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He's just going to post those GPU limited tests again lol...just wait for it
Haha... well, regardless, I hope Bulldozer sells. Early stockouts on Newegg and other etailers are a good sign. I mean, we enthusiasts (most of us anyway ) know what the better product is so it shouldn't matter too much. We're such a small % of the overall market that our informed realization that BD is a bad product should not have a huge effect on sales. If the masses want to buy it because they're clueless, let them. It will only keep Intel on their toes and allow AMD some time to get things together.
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It is efficient, 4 cores = 300 watts so 8 cores should = 600 watts... LOL
And here are power consumption numbers for FX that are completely different than that. These tests show the FX using less energy in nearly every situation, paricularly at idle which most CPUs spend the vast majority of their time doing.


    
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I haven't been around long enough to get involved in the fanboy thing, but it clearly seems just from the tone of the thread and couple graphs I've seen that AMD indeed has created a lackluster product in comparison to intels offerings.
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Jagged Steal =



Keep diggin son, just another AMD fanboy trying to find some faith in BD and can't face the facts that it is rubbish in gaming. Have fun with your FX using 400W+ overclocked as well, heard thats pretty good.
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Jagged Steal =



Keep diggin son, just another AMD fanboy trying to find some faith in BD and can't face the facts that it is rubbish in gaming.

I don't follow the threads enough to even care about you trying to personally attack someone.

But how exactly do 5-10 FPS ruin a game running at 100FPS ? Really?
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And here are power consumption numbers for FX that are completely different than that. These tests show the FX using less energy in nearly every situation, paricularly at idle which most CPUs spend the vast majority of their time doing.

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Idle power consumption is important, but that doesn't mean we should ignore load power consumption. What matters to me is that FX consumes around 200W more than the comparably priced 2500K when both are overclocked similarly. TWO. HUNDRED. WATTS. That's an entire CPU by itself. That is a huge factor in deciding what PSU and cooler to buy.

Also, considering Bulldozer is really a server processor at its heart, load power consumption is actually quite important.
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I'm sorry but what is this? I've never seen any chart EVER that had the i7 920 at over 500 watts. And its pulling more watts than a 990x when the 990x has two more cores and is clocked even higher? WUT?
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How in the world do you see a processor that will play the latest games at the best settings for less than the competition as "terrible? In my world performing the same task for less is called a "bargain", not "deceptive marketing" and "terrible" as you have imagined. If you want to pay more to do the exact same thing as you could do for less you are welcome to do so, but it doesn't change anything about those that choose not to.
At this point I'm pretty sure you're trolling...
    
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Idle power consumption is important, but that doesn't mean we should ignore load power consumption. What matters to me is that FX consumes around 200W more than the comparatively priced 2500K when both are overclocked similarly. TWO. HUNDRED. WATTS. That's an entire CPU by itself. That is a huge factor in deciding what PSU and cooler to buy.

Also, considering Bulldozer is really a server processor at its heart, load power consumption is actually quite important.
Server versions are far from the same. Your point still stands as valid.
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Jagged Steal =



Keep diggin son, just another AMD fanboy trying to find some faith in BD and can't face the facts that it is rubbish in gaming. Have fun with your FX using 400W+ overclocked as well, heard thats pretty good.
seriously, if anyone with an already high w PSU and enthusiast level discrete graphics made the jump to a BD, theyd still be facing the possible need for a PSU upgrade.
    
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