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Is anyone planning to buy a BD chip?
The 8150P looks like a huge waste of money, especially since there is no worthy difference between the 8120P and the 8150P. Both chips have an unlocked multiplier.
If the 6100 can manage to unlock into an 8 core, it'll probably be the best value.
Edited by Evil Penguin - 10/11/11 at 10:51pm
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I jumped on my X6 3 months ago for $160, I'm pleased. That is all.
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I sold my 1090T for 125 dollar shipped not too long ago.
Oh man am I pissed.
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i think i'm gonna wait..if there's still an amd in a few months..they'll revise it to be better
 
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post #5 of 29
gonna keep rocking the Core 2 and the i7 920.

Still dont know how you can have a "new" CPU that loses to a 3 year old architecture with half the cores... (nehalem)
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I'm waiting too, but only because my bank says I can't afford it.
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Here's hoping for 2012 "Piledriver" parts with better IPC + lower power consumption when overclocked. That or massive price drop on these parts come black friday.
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I have a UD7 motherboard here just gathering dust.
I think I'm gonna buy the 8120...
One thing is for certain, it's the last AMD CPU I'll be buying for a loooooong time.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Evil Penguin View Post
I have a UD7 motherboard here just gathering dust.
I think I'm gonna buy the 8120...
One thing is for certain, it's the last AMD CPU I'll be buying for a loooooong time.
Could be good for folding, I'd wait to the prices to drop. There is no way in hell they'll stay at release day MRSP for more than a week.
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Well I got the 955 when it first came out, and it looks like I'm gonna stick with it, unless I'm missing something. Luckily I just inherited a C2D, and I still have my trusty FX-57. I think next build will be on the blue side tbh, I could deal with being behind, and making up space with an OC, but it looks like even OC'ing the BD is lackluster. Going backwards in performance is not viable, even if it does okay in certain applications, that would leave you with a machine that can only do one thing, and that's a lot of money for a so so niche CPU.
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