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Forum: General CPU Discussion 12-14-08, 07:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,019
Posted By th3
"If IBM made such good CPUs, then why did Apple...

"If IBM made such good CPUs, then why did Apple go through all the trouble of changing arch to Intel"

Imagine how much work Apple had to do to go from PPC to x86, and giving up on PPC even after...
Forum: General CPU Discussion 12-13-08, 10:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,529
Posted By th3
My impression is that its not so powerful, it is...

My impression is that its not so powerful, it is a low cost product with a small number of transistors, and the really big disadvantage is that it uses in-order execution. In-order reduces die-size,...
Forum: Intel CPUs 12-11-08, 03:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,244
Posted By th3
Im using cheapest RAM i could find, vanilla...

Im using cheapest RAM i could find, vanilla Crucial 1333 (with some kinda Micron D9 chips), i bet youre not interested in these.
10x multi yes, bios timings are set to 9-9-9-24 but CPU-Z shows...
Forum: Intel CPUs 12-11-08, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Posted By th3
Did a quick test a few days ago, tri is a win...

Did a quick test a few days ago, tri is a win imho.
Sandra latency / int bandwidth:
Dual channel: 57ns / 22.06GB
Tri channel: 59ns / 29.58GB

The increased latency is very small (Bios F4j), the...
Forum: Intel CPUs 12-11-08, 03:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,244
Posted By th3
Ofcourse you can. QPI speed is based on the base...

Ofcourse you can. QPI speed is based on the base clock, when you OC the CPU the QPI follows. Theres also multiplier settings for QPI, you can use that to overclock the QPI without overclocking the...
Forum: Intel CPUs 12-11-08, 12:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,528
Posted By th3
Sorry but you didnt read my post. If AMD, and...

Sorry but you didnt read my post. If AMD, and Phenom in particular, is doing that well in GTA4 and the reason is the IMC then i7 is gonna rule in GTA4. And THAT is what this thread is about, "Core i7...
Forum: Intel CPUs 12-11-08, 11:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,528
Posted By th3
http://forums.vr-zone.com/showthread.php?t=362187...

http://forums.vr-zone.com/showthread.php?t=362187


Why is AMD doing so well here? The memory controller maybe, that suggests that i7 with its enormous bandwidth and low latency will have a...
Forum: Intel Motherboards 12-11-08, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 681
Posted By th3
Thats a quadcore, they score a little higher in...

Thats a quadcore, they score a little higher in these benchmarks. Considering that you have a nice overclock on your CPU you should have somewhat higher score but i still think its close enough, i...
Forum: Intel CPUs 12-11-08, 10:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,528
Posted By th3
Yea, that was somewhat common in 2005, and those...

Yea, that was somewhat common in 2005, and those who said it were wrong. Could be the same with Core2 vs i7, i would be careful in advising ppl to buy Core2s unless they are on a strict budget, Q9550...
Forum: Intel CPUs 12-10-08, 06:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,342
Posted By th3
IF you assume it will not go a single MHz over...

IF you assume it will not go a single MHz over rated speed. Will be hard to find 1066 sticks that will not do 1333 CL8 at 1.65v. Even value sticks without heatsinks, DDR3 runs very cool.
Forum: Intel CPUs 12-10-08, 06:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,342
Posted By th3
I think you are right, in fact i dont think...

I think you are right, in fact i dont think anyone will say you are wrong. Its just that DDR3 hasnt been common before now. The i7s 1.65v limit is something lots of overclockers will abide to, so we...
Forum: Programming Tips and Tricks 12-10-08, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,032
Posted By th3
Threading and global objects. If those are easy...

Threading and global objects. If those are easy ways i wouldnt want to try it the hard way :D
Forum: Intel CPUs 12-10-08, 03:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,342
Posted By th3
My setup does not need extra voltage for tri...

My setup does not need extra voltage for tri channel. And we cant even say if high uncore voltage is so bad, it doesnt seem to create much heat, so even if it needs a small increase its no big deal....
Forum: Intel Motherboards 12-10-08, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 681
Posted By th3
No surprise there, AMD has a superior memory...

No surprise there, AMD has a superior memory controller.

Did you do any tweaks to Vista? Maybe remove the /3gb switch from boot.ini if its there.
Forum: Intel Motherboards 12-10-08, 02:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 681
Posted By th3
He must have gotten part of the mainboard model...

He must have gotten part of the mainboard model right, all Neo-F are close to the bottom of the line, or most MSI boards are imho. I guess P35 Neo-F.
Forum: General Hardware 12-10-08, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By th3
XP64 vs Vista64: XP64 is from the Server2003...

XP64 vs Vista64: XP64 is from the Server2003 codetree, in the early days of XP64 it had a bad habit of telling people that their software was not Server2003 compatible. In other words, its not a...
Forum: Intel Motherboards 12-10-08, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 681
Posted By th3
It looks a tad low, nothing serious, maybe your...

It looks a tad low, nothing serious, maybe your cheapo mainboard is shaving off a few hundred megabytes. Theres only so much one can do for bandwidth on the antique Intel FSB/MCH, even DDR3-1800 will...
Forum: nVidia GPUs 12-09-08, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By th3
Im sure Guvernment wanted to say "beats out the...

Im sure Guvernment wanted to say "beats out the 4870", 4850 is in a lower performance class than GTX 260.

If you can afford GTX 260 or HD4870 1GB then thats what you get, no need to settle for...
Forum: Intel Motherboards 12-08-08, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,188
Posted By th3
I want to try out the EVGA myself, what i heard...

I want to try out the EVGA myself, what i heard and dont like about it is its memory multipliers, 6x and 8x only for 920/940. Hopefully a Bios update will fix it, untill then its a boring board. =)
Forum: General Hardware 12-07-08, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,039
Posted By th3
Yellowbeards test 3 vs 6GB: ...

Yellowbeards test 3 vs 6GB:
http://www.ocforums.com/showthread.php?t=585154

Don256us said it best, I'm not falling for that any more, +1 to that. My RAM was delayed but tomorrow for sure ill be...
Forum: Alternative Operating Systems 12-07-08, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By th3
No idea on diskless cruncher, maybe try a boinc...

No idea on diskless cruncher, maybe try a boinc forum.



Boinc can run as daemon without the need for a user to logon, on Debian based distros it does this by default if installed through the...
Forum: General Hardware 12-06-08, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By th3
More uptodate rates from www.xe.com/ucc: 1 EUR...

More uptodate rates from www.xe.com/ucc:
1 EUR = 1.27150 USD
1 GBP = 1.47030 USD
The financial crisis been merciless to GBP and other non-Euro currencies in Europe.

Western Europe got somewhat...
Forum: General Hardware 12-06-08, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By th3
You got it mixed up, is not . That article was...

You got it mixed up, is not . That article was from March so it doesnt apply any more anyway but try to use the rate for Euro () and not GBP () and it looks better. Ofcourse prices are not...
Forum: Intel CPUs 12-06-08, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,012
Posted By th3
Did you try higher uncore voltage? My i7 doesnt...

Did you try higher uncore voltage? My i7 doesnt like as low as 1.35v, cant even do 175 then. At 1.54v it is prime stable at bclk 200.
Forum: Intel CPUs 12-06-08, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,934
Posted By th3
I would listen to papafox' advice, FSX alone...

I would listen to papafox' advice, FSX alone makes i7 worth every penny.


Very true, buy the newest while its still new. Two and a half years of Core2 and its been a golden age but dwelling on...
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