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It's quite possible seeing the performance improvements seen on the Windows 8 Developer Preview Build over Windows 7.
It's not the scheduling issue it is that Windows 7 sees Orochi as a 4 core Hyperthreaded CPU

Meaning in most benchmarks it will do floating point on core 0 and integer on core 1

When both cores can do floating point and integer

That could explain why it scores near the i7 2600 in Passmark
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Me too. I'm gonna be upgrading on black friday, and I'm waiting to see what fixes come out for BD in the meantime. Will be between these chips, or the 2500k. I need to see if this improves gaming performance as well, since that will be my primary use. I've had nothing but issues with my intel build, and it is my first one in a long time. Previous builds were AMD, and never had these kinds of problems. Hoping to go back to AMD.
it would be awesome because it would put Intel into panic mode, and they would have to put out something even better
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I just posted the article in the news section, after clearance from some other OCN mods/editors. Exciting.
I may schedule an upgrade in the black friday timeline as well. Seems perfect; black friday is also when NCIX hosts another warehouse sale, hopefully.
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i would seriously wait for such a fix to actually exist before you plan an upgrade
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i would seriously wait for such a fix to actually exist before you plan an upgrade
I plan on getting a 2500k on Black Friday as of right now. I'm hoping AMD can push something like this through to change my mind. I'd love to play around with the new chips, but I can't justify the cost.
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i would seriously wait for such a fix to actually exist before you plan an upgrade
Well if they have found the issue then it is only a matter of time before the fix is out. What is to be seen is how well the patch/fix boosts/fixes the performance of BD.
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Well if they have found the issue then it is only a matter of time before the fix is out. What is to be seen is how well the patch/fix boosts/fixes the performance of BD.
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It's not the scheduling issue it is that Windows 7 sees Orochi as a 4 core Hyperthreaded CPU

Meaning in most benchmarks it will do floating point on core 0 and integer on core 1

When both cores can do floating point and integer

That could explain why it scores near the i7 2600 in Passmark
That is what the fix probably entails
Allowing the 2 integer clusters in a compute unit to be able to do both floating point and integer this could also double the GFlops in Linpack if possible
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It's quite possible seeing the performance improvements seen on the Windows 8 Developer Preview Build over Windows 7.
Didn't Amd themselves indicate nothing more than single digit gains when using win 8 over win 7? One would think there would be a rather quick response with a new windows driver for bulldozer either way.
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On the heels of this info (and sorry because this is probably answered already in the thread), can anyone confirm that FX works in AM3 mobos with "supported" BIOS revisions? You know, ala CHIV?
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On the heels of this info (and sorry because this is probably answered already in the thread), can anyone confirm that FX works in AM3 mobos with "supported" BIOS revisions? You know, ala CHIV?
why wouldn't it?

And why does the thread rating keep going down!
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