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Originally Posted by kevink82 View Post
The problem lies with AMD went with gpu style, simpler core and more. Just cpu software developement didnt really went the same way as gpu did....

Even intel is working on cpu that is AMD style with lots of cores but simple ones, just as a prototype. I have to agree intel has far more financial backbone to work on stuff like these, just look at their larrabee, they can make something that cost they millions and not release it, AMD cant they nearly announce they are bankrupt not too long ago if they didnt split and form GlobalFoundries.
I think this is true as well. Multithreaded can get difficult to program. I am not a ture programmer, but I have to make a lot of my own configuration and testing tools. I am working on one right now and am I trying to make it multithreaded just for fun...and it isn't working. This really is rather difficult. I can sort of see why it took so long to get multi threaded apps in the world. I think AMD was betting on that a app using 6 or more threads would become the norm over the last few years, but it really hasn't.
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All the ones Ive looked at so far have the memory at 1333 or 1600 is there any with 1866 or higher if so which ones? I think I read some where it performs better with 1866 or higher memory
Guru3D was using 2x4GB of 1866:

http://www.guru3d.com/article/amd-fx...ssor-review/11
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Dear OCN,

What happened? When did we let threads drag on into massive tirades of fanboyism on either side? What happened to the middle?

I swear in this thread I've seen people just refuse to look at the results. Yes BD is a let down because it's not a huge leap forward and consumes a larger amount of power. Doesn't mean you Intel fanboys have to start trolling here saying it's an complete failure and that AMD should bottom out. All you're going to do is bring out the AMD fanboys and start a flame war. We don't need that.

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now i didnt see all the reviews(coz i have no intention of buying one) just clicked a bit through toms hardwares review.. seems like its either slower or slightly faster (depending on the test) than my 3 year old cpu?

thats kinda pathetic? :<
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am i reading their review right? they are comparing bd @ 4.6Ghz vs other procs @ stock?

EDIT: nvm they compared it @ stock also.. good review
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I was checking that also this morning.
Yeah me too! +2.5% !?
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that's because the general consumer has no idea what ipc is.. nor do they have any clue which processor is actually faster clock per clock. They just think "oh 8 'true' (not) cores must be better than 4c/8t"
No. More than likely AMD stock is relatively the same because investors look forward. AMD stock already took a hit when they announced a lower outlook due to poor yields a couple days ago. IE their stock was probably already adjusted.

It's just like how stocks can take a hit by what briefcase the chairman of the fed brings to a media meeting. Investors look forward and will adjust even before events occur.
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that's because the general consumer has no idea what ipc is.. nor do they have any clue which processor is actually faster clock per clock. They just think "oh 8 'true' (not) cores must be better than 4c/8t"
No, it would be because us enthusiasts who want FX represent such a small, small share of the market. AMD stock has plummeted lately but it was due to poor Llano APU yields, not poor FX CPU yields.
I didn't expect this release to make much of a difference in stock prices at all.
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am i reading their review right? they are comparing bd @ 4.6 vs other procs @ stock?
Well, to be fair BD at stock and at 4.6 compared to other CPUs at stock...and the comparison still goes that badly.
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