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SB @ 5.2 and BD @ 4.7!???? Yeah because that's fair...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by el gappo View Post
SB @ 5.2 and BD @ 4.7!???? Yeah because that's fair...
True but even if they were at the same clock, It wouldn't be close
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Jeeze, I don't feel so bad about grabbing my tiny little i3 now. Seems I made a fairly informed purchase(see, ocn isn't just arguing all the time, look around and ask, you'll get some help!), based on the charts(i5-665k) that would involve my usage, the little guy is hanging right there with the FX 4100, slightly below, but this is a little dualie!
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they must have trick up their sleeve...cause this is pretty pathetic.
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Bulldozer should be shunned. We should all pretend that it never happened.
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post #1776 of 2308
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so whats the verdict on this puppy? are we looking at a faulty schedular, poor cache latencies, and maybe lacking proper windows support for it? can we expect a fermi on this where performance would increase after an update rather then its netburst rehash?
I think ultimately the BD architecture can work, as the performance in heavily threaded apps is what you would expect. But this generation doesn't really have the single threading/lesser threading performance you'd want or expect.

AMD took a chance here in redesigning everything from the ground up, so I'm giving this a pass. I hope they learn a lesson from this like nvidia did with fermi.
    
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According to the charts, this FX 8150 is equivalent to or better than the i5 2500k but worse than the i7 2600k. Quite disappointed by the performance of the 6 and 4 core models, bulldozer 6 core is worse than my current cpu
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Bulldozer should be shunned. We should all pretend that it never happened.


SHUUUUUUUUN!

     
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post #1779 of 2308
The problem with Bulldozer isn't Bulldozer itself, it's the lack of software support for multithreading.
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post #1780 of 2308
im gona buy bulldozer so i can take pictures with it, and post them all over OCN.

then everyone will be like "omgzz y u no buy inteal 4 peecturz!"


Edited by mickeyfuqinp - 10/13/11 at 11:49am
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