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Which AMD FX Cpu will you be getting!?

Poll Results: What route will you take?

Poll expired: Jun 4, 2011  
  • 9% (21)
    AMD FX 4110
  • 12% (28)
    AMD FX 6110
  • 8% (19)
    AMD FX 8110
  • 35% (78)
    AMD FX 8130P
  • 14% (31)
    Sandy Bridge
  • 19% (42)
    Wait for Q4 AMD FX chips
219 Total Votes  
post #1 of 90
Thread Starter 
If the title sounds familiar it is, cuz i asked the same question about the 990FX boards and that thread seemed to take off pretty well.

Since, according to AMD's road map, they will be releasing (4) FX chips in about 2 weeks or so, I am wondering which one will you guys be picking up?

So what we know is:

a: There will be 4 chips released in Q2 of this year.
b: Leaks seem to put those chips at 4 cores 95w, 6 cores 95w, 8 cores 95w, and 8 cores 125w.
c: Leaks also have names for these chips now:
AMD FX 4110 4-core cpu 95w
AMD FX 6110 6-core cpu 95w
AMD FX 8110 8-core cpu 95w
AMD FX 8130P 8-core cpu 125w
d: 4 more FX chips are scheduled to release in Q4 of this fiscal year.

Most other information like clock speed and turbo boost are speculative and rumors at the time of this post.

The main reason Im interested to know what you guys will be getting is because all I hear right now is how more then 4 cores is over kill and unneeded with the exception for doing a few things. So does this mean guys who only game and surf the web and stuff will all be getting 4 cores? I myself will get as many cores as i can afford and i'm not going to worry if i dont take full advantage of them. But I like to benchmark and stuff too so I'll get my kicks.

Anyways vote above, and maybe leave a brief description of why you went that route and what you mainly use your PC for. Thanks for looking!






Edited by Chuckclc - 5/25/11 at 7:41pm
post #2 of 90
Thread Starter 
I voted for 6 cores, just because I have 6 now and i want to see the performance difference. Down the line will probably sale it off and go 8 though.
post #3 of 90
definitely getting the 4 module/8 core one's. im waiting for benchmarks. if it sucks then id get a 2600k instead. i really hope it's great esp in folding
post #4 of 90
Voted for the 8130p, assuming it comes out in Q2.

According to this link:
http://news.softpedia.com/news/AMD-s...t-202051.shtml

They've been delayed till Q3.
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post #5 of 90
How diligent has AMD been with their roadmaps in the past? Does stuff usually come out when expected?
post #6 of 90
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Originally Posted by snieves View Post
How diligent has AMD been with their roadmaps in the past? Does stuff usually come out when expected?
So,so, i'd say.

Graphics usually seems to hit the time frames.

CPU's are all over the place. The Phenom 1 was such a flop they basically had to relaunch with the Phenom 2.
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post #7 of 90
Sorry if this sounds dumb but whats the difference between these two:
AMD FX 8110 8-core cpu 95w
AMD FX 8130P 8-core cpu 125w

Also who really needs to have 8 cores? I would get this but since most things don't even get past 6 cores what is 2 more cores going to accomplish?
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post #8 of 90
I think my next upgrade will be Ivy Bridge for 1155, assuming its a 4 core 4 thread chip around the $200 mark.

22nm would be fun, but I'll probably wait for several batches to come out first before I purchase so I have a higher chance of getting a more refined chip.


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post #9 of 90
if the 6 core can better the 2500k by 10% or so, I ll go for that. I expect it to be the price/ performance sweet spot simply because the 2500k is the big selling chip right now and thats the market AMD must crack
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post #10 of 90
since they share an FPU, and a bunch of their cache, the 8core is probably more like a souped up 4 core in performance.

Probably me getting the 8130P. IDK what P means, but i like it
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