope the PSU was the man problem. I shall see on monday when it comes in
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    TheMailMan78 Banstick Dummy

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    Yeah and two 5850's beat two 5770's. Your point?
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    Shevanel thought MKmods meant singular since Mkmods typed "the 5850" and not "the 5850's". He was only responding accurately to the text typed. Maybe MKmods meant to type plural but didn't. Lets keep the thread in a friendly tone please. :toast:
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    with the current drivers it looks as if 5770's are better than 5850's... but only for now :) and the 5770 CF is about the same price as a solo 5850.. with 5870+ performance. :D
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    TheMailMan78 Banstick Dummy

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    You act as if thats a big deal. Thats how it should be.
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    then we have it good!
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    TheMailMan78 Banstick Dummy

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    Ok?
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    This thread sound to me like: "Who will win in fight Chuck Norris vs old gramma ?"
    And there always there will be people who think that the gramma would have a chance :D.
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    Shevanel just to let you know its true two 5770 will "beat" a 5850. However you are paying 30 to 40 more for two cards that will not scale as well as a single card AND you have no head room to grow. So honestly you are cutting yourself short. Dont belive me? Look at the GPU scores.

    Shevanel|His 5770 Xfire|850/1200|P17215| i7 920@4Ghz
    [​IMG]

    TheMailMan78|HIS HD5850|775/1125|P13804|Phenom II 955@3.20Ghz
    [​IMG]

    You paid 40 bucks more for 600pts in Vantage and I can always add another 5850 ;)
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    Why this bickering? The real difference comes in games with eyefinity until we see more demanding games. Nobody buys a card for Vantage unless they are just into benching. Benching is e-peen dick measuring unless you are using extreme cooling while shooting for world records.

    You guys should fold with all that GPU power....... nevermind its ATi :eek:
    shevanel and Kei say thanks.
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    What I "ment" to say was The 5770s ROCK! they play everything at ultra 1920 X 1200 and run cool.

    BUT!

    If I had picked up a 5850 (couldnt afford 2 at 1 time) I could pick up another soon. I wish the 5770s were just a bit more oomf for a bit less $.
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    Yeah mailman.. sad score on premature drivers. such a pitty.

    I don't plan on keeping these 5770's for more than 30-45 days tops. I am planning to play around with either 2x 5850 or 2x5870.. but not unitl I see drivers that do them justice which "might" be after January. then again, I am also considering going back to NV once the pricing/performance on their cards finally arrive, which it will eventually.

    I figure I have until March sit around benching for sport.. no games out that I want right now and the ones I play will play fine on 8800gtx which is coming monday. I'm looking forward to seeing if CF 5770 have enough to run 3x23" 1920/1080.. it's going to be a gamble but like I said the 5770's are just something to mess around with for now.

    you're wrong, I paid $80 more. I order my stuff with Fed Ex next day. :p
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    And so are the 5850 drivers.
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    Stay on topic please:laugh:

    Chuck Norris's blood has arsenic, so even if gramma manages to kill him with a grenade his blood spatter will slowly kill her.
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    places in crossfire to see how the result is AMD
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    crazyeyesreaper Chief Broken Rig

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    why dont you all stay on topic this is an i7 vs 955 debate not ati vs ati debate i suggest moving most of this to a new thread
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    yes very true. look at erockers posts.. clearly shows there is alot of beast waiting to be unleashed.
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    we've already established that a 955 would be a better choice for the average medium res gamer that isn't into benching and video encoding.
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    crazyeyesreaper Chief Broken Rig

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    true enough altho still seems awkward discussing gpus in a cpu thread :roll:
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    Thread organization isn't as important as sharing ideas on an open forum. As long as it stays friendly a good spontaneous discussion is good. It is along the same train of thought because the cards perform differently based on multicard configurations and what CPU is used.
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    i admit defeat :toast:

    but i figured id try to keep things going as far as the OPs thread and his question since he only responded once and didnt show any idea of having made a decision
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    LOL, which seems to be the case so many times...

    At least it was fun hanging out:toast:

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