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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 #51 of 130
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Originally Posted by Jagged_Steel View Post
I guess you do not understand gaming. What matters is high resolution, meaning at least 1920x1200. You have again thrown out a long list of game benches that are @ low resolution and both machines score well above the 60 fps that is required for games.
Hmm...in that case maybe AMD should have thrown in a Discount voucher off the purchase of one of these below instead of a free watercooling kit, since thier CPU is only good at massive resolutions that I bet most people dont run at.

post #52 of 130
I am most shocked at how it can suck worse than a 2500k, while using more power and costing more.
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post #53 of 130
I'm not surprised, it was pretty much what I expected, with the delay and lack of early benches, and pretty much their current trend of releasing the same old stuff we've seen since the x64 era.
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post #54 of 130
Not surprised. Imo amd is some FAIL.
    
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post #55 of 130
Everyone please shut up. Jagged_Steel knows more about Bulldozer than all the professional reviewers who reviewed the product.

/sarcasm
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post #56 of 130
And now after the war is over the healing can now begin (I hope)
     
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post #57 of 130
Umm.. Why is everyone saying that Windows needs optimizations for Bulldozer? SB-ES Chips were sweeping the floor away without any "optimizations".
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post #58 of 130
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Well aparrently xPwn a new bios update will unlock the BD's full performance potential....

Word just in!!! A new Intel bios update unlocks 2 extra cores for 2500k!!! sweeeet!
post #59 of 130
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Originally Posted by PyroTechNiK View Post
Everyone please shut up. Jagged_Steel knows more about Bulldozer than all the professional reviewers who reviewed the product.

/sarcasm
You are free to sit around and "play" benchmarks like Super Pi and W Prime where the FX line is supposed to look bad. FX is a gaming monster, I don't care if it passes whatever test you think is relevant. I happen to use my rig to game, and AMD has come up with a winner for that purpose, regardless of what you choose to believe.

    
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Wwhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhyyy yyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!
    
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