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post #331 of 2308
well is this 50% FASTER FROM THE PREVIOUS i7's and Phenom II X4's ? dosent seems so
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post #332 of 2308
Waiting patiently for the people who preordered one to come in with RAGE
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post #333 of 2308
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Originally Posted by Badness View Post
I don't think that does anything for games though.
You might want to take a glance at this article AT ran on CPU-NB OCing with the Thuban:
http://www.anandtech.com/show/3877/a...ance-scaling/7

It most definitely makes a difference.
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post #334 of 2308
the benchmarks look very disappointing. I waited all Summer to see good results/reviews. You win Intel...
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post #335 of 2308
These results are pretty disappointing. Unless AMD drops the pricing on these by a fair amount they won't sell well.

IMO The 8150 should really be priced ~$189 the 8120 ~$169 etc.

Can the current AM3+ motherboards actually handle the kind of power an overclocked 8150 is using? I foresee a lot of people blowing up VRMs on cheap AM3+ motherboards in the near future.
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post #336 of 2308
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Originally Posted by uncholowapo View Post
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
Same here haha. they have been good to me, but this is just one of the most disappointing things ive seen.
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post #337 of 2308
Wow, this is sad for AMD Bulldozer fans - it seems the only thing BD managed to bulldoze was itself.

I can hear AMD's market share dropping even more.
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Originally Posted by Kvjavs View Post
Oh yes it does.
Proof please. I've looked around for evidence and I have not found anything more than a few fps at 1980's resolution. Maybe it'll do something in source engine, but anything else?
 
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post #339 of 2308
Well hopefully this is just the beginning for Bulldozer.... They'll probably phase out the phenoms and replace them with Bulldozer (sidegrade/very mild upgrade). Gen 2 will hopefully be a step up....hopefully...
 
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post #340 of 2308
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Dude, My bother is spamming all of AMD's videos with this:"Well, Have you seen the latest benchmarks? BD at 5GHz sucks over 520W of power alone! Also, worse single-thread performance than Phenom II."
yeah i just mean that it was fake advertisement. On that same picture, you could actually see that it was a core i5 2500k. the 980X scores around 9 fps on the test
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