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Well we all know Toms sold out ages ago....

well then im late to the party, toms is biased?
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well then im late to the party, toms is biased?
You're pretty damn late.
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Seems to show BD handling Highly threaded apps very well.

ASUS BIOS updates anyone? Funny I just sold my ASRock 890 to get the CH-V
That Deluxe 3 was a nice board, my buddy is using it with a b60 (PII x 2 560 Unlocked 4 cores) at 4.0 stable on air 24/7.
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Heavenhardware is the difference i noticed.. i was also thinking a ASUS bios issue maybe.
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why is this review so much different then the other 100 saying the opposite?
because 100 other reviews are bias, they are using either an older bios, or a good bios just hasn't been released yet

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Do we know of any other reviews using this same Asrock motherboard? It seems Asus Crosshair motherboards are having issues.
true most reviews have been with the Crosshair V, Although Asrock is just a derivative of ASUS, The Crosshair V isn't a bad board I just think they need a good bios overhaul, and some proper drivers for those 8 cores and well see a performance jump.

Very surprised to see 8150 beat the 2600k in 3Dmark 2011!
http://www.hardwareheaven.com/review...3dmark-11.html
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That was why I was also asking anyone on OCN who has a GB or Asrock to benchmark the 8150 using same software and see what the results are vs the review sites.
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You're pretty damn late.
lol, well I guess I wont be going to their site again.
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In my opinion the FX is doing exactly what it is supposed to. It was meant to handle all tasks most people do on a computer for a good price. The game reviews that make sense show great performance. There are bad reviews that have no game benches, and most of those that do have some slant them by using oddball low resolution settings, and then say "the 2600 can run this at 2 gazillion fps, but the FX can only manage 1.8 gazillion fps", when the fact is that 30-60 fps @ high resolution is the only thing that matters.

    
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8 core processor thats cheaper and similar to a 2600?

sign me up
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http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...ws-thread.html
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