Published on 6th November 2012 by
Nvidia GeForce GTX 490 3GB graphics card
Originally Posted by Blackshark
And remind me, why have we not had a the same level of die shrinkage with AMD? as intel.
Originally Posted by PanosHmm. Sticking with my water cooled T1100 @ 4.6Ghz.
However I am surprised for the low FPS the 690 GTX produces. I have a 580 GTX and with everything on, including HD gfx & texture mods, I get way better fps!!!
Originally Posted by The_CrapmanMeanwhile consumers aren't getting the best deal, with it costing £165 on scan and a whopping £180 on overclockers! I honestly see no reason at all for anyone to buy this processor.
Originally Posted by xxxsonic1971I might as well keep my old i7 920 for another couple of years then...
Originally Posted by BlacksharkFor the server market AMD are providing some compelling solutions. For integrated solutions, netbooks, laptops and the base end of the PC market, AMD is the way to go. But for enthusiasts it is hard to see anything that they can provide.
Originally Posted by Harlequincan you rerun this on Win 8 please - the scheduler is apparantly better designed
Originally Posted by fdbh96Toms hardware (I think) tested it and in some cases it was worse than a hot fixed win7.
Amd really are in trouble, it doesnt even beat the i5 when overclocked, let alone at stock at a higher power consumption and without a gpu inside. I dont see why people would buy these unless the only thing you ever used was multi threaded applications, which is probably a very small demographic.
Originally Posted by SpreadieYep, my 920 @ 4.2GHz is probably on par with the 8350.
Originally Posted by runadumbI went a little pale(r) when I saw the difference in Power consumption between Ivy bridge and the old i7.
Originally Posted by runadumbDon't know about you but I went a little pale(r) when I saw the difference in Power consumption between Ivy bridge and the old i7. With that in mind and the fact (like hustler) I'm a huge emulation fan I can see me going Haswell next year.
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