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I definitely need more cores lol

I want to cast freaking 1080p@60fps

I am stuck with 640x360@25fps

"Bulldozer" getting SSE4.1 and SSE4.2 and AVX

If I upgraded from my Phenom II to it

I could expect results like

640x360@25fps(stock) to 1280x720@50fps(stock) to 1080p@60fps(Overclocked)
Get a 4P G34 board and four 16-core Interlagos CPUs.

Problem solved.
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post #132 of 414
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Get a 4P G34 board and four 16-core Interlagos CPUs.

Problem solved.
Can't overclock

Game/Broadcasting performance needs more Cycles per Second/Instructions per Second which can only come from Overclocking(and only the FX "Bulldozer" CPUs can overclock)

Sure it will help in the broadcasting having 64 cores....and all but the game wouldn't like 2.1-2.3GHz CPUs and I am definitely not buying 4 $800-$1000 16 core CPUs
nor a $500-$800 4P motherboard and definitely not getting a Windows Server OS YUCK!
Edited by Seronx - 7/28/11 at 9:11pm
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Can't overclock

Game/Broadcasting performance needs more Cycles per Second/Instructions per Second which can only come from Overclocking
No multithreaded programs for that available?

EDIT: you ninja edited on me lol... yeah I know some games suck with CPU optimization and you can't OC on server boards as their BIOS is designed with more server-like options... anyway...

In that case...



Also that whole post was a joke... I guess humor just doesn't come through on the interwebs sometimes.
Edited by Usario - 7/28/11 at 9:16pm
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No multithreaded programs for that available?
The less cores used and the higher the clock rate = Higher quality casts
Games(25%) Casting(Games)((50%)) Other Tasks(25%) Percentages = CPU used


What you want to have in a perfect scenario
Right now since games I play always use all 4 cores....
Games(60%) Casting(Games)((30%)) Other Tasks(10%)

If I was to upgrade from Phenom II 4 core to FX 8-core I expect CPU usage to go from
78% to 40%
Stock to Stock
78% to 35%
Stock to Overclock
(These are equal workloads though, and as I stated before I expect to increase workloads by a significant manner)

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Also that whole post was a joke... I guess humor just doesn't come through on the interwebs sometimes.
I know, I did laugh
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What a silly discussion going on here.

Are official BD benchmarks out? No. Does this mean we know if it will perform better or not (over the 2500k/2600k)? No. So why is everyone going nuts over nothing?

Second, when you game at high resolution, on anything other than RTS', both the PII and the Core i5/i7 do quite well hand in hand to each other, with what, a couple of frames different? Unless you are playing the games at lower resolution (something like 1280x1024 or so), then we can talk. But seeing as how majority of people here are enthusiasts, I doubt many of you are playing at those resolutions.

I am fine with my 1055T. I see it barely hitting 50/60% in games while my GPU is using 100%. I see no bottlenecking and I am happy with it (I game at 1080p). I think I would be happy with either AMD or Intel. Doesn't matter. They do what I want them to do. Some people here need to get off their high horse.

Now, on Topic: I look forward to BD. If the 8 core is going to go for $300, then that should be a good buy, as long as the performance is there as well. I like to do various things (Gaming, video encoding, photo editing, etc), so 8 cores would be nice to have, would help speed up multitasking
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What a silly discussion going on here.

Are official BD benchmarks out? No. Does this mean we know if it will perform better or not (over the 2500k/2600k)? No. So why is everyone going nuts over nothing?
Yes but Llano benchmarks where out before release, published by AMD no less. That, plus all the delays must tell you something...
    
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No one seems to have noted the obvious, The competition draw is on the 9th Sept, meaning that bulldozer release will be around there if not earlier, but def not later as they wont want the winners to have to sign NDA's.
So just over a month max to wait !!!!

I cannot wait
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Sandy 2600k(meh, if it means i can keep up the the top guys, ill have to do it )
   
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What a silly discussion going on here.

Are official BD benchmarks out? No. Does this mean we know if it will perform better or not (over the 2500k/2600k)? No. So why is everyone going nuts over nothing?

Second, when you game at high resolution, on anything other than RTS', both the PII and the Core i5/i7 do quite well hand in hand to each other, with what, a couple of frames different? Unless you are playing the games at lower resolution (something like 1280x1024 or so), then we can talk. But seeing as how majority of people here are enthusiasts, I doubt many of you are playing at those resolutions.

I am fine with my 1055T. I see it barely hitting 50/60% in games while my GPU is using 100%. I see no bottlenecking and I am happy with it (I game at 1080p). I think I would be happy with either AMD or Intel. Doesn't matter. They do what I want them to do. Some people here need to get off their high horse.

Now, on Topic: I look forward to BD. If the 8 core is going to go for $300, then that should be a good buy, as long as the performance is there as well. I like to do various things (Gaming, video encoding, photo editing, etc), so 8 cores would be nice to have, would help speed up multitasking
I would have to agree with this man. Only thing you could take from this news is that AMD will sell a product at the same price due to similar performance. OR bulldozer is going to be fail and they will get as much cash from the early adopters who will buy AMD regardless because they don't like Intel.
Which basically means, this is non news.
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Newegg:

Phenom II X4 945 $109.99
Core i3-540 $109.99

Price doesn't mean a thing.
Upon release price reflects market positioning and performance pretty well, if there is a competing product.

The Phenom II x4s have been heavily discounted, while the i3s have barely moved.
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I wonder how the 4 and 6 core BD's will perform.
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