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Waiting patiently for the people who preordered one to come in with RAGE
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It's actually a blessing to me.
I can throw a thuban 6 core into my rig without changing anything else ang get the same or better performance than buldozer at a lower price.

Thanks for failing so hard AMD, this will be my last non-intel rig for a while.
Edited by pyra - 10/11/11 at 10:20pm
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Looks like the only good thing that will come out of bulldozer is that the Phenom II will be cheaper...

Crappy results for AMD.
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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?
http://www.anandtech.com/show/3877/a...ance-scaling/7

NB frequency does help when the game is CPU limited.

Resolution is set to 1680x1050 to make sure the CPU is being taxed and not the GPU.
Edited by Mad Pistol - 10/11/11 at 10:19pm
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Looks like the only good thing that will come out of bulldozer is that the Phenom II will be cheaper...

Crappy results for AMD.
Heard they were going to phase them out soon.
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i dont think ive ever been so disappointed with a new piece of hardware. what happened amd? an 8-core phenom ii at 32nm would have destroyed this. i cant wait for amd to explain what went wrong.

you can see in some of the benches that bulldozer starts to close the gap at higher clocks. maybe it was meant to run at ~5 Ghz but GF dropped the ball. they certainly dropped the ball on power consumption. that alone makes this chip a failure.
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Here's to hoping Bulldozer scales as well...that'd be a pretty significant step up in price/performance...
 
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Heard they were going to phase them out soon.
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so the main thing i gather hear is if i want best chip for gaming i just wanna snag a 2500k then right? or am i wrong?
    
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so..............is it good or not
    
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