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The funny thing about this thread now is that it's just become so repetitive. Intel fans(or just anyone) continuously telling AMD fans "I told ya so", with most AMD fans responding sadly(like me). Then the extreme fanboys keep coming in with their crazy arguments about how BD is still better somehow. STOP. It's annoying, even to an AMD fan like me. But the same to you Intel guys, you're clearly right. Let them wallow in their ignorance, but don't keep bringing up the obviously obvious charts and stats. Keep the discussion moving. Please and thank you.
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id say wait a few months for more long-term testing to be done before completely abandoning ship on Bulldozer. in the mean time, im hoping i can score a 990 series Motherboard at a decent price soon though, i want to keep my phenom II but have integrated SLI without hacking the BIOS.
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Originally Posted by Lampen View Post
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?
I think its because the 920 is 45nm. And I beleive that 32nm has less electric resistance, thus reducing heat output,which also reduces energy input required. Im also sure the 920/980x/990x both are rated for 130w TDP. (I need backup, im not 100% sure that what im posting is factual )
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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.
Here is a chart showing that the FX 8150 outperforms both the 25 and 2600 in BF3, THE latest and greatest game. According to your logic all of these CPUs are "rubbish", so what exactly should people game with , a Cray?


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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?
Thanks.
Err that's a personal attack?.....LOL, do you even know what a personal attack is?

Its not 5-10 FPS, its actually a lot more then that if you use CPU-limitations (not running a game at 1080P++ and is GPU-limited). For example http://www.guru3d.com/article/amd-fx...ssor-review/19 and the other 20+ reviews that are in the OP.

I heard its pretty energy efficient as well http://www.guru3d.com/article/amd-fx...essor-review/7

Keep digging good sir.
Edited by shredzy - 10/12/11 at 10:16pm
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Man. this is awful. Should I upgrade to a cheap Phenom II 955 or grab an Intel system instead?
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In totality

AMD says that they are for multithreaded apps and not suited for present apps.

Thats why AMD is saying that the BD fares that badly in benchmarks.. honestly though they may be right upto a certain extent.. overall speaking no software is utilized for such modules.. so it is in a way a deviation from the normal architecture which may prove to be amd's bane.. they forgot that majority of things today cant understand s**t about the core.. for that fact even windows is flummoxed.

However i believe one thing they did really wrong was the per-core performance.. it is literally abysmal.. absolute crap worthy!! That is why our dear banik is screwing AMD totally up..

Secondly they released a sub performing flagship product first without releasing lower versions which may actually be better(god knows) or for that matter any version along with it.. Tweaktown goes all volatile on amd's marketing policy, pounding it to pulp..

BD is AMD's too hurried, too underprepared and too miniscule effort to answer intel!!
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Originally Posted by Jagged_Steel View Post
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.


Those load numbers don't look too good, especially if you are going to be gaming.
Edited by dantoddd - 10/12/11 at 10:16pm
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Originally Posted by Jagged_Steel View Post
Here is a chart showing that the FX 8150 performs neck and neck with a 2600 and outperforming a 2500 in BF3. According to your logic all of these CPUs are "rubbish", so what exactly should people game with , a Cray?

Nice work linking a hardocp review man, you do realize that site is AMD bias'd (look at the ATi reviews)? How about you compare it to the other 30+ reviews in OP. Bf3 is a GPU-limited game as well, nice try.

Keep digging.

EDIT: On another note, i'd upgrade your PSU to a 1000W as well, because your FX will make that 500W explode.
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Here is a chart showing that the FX 8150 outperforms both the 25 and 2600 in BF3, THE latest and greatest game. According to your logic all of these CPUs are "rubbish", so what exactly should people game with , a Cray?

Sir, they are testing BF3, the latest and greatest in PC gaming graphics, at 1200p on Ultra settings. That screams GPU bottleneck.
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