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Remember this? We know before the respin, if the below is correct, the performance wasn't great:

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It looks like SiSoft, makers of popular SiSoft Sandra 2011 benchmark jumped the gun and published a web page which contained test results of AMD's entry level 8-core FX-8100 processor based on the Zambezi core, comparing it to a much more expensive Intel Core i7 processor.

SiSoft tested the B2 version (shipping revision) of Zambezi, an FX-8100 CPU that will tick at 2.8GHz stock, with the Turbo Mode 2.0 taking it all the way to 3.8GHz. Bear in mind that AMD can clock more than two cores at 3.8GHz.

This was the test setup:


And these were the results:












At least now after the re-spin and higher stock clocks it scores higher than a 2500k in multi-threaded apps?
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At least now after the re-spin and higher stock clocks it scores higher than a 2500k in multi-threaded apps?
But wouldn't an 8-core 32nm Phenom II have as well?
 
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I'm really hoping AMD does have that ACE up their sleeve because all of the leaks are comically slow. I want these CPU's to be a legitimate option, not something to point and laugh at.
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I'm really hoping AMD does have that ACE up their sleeve because all of the leaks are comically slow. I want these CPU's to be a legitimate option, not something to point and laugh at.
AMD is not focusing on a chip that does well in benchmarks that don't matter. FP operations, heck, even integer performance, doesn't mean that much based on theoretical numbers alone. We would see such in real world situations such as gaming, etc. Heck, we see a PII outdo a SB in BF3. Then try and explain that the SB, due to its higher IP and FP, gets less frames?

The fact of the matter is, is the FP is nearly of no ones concerns these days. The calculations that require such don't require that much processing to do regardless. The guys claiming this chip to be comical are the ones who really don't understand a single thing about how a CPU actually functions.
post #205 of 541
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But wouldn't an 8-core 32nm Phenom II have as well?
That's what doesn't make sense. Even a current Phenom X6 1090T beats a 2500k clock for clock in multi-threaded.

You would think an 8 core BD (if it's really an 8 core CPU) would mop the floor with any current Intel CPU, especially consdering the higher clock speeds!
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AMD is not focusing on a chip that does well in benchmarks that don't matter. FP operations, heck, even integer performance, doesn't mean that much based on theoretical numbers alone. We would see such in real world situations such as gaming, etc. Heck, we see a PII outdo a SB in BF3. Then try and explain that the SB, due to its higher IP and FP, gets less frames?

The fact of the matter is, is the FP is nearly of no ones concerns these days. The calculations that require such don't require that much processing to do regardless. The guys claiming this chip to be comical are the ones who really don't understand a single thing about how a CPU actually functions.
Love how all the Amd guys keep referencing that gpu limited bf3 graph.
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Bulldozer may have sup-par performance as we do not know at this point! One thing is a certainty from my years of experience with electronics! How can it perform with its designed functions without proper programming. Try to operate any CPU without proper bios. Take a 1366 Motherboard with original (launch) bios and observe the performance you will get when you place a 990x in it! It may operate but the performance will be very relaxed! Maybe 4 cores with no hyperthreading and no overclock!

just something to think about when you consider all pre-Launch leaks about any product!
I noticed you mentioned this in the BD blog thread,you have a very good point there. *Chew said something about BIOS making all difference for BD,I think he's right.
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Love how all the Amd guys keep referencing that gpu limited bf3 graph.
Love how the Intel guys miss the point that the FX is sill faster even in a GPU limited benchmark.
Edited by Heavy MG - 10/8/11 at 6:01pm
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That's what doesn't make sense. Even a current Phenom X6 1090T beats a 2500k clock for clock in multi-threaded.
Since when?

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/203?vs=288
Edited by Don Karnage - 10/8/11 at 5:59pm
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Love how all the Amd guys keep referencing that gpu limited bf3 graph.


Do you game at 1024x768 with you rig?
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Well, at least for what I said, note that I said EIGHT core, not six.

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But wouldn't an 8-core 32nm Phenom II have as well?
 
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