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will the 2 cores working as 1 module apply to games though?
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You should read up on how Bulldozer works.

1 module is two cores, there is nothing going on except more resources are shared to allow two cores to occupy less room.

Programs will see two cores, games will see two cores... The only thing that matters there x4 vs x8 is the performance hit the module takes when both cores are active due to sharing vs only one core in a module being active.
    
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The market to aim for is the OEM and server markets. Those will gain the biggest market share. The enthusiast market is very tiny.

Yes, but people and company's that buy pre-built computers or servers will see the price hike in AMD products and in turn will buy Intel because they will be cheaper and Intel has made a name for it self as a better company in the cpu department. Most people know when buying a computer that intel is the higher end company, and if they don't the person that is selling them the computer will tell them that. It has been this way for a few years so its going to be hard for people to change their ways because we are stubborn. This is meant more as a general statement about the none enthusiast customer.
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well, Olny resin to get amd, new tech is pushing and amd out latter so hope by default its their. Usb 3.0 , pci-e 3.0, Hope for sata 3.2 (new standard)

Is not BD then SB.
Now SB can use ivy so thats good. an ivy vs 990 = 40% faster....... WOW.
Now the new mobos for ivy are poping out. asrock gots one. pci-e 3.0 But the contorler is on ivy cpu. so it has a onboard for pci-2.0. and all other goods but no sata3.1 only sata3.0

You all know intel ha to give amd spcs on new chips. SO BD is not that much slower. BUt ivy just about to roll out then 2011 smile.gif <-- My new rig.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GfhTattoo;14320407 
well, Olny resin to get amd, new tech is pushing and amd out latter so hope by default its their. Usb 3.0 , pci-e 3.0, Hope for sata 3.2 (new standard)

Is not BD then SB.
Now SB can use ivy so thats good. an ivy vs 990 = 40% faster....... WOW.
Now the new mobos for ivy are poping out. asrock gots one. pci-e 3.0 But the contorler is on ivy cpu. so it has a onboard for pci-2.0. and all other goods but no sata3.1 only sata3.0

You all know intel ha to give amd spcs on new chips. SO BD is not that much slower. BUt ivy just about to roll out then 2011 smile.gif <-- My new rig.

I don't really know what you said...

But afaik current sandy boards will support everything Ivy brings except native USB 3.0, the PCIe 3.0 boards popping up are pure marketing imo.
    
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lol you got a 470 sli an 9800gt. and u dont care about the extra bandwidth. why you dont beats me.

Pci-e 3.0 is ~2 times faster as pci-e 2.0 (close to it like sli scaling) , but ya In not hear to convince anyone. Just facts.
My single 580 can max out pci-e 2.0 X8 speed , ANd keeplar(say 690) is faster then my card 2-4 X, well i see a problem. the pci-e 2.0 i almost geting maxed. SO if you want a pc for some time Get new mobos.
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Til someone actually gets there hands on a retail cpu nothing we say matters.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BallaTheFeared;14320431 
I don't really know what you said...

But afaik current sandy boards will support everything Ivy brings except native USB 3.0, the PCIe 3.0 boards popping up are pure marketing imo.

LOL what on earth did he say
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GfhTattoo;14320407 
well, Olny resin to get amd, new tech is pushing and amd out latter so hope by default its their. Usb 3.0 , pci-e 3.0, Hope for sata 3.2 (new standard)

Is not BD then SB.
Now SB can use ivy so thats good. an ivy vs 990 = 40% faster....... WOW.
Now the new mobos for ivy are poping out. asrock gots one. pci-e 3.0 But the contorler is on ivy cpu. so it has a onboard for pci-2.0. and all other goods but no sata3.1 only sata3.0

You all know intel ha to give amd spcs on new chips. SO BD is not that much slower. BUt ivy just about to roll out then 2011 smile.gif <-- My new rig.

please please please post again lol
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mit Namso;14320305 
will the 2 cores working as 1 module apply to games though?

Do not worry about it till the benchmarks appear

Speculation is a ± game make your decision when you know the exact performance of CPU
Quote:
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The only thing that matters there x4 vs x8 is the performance hit the module takes when both cores are active due to sharing vs only one core in a module being active.

That is currently unknown
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