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Poll Results: Will you buy the Bulldozer?

 
  • 55% (253)
    Yes
  • 44% (202)
    No
455 Total Votes  
post #211 of 237
Well if it doesn't take too long, which for now it seems.
post #212 of 237
You cant buy a myth.
    
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post #213 of 237
How come no one mentions the efficiency of the processors or speculate on that?

Imho, Sandybridge just doesn't excel at performance compared to Phenom II (X6, for e.g.) but at being lower for power consumption and temps.

Even if BD is a good deal for price/performance and if slightly lower in performance, if the efficiency is poor like PhII, I'll probably pass.

Whether I buy it depends on whether the 8 cores can stay with SB cores but also if power/temps is better.
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post #214 of 237
We all need to see some real benchmarks after BD is released. Chinese rumors don't cut it and crazy overclocking with liquid nitrogen is not a real world test.

However, if single core speed is less than my overclocked X6 then I will be switching to ivy bridge. I still play older games that only use 1-3 cores like world of warcraft. it would be a step backward for AMD if BD has slower single core performance.

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post #215 of 237
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If that was a AMD>Intel Pic, fails on you. The Bulldozer looks like plastic thing while the trashcan looks like a metal paperweight.
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post #216 of 237
Have to wait and see what it can do!!
 
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post #217 of 237
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I see no need to downgrade, so no.
this guy.
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post #218 of 237
No, cause I'm heading to 2011.
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post #219 of 237
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No, cause I'm heading to 2011.
For the other 99% of us that cannot justify buying a >$600 processor there will be the FX 8xxx.
Edited by Heavy MG - 9/27/11 at 9:03pm
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post #220 of 237
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For the other 99% of us that cannot justify buying a <$600 processor there will be the FX 8xxx.
My reason: Because I can? Don't get me wrong moving to 2011 will require alot of saving cause I'm only 1 year apprentice Baker. But I do most things purely because I can.
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