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Poll Results: Shocked by Bulldozer reviews?

 
  • 16% (60)
    Yes - I thought BD would be amazing
  • 27% (101)
    No - I knew BD wasnt going to challenge Sandy Bridge
  • 56% (207)
    Im suprised it is outperformed by older AMD chips!
368 Total Votes  
post #31 of 130
After hearing about 8 cores I was drooling, for a media server that transcodes on the fly that sounded right up my avenue. PhenomII X6 sounds like a cheaper and better performing alternative.
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post #32 of 130
In the Poll the incorrect assumption is made that everybody thinks the FX line is a failure.



Shogun2 FX 8150 review
The gaming performance tests for modern games I am seeing place the FX-8150 at or above the 2600s performance. I was expecting something about like this so no, I am not shocked.

Edited by Jagged_Steel - 10/12/11 at 1:48pm
    
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post #33 of 130
^^^ gpu bound. Look at how helpful this is in determining CPU Speed.



Now, if you could run at any of those clocks, which would you choose and why?
Edited by Steak House - 10/12/11 at 1:57pm
post #34 of 130
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In the Poll the incorrect assumption is made that everybody thinks the FX line is a failure.
I wasn't shocked when I saw a gpu bottleneck perform the same on either platform.

It's nice to see it's capable of 42 fps min, but it's not really telling me much.
    
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^^^ gpu bound.
They are running a 6950. I think the 99% of the people who have computers whose graphics card pales in comparison to a Toxic 6950 would disagree with that off-hand assumption. The FX kicks butt at gaming, you are going to have to get used to this fact no matter how many bad reviews are tossed around.
    
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post #36 of 130
Processors power isn't just a matter of cores...
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post #37 of 130
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They are running a 6950. I think the 99% of the people who have computers whose graphics card pales in comparison to a Toxic 6950 would disagree with that off-hand assumption. The FX kicks butt at gaming, you are going to have to get used to this fact no matter how many bad reviews are tossed around.
meh,

You against the world and your WRONG
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post #38 of 130
Not surprised one bit, but that's what I get for being a pessimist. I was hoping that BD would be incredibly fast, but no such luck
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post #39 of 130
Quote:
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They are running a 6950. I think the 99% of the people who have computers whose graphics card pales in comparison to a Toxic 6950 would disagree with that off-hand assumption. The FX kicks butt at gaming, you are going to have to get used to this fact no matter how many bad reviews are tossed around.
Once again, you've got no clue.

I don't care if he's running a 8800gts or dual 590s. GPU bottlenecked game and settings are GPU bottlenecked.











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post #40 of 130
next pc will be intel...... the bulldozer push me to the other side
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