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Its quite amusing to watch him isnt it?
It is to be honest

But seriously, he's not wrong. Sandy Bridge > Phenom II...Yes sure

But my CPU does NOT bottleneck my current GPU.

If I remember, Balla was all over Thuban until he got his Sandy Bridge...
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post #72 of 98
Leave poor balla alone! He's on my good list
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post #73 of 98
LOL...im messing with balla. that fool takes bottleneck like an assassin! relax man. my amd setup a biggest bottleneck ever. LOL. you happy?
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LOL...im messing with balla. that fool takes bottleneck like an assassin! relax man. my amd setup a biggest bottleneck ever. LOL. you happy?
Mine too My bottleneck is on my good list too, because it nevers goes under 20FPS
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post #75 of 98
Yeah I'm very happy sleeper.

Ever since I left AMD I've actually gotten what I paid for.



The only way I could be any more happy is if people who say they aren't bottlenecked actually prove it. But then this is the AMD section, a place where logic doesn't exist.
    
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post #76 of 98
@OP and the others with the Athlon's itching to upgrade or wait:

I suggest taking the plunge into the 2500k, it's a brilliant chip, and the price/performance of it is excellent.

If you're determined to wait for BD no matter what, you should wait a few weeks, compare the best 9XX Motherboard's with good quality Phase, buy that and an aftermarket cooler.
Chuck in your Athlon II, OC the shizniz outta it.
Save some more, buy RAM, save some more, buy GPU, save some more, buy SSD.

Bulldozer released, wait for reviews before you buy, and a couple of weeks for reports of them blowing up at 7GHz with 1.891v or how awesome they are, and how you're better off buying the Quad core and unlocking an extra 16-cores from it, than forking out on the 8xxxP.
Okay, I dunno where that last bit came from, I'm tired. But you get the point.

Tl;dr
If you really want power now, 2500k=no regrets regardless of BD's performance.

If you wanna wait, buy bits at a time until release, stagger your money spendature=the brilliance of AMD.
 
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I think he was replying to you
I think he was referring to blostorm saying that "We will have bulldozer" as in the amd people

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According to papers, we will have 8 cores @ 3.8 GHz with a 4.2 GHz turbo.

Edited by 855211 - 6/6/11 at 1:54pm
    
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I think he was referring to Blostorm saying that "We will have bulldozer" as in the amd people
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Fixed
oops totaly unintentional XD
    
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post #80 of 98
you can always be waiting. By the time bulldozer releases, you will be saying, "its only a few more months until Ivy Bridge" and wonder if you should wait for that. You've been waiting for long enough to upgrade. Stop torturing yourself and take the plunge. Sandy bridge will give you the performance you desire for a long time. If your ready to buy now, there is no reason to wait.
    
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