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Is bulldozer really as bad as people are saying? I havent seen and BM cuz im not home yet.
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Originally Posted by MinitroN View Post
Anyone who thinks BD is even competitive with SB in gaming isn't actually looking at the benchmarks.






These are not low-resolution benchmarks and it still bottlenecks a HD 5870.


What's the AMD excuse here? Nobody plays that WOW game?
Plus it uses like 400+ watts when overclocked.

You can thank me for telling you to get an i3 later.
    
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Bulldozer isn't just bad, it's terrible. AMD managed to decrease IPC across the board and raise power consumption.

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Nop its not, there just a million other threads out there saying yes it sucks then no it doesn't
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This just doesn't make any sense. Why put that much R & D into a product that is SLOWER than your ancient architecture already??
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Yeah, it's a pretty epic fail.

Not sure how they managed to make something slower than Phenom II in terms of IPC but they did it.

Maybe that's a feat in itself? Using a new architecture to be slower than old architecture?
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89 View Post
Yeah, it's a pretty epic fail.

Not sure how they managed to make something slower than Phenom II in terms of IPC but they did it.

Maybe that's a feat in itself? Using a new architecture to be slower than old architecture?
Not only that, but destroying the FX name and misleading people: see here . You know how sometimes the teams of Internet Explorer send Mozilla a cake? Well Intel should bake AMD a fail cake and mail it to them since they are helping increase Intel's market share clearly.
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Originally Posted by Dopamin3 View Post
Not only that, but destroying the FX name and misleading people: see here . You know how sometimes the teams of Internet Explorer send Mozilla a cake? Well Intel should bake AMD a fail cake and mail it to them since they are helping increase Intel's market share clearly.
Honestly? Intel should raise prices because its absolute worth it in face of this competition and to give AMD a fighting chance.
    
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i am so glad i didnt wait for bulldozer guys
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Hmmm okay i will buy an Intel ^.^
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