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Windows 7: my HD5970 experience

23 Dec 2009   #81
ThePizzaMan

Windows 7 Ulitimate Beta 32 Bit, Windows Vista 32 Bit, Ubuntu 9.10 32 Bit
 
 

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oh Mitch if it ever does get to be to much stress for you.... i'll be glad to take care of it for you haha...... once they get the drivers out..... pair it up with a i7 or i9.... this thing will be unstoppable
!!! is pizza going intel
hahaha heck no! but i have to admit it is faster than a phenom II


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23 Dec 2009   #82
Dom

Windows Seven Ultimate
 
 

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oh Mitch if it ever does get to be to much stress for you.... i'll be glad to take care of it for you haha...... once they get the drivers out..... pair it up with a i7 or i9.... this thing will be unstoppable
!!! is pizza going intel
hahaha heck no! but i have to admit it is faster than a phenom II
remember AGES back... i told you the i7 would be the best/fastest for a long time. but still too expensive! is an i5 faster tho?
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23 Dec 2009   #83
ThePizzaMan

Windows 7 Ulitimate Beta 32 Bit, Windows Vista 32 Bit, Ubuntu 9.10 32 Bit
 
 

ehhhhh i5 is about the same... sometimes faster sometimes slower all depends
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23 Dec 2009   #84
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

I'd for for a phenom 965 rather than i5 or i7 - yes intel is faster, but do you actually need that speed?
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23 Dec 2009   #85
ThePizzaMan

Windows 7 Ulitimate Beta 32 Bit, Windows Vista 32 Bit, Ubuntu 9.10 32 Bit
 
 

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I'd for for a phenom 965 rather than i5 or i7 - yes intel is faster, but do you actually need that speed?
exactly +1
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23 Dec 2009   #86
Everlong

 

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I'd for for a phenom 965 rather than i5 or i7 - yes intel is faster, but do you actually need that speed?
Knowing the speed is there is what it's all about.
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24 Dec 2009   #87
Dom

Windows Seven Ultimate
 
 

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I'd for for a phenom 965 rather than i5 or i7 - yes intel is faster, but do you actually need that speed?
and that speed for the price when you can overclock Phenoms just as well? I get your point.
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30 Dec 2009   #88
A320

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Just so I get this straight, and yes I am on a couple of OC forums, but generally speaking, if I change nothing else BUT continue to increase the CPU's clock, am I unleashing more juice from my video card?
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30 Dec 2009   #89
ThePizzaMan

Windows 7 Ulitimate Beta 32 Bit, Windows Vista 32 Bit, Ubuntu 9.10 32 Bit
 
 

hm... chances are yes
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31 Dec 2009   #90
skunksmash

SEVEN x64
 
 

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Just so I get this straight, and yes I am on a couple of OC forums, but generally speaking, if I change nothing else BUT continue to increase the CPU's clock, am I unleashing more juice from my video card?
in general the higher CPU frequency allows for greater data throughput from CPU to chipset, which = a faster throughput from CPU/chipset to GPU.

as you can see from the benches i listed, i bottleneck quite badly with this card & my chip is not that slow.
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