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You know what, that's a VERY good question. We all know how well Phenom II responded to NB clocks, perhaps its the same thing with BD?
I realize that, but is AMD seriously expecting users to overclock both overall clock and CPU-NB just to match a stock SB?
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i only care about the folding power.
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So they didn't "bulldoze" Intel, big deal.

AMD is still doing what they always do; offering excellent performance at a reasonable price.

This coming from someone who has owned almost every high end consumer CPU since 2005 excluding 980/990X and QX9650.

Little kids are freaking out like usual, over nothing. What's next another thread about BF3 beta actually having bugs?
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Wow... and i just bought an AM3+ board hoping BD would be....good....

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yeah same here...
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Although I am disappointed, my disbelief is still high, so I will wait until the processors are released and several thorough benchmarks are done before I make the decision on whether or not to put this in my future rig...
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Apparently it folds on part with a Phenom II x6 too.
 
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its right where i expected it, not completely crushing SB, but not getting stomped.
You must have read some different reviews than me, cause the ones I read it got stomped by the 2600K.
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I'm curious,
I am very, very curious
if any of the reviewers bothered to overclock the CPU-NB.
Good question, I bet they didn't. I'd definitely be interested to see how much that increases performance.
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Response in this thread doesn't sound to good. We need some OCN'ers to get ahold of them and OC/Bench. I'd like to see those threads.
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I'm curious,
I am very, very curious
if any of the reviewers bothered to overclock the CPU-NB.
I don't think that does anything for games though.
 
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Looks like my only options now are either to get the quad core, a PII x4/6, or just dump AMD forever. I am in no way paying over $100 at this point for an AMD processor. They just lost another user
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