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this just makes me sad a 160$ CPU is almost the same as a 'new' 250$ one ....
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Originally Posted by CramComplex View Post
Any reviews yet from OCN members?
Exactly who is going to be the guinea pig and buy one from OCNs members? Good question... I can equivocally say it wont be me.

If Bulldozer was a 15% performance increase over 2600K for equal money, or equal performance for less money(value) then I would have taken the plunge.

Back to those guys that drove a single BD core up to 8+Ghz...ummm, nevermind Actually I will say it, what the hell did they measure for power usage during their world record? Did they happen to notice the neighborhood Power Outage?
Edited by Ghoxt - 10/14/11 at 7:36pm
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Exactly who is going to be the guinea pig and buy one from OCNs members? Good question... I can equivocally say it wont be me.

If Bulldozer was a 15% performance increase over 2600K for equal money, or equal performance for less money(value) then I would have taken the plunge.

Back to those guys that drove a single BD core up to 8+Ghz...ummm, nevermind Actually I will say it, what the hell did they measure for power usage during their world record? Did they happen to notice the neighborhood Power Outage?
Why would BD have to be cheaper AND better or equally performing for you to buy it? Fanboy.
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it'd have to be cheaper and/or better for anyone to buy it..that's just supply and demand..for me..it's not cheaper or better..so i'm not buying it..then there's the power usage :
 
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Would it be more worth it in the short run as per my current specs to get a phenom ii x6 and possibly a new gpu or a overhaul to bulldozer/ or 2500k? I don't really plan on doing more than just casual gaming with new games, don't expect high quality and just the usual surfing the net.
i'd go with the thuban + gpu combo wait..your mobo is suspect for running a thuban...
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Exactly who is going to be the guinea pig and buy one from OCNs members? Good question... I can equivocally say it wont be me.

If Bulldozer was a 15% performance increase over 2600K for equal money, or equal performance for less money(value) then I would have taken the plunge.

Back to those guys that drove a single BD core up to 8+Ghz...ummm, nevermind Actually I will say it, what the hell did they measure for power usage during their world record? Did they happen to notice the neighborhood Power Outage?
El Gappo has one, and he's been running benches, plus has an overclocking guide.

http://www.overclock.net/amd-general...ing-guide.html
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Why would BD have to be cheaper AND better or equally performing for you to buy it? Fanboy.
Well if you want performance, cheaper and lower performing isn't exactly what you want. Stop insulting people for no reason.
    
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Why would BD have to be cheaper AND better or equally performing for you to buy it? Fanboy.
Read what I said again....you misquoted me. Fanboy? You don't know this War vet....n/m..holding back insult. moving on...

To be specific, i'm running a 920, so why would I buy a BD over a 2600k...naturally...if its equal performing, i'd pick the one with the lower price. As would we all.

Consequently if it flatout outperformed, then I'd make that choice? I never said cheaper and better together as a choice...
Edited by Ghoxt - 10/14/11 at 9:49pm
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You know I think I have been convinced, i think i am going to get a Bulldozer chip anyways. Looks like i am going to get the FX 6100, since all the focus is on the 8150. I will probably get my chip this weekend from Microcenter, if they have any in stock. If they do i will post current benches with my PHII chip at 4.2-4.4ghz and then use the same benches for the FX 6100.
You know what? No, no I am not. I just cannot bring myself to do it. Can use that money to get all kinds of other stuff. I just have to wait and see if AMD releases some kind of fixed chip, or if there is a better Bios or something.
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