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Ok. Cool. So what percentage of buildings use wind and solar?
How many limit power use or have a data center......
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man...biggest thread in OCN...10 hours of life and more than one thousand replies

I expected more of BD....not to crush SB or something like that...

but cmon...even the Phenon II x6 1100T beta is many cases the 8150....
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http://www.guru3d.com/article/amd-fx...ssor-review/14

Some "complete" failure. Guys calm down and think logically. Did you really expect them to completely trounce the 2600k and the 990x? I'm just glad there's places it beats the old Phenoms. However, I'm pretty much unable to justify the power consumption results.
I actually concur. Looking at the benchmarks again I see they're not as bas as I thought. I was pretty upset so didn't actually look at the benchmarks.

The only problem I see with BD is the insane power usage. Once we've had a refresh it might be an excellent CPU to get, in fact I bet BOINC would love it. Though I couldn't run this and my GPU at the same time.

I am now reconsidering my original disappointment.
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That would be nice. Sucks we have to put all our hopes in the ignorant masses though...
true, as a much wiser man than my self once said.

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A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
you said it kay ^^^
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wow, thanks amd, you just monopolized intel(so much for competitive price drops). and way to go for being a bottleneck on your upcoming gpus, looks like if you want to xfire 7 series you may have to turn away from amd for your rig. a 2600k @ stock is better than the BD @ 4.6. this is epic fail.
how quick are we to forget

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AMD_v._Intel

intel caused amd's downfall and now you expect them to totally rebuild in 2 years what a decade of damage has caused

amd is the little guy amd's yearly budget wont even run intel for a month
Edited by obsidian86 - 10/12/11 at 8:55am
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go to here:http://www.overclockers.com/amd-fx-8...ocessor-review
look at the benches with it 6+ghz..
(everything looks so bad considering clock speed )
wprime is multithreaded.. more cores= better score.. but it doesn't even compare to a 2600k @ 5.4- 5.3ghz..

if you looks at most of the reviews.. only thing i can see this being used as is a encoding,rendering slave
Edited by badatgames18 - 10/12/11 at 9:00am
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that's because the general consumer has no idea what ipc is.. nor do they have any clue which processor is actually faster clock per clock. They just think "oh 8 'true' (not) cores must be better than 4c/8t"
I can totally agree with this statement.

When I first tried to build my computer I did not do a pot of research and went to microcenter and saw the intel chip (I forgot which one it was) clocked at 2.8Ghz (I think) and then a AMD clocked at 3.2Ghz and I bought the amd one due to the higher clocks. Turned out it was a C2 955. The intel was more but I didn't know why. Figured it was like Horse power I guess.

I guess to the uniformed bigger numbers do mean better. Haha
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very nice review hokiealumnus ... that imc has got me pumped to finally try some extreme memory benches

such big numbers, but scores are so mediocre

btw i assume you were using psc in that review? you didn't try out hypers by any chance did you lol.. i heard they do good on fx

EDIT: nvm i saw you used some flare.. i know i have some somewhere.. wow 2400MHz with them.. nice
**NOTE** The Flare kit wasn't used for the sub-zero runs! They were used for the ambient part of the review (stock @ 1866 / 6-9-7-24, overclocked @ 2000 / 7-9-7-24). Since I had heard FX had such a strong IMC I popped in an older pair of Pis rated for DDR3-2400 / 9-11-9-24 for going sub-zero. IIRC they were the strong PSC chips from before pretty much everyone stopped producing strong memory (at least that's affordable).
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Wow... those power consumption numbers when over clocked are eye popping. LOL
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I can totally agree with this statement.

When I first tried to build my computer I did not do a pot of research and went to microcenter and saw the intel chip (I forgot which one it was) clocked at 2.8Ghz (I think) and then a AMD clocked at 3.2Ghz and I bought the amd one due to the higher clocks. Turned out it was a C2 955. The intel was more but I didn't know why. Figured it was like Horse power I guess.

I guess to the uniformed bigger numbers do mean better. Haha
True, but I think anyone so uneducated won't have need for anything more than an i3 or Phenom II anyway.

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Wow... those power consumption numbers when over clocked are eye popping. LOL
I think that the numbers are great when considering the massive size of the chip.
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