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Re: AMD FX-8150 @ 4.8Ghz MAME 0.143u9 Benchmarks
10/19/12 06:07 PM


> > well i saw that on a site the intel ting- will clock speed help mame- fx can clock
> > very good speeds when overclocked- will this help mame games run faster. forget
> > benchmarks i want to now how the games actually ran on the chip. cus i want to
> build
> > a pc for mame and tings are very expensive were i live and i cant afford intel.
>
>
> Clock speed is irrelevant...an Intel sandybridge/Ivybridge CPU is 40-50% faster than
> a Bulldozer FX CPU at the same clockspeed.
>
> Just think about that for a second...an Intel CPU at 4Ghz is as fast as an AMD FX CPU
> would be at nearly 6Ghz in MAME.
>
> I've done my own testing in MAME with an AMD Phenom II CPU that can run with 2,3 or 4
> (@3.8Ghz) cores and I can tell you for a fact that the optimum efficiency is 3
> cores...any more than that and the gains are marginal, about 5% at most.
>
> A dual core budget Intel CPU with Hyperthreading running at 3Ghz or so will be most
> likely faster for MAME than a 4Ghz overclocked AMD FX CPU with 4 or more cores.
>
> There is no getting around the fact that for MAME, Intel CPU's wipe the floor with
> AMD, having said all that, the VAST majority of games in MAME will run at full speed
> on a 4Ghz or faster AMD CPU, and those that don't, are for the most part, pretty
> unplayable anyway, because of immature driver support in MAME.

whats the highest clocked i3 that i can get out of the box that is - would that be a good chip







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* AMD FX-8150 @ 4.8Ghz MAME 0.143u9 Benchmarks taz-nz 11/07/11 02:17 AM
. * Re: AMD FX-8150 @ 4.8Ghz MAME 0.143u9 Benchmarks Readen  10/16/12 07:58 PM
. * Re: AMD FX-8150 @ 4.8Ghz MAME 0.143u9 Benchmarks Ziggy100  10/17/12 04:39 PM
. * Re: AMD FX-8150 @ 4.8Ghz MAME 0.143u9 Benchmarks Readen  10/18/12 07:23 PM
. * Re: AMD FX-8150 @ 4.8Ghz MAME 0.143u9 Benchmarks Ziggy100  10/19/12 11:37 AM
. * Re: AMD FX-8150 @ 4.8Ghz MAME 0.143u9 Benchmarks Readen  10/19/12 06:07 PM
. * Re: AMD FX-8150 @ 4.8Ghz MAME 0.143u9 Benchmarks Ziggy100  10/19/12 06:38 PM
. * Re: AMD FX-8150 @ 4.8Ghz MAME 0.143u9 Benchmarks Readen  10/19/12 07:02 PM
. * Re: AMD FX-8150 @ 4.8Ghz MAME 0.143u9 Benchmarks Kitsune Sniper  10/17/12 07:09 PM
. * Re: AMD FX-8150 @ 4.8Ghz MAME 0.143u9 Benchmarks B2K24  10/17/12 09:34 PM
. * Re: AMD FX-8150 @ 4.8Ghz MAME 0.143u9 Benchmarks Sune  11/08/11 06:25 AM
. * Re: AMD FX-8150 @ 4.8Ghz MAME 0.143u9 Benchmarks John IV  11/08/11 06:33 AM
. * Re: AMD FX-8150 @ 4.8Ghz MAME 0.143u9 Benchmarks R. Belmont  11/07/11 07:38 PM
. * Re: AMD FX-8150 @ 4.8Ghz MAME 0.143u9 Benchmarks Ziggy100  11/07/11 01:32 PM
. * Re: AMD FX-8150 @ 4.8Ghz MAME 0.143u9 Benchmarks mesk  11/07/11 08:47 PM
. * Re: AMD FX-8150 @ 4.8Ghz MAME 0.143u9 Benchmarks John IV  11/08/11 02:31 AM

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