The Core i3-12100 beats the Ryzen 5 3600 in gaming benchmarks

captaincranky

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If you didn't care you wouldn't respond :)

To answer your question though, the only stickers I put on cases are those that come with the hardware. So cpu/gpu/mobo/ram stickers. If there's room and they don't ruin the look that is.

I have this avatar to trigger hardware fanboys that have brand loyalty to companies that don't give a crap about you or anyone else. I go for what ever hardware gives good perf for the price, regardless of who makes it.
Actually, your avatar makes you look like a fanboy. So what or who exactly, are you trying to trigger with it? I'm not an Intel fanboy, but I will give credit where credit is due. (BTW it hasn't been due to Intel for a few years) I admit AMD fanboys trigger me, since I've had to listen them for years, ever since AMD popped it head up, saw its own shadow, and decided it was back it the CPU business.

So, what have we learned? AMD cares deeply for you and Intel doesn't, so you're bitter about that?

I have a rather more Spartan aesthetic with respect to computer cases. I think putting stickers on them gives them too much of a "I'm tweeting from mom's basement" look. Silly me, I throw decals away no matter what product they come with. After all, I don't feel either my computers or guitar cases are unpaid ad spaces. But, I suppose if they make you feel like you belong somewhere, go for it.
I'm not really into RGB either. It's sort of like the computer geek's version of, "glass pack mufflers" for cars. You know, "my car's fast, listen to all the noise it makes".
 

AMDGeForceRX3090

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Actually, your avatar makes you look like a fanboy. So what or who exactly, are you trying to trigger with it? I'm not an Intel fanboy, but I will give credit where credit is due. (BTW it hasn't been due to Intel for a few years) I admit AMD fanboys trigger me, since I've had to listen them for years, ever since AMD popped it head up, saw its own shadow, and decided it was back it the CPU business.

So, what have we learned? AMD cares deeply for you and Intel doesn't, so you're bitter about that?

I have a rather more Spartan aesthetic with respect to computer cases. I think putting stickers on them gives them too much of a "I'm tweeting from mom's basement" look. Silly me, I throw decals away no matter what product they come with. After all, I don't feel either my computers or guitar cases are unpaid ad spaces. But, I suppose if they make you feel like you belong somewhere, go for it.
I'm not really into RGB either. It's sort of like the computer geek's version of, "glass pack mufflers" for cars. You know, "my car's fast, listen to all the noise it makes".
If they misunderstand it, like you, then who cares? Not like I'd even know either way. It's just for a laugh.
I already said no company gives a crap about you. They care about profits.
As for stickers, they're just there to say what's in it really. Not exactly ad space sitting in my bedroom or living room is it? RGB is personal choice. I dislike all the over the top rainbow lights and flashing, I think it looks awful. But that's just my preference, if someone likes all that then who cares?




Anyway back to the topic at hand. I'm interested to see if AMD bother with a budget CPU for Zen4. One is long overdue. Even then the Ryzen 3 3300 seemed to be very rare so not exactly viable. A Ryzen 3 7300 for a good price should shake things up a bit and give the i3 12100 some competition.
 
Agreed, and not only that, they are comparing a 2019 chip to a 2021 chip... hmmmm, logic

The irony, AMD release schedule if you actually go back far enough to see the start, it was them releasing at the end of an Intel generation to hide how bad they were. AMD fanboys gone from ignoring that, to complaining about anything like it because it is no longer AMD.
 

AMDGeForceRX3090

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The irony, AMD release schedule if you actually go back far enough to see the start, it was them releasing at the end of an Intel generation to hide how bad they were. AMD fanboys gone from ignoring that, to complaining about anything like it because it is no longer AMD.
Isn't that back in the K6 days? Even then I don't see why people care so much for one company or the other.
Over the years my main system has gone back and forth between intel and AMD over and over. My decision was pretty much cost/performance. Only reason I'm on a 5600X right now is cause that was the best perf for the price when I got it. Had I waited a few months later I'd have an i5 11400F.

I get being a fanboy for your football team or something, but.. a CPU maker? lol.
 
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captaincranky

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Only reason I'm on a 5600X right now is cause that was the best perf for the price when I got it. Had I waited a few months later I'd have an i5 11400F.
As someone whose "newest machine", is based on an i5-6600K, and who doesn't game, I find this little i3-12100 intriguing. Essentially it has all the oomph of my current i5, with 4 extra threads.
I've always built with Intel, perhaps for no other reason than brand recognition. We're certainly not fanboy material.

Anyway, it seems to me that this little CPU could be a veritable "hot rod", if certain other system parts were to become available.
1: A compatible Matx board using DDR-4
2: An Nvidia GTX-1650 or 1660, at or near MSRP. (I know those are both big asks).
That would be more than sufficient for the casual gamer at 1080p, or even 1440p, with less demanding titles.

Best of all, you wouldn't need to take out a 2nd mortgage to afford it. (y) (Y)
 

Danny101

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If you didn't care you wouldn't respond :)

To answer your question though, the only stickers I put on cases are those that come with the hardware. So cpu/gpu/mobo/ram stickers. If there's room and they don't ruin the look that is.

I have this avatar to trigger hardware fanboys that have brand loyalty to companies that don't give a crap about you or anyone else. I go for what ever hardware gives good perf for the price, regardless of who makes it.
There's nothing wrong with brand loyalty. It's the whining when you're brand is losing the current horse race. Just give the other brand props, so the brand you have chosen picks up the pace. I upgrade based on what is current relative to what I have and my needs. Which is never the latest and greatest. My upgrade periods were: 1994, 1999, 2002, 2009, 2018. All are AMD-based, except for 1999. I also have 2 laptops: AMD-personal, Intel-work. No brand loyalty there. No telling how long I'll be on my current DT system. I do game, but again, not necessarily on the latest and greatest. Which is the reason why I appreciate consoles. Slows down the development process. Granted, they are getting into the hardware incremental approach as well. I chuckle at all the gaslighting.
 
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Danny101

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It would be great if Microsoft would issue a gaming Windows/Xbox OS only that leverages as much resources only to gaming. It would give more life to older systems and would 'green' as they are like bandy about.