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Originally Posted by MGF Derp View Post
Bulldozer is crap
For us that seek the best bang for the buck taking power consumption, overclockability (and it's relative ease/efficiency), ipc efficiency and just plain overall performance... I'd have to agree.
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Speechless
spec since i just sold my 1055t..
SAD SAD DAY
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I am really curious what went wrong here with Bulldozer. Why is there no horsepower behind specs like that? When Phenom X4 debuted, it was supposed to blow everyone away, were the first quadcores for AMD, yet suffered from a TLB bug. This release just seems like a repeat of that debacle or something. Really curious for AMD's explanation, if they even decide to give one.
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http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.htm...f_rd_i=fx-8150

Clicking it doesn't work copy&paste
That pricing is terrible.
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It's not bad actually not sure what everyone is so freaked out about. It was between 2500K and 2600K in threaded benches but lost out on games. It's a good CPU for those who need to run lots of threads, though a little disappointing for gamers.

Makes it a little bit of a niche CPU. It needs a small price reduction to compete really, I think $210-$215 for a 8150 would be fine, a great upgrade for some people.

I'm a little disappointed, I wanted better, though I knew it wasn't gonna beat Intel, but its a step in the right direction maybe. Hopefully they can get single threaded performance up a bit with the next versions and get llano yields under control so they can get moving on maturing the architecture.

But again, I see no real reason for people to be calling it an epic fail, its far from the truth. It's simply not a gaming monster and thats what a lot of people here seem to want, at least the very vocal ones...
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I am really curious what went wrong here with Bulldozer. Why is there no horsepower behind specs like that? When Phenom X4 debuted, it was supposed to blow everyone away, were the first quadcores for AMD, yet suffer from a TLB bug. This release just seems like a repeat of that debacle.
The Phenom II was a lot better though (albiet, clocked much higher)

Here's to hoping going from FX to FX-II will be just as much of an increase in performance (and a decrease in power consumption...)
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I'm confused at who this chip is aimed at. It seems like they are targeting an enthusiast who doesn't want to be an enthusiast?

I've always liked AMD since the K6-2 days, but this isn't what anyone expected.
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It's not bad actually not sure what everyone is so freaked out about. It was between 2500K and 2600K in threaded benches but lost out on games. It's a good CPU for those who need to run lots of threads, though a little disappointing for gamers.

Makes it a little bit of a niche CPU. It needs a small price reduction to compete really, I think $210-$215 for a 8150 would be fine, a great upgrade for some people.

I'm a little disappointed, I wanted better, though I knew it wasn't gonna beat Intel, but its a step in the right direction maybe. Hopefully they can get single threaded performance up a bit with the next versions and get llano yields under control so they can get moving on maturing the architecture.

But again, I see no real reason for people to be calling it an epic fail, its far from the truth. It's simply not a gaming monster and thats what a lot of people here seem to want, at least the very vocal ones...
Uhh, the power draw alone makes it a failure.
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Holy hell, AMD you failed. I'll run my Phenom until it dies but this is unacceptable. The old 1100T beats the new top of the line 8-core processor. -____-
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