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Originally Posted by Seronx;14394848 
Intel Sandy Bridge "Core"
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AMD Bulldozer "Module"
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What does this mean? Does the more simplified Bulldozer "Module" with more unified schedulers mean it is more efficient and hopefully in return faster?
I don't know much about architectures,but this looks like a huge improvement over the very complicated looking K10.5.
Edited by Heavy MG - 7/29/11 at 1:31pm
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Originally Posted by Heavy MG;14394889 
What does this mean? Does the more simplified Bulldozer "Module" means it is more efficient and hopefully in return faster?
I don't know much about architectures,but this looks like a huge improvement over the very complicated looking K10.5.

It should be more efficient and more powerful but unless we get Benchmarks

we only know

"Bulldozer" is better than "K7->K12"

What we don't know is

"Bulldozer" ≥ or ≤ or = to "Sandy Bridge"

It should be at least faster than Sandy Bridge in Multi-thread since 8 cores vs 8 threads(on 4 cores)
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Originally Posted by Heavy MG;14394889 
What does this mean? Does the more simplified Bulldozer "Module" means it is more efficient and hopefully in return faster?
I don't know much about architectures,but this looks like a huge improvement over the very complicated looking K10.5.

Kinda, yeah. It also means it has pretty good IPC. Can't be too certain about any specific numbers until release though, anything now is just speculation and estimates.

EDIT: ninja'd by seronx ninja.gif
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Yes, because it has to be acknowledged in this thread and this thread only that he has knowledge of a rumor. Please just look in his post history and use ctrl+F for the FX 8170 model number to find that he has knowledge of the rumor.

I did exactly that, and the exact post you are arguing against is nowhere to be seen in this thread. For your reference:
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Originally Posted by usario 
Quote:
Originally Posted by ecnelitsep 
4.5Ghz turbo is 4 cores not 8.

No. It's more like 5 GHz for four cores.
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I didn't say that you thought he was right. But you're saying that he may believe in something that he obviously doesn't unless he's pulling things out of his backside.

Nope, never said anything about what he believed.
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Originally Posted by Iceman23;14394998 
I did exactly that, and the exact post you are arguing against is nowhere to be seen in this thread. For your reference:

IN THIS THREAD. Why does it have to be in this particular thread!?

EDIT: wait, arguing against? You mean the one saying 4.5 GHz on four cores? That post is in this thread...

EDIT#2: I can't find it in this thread anymore either... but he did respond to it in this thread, and if you click on the arrow in the quote you can see that it goes to a page on this thread that no longer hosts that post. Probably deleted for some reason.

Also, here's proof that he has knowledge of the rumor stating that 4.5 GHz is on all cores: http://www.overclock.net/hardware-news/1077902-8-core-bulldozer-price-same-sandy-17.html#post14392538

He mentions the FX 8170, which was an unknown model number until that rumor from WCCF was posted.
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Nope, never said anything about what he believed.

You've been implying that he may not have knowledge of a rumor that he obviously does have knowledge of. You're not making much sense.
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Originally Posted by Usario;14395033 
IN THIS THREAD. Why does it have to be in this particular thread!?

EDIT: wait, arguing against? You mean the one saying 4.5 GHz on four cores? That post is in this thread...

Nope, it's not. Obviously you're not following - it's the quote that started this entire argument. Yes it's conspicuously nowhere to be seen except in your post.
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You've been implying that he may not have knowledge of a rumor that he obviously doesn't have knowledge of. You're not making much sense.

What? I have never commented on "his" statement at all. Maybe this is too much for you to comprehend.
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Originally Posted by Iceman23;14395093 
Nope, it's not. Obviously you're not following - it's the quote that started this entire argument. Yes it's conspicuously nowhere to be seen except in your post.

Oh really, then why did he respond to it as if he did make the post and when you click on the arrow in the quote it goes to a page on this thread? And really, why would I bother to do something like that? How would I make the link go to that very page?
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What? I have never commented on "his" statement at all. Maybe this is too much for you to comprehend.

This started when you called me a hypocrite because he said that the turbo was 4.5 GHz for four cores, I said that it was closer to 5 GHz for four cores, then he said that we can't know that for sure, then I said that he's a hypocrite because his post is based off of something that we can't know for sure either. This argument wasn't started by the fact that his post mysteriously disappeared. Then you asked me where he said that, and I thought you meant where he said he had knowledge of the rumor. Not where he actually posted that quote. I had no idea it had vanished, I don't read through old pages of a thread for no reason.
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Both have 8 threads.



We may as well say until benches are out, it will probably do better than the 2600k. Both statements are equally possible.


this is very true, but...... you forgot to mention half of Intels threads(HT) are like a breast augmentation job, looks good but doesn't perform greatly. At least AMD's offering is real physical cores and not logical threads, shoved down the same pipes. wink.gif

As it has been said, two companies two different methods to get the same goal done.
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Originally Posted by Horsemama1956;14379954 
I vastly prefer my overclocked i3 540 over my overclocked 955. Though In 2 years the 955 will be better in games when everything use 4 threads or more.

confused.gif....................Fallout 3......BFBC 2..........the list does go on.
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Originally Posted by Captain Bucket;14380366 
Intel WILL be the better choice for gaming rigs for the next 2 years at the very least. Anyone who asserts otherwise has no clue.

8 weak cores = budget server.

You clearly indicate that no clue is you strongest point, the thing is no one has a real clue but AMD about real performance. For all we know it may blow SB out of the water at the same price point.....but this is speculation on my behalf.

It could be the fact that AMD are so tight lipped because they want it to be a cold wet fish slapped across Intels face.....Once again pure speculation.

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Originally Posted by ecnelitsep;14380404 
How do you figure? Intel has ruled gaming since 2006 when the C2D was released.
It hasn't been stated if the Alpha is locked down but i can switch between low, medium and high detail. No AA or AF tho.


This is true but what did they do to get there? I'll give you a hint the R&D money probably came from unfavorable activities......this is speculation.

Eg: Your running a race and winning(AMD) then the person coming second(Intel) grabs your shirt and pulls you backwards so they get the 1st placing.
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Originally Posted by Kvjavs;14380958 
I love people who aren't in the Alpha are trying to judge it's performance, when they have no clue how smooth it runs.

Also how good the graphics really look. The videos don't do it justice. The game is visually amazing for an Alpha, and the FPS will only get BETTER when they optimize it and smooth out issues.

Anyone with a rig comparable to mine in my sig should handle BF3 with no issues when it comes out.

It's funny how this thread got derailed into a BF3 performance discussion rather than about how the new BD chips will have 8 cores at $300.

True.

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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er;14381241 
AMD needs Single core performance most of all. They have proven to us that they are good at adding cores. Some games with benefit from more cores but after 3-Cores its gets bad. 8 Core is going to make no difference in game.

Edited by smash_mouth01 - 7/29/11 at 1:54pm
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Originally Posted by Usario;14395135 
Oh really, then why did he respond to it as if he did make the post and when you click on the arrow in the quote it goes to a page on this thread? And really, why would I bother to do something like that? How would I make the link go to that very page?

Don't know, I can't answer that. All I said was that it was nowhere to be found.

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This started when you called me a hypocrite because he said that the turbo was 4.5 GHz for four cores, I said that it was closer to 5 GHz for four cores, then he said that we can't know that for sure, then I said that he's a hypocrite because his post is based off of something that we can't know for sure either. This argument wasn't started by the fact that his post mysteriously disappeared. Then you asked me where he said that, and I thought you meant where he said he had knowledge of the rumor. Not where he actually posted that quote. I had no idea it had vanished, I don't read through old pages of a thread for no reason.

And?
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I don't quite understand some people. They say that AMD needs to work on their core performance like Intel, but are basing this off of the release of the PII x6. Who is to say that the better architecture won't promote better core performance AND more cores? Wait for the benchmarks, pull your head out of your arse, and then draw conclusions.

/ rant biggrin.gif
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