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I may be wrong, but pretty sure that's old, old (old, old, old) news and it's not allowed these days. Pretty sure that's one of the things that got them in trouble and cost them a ton in fines. Again, I may be wrong.

My reasoning makes more sense when you consider how strongly Deneb/Thuban are in Cinebench.
Well, we can put this to bed simple enough.....someone with an AMD proc try benching some apps with and without the tweak and see what the results show? I would do it now, but I'm at the office and can't. Plus I'm on call so by the time I get home I will most likely have some pages come through and work to do.....sigh.....
   
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My board still only has a beta BIOS,but of course it isn't AM3+,even though Gigabyte claims it is "AM3+ CPU ready".
Your board doesn't support AM3+

The 3.1 version your board does but not the 2.1 version
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post #103 of 401
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Your board doesn't support AM3+

The 3.1 version your board does but not the 2.1 version
Well obviously,it has a AM3+ socket,but what is so much more different other than a socket and a BIOS update? It has already been confirmed that a AM3+ CPU fits into a AM3 socket.
Click on the 2.1 version,it still lists the AM3+ ready logo.
If not, an Asus mobo is going into my BD build,because Asus has compatibility with AM3+ on their 8xx series AM3 motherboards,so it makes no sense that Gigabyte can't do the same.
Edited by Heavy MG - 10/7/11 at 3:11pm
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post #104 of 401
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Originally Posted by Seronx View Post
Just wondering if you guys noticed every motherboard company are showing a new BIOS

All dated @ 10/5 - 10/6

Mhmm Thats what I'm talking about!

Didn't Chew
For-warn us that something like this was needed to optimize BD?
looking for that info right now

With out any Bios updates BD is about on par with 2500k +/- a little
According to all the latest "benches"

UMAD Intel fanbois? LOL just messing around, please don't take that serious.
PEACE BETWEEN US
Edited by cayennemist - 10/7/11 at 3:11pm
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Click on the 2.1 version,it still lists the AM3+ ready logo.
If not, an Asus mobo is going into my BD build,because Asus has compatibility with AM3+ on their 8xx series AM3 motherboards,so it makes no sense that Gigabyte can't do the same.
Go with Asus Heavy, the UEFI BIOS is sweet.
post #106 of 401
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Well obviously,it has a AM3+ socket,but what is so much more different other than a socket and a BIOS update? It has already been confirmed that a AM3+ CPU fits into a AM3 socket.
Click on the 2.1 version,it still lists the AM3+ ready logo.
If not, an Asus mobo is going into my BD build,because Asus has compatibility with AM3+ on their 8xx series AM3 motherboards,so it makes no sense that Gigabyte can't do the same.
BIOS for you must probably come after the release as your motherboard doesn't even have an AM3+ BIOS

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With out any Bios updates BD is about on par with 2500k +/- a little
According to all the latest "benches"
Everything I have seen puts it on par with the 2600K in multithread and single core performance is on level with the 2500K
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post #107 of 401
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I may be wrong, but pretty sure that's old, old (old, old, old) news and it's not allowed these days. Pretty sure that's one of the things that got them in trouble and cost them a ton in fines. Again, I may be wrong.

My reasoning makes more sense when you consider how strongly Deneb/Thuban are in Cinebench.
i found the same video on youtube and it was uploaded by channelintel on Dec 16, 2009

    
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BIOS for you must probably come after the release as your motherboard doesn't even have an AM3+ BIOS



Everything I have seen puts it on par with the 2600K in multithread and single core performance is on level with the 2500K

Yeah I like to "under-promise and over commit."
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Everything I have seen puts it on par with the 2600K in multithread and single core performance is on level with the 2500K
that doesnt even make sense?
    
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that doesnt even make sense?
Logical cores share the same resources

When 2 threads are active the resources can conflict

AMD FX share some of the resources but ultimately can dedicated each of the resources(Ivy Bridge will have this ability with HTT 2.0)

So, AMD FX front end can either be totally dedicated or shared competitively

AMD FX 8-cores in programs unoptimized for AMD CPUs should perform exactly like an intel CPU

While in programs specifically optimized or hand coded for AMD CPUs will show benefits for CMP Intel cpus
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