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Originally Posted by reflex99 View Post
i think the 8120 is pretty competitive as is.
The only thing it's competitive in is games that are GPU bottlenecked.
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An i5-2500k can be had for $100 less than the FX-8150.

Think about that for a second...
I really wish that sale was around when I got my 2500K.
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The $125 i3-2100 is faster than the 8120. Not sure what your definition of competitive is.
Can't do much OCing on the i3.
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Can't do much on a bulldozer either unless you have a quality 700+ watt PSU.
    
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Can't do much OCing on the i3.
Yet it's faster than a Phenom II at 4.0ghz. Sadly enough, the Phenom II is faster than BD.
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Can't do much on a bulldozer either unless you have a quality 700+ watt PSU.
Let's hope those people who bought AM3+ boards months ago have the wattage.
    
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Yet it's faster than a Phenom II at 4.0ghz. Sadly enough, the Phenom II is faster than BD.
This thread is not for bulldozer bashing.
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This thread is not for bulldozer bashing.
BD is slower than Phenom II. It's a fact bro.
    
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Can't do much on a bulldozer either unless you have a quality 700+ watt PSU.
I knew my 1.2kw PSU would become useful someday.
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BD is slower than Phenom II. It's a fact bro.
Oh I know I just feel that we really do not need the bashing in this thread.
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Originally Posted by PrototypeT800 View Post
This thread is not for bulldozer bashing.
His style may be a bit harsh, but look at it this way: If the powers that be want Bulldozer to be competitive, you have to price it accordingly.

What does a Phenom II X4 go for these days, because all indications show it about equal...
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