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post #1381 of 2308
This is sad news for me, I was truly hoping for the FX, I'm in the middle of a rig change, and this just pushed me away from the FX-8150, migh just wait for the Ivy Bridge after all, or just go with the 2700k, not sure yet, but I think AMD needs to step up their game, and give Intel a run for its money, other wise will have Intel monopolizing the processors market, and that is bad for consumers.
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Well now that the official benchmarks are out and I successfully wasted my time waiting on this turd. I guess it's time to start planning my upgrade to sandy bridge. So sad, barely a challenge to the 2600k. You know over my years i'm more of a reader then a poster and it takes quite a topic for me to post. This is absurd AMD, such a letdown. Once again thanks for wasting a lot of people's time holding out for your "next big thing".
    
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post #1383 of 2308
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Lmao... keep showing more GPU bottlenecked benchmarks as a CPU argument.
How about this then:

http://www.overclockersclub.com/revi..._fx8150/12.htm
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Geez some people need to grow up, on both sides. Sure FX may be a let down for gamers and such, but for some people, its a great CPU.
Check Xbit review pages here and here.

I mean, it keeps up with and sometimes beats both the 2500K and 2600K. But overall, I'd still say a letdown just because of its backwards progress for stuff like gaming and what most people would use a consumer CPU for... This chip was obviously designed for server and workstation workloads and that just rubs a lot of people the wrong way it seems... But when its in an environment that can take advantage to the architecture of the CPU, BD just shines.

So overall not that great and its overpriced, but it does have some kick in it... I just wanted it to be in a different way Oh well... here's hoping AMD works out the kinks of a totally new arch on a new node and wish them the best of luck, we all need them to pull a rabbit out of a hat for the next showing, or performance will stall a little...
Workstations, but probably not servers. Cost saving is a huge factor in that. Bulldozer pretty much chucks AMD's previous "performance per watt" server strategy out the window.

The thing is, the 8150 performs better than the 2500k in many workstation applications, but in most cases it is handily beaten by the 2600k.
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Workstations, but probably not servers. Cost saving is a huge factor in that. Bulldozer pretty much chucks AMD's previous "performance per watt" server strategy out the window.

The thing is, the 8150 performs better than the 2500k in many workstation applications, but in most cases it is handily beaten by the 2600k.
Which, if priced right (lower the price AMD) there would be a market for... and make a good upgrade for existing platform owners... but the single threaded and gaming performance really is disappointing... I'm crossing my fingers its due to both being on a newer node 32nm and being a completely new and radically designed arch... though thats kind of a cop-out because AMD should have had time to raise the performance on the other side of things as well... Can't say its a Fail... but its not a win... especially at the price... wtheck...
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Thats not a game...
    
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Lmao... keep showing more GPU bottlenecked benchmarks as a CPU argument.
?? I didn't post both of those, FYI. Somebody posted a BF2 performance graph that showed FX performing badly, and I posted one showing it performing well in the very same game. Which review was it that you were trying to poo poo?
    
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And its a terrible review.

Look at the BFBC2 benchmarks...

You have all those processors on virtually the exact same level. From 980x to 8150 to Phenom IIs...

Its retarded.
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You dont find it funny that, through a WIDE range of processors, most of their benchmarks were all within 1-3 FPS?
    
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Its retarded.
Come on, watch your mouth. That is uncalled for.
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