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Originally Posted by Dr. Zoidberg;15274866 
Not necessarily.

"The novel Bulldozer design of the FX-8150 seems to be light on performance per core, as our image editing test shows. This test is single-threaded, and the FX-8150 fared extremely poorly with a stock-speed score of 887. To put that into context, a Core 2 Duo E6700 is 13 per cent faster and a Core i5-2500K is almost twice as fast as the FX-8150 in this kind of situation."

http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cpus/2011/10/12/amd-fx-8150-review/11

Kind of sad when bulldozer fails to beat a dual core cpu released in 2006.

lachen.giflachen.giflachen.giflachen.gif i so fell for AMDs marketing and bought a Crosshair V sigh what a crap.
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Im kinda confused with whats going on with that FX 4100 Model. Did they Cut core performance out of that as well, cause if so they have truely gone Drunk. Maybe the Fx4100 is the ace up their sleeve.... probably not. lachen.gif
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Originally Posted by Fuell;15274858 
What we all need, is to hope that AMD gets single threaded performance up, gets power consumption under control and then increases 10-15% above its multi-threaded performance... THEN it will compete... but that will be no easy task.

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"hope" + "and" x "then" = fail.
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This is a sad day for computer enthusiasts. AMD's latest architecture cannot gain any ground on Intel.

Why would Intel push new products out now with no competition what-so-ever. SB-E is ready for launch in November so that will come out but why even push out Ivy Bridge next year? Intel can just sit back and continue to gain market share with current offerings.
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The Phenom II X6 has six cores operating at 3.3GHz, which gives it an eBay frequency of 19.8GHz; the FX-8150 has eight cores at 3.6GHz giving it an comparable speed of 28.8GHz – an increase of 45 per cent. However, the Cinebench score of 6.01 is only 2.6 per cent faster than the 5.86 of the Phenom II X6 1100T. That’s a poor result for the FX-8150 and indicates that each of those eight cores aren’t a match for any of the six within the Phenom II. The 8-core FX-8150 was only marginally faster than the quad-core Core i5-2500K, which managed 5.93. The Hyper-Threaded Core i7-2600K was much faster than the FX-8150, though, with a score of 7.49.

Wow. That is just bad. 8 cores barely winning to a CPU with half the throughput.
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Originally Posted by Dr. Zoidberg;15274742 
You have to understand that when bulldozer is overclocked, it consumes a massive amount of power. Hardware Canucks overclocked an FX-8150 to 4.6 GHz, and here are their surprising results:

"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. Obviously, no one runs a CPU and GPU stress tests at the same time, but this does illustrate what the worst case scenario could be when it comes to power consumption."

800W eek.gifeek.gifeek.gif

I max my overclocked CPU and GPU all day while running BOINC. Looking at BD I will need to underclock it to prevent my system from exploding.

It may be a slight exaggeration but it's not far from the truth. Damned AMD sozo.gif

I hope Thubans drop in price fast, I'd love to get a 1090 at least.
Edited by Liranan - 10/12/11 at 5:27am
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post #777 of 2308
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Originally Posted by faulkton;15274905 
"hope" + "and" x "then" = fail.

Way to quote a small fraction of a post out of context to make a useless comment... BD is not an epic fail, unless you guys think a 2500K is utter garbage for threaded workloads... there are areas where BD simply shines, especially compared to PII, and then there is games and lowly threaded tasks...

But go ahead and keep the flame train going... Talking about the architectures ups and downs is one thing... but to call "outright fail" on a chip that CAN best a 2500K consistently in some workloads, thats funny...

(I would like to point out that in no way am I saying BD is "great" or better than a 2500K.... Just that there is far too much negative commenting going on and its simply beyond reason...
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damn...
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I am disappoint...
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post #779 of 2308
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Originally Posted by Agenesis;15274789 
Business as usual for AMD I see.

Now to hunt down those guys who said they would eat their hats...

this!!!
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frown.gif damn AMD was hoping you had another Athlon64 on your hands.
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