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Go sli there is no point in BD
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Go sli BD is not worth Getting atm If AMd doesnt release some magical Bios update or call in all those BD chips back for another month for a new revision or some sort Bulldozer will become Absolete before it even begins to sell Prices will drop in around a month if amd doesnt do something soon. why get BD 290 bucks when u can get a 2500k for 200 and get much more performance doesnt make any sense lol
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Daman would you mind PM'ing me your BIOS settings for your phenom ii x4 955 overclock?

cheers!
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post #14 of 52
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SLI benches are looking pretty sad for the BD.
Can you point me in the direction of these? This is the one area I am still curious about with BD. SLI/Crossfire with phenom II's has always been a joke compared to Intel, did they make any ground?
post #15 of 52
BD benchmark are quite disappointing. SLI FTW!
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post #16 of 52
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BD benchmark are quite disappointing. SLI FTW!
Right, but SLI with a phenom II is quite disappointing as well, so I'm not sure how that helps the OP.
post #17 of 52
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SLI benches are looking pretty sad for the BD.
Could you link me some of those SLI benches with bulldozer?
So far every BD review I have seen only had single GPU setups but I would like to see how it performs with multiple GPU's


@OP
Out of the two options SLI is a lot better although you may encounter bottleneck with your phenom.
My CPU bottlenecks the GTX 590 fairly much and two 560 Ti's are just as powerful, so neither of your suggested options is really recommandable I guess.
Edited by toX0rz - 10/12/11 at 11:13am
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post #18 of 52
I'm gonna jump on the SLI bandwagon here. That is definitely your best choice for an upgrade as it will net you the most noticeable differences.
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Right, but SLI with a phenom II is quite disappointing as well, so I'm not sure how that helps the OP.
this

that's why a 580 is a better choice... it's enough for anything and won't be bottle-necked by the CPU

Not to mention no micro-stuttering that SLI suffers from...
post #20 of 52
I would not upgrade to bulldozer. You can get a 2500K for not much more than a FX8150. Apparently AMD blames the poor performance on windows 7. http://images.anandtech.com/reviews/...view/win82.jpg
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