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Old 03-10-2010, 03:19 PM   #11
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people say they get it to 3.5 on air so i mean i will OC it atleast 3.0 and its a newer chip. if its not worth it someone let me know.
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Old 03-10-2010, 03:57 PM   #12
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There's more to it than just the numbers. The architectures are different. The old Pentium's are not very efficient clock-per-clock, which is why most gamers went with AMD's K8 CPU's at the time. Despite having slower clocks, they still performed better.
Exactly. Clock speeds and all of that are only good for comparing processors within the same series. The architectures are what really matter, and the end performance more then anything
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Old 03-10-2010, 05:37 PM   #13
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Exactly. Clock speeds and all of that are only good for comparing processors within the same series. The architectures are what really matter, and the end performance more then anything
So its an upgrade! =) Thought i would let yall know i went from a HD 4850 to this today its not an upgrade or a downgrade exactly but i prefer the nvidia card. i will also be posting pics to sell a 4850 soon it will be located in trade/sell. talk to yall soon



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Old 03-10-2010, 06:17 PM   #14
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Um, I think you did downgrade.
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Old 03-10-2010, 06:18 PM   #15
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Um, I think you did downgrade.
i cant explain some reason this thing just works better.
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Old 03-10-2010, 07:15 PM   #16
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Yea, the HD 4850 is a better performing card than the 9600 GSO. It even beats out the 9600 GT quite easily.
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The 9600 GSO is tons faster than the 9600 GT...

Its G92 vs. G94. The G92 is gonna win.
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The 9600 GSO is tons faster than the 9600 GT...

Its G92 vs. G94. The G92 is gonna win.
It's not faster than a 4850 though, right?
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no, not even close.
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The 9600 GSO is tons faster than the 9600 GT...

Its G92 vs. G94. The G92 is gonna win.
just a bit if any

http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/142...mb/index7.html
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