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does anyone no wher i can sell and for how much a xfx 850 w xxx silver edition psu (basicly seasonic) ?

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So Ive just gotten a new 8150 from a fresh batch my local disty has just gottan in to play with.

The VID is extremely low at 1.225v. Whats odd is it doesnt perform like the low VID ones Ive played with in the past and actually overclocks better and runs much much cooler than the 1.275v chip I was toying with last week. Low VID on FX has traditionally indicated high leakage but this seems to be an exception.

The IHS also looked different from all the other FX chips I've had, was very Phenom-esque. IE, it looked clean lol

Perhaps GF is getting better at 32nm or maybe Ive got some oddball
post #3633 of 8112
I was gonna get a 8120...but Ivy Bridge is....oh wait...it got delayed too... lachen.gif

Sorry...after all the grief FX buyers took from Intel folks for waiting to buy one, I had to make fun of IB being delayed too.

Karma: it really does exist. cool.gif

But to my serious point:

Anyone having excellent success with their 8120? The 8150 seems a bit pricey for what you get, but I am considering a CPU/mobo combo upgrade around Christmas. If the 8120 is clocking almost as well as an 8150, I'll save ~$70 on the CPU and then try to find a combo price with a good 9xx series mobo.
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post #3634 of 8112
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I was gonna get a 8120...but Ivy Bridge is....oh wait...it got delayed too... lachen.gif

Sorry...after all the grief FX buyers took from Intel folks for waiting to buy one, I had to make fun of IB being delayed too.

Karma: it really does exist. cool.gif

But to my serious point:

Anyone having excellent success with their 8120? The 8150 seems a bit pricey for what you get, but I am considering a CPU/mobo combo upgrade around Christmas. If the 8120 is clocking almost as well as an 8150, I'll save ~$70 on the CPU and then try to find a combo price with a good 9xx series mobo.

Hehe



As for 8120 vs. 8150:
If you can find an older 8120 from near release date, I recommend it. It seems now the 8120 and 8150 are being binned a lot more aggressively and the 8120's aren't getting as high of overclocks anymore. At least that's what I've noticed from multiple thread on different forums.

Also I'm sure you know about BD's power consumption, there have been quite a few reports of VRM throttling due to possible VRM temperature limits. Personally I've had to add a RAM cooler to the VRM's and a 80 mm fan behind the socket on the back of the motherboard to achieve high OC's without over heating.

Case and point, don't cheap out on a motherboard, make sure it has good VRM cooling, north bridge isn't as much of a concern, or at least I haven't had any problem with it.
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Originally Posted by Neroh View Post

So Ive just gotten a new 8150 from a fresh batch my local disty has just gottan in to play with.
The VID is extremely low at 1.225v. Whats odd is it doesnt perform like the low VID ones Ive played with in the past and actually overclocks better and runs much much cooler than the 1.275v chip I was toying with last week. Low VID on FX has traditionally indicated high leakage but this seems to be an exception.
The IHS also looked different from all the other FX chips I've had, was very Phenom-esque. IE, it looked clean lol
Perhaps GF is getting better at 32nm or maybe Ive got some oddball

The "high leakage" was speculation. We don't know for sure that was the exact reason for the low voltage. There could be numerous possibilities with the new 32nm HKMGF process. I would expect yields/performance to improve as the process is perfected.
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Hehe
As for 8120 vs. 8150:
If you can find an older 8120 from near release date, I recommend it. It seems now the 8120 and 8150 are being binned a lot more aggressively and the 8120's aren't getting as high of overclocks anymore. At least that's what I've noticed from multiple thread on different forums.
Also I'm sure you know about BD's power consumption, there have been quite a few reports of VRM throttling due to possible VRM temperature limits. Personally I've had to add a RAM cooler to the VRM's and a 80 mm fan behind the socket on the back of the motherboard to achieve high OC's without over heating.
Case and point, don't cheap out on a motherboard, make sure it has good VRM cooling, north bridge isn't as much of a concern, or at least I haven't had any problem with it.

Oh, I was not gonna cheap out on the mobo by any means. After reading the stuff that xd_1771 put out, I was leary of some of my mobos. Luckily, I haven't had any issues.

I was looking either at a 990FX Sabertooth from Asus or a UD5 from Gigabyte or Fatality 990FX from ASRock. Something with good, heavy power section.

Hopefully by the Christmas season, things will get cheaper pricewise and I can get a decent combo. Really curious as to running 8 processes on individual cores and seeing how it performs.
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Hehe
As for 8120 vs. 8150:
If you can find an older 8120 from near release date, I recommend it. It seems now the 8120 and 8150 are being binned a lot more aggressively and the 8120's aren't getting as high of overclocks anymore. At least that's what I've noticed from multiple thread on different forums.
Also I'm sure you know about BD's power consumption, there have been quite a few reports of VRM throttling due to possible VRM temperature limits. Personally I've had to add a RAM cooler to the VRM's and a 80 mm fan behind the socket on the back of the motherboard to achieve high OC's without over heating.
Case and point, don't cheap out on a motherboard, make sure it has good VRM cooling, north bridge isn't as much of a concern, or at least I haven't had any problem with it.

Oh, I was not gonna cheap out on the mobo by any means. After reading the stuff that xd_1771 put out, I was leary of some of my mobos. Luckily, I haven't had any issues.

I was looking either at a 990FX Sabertooth from Asus or a UD5 from Gigabyte or Fatality 990FX from ASRock. Something with good, heavy power section.

Hopefully by the Christmas season, things will get cheaper pricewise and I can get a decent combo. Really curious as to running 8 processes on individual cores and seeing how it performs.

Well aside from hot VRM's, the Fatal1ty 990FX is a beautiful board, I love mine, the dual-gigabit LAN was a selling feature for me as I have two separate network in my house that I wanted to connect to with my main rig. If you have any questions about the Fatal1ty, ask me here or shoot me a PM.
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http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/FX8150/

if anyone is looking for a Review with and with out the patchs. Here you go.
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http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/FX8150/
if anyone is looking for a Review with and with out the patchs. Here you go.

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well i just happened to do a benchmark today prior to installing the hotfix on my fx 6100 and then installed the hotfix and ran a test.. the hotfix does help scores
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