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Do you think that this is true? http://news.softpedia.com/news/AMD-B...d-201753.shtml

The 6 cores looks nice
post #2 of 7
Well they did say that Bulldozer will be 8 cores.
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..Hardly. If it was going to be leaked anywhere ...why ..Softpedia lol. its BS.

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Clock speeds are largely irrelevant without knowing how efficient the arch is. In other words, if you locked a Sandy Bridge cpu to 1 core only @ 4Ghz, it would still utterly destroy a P4 clocked at 8 Ghz in benchmarks (or real world performance). That is entirely due to the efficiency of the newer cpu's architecture vs. the older models.
Edited by Lucky 13 SpeedShop - 5/29/11 at 11:11am
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I am not going to trust anything untill benchmarks are out and it is released.
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post #7 of 7
Most anything that's "Leaked" amounts to advertising hype to spark interest in the product.
I'd do as the others have stated, I'd wait and see what the REAL world results are before believing it. Remember what happened in the other camp related to a SB chip? It didn't quite live up to the hype in every aspect as claimed before it's release but real world results showed us what the real deal was.

Personally I do have plans on getting one but like anything else, I'm not holding my breath based on the article or anything else.
Either it will run as stated or not.
Edited by Kryton - 5/30/11 at 8:29am
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