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post #1871 of 2308
its not weird it makes perfect sense...
I wonder how high it can OC on air with only 4cores enabled
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cool nerdy story bro
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Stupid architecture if the only way to get decent performance out of an 8-core chip is to disable half the cores...
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This makes me harder then when people buy i7 and turn HT off.
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post #1875 of 2308
Guys, keep it clean or I will close this thread.
post #1876 of 2308
I thought AMD said one of their cores had 90% of the performance of a true core? So that means it worked out just as they planned, right?
Edited by Airolden - 10/13/11 at 6:08pm
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post #1877 of 2308
This is the idea behind Bulldozer.

Another thing that bugs me is the way AMD is handling it. There are issues inherent to its design which makes it perform less than it might perform once those issues are fixed. Someone else mentioned the Cougar Point chipset issue. The thing is, Intel aknowledged it and fixed it, and was quick to do so. AMD is lying to everyones faces with their marketing. If they know there is an issue with it, they should come out and say so instead of trying to make BD seem like the fastest chip in the world.
    
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Or maybe software doesn't fully support it yet?
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Originally Posted by Snowmen View Post
Stupid architecture if the only way to get decent performance out of an 8-core chip is to disable half the cores...
Yep this just keeps getting worse and worse for AMD
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This makes me harder then when people buy i7 and turn HT off.
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