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Old December 22, 2008, 10:22 PM
Jonwall Jonwall is offline
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Originally Posted by muse108dc View Post
if there are anywhere near that then AMD may be making its come back sooner than most anticipated. However, they look a little too good to be true and will be taken with a truckload of salt
Sounds like the exact same thing that was said about early hd4000 series cards lol, deju vu anyone?

What i find interesting is that the phenom II wins in crysis warhead and by a fairly big margin in far cry 2, both games that seem heavily cpu dependent, while the i7 wins in the other games which are more gpu intensive. Perhaps this thing really IS on par/better than intels i7 and atm its simply the chipsets holding amd back. Lets face it amds motherboards are not great for gaming compared to intels. If theyre only $300 theres going to be just as much of a cpu battle with price cuts galore as there has been in the gpu industry.
Case: HAF 932
CPU: AMD Phenom II 940 3.5ghz w/ OCZ Vendetta 2 Cooler
PSU: OCZ StealthXstream 600w
Mobo: ASUS M3A79-T Deluxe
Memory: 4gb OCZ Platinum 1000mhz ddr2
Graphics: 2x Sapphire 4830s in Crossfire
Keyboard: Logitech G11
Mouse: Logitech G9
HD:WD 640gb Caviar Black + 750gb Seagate
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