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If it's "slow as crap" there is something definitely wrong with your system.

^ THIS .

I believe him. When I went from AM3 I noticed stuff like the device manager opened up instantly and stuff like that. The difference isn't huge, but it's certainly noticeable.
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I believe him. When I went from AM3 I noticed stuff like the device manager opened up instantly and stuff like that. The difference isn't huge, but it's certainly noticeable.
I'd reaaaaaaaaaaaaally like to see some proof on this.
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System responsiveness. In other words, how well the system seems to react to your input.

I feel like the i5 was a lot quicker than the X6.
It has a Intel sticker,of course it "feels faster".
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hold up uploading a digital scan of my memories and converting to video for proof.
Or you could just download screen recording software.
Edited by Heavy MG - 5/12/11 at 7:36pm
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I'd reaaaaaaaaaaaaally like to see some proof on this.

It has a Intel sticker,of course it "feels faster".
hold up uploading a digital scan of my memories and converting to video for proof.
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Because the architecture is already too slow, and adding 2 more cores wouldn't help anything.
to be honest i would say this.
also, even though the C3 X4s and Thubies are extremely cool running CPUs, the 8 cores might make it too hot.
also, its not worth it imo. and that would kill the main selling point of BD when it comes out.
who knows, maybe AMD might make a Phenom II X8 later for us, but its HIGHLY unlikely.
    
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I'd reaaaaaaaaaaaaally like to see some proof on this.

It has a Intel sticker,of course it "feels faster".

Or you could just download screen recording software.
There is this thing, called "subjective observation"

I believe it applies here.

And yes, nothing with an AMD sticker feels as responsive.

For the record though, i have both stickers on my bench (and btw, that is an AM3 board on there right now)


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"Too slow"? Huh?
Yea.. The architecture itself is slow. Adding more cores won't help the cache or the way the cores are connected.
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Yea.. The architecture itself is slow. Adding more cores won't help the cache or the way the cores are connected.
Being not as fast doesn't equal it being "too slow".
What do you expect from a CPU that costs a lot less?
i7 970- $594
PHII X6 1090T- $189
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The 950 is $200 new (or whatever MC sells it for), and still beats the 1090T though.

especially in single/ <4 threaded apps (read: almost all)
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umm because they can get you to buy the more expensive bulldozer, that why.
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The 950 is $200 new (or whatever MC sells it for), and still beats the 1090T though.

especially in single/ <4 threaded apps (read: almost all)
Yet, 1366 motherboards are $200 or more.
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