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http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/188?vs=434#

Wow.

That's my current CPU versus the 8150. Bare in mind that's stock speed, and I have mine at 3.8Ghz.

Even still, in some tests, stock 645 spanks the BD chip. Very very odd.

There is 0 reason for me to upgrade to Bulldozer.

Saying that, and I don;t know why. I feel slightly compelled to get one :?

Maybe its because everyone has Sandy Bridge, so just to be different lol
Edited by Dublin_Gunner - 10/12/11 at 7:04am
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All I got out of the reviews is that BD is slightly better than current Phenoms, draws a lot more power, and when OC'd can trade blows with a 2600k at stock. Does that sum it up?
     
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IDC....
you want to prove your point? show me what each company spent in R&D
Stop making excuses for them
Bottom line they worked 5+ years on architecture that is worse than their current
That=fail
Intel spends more. They have literally 4 times the workforce. They dominate the market. To be brutally honest it is nearly impossible for AMD to overtake or even match intel. That only happened back in the FX60 days. Both CPU's use similar instruction sets. So how would a company that has money to burn lose to a company that doesn't? Intel released 4 major refreshes since 07, AMD hit with Phenom, Phenom 2, and now Bulldozer. I'm not making excuses for them, I am just saying don't expect a small company to miraculously topple a much larger one by using snake oil.
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A little disappointed with the performance of the FX 8150

If intel 2500K down the price of $ 200 or less. AMD would be in serious trouble!
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I'm sorry but lol at the people who were holding on to their hope that there would be some miracle and BD was going to be so great.

Sucks for the consumer though.
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All I got out of the reviews is that BD is slightly better than current Phenoms, draws a lot more power, and when OC'd can trade blows with a 2600k at stock. Does that sum it up?
You missed the part where BD comes in a tin with a fancy belt-buckle.
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All I got out of the reviews is that BD is slightly worse than current Phenoms, draws a lot more power, and when OC'd can trade blows with a 2600k at stock. Does that sum it up?
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Originally Posted by Dublin_Gunner View Post
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/188?vs=434#

Wow.

That's my current CPU versus the 8150. Bare in mind that's stock speed, and I have mine at 3.8Ghz.

Even still, in some tests, stock 645 spanks the BD chip. Very very odd.

There is 0 reason for me to upgrade to Bulldozer.
I didn't see yours win once. In a lot of those tests lower is better.
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Well, this is kind of a letdown.
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http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/188?vs=434#

Wow.

That's my current CPU versus the 8150. Bare in mind that's stock speed, and I have mine at 3.8Ghz.

Even still, in some tests, stock 645 spanks the BD chip. Very very odd.

There is 0 reason for me to upgrade to Bulldozer.
What the hell are you talking about. It didn't beat BD in more than 1 or 2 tests? I'm confused.

EDIT: Correction it didn't beat BD in any.
     
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