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I won't be dumping my current setup because of Bulldozer's letdown performance. That's just stupid. My rig is still the same now as it was before BD.

However, when the time comes for me to upgrade, I'll most probably buy an Intel CPU as the chances of AMD catching up within that time frame is extremely slim.
Lots of sense in this post.
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Yup, definitely switching. Grabbing myself a 2500k later this month.
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No-brainer. $179 for a i5-2500k is the greatest price per performance CPU part in existence right now.

That's not even counting that on its stock HSF it overclocks well past i7-2600k stock performance levels, and with a slight investment in a better cooler, let's say something modest like a $25 Coolermaster 212+ to take it further, will give you more performance than there are apps to take advantage of it.
Edited by odditory - 10/13/11 at 3:26am
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I can't help but feel bad for the people that waited, I'm sure AMD will bring forth some kind of fix to the bulldozer (I hope they do for the people that waited soo long and the ones that already got them).

I was always a big fan of AMD and loved their cpu's but I effing LOVE my 2600k and I'm glad I made the jump to Intel.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Indecisive View Post
I can't help but feel bad for the people that waited, I'm sure AMD will bring forth some kind of fix to the bulldozer (I hope they do for the people that waited soo long and the ones that already got them).
My sense is that they've been working on that "fix" for years and finally cut bait before Intel's next refresh made the performance gap even wider.
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Switching....some time soon.
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post #77 of 128
me, waiting to see how the I7 2700K performs and or IB, not sure about SB-E might be out of my accountants (wife) price range

[edit] sorry this thread is about making the switch, thus i wont be making a switch, just upgrading my intel
Edited by stubass - 10/13/11 at 4:03am
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I've used AMD since the old Thunderbirds.. debated on waiting for BD but about 2 months ago I got tired of waiting and went with a 2500k.. haven't looked back since.. HUGE increase over my Phenom II 920.
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When I initially heard about BD I thought I would be buying one. Now that benches and things are emerged, I will prolly ot ever be going AMD unless they can catch up and beat Intel.
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I am stay with AMD FX ... but AMD FX recommended Windows 8 of future, Hold Promised Windows 8 for AMD FX. new Architectures and cores on Windows 8. Better and Great.

I wait for Windows 8 Final, not developer.
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