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Originally Posted by Jagged_Steel;15282323 

Looks like FX is doing ok to me. smile.gif

Those looking for a reason to not buy the latest greatest processor will find one.

I would hardly call this the "latest greatest processor," but the same argument can be made about those looking to buy one of these.
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Originally Posted by jivenjune;15282284 
From my understanding, Piledriver, which is AMD's next iteration of Bulldozer, will only give an estimated performance increase of 10 percent and even with that revision, 10 percent still leaves the Bulldozer line relatively unimpressive. The 10 percent increase is taken directly from AMD slides.

That being said, I don't know what a new stepping and revision would have to do with current motherboards indicating different levels of performance on the same chip.

This is going to depress a large number of people seriously. Everyone will be ditching AMD because we all foresee the up coming plans unless they scrap it


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post #1303 of 2308
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Originally Posted by Piegoodman;15280839 
Look at the benchmarks.

2500K > Bulldozer in most cases. That's why I want the 2500K.

Use common sense.

Lol we are all going off of what you said, that they were on par with each other, yet because one is amd its trash...so the 2500k must be trash to since they are equal.
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http://www.kitguru.net/components/cpu/zardon/amd-fx-8150-black-edition-8-core-review-with-gigabyte-990fxa-ud7/

F5 bios UD7 tested with bulldozer.
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there is F6E out.

maybe they should try all bios lol.
    
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If AMD is projecting only a 10% increase with piledriver, then they are in deep trouble. Remember 33% more cores and 50% more power?

Yea...
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Originally Posted by Demonkev666;15282414 
http://www.kitguru.net/components/cpu/zardon/amd-fx-8150-black-edition-8-core-review-with-gigabyte-990fxa-ud7/

F5 bios UD7 tested with bulldozer.
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there is F6E out.

maybe they should try all bios lol.

Depending when the review was done the F6E might not have been available.
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holy carp did you see the power that these chips use ? Simply ridiculous, almost 500w at 100% usage! eek.gif
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Originally Posted by Jotun;15281997 
This is what happens when you work on an architecture for 5 years. You get performance that would be great 5 years ago.

What's worse? They could've simply kept the Deneb architecture, do a die shrink to 32nm, work in more OC potential, and be further ahead than a bulldozer. Perhaps someone can do a 4.8 - 5.1 DIce OC on a 1090t to compare to a BD?

They should call it "out of date farm tractor with blown engine" instead.
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Originally Posted by djriful;15282387 
This is going to depress a large number of people seriously. Everyone will be ditching AMD because we all foresee the up coming plans unless they scrap it

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I almost wish that AMD just indicated a higher number for the sake of offering people a little more hope, like... Just say 20 percent and hope that the next iteration could achieve anywhere between 10 to 20 percent.

By blatantly indicating that performance increase is only expected to increase by 10 percent seems to imply that the next iteration is merely a correction of what Bulldozer perhaps should be at this point.

It'd still probably be slightly underwhelming by today's standard, but at least there wouldn't be such a large gap in between multi-threaded and single-threaded performance that we're currently seeing between comparisons made with an i5 2500k and an i7 2600k

What's worse is that even after that 10 percent increase is taken into account with Piledriver in 2012, the next iteration of Intel CPUs (Ivy Bridge and SB-E) are expected to net a gain of 10 to 20 percent this year alone. The gap is closing hard on AMD, and the end result isn't going to be a pretty one.
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Oh dear AMD....Just stick with the GPU making!
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