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Originally Posted by Segovax View Post
I keep seeing this a lot from OCN members. So all the reviewers on the BD review thread aren't accurate?

Where do you get your information from then? They are accurate and it is what it is.

Stop saying you don't believe the reviews. They are all the same guys that review everything for us. No one is lying.
I never claimed to have information of any kind.

What I'm stating is of personal thought and that alone.
I never stated they "Lied" but I don't believe what's been reviewed is entirely accurate either and I will say that I don't believe it if that's the case - However to clarify that, I didn't say they were 100% wrong but I cannot believe all of these reviews are 100% right either, at least at this time with the chip not even being listed on some sites for sale yet.

I'm trying to keep an open mind to the possibilites here with this chip's possible potential and I just don't believe we're seeing the full potential of these chips yet. That will take time to uncover as I've stated before.
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I wouldn't expect any magical performance gains, but there is likely a decent bit of room for improvement in how Windows' schedules threads.

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I don't think the chip can last long if it draws that much power.
Not worried about the chip surviving (even 300w for the CPU alone is likely fine, if I can cool it), but my AM3+ board.

I made sure I got a decent VRM (a robust looking 8+2 phase), but my AMD systems were still built on fairly tight budgets, so I didn't go into the realm of what I thought would be overkill. Maybe I should have.
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I am waiting a little longer, I am thinking of going SB but i am waiting to see if anything interesting happens, Because the Power consumption is sky high.
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I wouldn't expect any magical performance gains, but there is likely a decent bit of room for improvement in how Windows' schedules threads.



Not worried about the chip surviving (even 300w for the CPU alone is likely fine, if I can cool it), but my AM3+ board.

I made sure I got a decent VRM (a robust looking 8+2 phase), but my AMD systems were still built on fairly tight budgets, so I didn't go into the realm of what I thought would be overkill. Maybe I should have.
To adress your windows thread comment, I honestly think windows doesn't put enough pressure on the cpu for it to work well. Its been largely optimized around light threads.
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Jumping ship to intel / bye
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I never claimed to have information of any kind.

What I'm stating is of personal thought and that alone.
I never stated they "Lied" but I don't believe what's been reviewed is entirely accurate either and I will say that I don't believe it if that's the case - However to clarify that, I didn't say they were 100% wrong but I cannot believe all of these reviews are 100% right either, at least at this time with the chip not even being listed on some sites for sale yet.

I'm trying to keep an open mind to the possibilites here with this chip's possible potential and I just don't believe we're seeing the full potential of these chips yet. That will take time to uncover as I've stated before.
Benchmarks are benchmarks are benchmarks...
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