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No, Sandy Bridge is faster, its just that for gaming x58 is fast enough.
It depends on the application, hot-shot.
 
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It depends on the application, hot-shot.
Ok, find me a game that runs faster on an X58 chip.
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Has anyone seen this? http://quinetiam.com/?p=2356
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No, Sandy Bridge is faster, its just that for gaming x58 is fast enough.
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Ugh, that must be a pretty steep side slope then
I never said they were right. I just seem to recall a very significant number of i7 9xx owners raging about how Sandy Bridge was only a side grade on these very forums. It'll be interesting to see how things pan out.
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Has anyone seen this? http://quinetiam.com/?p=2356
You just made me very, very, very, very happy. Infact, I could run to your place and kiss you right now .

Bulldozer is definitely awaiting tweaks (both software and hardware). Oh, I can't wait for BD to spank SB so fanboys just shut up and appreciate tech. ^.^
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8 cores and 125W TDP.

Isn't it the AMD meme about efficiency? Twice as many physical cores and more power usage. Yet its slower.
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Has anyone seen this? http://quinetiam.com/?p=2356
This is some dude's blog. Hardly real news.

And:
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Look for a 40% performance boost if this works…. more to come.
Key word "if".

Also he writes:
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I hate overclocking…
So he's not exactly a benchmarker either.

This is some dude's opinions and hopes that a software fix is going to redeem Bulldozer. If you checked the Tom's Hardware review under Windows 8, it still gets destroyed by a 2500k.
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Has anyone seen this? http://quinetiam.com/?p=2356
Good post.
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Has anyone seen this? http://quinetiam.com/?p=2356
If that is true then i feel bad now going intel
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My laptop has an i7 sandy bridge ..
4 cores , 8 threads and it's max TDP is 45W !
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