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My 1055t at 4.0Ghz is better than Bulldozer in most aspects of computing.

Really?


http://www.anandtech.com/show/4955/t...fx8150-tested/











































...really?
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yeah, bulldozer didn't really go to plan :/
 
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Yes, really.

I should contemplate buying one of these and putting it through my uses (where two cores is generally enough and IPC means a lot more) and laugh at my Core 2 Duo outdoing it while using like 1/4th the power draw.

Don't get me wrong though, I'm disappointed in the matter, and not in a disgusted way, but a concerned way (no, not for sake of AMD going out of business, but more for things regarding the enthusiast market; stagnation could mean price gouging from Intel, and speaking of which, here comes LGA 2011 as we speak!).
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Yep...
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Originally Posted by Princess Garnet View Post
Yes, really.

I should contemplate buying one of these and putting it through my uses (where two cores is generally enough and IPC means a lot more) and laugh at my Core 2 Duo outdoing it while using like 1/4th the power draw.

Don't get me wrong though, I'm disappointed in the matter, and not in a disgusted way, but a concerned way (no, not for sake of AMD going out of business, but more for things regarding the enthusiast market; stagnation could mean price gouging from Intel, and speaking of which, here comes LGA 2011 as we speak!).
As far as I'm concerned the enthusiast market is now a monopoly. Which is bad because Intel is already sandbagging their chips and disabling overclocking on most of their market.

No competition is making it a field day for the boys in blue.
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Wow.
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That's why I am not really bothered about BD because I've seen how interlagos performed.


FAILED AGAIN!!!
Edited by dhenzjhen - 10/12/11 at 9:36am
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AMD also shared with us that Windows 7 isn't really all that optimized for Bulldozer.
Is the OS REALLY a factor?

Sounds like an excuse.

Bulldozer, you're a flop.
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Yes, no point upgrading from Phenom II to Dullbozer.
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Originally Posted by 8-Ball View Post
Is the OS REALLY a factor?

Sounds like an excuse.

Bulldozer, you're a flop.
This.

First it was all released benchmarks prior to the NDA being lifted are not representative of Bulldozer.

Now a windows excuse......

Something is wrong here.
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