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I have to do it. Phenom II X6 or FX-8120?

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I can't find anyone to give me a fair price for a used AMD hexacore (1055T/1090T) so I'm just going to buy new then. For only seventy bucks more I can get the 8120 and it's in stock...

What do?
post #2 of 24
Give it another week maybe the rumors are true and BD just needs new BIos or some kind of Update to work Correctly but if not i still say give Bulldozer a try looking at Review is different than experiencing it yourself
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Do you already own a 990FX board? If so, I'd say hold out and see what happens with real users of Bulldozer in the next week or two. If you have to buy RIGHT NOW, go for Thuban (again assuming you already have the board).
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If u dont have a am3+ mobo then go for the thuban then
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If you already have the setup ready for BD, Then go for it.
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Ya my board is the 890FX Deluxe5 so it supports FX processors.

I want BD.
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Ya my board is the 890FX Deluxe5 so it supports FX processors.

I want BD.
Then get it ^_^
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Ya my board is the 890FX Deluxe5 so it supports FX processors.

I want BD.
Your motherboard doesn't support Bulldozer as of yet. And in the future it may or may not, since its an 890FX board (Bulldozer requires 990 boards to be officially compatible).

So I'd say go Thuban or Zosma and hope for an unlock.

Or go ahead and grab a BD if you want, but its not officially supported yet. And until they fix it, I'd steer clear of it for now.
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Your motherboard doesn't support Bulldozer as of yet. And in the future it may or may not, since its an 890FX board (Bulldozer requires 990 boards to be officially compatible).

So I'd say go Thuban or Zosma and hope for an unlock.

Or go ahead and grab a BD if you want, but its not officially supported yet. And until they fix it, I'd steer clear of it for now.
That's kinda messed up because that it one of their main advertising points. You're right though I should go Thuban and wait a little for BD to mature. Maybe when Windows 8 drops I'll grab an FX.
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Your motherboard doesn't support Bulldozer as of yet. And in the future it may or may not, since its an 890FX board (Bulldozer requires 990 boards to be officially compatible).

So I'd say go Thuban or Zosma and hope for an unlock.

Or go ahead and grab a BD if you want, but its not officially supported yet. And until they fix it, I'd steer clear of it for now.
YEs it does. But I would go 1090 or 1100T or wait for a later revision of FX.

Also I dont think some of the FX features will work without the 990 series mobos.
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