Man, FX's are really good. Check this out! - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Monitors, Printers and Peripherals
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 05-09-2005, 08:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
Monster Techie
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 1,363
Exclamation Man, FX's are really good. Check this out!

Just found this article here:http://news.zdnet.com/2100-9584_22-5678562.html

Quote:
"The FX will outperform the dual cores in the gaming environment, but the dual cores will outperform the FX in multitasking," Williams said.
Still.........
__________________

__________________

Quote:
Ricer: from the latin word Ricarius meaning to suck at everything you attempt.
desiboi is offline  
Old 05-09-2005, 08:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
Techie Beyond Description
 
Nubius's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 11,600
Default

This has been said time and time again. If you actually read that article linked in the dual core thread it says the same thing "The FX55 remains the current best solution for gaming"

Simply because games aren't dual threaded
__________________

Nubius is offline  
Old 05-09-2005, 08:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
Monster Techie
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 1,363
Default

If games were.......... Unbelivable graphics, sound, game play....................................
__________________

Quote:
Ricer: from the latin word Ricarius meaning to suck at everything you attempt.
desiboi is offline  
Old 05-09-2005, 08:09 PM   #4 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
 
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 530
Default

Athlon X-2's comin out end of May. supposed to deal with thermal heat better than Intel Dual cores so they can keep clock speeds up while Intel's best dual is 3.06ghz and their fastest single core is 3.8.

But Intel started the multiple threading and if it catches on like they hope AMD is gonna have to catch up.
FoxyLoxy is offline  
Old 05-09-2005, 09:02 PM   #5 (permalink)
Wizard Techie
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Canada
Posts: 3,790
Default

I wouldn't say Intel started multiple threading, hyperthreading simulates the enviroment of multicore processors but is nowhere close to the real thing. Both companies knew that multicore CPUs were inveitable as both have hit a bit of wall as increasing clock speeds results in more heat than the silicon can handle safely.

Although I will say that AMD has actually still taken strives to improve their single core heat dissipation, with voltage constantly dropping on these cores and the same said with power consumption, as well as plans to decrease the size and pin count of chips, single cores may not be as dead as people may have thought.
__________________
Intel C2D E6320 / AMD Athlon X2 3800+
Gigabyte 965P DS3 / DFI nF4 Ultra-D
2GB OCZ Gold PC2-6400 / 2GB OCZ Gold PC4000
eVGA 8800GTS 320MB / eVGA 6800GS 256MB
150GB Raptor / 74GB Raptor
2x500GB / 320GB
OCZ GameXStreme 850w / OCZ StealthXStream 600w
gaara is offline  
Old 05-09-2005, 09:27 PM   #6 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 577
Send a message via ICQ to Kadahaf Send a message via AIM to Kadahaf
Default

x2 would help with fraps because it lacks with amd
__________________

__________________
Because people hate searching.
Best ram guide.
Different cpu types.
Good video card guide
Kadahaf is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:02 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.