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I think I'm going to cry.
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Originally Posted by Wbroach23 View Post
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
Ours (I'm not allowed to link to it, but it's the Overclockers.com review linked in the OP) was run at 1866 with plenty tight latencies of 6-9-7-24. Fast RAM is far from making BD compete with a 2600K.

The memory controller is quite impressive once you freeze it though. I ran DDR3-2400+ when benching under LN2.
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But investors had no real insight into Bulldozer performance other than the leaked benchmarks.

Mind you, I used the leaks and sold my shares, so maybe they all did the same a couple weeks ago and that's why the shares have been below $5 for a while now.
They actually broke $5 earlier today. Some analysts obviously still have faith.
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Well I see nothing much has changed since last night.
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Ours (I'm not allowed to link to it, but it's the Overclockers.com review linked in the OP) was run at 1866 with plenty tight latencies of 6-9-7-24. Fast RAM is far from making BD compete with a 2600K.

The memory controller is quite impressive once you freeze it though. I ran DDR3-2400+ when benching under LN2.
what are the set dividers hokealumnus?
i'm still buying one

how cold did you have to get it?
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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.

Thank you,
Rookie1337
So what are we supposed to do, just not comment on the reviews? This is a public FORUM. Get that through your head people.

As far as the reviews are concerned I, unfortunately, am not at all surprised. The writing was on the wall the second Q2 slipped to 60-90 days for what were rumored to be poor performance yields. I said at the time (amidst rabid AMD fanboy objections) that things looked very bad for BD. This was back in June when several people were claiming that Anand and Tom's were "trolling" with their reports claiming poor performance was the issue with the delay. Some people still cannot bring themselves to concede that BD was ever actually delayed to begin with.

This was very predictable at least since mid-summer. It is a massive disappointment to me because Intel now has no reason to stay in competitive-mode. I expect them to allow IB and SB-E to roll out slower now and at higher prices and that sucks for us Intel guys. Nobody wins here...
Edited by Majin SSJ Eric - 10/12/11 at 8:06am
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OMG NEWEGG FAIL

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.739582

Act now before the combo is gone! LOLOL
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I am surprised at how well AMDs stock is doing so far today. I expected it to tank when markets opened this morning, but the stock has remained pretty flat so far....
That would because we're of the tiny minority that:
1. Knows what bulldozer is...
2. Gives a frick
 
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OMG NEWEGG FAIL

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.739582

Act now before the combo is gone! LOLOL
Its no wonder its performing so poorly!
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http://www.guru3d.com/article/amd-fx...ssor-review/14

Some "complete" failure. Guys calm down and think logically. Did you really expect them to completely trounce the 2600k and the 990x? I'm just glad there's places it beats the old Phenoms. However, I'm pretty much unable to justify the power consumption results.
     
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