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I just read the Tom's Hardware review and I can't believe how fail Bulldozer is. I was pretty sure it wouldn't compete with Sandy Bridge, but losing to Phenom II's in multiple performance tests? What a joke.

I think it's hilarious that my Phenom II x4 925 (3.5GHZ overclock) which is currently going for around $100 dollars can probably beat the FX-8150 in some benchmarks.

I really have no incentive to upgrade my CPU now until Ivy Bridge. I thought Bulldozer would be tempting but it is complete garbage!
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Yes, the Phenom II series is superior to faildozer's architecture.
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In games phenom II > BD.

Heavly multi-threaded apps, BD> Phenom II
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Yes

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yes

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nneeveerrrr!!!!!! Muahahahaha >:d
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In games phenom II > BD.

Heavly multi-threaded apps, BD> Phenom II
This, but only in specific cases. Phenom II X6 CPU's sometimes match/beat an FX 8150 (Cinebench 11.5)
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How ignorant.
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If you read tomshardware, you did read about that Windows 7 doesnt support the Floating point units well, yet. Windows 8 should support them better, and expect a big improvement.
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If you read tomshardware, you did read about that Windows 7 doesnt support the Floating point units well, yet. Windows 8 should support them better, and expect a big improvement.
If you read any of the other reviews you would see also that when they said that they also stated that the difference in early testing show a difference of 10-15% and Win 8 has at best another year before it comes to life....what CPU will you be sporting in another year?
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post #10 of 29
Easily Phenom. Superior in every way imaginable in everything except apps that are HEAVILY multithreaded, even then its close.

better power efficiency, better pure performance, better pure price, Better price/performance, its just... better. Its like Bulldozer's daddy it whoops it so bad.
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