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They turned down the graphics settings to maximize the CPU test. At some point you are going to have to come to grips with the fact that a company called AMD is selling a CPU called "FX" that kicks butt at gaming. It even costs a lot less than an Intel CPU that performs about the same.
1920x1080 @ Ultra is NOT turning down the settings. That's putting stress on the GPU

The only way that we can be sure if BD is going to bottleneck on gaming performance is to add in a 2nd card, which no review has done yet.
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1920x1080 @ Ultra is NOT turning down the settings. That's putting stress on the GPU

The only way that we can be sure if BD is going to bottleneck on gaming performance is to add in a 2nd card, which no review has done yet.
Or they have, and just didn't want to show us the results
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Alright im going to the green team. PEACE!
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exactly the same result and you think its impossible that something else (GPU) can be limiting the performance at the test they used? (notice, the game can be CPU bound in some parts, but not always, and probably their benchmark is in a more GPU limited demo/test) seriously?

the one trying to handpick and take things out of contest here is not me,
it's very easy to find reasons to not buy the FX, finding reasons to buy one is harder,



they weren't even able to run the game on the FX, but look at the Phenoms
same here
http://www.hardware.fr/articles/842-...anno-1404.html
http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cpu...-8150-review/9
And you can't figure out that there is some issue with drivers/setup, etc? So I guess the Hardware Heaven guys are pure genius, because they figured out how to make the FX play that game , and better than a 2600 at that. You go ahead and set up your system the way those reviewers reviewers did, and I will set mine up like the HH reviewers did, deal?

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1920x1080 @ Ultra is NOT turning down the settings. That's putting stress on the GPU

The only way that we can be sure if BD is going to bottleneck on gaming performance is to add in a 2nd card, which no review has done yet.
Somebody send me an 8150 and a mobo and I'll happily plug in my 580's and see what's up!
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its strange that Shogun2 shows amd doing better, but i dont believe its CPU intensive, it uses more GPU i think.
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so the 2600k at 3.4ghz uses 155 watts but the fx-8150 uses 223 watts at full load?
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the reviews on hardware heaven are using a ASRock 990FX Extreme4 and the 8150 is ahead of the 2600k in some tests............ wonder if there is a problem with the crosshair V that every other review site is using ???????? idk
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. You go ahead and set up your system the way those reviewers reviewers did, and I will set mine up like the HH reviewers did, deal?
says the guy with an amd 970 mobo, and hd6790..
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Maybe I should just buy an FX-8150 and a matching board and do the tests myself...so we can put this all to rest...
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