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post #471 of 2308
oh i'm glad i didn't waste my time waiting for this piece of junk. shame on you AMD. 2500k all the way.

i at least expected the highest end bulldozer to be on par with the nehalem architecture per clock, but from the looks of things it's their old **** with 2 cores slapped on...
    
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I'm still amazed at the power consumption. Compare the review chart with Intel\\AMD cpus stock and oc'd:

post #473 of 2308
Time to read Anand's article. Thankfully I went SB.
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Comment, John Freuhe?
    
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The front-end comparison FPU details in Anandtech's article does a pretty good job of summing up the "why":

http://www.anandtech.com/show/4955/t...x8150-tested/2
Edited by Blameless - 10/11/11 at 11:21pm
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Just got out of the hospital waiting room, got a signal and started reading. May turn around and check in for depression now.
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I want to see benchies after theL1 Cache fix.
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Saw the vortez review he stated AMD say turning off the cores to 2 will hit 5 ghz pretty easily....... seriously ***.....

Pretty sure the fat lady just sang.... LOUD!!!
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From Hardwarecanucks:
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In order to hit 4.5Ghz, we set the vCore to 1.50V with some light Load-Line Calibration (LLC). At this voltage, the processor heated up considerably, reaching well over 77°C when stress tested by Prime95 In-place large FFTs.

At these settings, the system is idling at around 195W, but when running the aforementioned Prime95 stress test, it pulls an immense 550W from the socket. If we also add a fully loaded GeForce GTX 460 1GB to the mix, that number spikes up to almost 800W.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by yesitsmario View Post
Isn't it only going to be 10% faster ?
10% faster would still put it quite a bit under the standard
    
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