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Originally Posted by Kand View Post
Great. Comparing an overclocked processor that draws >150w at that frequency against a processor at stock that draws 95w. :3

Sounds fair, and logical? Totally.
No...it shows how far you have to tweak BD to get it to compete...note the also included 8150 at stock for comparison.
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YOU WHAT? How the hell did I miss this? I am very disappointed, very disappointed indeed in AMD
yeah it was announced around June.
Their stance on the matter always was you never what the future might hold or something like that so it doesn't exactly surprise me

http://www.khronos.org/news/permalin...io-and-opens-a

http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/glob...51071&fid=1725

http://www.itproportal.com/2011/06/0...m-partnership/
post #853 of 2308
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Originally Posted by AK-47 View Post
that's a lie. AMD recently opened a R&D facility in israhell
They get no pity from. I was hoping they'd make a better product or even close to 2500k and 2600k
But they didn't so screw them and stop making excuses for them
Excuse me?

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post #854 of 2308
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Originally Posted by Wildcard36qs View Post
It really isnt that huge of a fail though guys. For those of you building BF3 systems, you want this processor lol:


Gpu limited game is gpu limited.

BD is fail.
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post #855 of 2308
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You must have read some different reviews than me, cause the ones I read it got stomped by the 2600K.
The 2600k would be out of my price range, so at what i am looking it, the 8120 is decent compared to the 2500k. If i was looking at the top performance for my money, yes i would say bd gets stomped, but compared that to the 990x, they 2600k gets owned, again, its all about what people can afford, and their price bracket.
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Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
No...it shows how far you have to tweak BD to get it to compete...note the also included 8150 at stock for comparison.
Sandy Bridge can be tweaked as well. Keep in mind.
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The 2600k would be out of my price range, so at what i am looking it, the 8120 is decent compared to the 2500k. If i was looking at the top performance for my money, yes i would say bd gets stomped, but compared that to the 990x, they 2600k gets owned, again, its all about what people can afford, and their price bracket.
OTOH, for folks like you on a budget who already have a Thuban...you really don't have an upgrade to go to in performance. Sure the price is decent for someone still on an Athlon64 or Core2Duo, with a big relative bump in performance...but ye on Thuban already will likely not see a big boost in most tasks, certainly not one that would be worth the coin IMHO.
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Gpu limited game is gpu limited.

BD is fail.
So wait, if it was GPU limited, wouldn't they have the exact same results? Yet the SB, even with a 200MHz higher clock, scores lower? Hmmm.... I believe there's something amiss here with your logic.
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The 2600k would be out of my price range, so at what i am looking it, the 8120 is decent compared to the 2500k. If i was looking at the top performance for my money, yes i would say bd gets stomped, but compared that to the 990x, they 2600k gets owned, again, its all about what people can afford, and their price bracket.
I never thought I'd say this about a desktop CPU, but...the cost savings a FX 8120 has over a 2500k might not account for your higher electric bill. I think performance and power usage wise the 2500k is the better deal. Meaning in most things you will have better perfromance and a lower electric bill. At casual usage...it would probably be close. If you are a folder or a person who leaves the coputer on 24/7...then it would probbly be a huge difference.
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Sandy Bridge can be tweaked as well. Keep in mind.
Oh, I remember. That is why I linked to thew Guru3D review. BD as an enthusiast/performance part barely compete OC'd when the competition is held to stock.

Shame. Was thinking of moving my 1055T folding rig out and throwing a BD in there...definitely not worth the coin as it stands now. Hopefully folks are right and it can be band-aided with some software patching.
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