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With all I've read on the terrible L2 and L3 cache latency's with BD, I doubt any hotfix will do anything to fix this generation. IF the cache latency problem is true, hopefully they fix it with the next revision.
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Ok, find me a game that runs faster on an X58 chip.
I said it depends on the application, where multithreading and memory bandwidth is important. Though only the 32nm X58 chips are competitive now, and I didn't mention gaming.
 
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and turbo boost to 2.9GHz ..

So this 1GHz of bulldozer requires about 200W ?!
Not all 4 cores go to 2.9GHz, some get clocked way down/disabled. Mobile chips are binned to have exceptionally low VIDs meaning low TDPs for battery life and heat outputs sake.
 
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No matter what kind of patch, its not going to reduce your quadrupled power bill from using FX.
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Seems like that Quin Etiam guy was lying about the registry fix for bulldozer.

Here's some proof:

http://kubuntuforums.net/forums/index.php?topic=3118749

Also what makes him even more suspicious is that he has opened up new accounts on anandtech and guru3d forums.

Here is one of his threads on guru3d:

http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=352281
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Seems like that Quin Etiam guy was lying about the registry fix for bulldozer.

Here's some proof:

http://kubuntuforums.net/forums/index.php?topic=3118749

Also what makes him even more suspicious is that he has opened up new accounts on anandtech and guru3d forums.

Here is one of his threads on guru3d:

http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=352281
This is why we should ALWAYS believe random dudes on the Internet, on top of believe Marketing Hardware reps as well.

/sarcasm

Good find. Also, this:
http://forums.anandtech.com/showthread.php?t=2198259
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This is why we should ALWAYS believe random dudes on the Internet, on top of believe Marketing Hardware reps as well.
We shouldn't believe anyone no sarcasm

Everyone is a communistic heathen SPY!!!
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We shouldn't believe anyone no sarcasm

Everyone is a communistic heathen SPY!!!
If someone can back up their statements with facts, why shouldn't they be believed? Unless said statements are deceitful, and not real. Not talking about anyone in particular.

Anyway, that guy has not shown any proof of anything, so it's hard to believe what he claims.
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and turbo boost to 2.9GHz ..
I disabled turbo boost !

I like this trick.


After reading through 100's of pages, going to get x4 960T to replace x2 555.
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Has anyone seen this? http://quinetiam.com/?p=2356
Im sure AMD would have noticed if this could have been done, and would have probably said it. (Considering they did give a reply regarding reviews saying their tests makes it even with 2600k on BF3).

Guy also seems to be talking about aliens and WWIII. Also a mod on Kubuntu forums said the follwing when asked regarding the blog post above:

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generally speaking this sort of work would be done on the ubuntu side, kubuntu work mainly on packaging and kde stuff, not hardware.

but you can go on freenode irc in #kubuntu-devel and ask them.

I highly doubt it, haven't heard of this myself
Im going to think the 40% increase is not true for now.
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