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At least AMD admits Phenom II being superior.

As you can see on the picture below from AMD's website, they never say that the FX-series are meant to perform good.
However, they state "Take performance over the top with AMD Phenom™ II processors and AMD Overdrive™ software.". = Phenom II is gonna be stronger than FX-series.



It's just that we had been hoping for too much, when in fact it looks right FX-series shouldn't beat Phenom II.
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Imagine if they made a Phenom II x8.
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Originally Posted by NateN34 View Post
Imagine if they made a Phenom II x8.
That wouldn't be to bad!
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but how can 32mm FX do WORSE core/core against 45mm pII
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Cant decide between fx8150 or 1100T If you really think that the phenom II is better overall, I might save the money, get a 1100T and wait for piledriver
    
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they just haven't changed their marketing material......cool beans.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by StarDestroyer View Post
but how can 32mm FX do WORSE core/core against 45mm pII
Read: http://www.anandtech.com/show/4955/t...x8150-tested/2
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Quote:
Originally Posted by FiX View Post
Cant decide between fx8150 or 1100T If you really think that the phenom II is better overall, I might save the money, get a 1100T and wait for piledriver
It depends what you spend your time doing. Some software runs better on Bulldozer, some better on Phenoms/Thuban. Get benchies for the stuff you will run to decide. At the desktop and web browsing, it doesn't matter much at all.
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they just haven't changed their marketing material......cool beans.
That's what they've done, they have changed it from that Bulldozer FX-series were gonna be good performance CPU's to that theyre just overclockable and that Phenoms II are the performance CPU's.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by NateN34 View Post
Imagine if they made a Phenom II x8.
God save my bank account because I will go buy it.

Hell, bring in the Phenom IIIs.
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