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Poll Results: Which one?

 
  • 79% (65)
    Sandy Bridge E
  • 20% (17)
    Bulldozer
82 Total Votes  
post #21 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by lowfiwhiteguy View Post
Intel nailed it with SB and if they're going to continue improving that architecture then my vote is for SB-E. AMD's chipsets have been about as impressive as a goat rodeo lately, I think I'm never going to own one again... Until there is an 'AMD Renaissance' of sorts and they do something totally groundbreaking to win the performance PC segment back again like they had done in the early 2000's.
Was AMD great or did Intel really just screw up on the P4?
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post #22 of 29
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Originally Posted by sintricate View Post
Was AMD great or did Intel really just screw up on the P4?
Yes.
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post #23 of 29
do you think improvised BD will have a stock speed at 4.2 ghz?
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post #24 of 29
6 Core Sandy Bridge E = 12 Core Bulldozer

Unless were comparing a 5Ghz BD Vs a 3.3Ghz SB-E then

6 Core SB-E = 8 Core BD
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post #25 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by ecnelitsep View Post
6 Core Sandy Bridge E = 12 Core Bulldozer

Unless were comparing a 5Ghz BD Vs a 3.3Ghz SB-E then

6 Core SB-E = 8 Core BD
And you got that from?

I reckon SB-E will be the better performing CPU, as much as I want Bulldozer to bulldoze everything Intel has. AMD will have to count on being able to price their chips well if they can't take on SB to target the value-minded consumers again.
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post #26 of 29
Why wont this die????
    
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post #27 of 29
My 6 core sandy bridge e I buy in november clocked at 4.5gz will **** on any bulldozer during music production on my x79 mobo with 32+ gigs of ram.
That is all.
post #28 of 29

As much as we'd all like this to happen

with peter being intel unfortunately its the other way round. AMD already confirmed that the IPC speed is going to be a touch slower than the phenomII's but that having more (8) cores overclocked and AVX would make up for this and would net more throughput overall. So if optimistic I see it will play out this way:

Yes an 8 core bulldozer may offer you similar computational throughput as a 2600k but it will be at the cost of IPC performance and power efficiency and as such people looking for a a system that is not affected by single thread performance ie video encoding etc will get budget performance beating intels price point but people looking to play games that need screaming IPC speed will be disappointed.

Although i'm curious to see how much the IPC speed on bulldozer increases if you were to interleave cores ever other one so that each module only had one thread active and worked like a normal core then possibly ud be able to clock above 5.5Ghz and rival a 2500k perhaps idk.
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post #29 of 29
Bulldozer is aimed at closing the gap on existing SB processors, not SB-E. Besides that they are positioned at completely different ends of the price spectrum.
 
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