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The AMD Processors being used is hidden but its confirmed by users that it was a 6/8 Core Zambezi-FX Processor and the benchmarks used for testing included CineBench R11.5 (x64) and R17 (x64). Both benchmarks evaluate the CPU performance capabilities. The AMD CPU scored 7.37 in Multi-Core rendering (CineBench R11.5) against the Intel i7 2600K’s 6.23 and i7 990x’s 8.42. A single digit score improvement in this benchmark means that Intel’s top line Sandy bridge will finally get some tough competition from the Zambezi-FX CPU’s.
The anticipation sucks, it just sucks. Screw the fanboy-ism...if this is real, this could be an awesome chip manufacturer duel. Not just in price, but in tech. This could be big, or AMD could just be pullin' our pisser. Either way, it's still gonna be a trip.

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Looks like crud to me. Not worthy of the News section. Rumors section is the place for this.
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My 2600k scored 9.24 in Cinebench R11.5 at 4.8GHz....

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My 2600k scored 9.24 in Cinebench R11.5 at 4.8GHz....

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Well, yours is OC'd. Theirs isn't.
 
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My 2600k scored 9.24 in Cinebench R11.5 at 4.8GHz....

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At the same clock speed this will probably beat it.
    
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Given that Intel CPUs performance is about 1 to 1.5 years ahead of AMD, I doubt AMD will jump that gap all at once with Bulldozer. I'm sure Bulldozer will be a great improvement, but I really don't think it'll be taking any performance crowns, and even if it comes close the new Sandy Bridges and Ivy Bridges aren't far off.
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At the same clock speed this will probably beat it.
You would kinda hope so with 8 cores...
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Given that Intel CPUs performance is about 1 to 1.5 years ahead of AMD, I doubt AMD will jump that gap all at once with Bulldozer. I'm sure Bulldozer will be a great improvement, but I really don't think it'll be taking any performance crowns, and even if it comes close the new Sandy Bridges and Ivy Bridges aren't far off.
I hate how people always mention Ivy Bridge, which is an architecture that will come in Q1 2012, and then forget that Bulldozer Enhanced comes Q4 2011.
    
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exactly - but if the chip is introduced at 8core for $300 thats awesome
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You would kinda hope so with 8 cores...
6 or 8 cores. Considering this is Cinebench and the score it got, it's probably the 6-core.
    
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