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getting the x6 1075t for 139.90€
     
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Bulldozers failure shouldnt surprise anyone. Last time I check AMD has never produced a successful cpu architechture from scratch. Both times they came up with sucessful new architechture, they had to buy it from another company.

At this point, anyone who buys AMD does so only to spite intel, because bulldozer is probably the most poorly designed x86 chip ever.
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no the k5 was bad
     
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Dirt cheap prices on phenoms in the near future and Piledriver. I'm going to make ths Sabertooth 990FX work for me one way or another
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Originally Posted by Project_2501 View Post
I buy AMD because Intel needs competition. If AMD goes bankrupt, then innovation will stagnate in the extreme.

AMD also doesn't make horrible products. At stock speeds they offer a better value, that savings can be used towards a better GPU which is more of a bottleneck than the CPU.

The only reason I ever build an intel/nvidia machine for someone is when they want the best performing computer their money can buy.

Most would rather spend $800 or so and get a machine that performs 80% as well as $3000 gaming rig.

I am one of those people.
The Intel system would be cheaper , faster, and consumes far less energy.
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I'm getting BD cause of my name...I can't buy an intel ...don't get me wrong intel wins on the performance front but I look at it from all angles in gaming BD does not look that far behind and for that price i'm not going to complain.
Look at the image I just posted above you, BD is terrible in gaming.
    
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Source? Every single benchmark I've seen the 8150 gets destroyed by the cheaper 2500k.
http://www.hardocp.com/article/2011/...mance_review/2

http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/c..._cpu_review/10

http://www.hardwareheaven.com/review...w-f1-2011.html

http://www.kitguru.net/components/cp...990fxa-ud7/19/

http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/435...is/index3.html

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/26/8150.png/

AMD FX 8150 made for high res gaming ..kills 2500k and even 2600k..
im running 3x1920x1080 full hd monitors like a boss ^_- and i dont give a damn about low res tests ..
btw : http://www.kitguru.net/components/cp...990fxa-ud7/23/
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BD sucks in games, deal with it.

Now we have people saying that BD kills the 2600K. Classic.
    
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BD sucks in games, deal with it.

Now we have people saying that BD kills the 2600K. Classic.

who's really need this fps in mmorpg ?_?

7 links with lot of different games are not enough ?

AMD FX 8150 is better then sandy's for high res gaming.. period .
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who's really need this fps in mmorpg ?_?

7 links with lot of different games are not enough ?

AMD FX 8150 is better then sandy's for high res gaming.. period .
Pfft. That WOW game, who plays that.

No. BD sucks for gaming, period.
    
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I really feel like the spirit of this thread is insulting.

This is really a thread designed to mock, ridicule and shame people who prefer or have chosen AMD CPUs. BD isn't such a huge failure in gaming that it makes anything unplayable. Is this a great launch, no? Is it an epic failure people are making it out to be? No.

If you wan't to experience a failed CPU launch with horrible performance, build a time machine and go back to the old Cyrix 6x86 days. Not only was it slow, it also was unstable. BD is FAR from the Cyrix 6x86 debacle.

Shame on you for calling out the AMD guys and trying to make them all look dumb. This goes beyond "I told you so"
    
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