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bulldozer or 2500k?

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the 2500k is 180$
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0354589

the 4100 is 130$
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0376784

does the 4100 compete with 2500k at all?
Edited by ilikepancakez - 10/13/11 at 5:21pm
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the 2500k is 180$
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0354589

the 4100 is 130$
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0376784

does the 4100 compete with 2500k at all?
No. Not even close
post #3 of 63
2500K. There is nothing else.
post #4 of 63
No. It's 10%-40% slower than a Phenom II in every way.
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BD is now known as faildozer, get the i5.
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i waited for bulldozer ;_;
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Heh I was in the same position you were in, but I was considering the octo-core Bulldozer vs. an i5-2500K.. and I'm definitely choosing the i5-2500K. After the NDA lifted last night, all the legit benchmarks came out showing AMD lagging a bit behind in most benches, and consuming ~100 watts more than an i5-2500K under load.

I'm considering swinging by microcenter today to grab an LGA 1155 mATX mobo and the i5-2500K
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The 4-core BD is significantly slower than a 4-core Phenom in almost every way.

The 2500k is significantly faster than a 4-core Phenom in every way.

Thus, 2500k is significantly faster than a 4-core BD in every conceivable way.

Gotta' love disjunctive syllogisms.
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