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also, heavenhardware was on of the few to use a different board besides ASUS like has been said and also one of the few to use a Radeon card as well.. guess that makes a difference.
And also terrible testing and reporting. They did a single test in their gaming tests, with graphics settings turned all the way up with a single 6950, I believe, and called it a win. That was one of the worst articles I read as it was very vague and short. If their results are true, I would love to see them go into more depth or have someone else that does go into depth reproduce them. They need to spend more time on their tests than their silly animated graphs.
    
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Oh LOOK! Someone got their BD already and posted a "review" on NewEgg about it.



Absolute idiocy at it's finest.
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Cons: Beware of speed. I got pulled over by the CPU Police for going 4GHz in a 3.2GHz zone.
lol
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And also terrible testing and reporting. They did a single test in their gaming tests, with graphics settings turned all the way up with a single 6950, I believe, and called it a win. That was one of the worst articles I read as it was very vague and short. If their results are true, I would love to see them go into more depth or have someone else that does go into depth reproduce them. They need to spend more time on their tests than their silly animated graphs.
Any one with a shred of spare time what to go through and compile results from each site? i would...but I've messed around too much already today

If not...give me a few hours and i will have an excel sheet up
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Where are the 4100 and 6100 reviews, I think i am going to get one. No need for the 8120 or 8150 though.
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Link? That sounds interesting.

How much is much better, and are there benches? 10%? 20%?
XS's is down for maintenance at the moment but here is the link to the thread.
i really only quickly skimmed through it so i dont know the actual % increase.
but some test clearly did much better with one core disabled in each module.
AMD FX "Bulldozer" Review - (4) !exclusive! Excuse for 1-Threaded Perf.

but like i said this only helps if your willing to pay for a 8 core and use as a 4 core,if this turns out to hold any weight.
i will wait to see more findings on this issue
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Where are the 4100 and 6100 reviews, I think i am going to get one. No need for the 8120 or 8150 though.
http://www.techspot.com/review/452-a...dozer-fx-cpus/

has them all on the review.
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BD isn't even a true 8-core cpu,
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ok i see,optimistic outlook.well i still hope they figure this out,at XS's there a guy who disabled one core in each module of a FX-8150 and ran it as 2m/4c quad and got much better results,which seems to mean the sharing the frontend resources is bugged.but its only good news if true in the immediate future if you willing to pay for a x8 and run it as a x4.maybe interlagos chip with every other core disabled ran as a x8 will show what the FX-8150 could really do?
I cant really pretend to answer this, because I'm so pissed right now that I could eat my face off. This is sooooo the last time I trusted AMD and no more.
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lol and notice they are still in stock. I remember trying to get a 5870 and they would be out of stock before you get it added to your cart.
Actually...

No they're not.

The 8150's are already sold out!

Oh... and thats "sold out" within 2 hours of them first being listed as "In Stock"...
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So let me get this straight? Its slow as hell, while using more juice than a 2600K?
What a loss.
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