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I just bought a 2600k and not looking back. Just get the 2500k, bulldozer is not going to be very impressive in comparison, at most it might be able to match sb in some programs.
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post #32 of 52
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You just blew my mind, my sig rig is extremely lacking in single thread power (who would have guessed?) I'm goin SB next paycheck..... who am I kidding....next three paychecks... CURSE YOU MINIMUM WAGE!!!

BTW at OP, nothing we say will change the fact that we cant compare an unreleased processor. BUT! they did say IPC was around the same as Phenom II when they talked about the Interlargos server chips.
hehehe.. i spent my in advance.. ehhehe
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post #33 of 52
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where did you get those prices from?
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Originally Posted by nekromantik View Post
well I wont go amd but the only good thing about waitin for bulldozer is intel price cut.
Yeah this is kinda why i'm waiting. And If AMD wins in the end then I'll be glad I waited. But then again I could probably just sit around and wait for Ivy bridge or hell even wait for AMDs next platform.
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I just bought a 2600k and not looking back. Just get the 2500k, bulldozer is not going to be very impressive in comparison, at most it might be able to match sb in some programs.
if i went for 2600k i would have to pay extra 90e.. but its still nice chip..
im happy with 2500k after few intel ones...
like
e6300 65nm (no so good, oc up to 2.9 stable)
P4 s478 (cant remember oc)
e2160 (nice chip, oc up to 3.2)
p4 d915 (bad oc )
q9550 (up to 4.10)
amd x3 445 (unlocked to phenom x4 stable with 3.2)
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bulldozer was s'posed be out in jan..then june..:-s..i caved around june 9th(and got an i5 2500k) i mean..i waited for almost a year for bulldozer..it better be good..grr
 
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to be honest, bulldozer and sandy bridge should perform around the same in gaming, but for multithreaded apps its a nobrainer that BD wins there.
but as of now, i say get the 2500k. at this point, dont even CONSIDER AMD. 2500k rapes the 1100T, so the choice is obvious. that will change when BD comes out tho


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Amd is going to socket FM2 in 7 months for bulldozer enhanced
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and new intel cpus will go for 2011 socket.. so... same thing
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post #38 of 52
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Yeah this is kinda why i'm waiting. And If AMD wins in the end then I'll be glad I waited. But then again I could probably just sit around and wait for Ivy bridge or hell even wait for AMDs next platform.
exactly.. u can wait all the time... last year when i wanted to go for 1366 platform i opted for q9550 and stay on s775 for a while.. this year since they introduced sb i couldnt wait to get my hands on it.. now.. im just waiting for ups to delivery it...
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if the bulldozer is faster for gaming period id just buy the four core bulldozer
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to be honest, bulldozer and sandy bridge should perform around the same in gaming, but for multithreaded apps its a nobrainer that BD wins there.
but as of now, i say get the 2500k. at this point, dont even CONSIDER AMD. 2500k rapes the 1100T, so the choice is obvious. that will change when BD comes out tho



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