I just built an i5-4670k machine for work from used parts, figured I'd compare it to my trusty daily 5670@4GHz. Same 1600MHz 16GB DDR3 (different brand/timings, but close enough).
Cinebench R15: 908
Cinebench R20: 1857
HyperPi 0.99 1M 19x: 22.x seconds
LinX 0.6.5 8192MB, problem size...
My x5670 6c12t @4GHz just got 1857 on R20.
Stock i5-4670k I just built for work got 1409.
The i5 blew it out of the water on HyperPi 1M though, 12sec vs 22sec. And Linx 173GFlops vs my 72GFlops at the same settings.
My 980 with a bit of overclock sits at 60fps vsync on Ultra at 1920x1200. I set the FOV to 90 before I started, 75 didn't sound right. The graphics may be more of the same, but it looks awesome and considering the age of my machine I'm thrilled that I get to still play new games. The story...
I have an electrical engineering degree from a good Canadian university. But because I haven't gone through the long post-grad process to become a Professional Engineer, I cannot legally call myself "an engineer" at all in Canada. The term is protected federally, and regulated by provincial...
Having recently built a Ryzen B350 system for my parents, I look forward to seeing an out-the-door mature platform that may finally replace my X58 Xeon hex system. The Ryzen processor is impressive, but the platform experience has left a sour taste in my mouth.
Another gap to next series? It's been so long since series 9 that I forgot when the 10th was going to start, and my fb feed so devoid of 10 talk that I didn't know it started until the series was over. Now over a year wait again?