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#26
Intel sucks so bad they offer you a "K" series chip for 1/3 the price of there highend chip that will overclock and keep up with there extreme chip.. [/sarcasm]..
 

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#27
You must not know how Intel works. They are on a tick-tock model. Sandy Bridge a Major CPU update was a tock, Ivy Bridge a minor CPU upgrade was a tick, Haswell will be a Tock in 2014 or late 2013. I personally, only buy tocks.
 
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#28
My Celeron G530 runs basically any game without any problems as well. I got it as a temporary solution but haven't found a reason to replace it so far. Conclusion: Any current processor is fine.
You don't play Battlefield I see. :laugh:
 

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#29
How i see it AMD failed more than INTEL however to me intel acting how they are is allowing AMD to continue as if intel wanted to kill off AMD they could easily but lets be grateful that has not happened at least for now..

To me the main fail with AMD is not their performance in gaming but in power usage.
 

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#32
intel are just playing the game,, they are improveing there chips each gen though still(not as much as some hope), and yeh they charge silly money for some whats new..

Amd would do the same in their shoes and peoples exageration of what bulldozer cpus are capable of dosnt help, one guy says his celeron is fine , ive seen the last 3 quads ive built run games fine, they were all amd, but ive a g850 Dc that runs most games fine.
 
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Why would I require car lights in my computer?

PS last console I owned was a NES.
Makes it go faster of course! With the combo of lights/stickerz my oC is fazt :cool:

I command you to drink 3 coffeez! Do eet, do eet n4o! :twitch:

I briefly had a ps1 and now own a ps3, but just for gt5 :eek:

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#34
I actually wish Intel wouldn't come out with another processor for 5+ years. This would keep my pocketbook happier...:).


LC
 

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#35
Forgive me posting this here.Has Intel told us to piss off?
Well, they have the only practical solution in the gaming market (i5 2500k) and the FX-8120 is a known fail. Well, I wonder if Intel will sit on their fat smelly laurels just because they can and we can eat it just because AMD is weak.

Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition...$1,000 Really? Are you insane? Do you people in your board room meetings lol because stupid fools pay top dollar for the latest and the greatest.
Nice rant. :laugh:
 
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I remember the Athlon X2 4800+ 939skt being over a grand when it was new too.
 

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#37
Don't mind this troll."Boo hoo, I'm only getting 56 fps in Metro 2033 but I wan't 58, Intel is a big meanie!"
 

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#38
You buy what you need and can afford. If you can afford a 3960x, why do you care if someone else wants to blow their money on it? Honestly, any modern day quad-core will do what you need it to and for people who want more, they will pay for it.

I don't see why you're even ranting because if AMD had a chip that could compete with the 3960x, I bet you the price would be up there as well. You're pandering to the wrong crowd, and honestly if Intel's 6-core prices makes you cringe, clearly you need to take a peak at the 3820 which is a very reasonable price for a CPU that can do just about everything that is thrown at it while costing less than the 3770k.

Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition...$1,000 Really? Are you insane? Do you people in your board room meetings lol because stupid fools pay top dollar for the latest and the greatest.
No, it's because they know that people will pay top dollar for the latest and greatest and it's not like the 3960x is the most expensive CPU Intel has to offer. Check out Intel's 8-core Xeons and I'm sure you'll have another rant about how Server hardware is expensive, why isn't it on consumer PCs, and so on and so forth.

If there is anything to rant about for the 3960x is that it is actually an 8-core CPU with two cores laser cut, but even then Intel wouldn't be able to keep thermals down at the same clock speeds. (I believe some of Intel's highest clocked 8-cores has a 150-watt TDP at stock speeds.) Even still, any consumer will not need that kind of CPU power except in very specific situations.

So I will conclude my rant on your rant by saying: What the hell do you care?
 
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#39
I'll take another post while I'm here :eek:

The only thing I can fault Intel for at this time is the bad TIM on IB chips, which isn't that bad cuz 5/10 minutes with a nice razor blade and you have a convertible! Plus brings some of us back to the olden days of lidless CPUs & gives some of us the thrill of popping the lid off. Once I get my MoBo I'm testing the chip and then popping the top.
 
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#40
dont forget intel intanium processors they cost more then 1k..
 

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This thread is ridiculous.
 
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Should be closed nothing constructive
 
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#44
Should be closed nothing constructive
even more so since the OP pulled a"lets post a troll and not comment" even though we clearly set him straight.
 
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#45
My Celeron G530 runs basically any game without any problems as well. I got it as a temporary solution but haven't found a reason to replace it so far. Conclusion: Any current processor is fine.
The same with my current system, same CPU and using the integrated Intel HD IGP.
 
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#46
Forgive me posting this here.Has Intel told us to piss off?
Well, they have the only practical solution in the gaming market (i5 2500k) and the FX-8120 is a known fail. Well, I wonder if Intel will sit on their fat smelly laurels just because they can and we can eat it just because AMD is weak.

Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition...$1,000 Really? Are you insane? Do you people in your board room meetings lol because stupid fools pay top dollar for the latest and the greatest.
When I'm looking for gaming parts I buy high end GPU's those give you FPS. Their are plenty of Procs that can allow your GPU's to run wield for cheap.
 
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#48
Seems to me this thread is a bit fail. It points out what is obvious to most, but apparently not the thread author.

If you feel $1000 is too much for a CPU, which most do, then just buy a $200-$300 model and OC it, but hey, that's another obvious point now isn't it?
 
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#49
Doors on this thread are getting ready to be closed for good.
 
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#50
Who says we are sane?
I bought a many TOL processors, but like Kreij, I got it on sale. Insane laughter > :laugh:
We are well overdue for a new emote :laugh:

This is good, 2 pages. Not amazing, but good. Usually troll threads are gone in 1. (Pssstt it's a seasoned troll trick - see how many pages you can get out of 1 troll post)
 
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