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Originally Posted by dade_kash_xD View Post
Are you guys seeing something that I'm not seeing? ***?!? AMD 8150 wins in 3DMark 11, Vantage, Crysis 2, BF3, and a few other benchmarks. Where are you guys coming from with this EPIC FAIL SYNDROME?
No it doesn't:

http://www.guru3d.com/article/amd-fx...mance-review/6

Besides using videogames that are GPU dependent as a benchmark for CPUs is the pinnacle of pointlessness...and by the way per Guru3D, 8150 loses to 2600K in Crysis2.

http://www.guru3d.com/article/amd-fx...ance-review/10
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Now that i think about it, AMD could still have a winner on their hands here. Ok, it's not getting the best results in game and synthetic benchmarks, but where it will win on is sales.

There are a lot more people out there that would love to simply pop in a new CPU without the need for expensive mobo upgrades etc. The simplicity and cost effectiveness of an upgrade path could be it's real charm.
 
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You have 35 posts and your already telling people what threads they should and shouldn't be in?

Bd performs well in multithreaded apps and gets slaughtered in gaming. Plain and simple.
and your post count doesnt make you or YOUR opinion superior.
go troll and disrespect forum members elsewhere.
if you need that in geekspeak, ****!
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Here we go again.
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they just mad cause BD is owning, bet you can't find benches of it doing bad.
I know this is a little late to the game but...
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Man this is really sad, picking and choosing one bench from every review and saying its a great cpu.

For me this is the one big thing you forgetting OP. The amd camps big claim to fame is price/performance. You say this thing trades blows with a 2500k, yet is costs $100 more. And sucks power like no cpu we have ever seen.

So I'll give you the benefit of the doubt and say equal performance to a 2500k, but 35% more $. How does that work?? Oh wait it has 8 cores, so it must be great.
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There is a huge difference between then and now.

When the first quad cores came out, they worked pretty damn well simply because they were a dual core CPU + two cores (quad core). That means that they did well on single-threaded and dual-threaded tasks, even if their price point was very high. It also has been proven that said quad cores are now superior to older dual cores because programs today use more threads, so they benefit from quad cores.

With Bulldozer, we're seeing the opposite. We're seeing an 8-core that SOMETIMES matches intel's best quad cores when the applications are highly threaded. Otherwise, the FX 8150 flat out loses. There is no consolation prize here; the FX 8150 is simply less appealing because it takes very specific circumstances to shine. This was never the case with older quad cores vs. dual cores. The older quad cores still performed up to par with their dual core brethren, and they also happened to crush the dual cores in multi-tasking and highly threaded environments. We do not see this effect with Bulldozer. In Bulldozer, if the program is highly threaded, it wins sometimes. If the program is NOT highly-threaded, it just loses, and most of the time, it loses badly. It can't keep up in 95% of situations, and when it does keep up, it just keeps up. It's not a lot faster.


Trust me, I wanted BD to be successful. I tried to think of any way that Bulldozer could be used right now that would make it worth the money, and I'm just not finding that reason. It has lower IPC, higher power usage, and is only a good CPU in very specific circumstances.

Anyone that says otherwise needs to have a serious reality check. Bulldozer, for the time being, is a failure.
I think Mad Pistol here sums it up best. The bulldozer is not a total failure but at least for now, it does not meet up to the expectations of enthusiast that have been waiting for AMD to release something that would crush sandy bridge at least. Not to run on par or be lagging behind.

Why create a product that does not outshine your competitor in the market?? Also, creating something that shines mostly in multi-threaded operations is not very smart isn't it? In conclusion, Bulldozer is a failure when compared against Sandy Bridge. On its own, its a good chip. (well, probably not so much on the high power consumption.....)
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Not sure if this thread is seriously still going...

It's a duplicate thread

and

It's just another AMD debate thread(which is another duplicate in itself)
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Sad days, i can forsee AMD will withdraw from the CPU market in the not too distant future, and will end up concentrating on GPU's. Sounds hard to believe but it's highly likely.
I don't think so. BD might be a "failure" in the enthusiast market, but they still have Llano for mainstream, which is a great offering.

On the server side they still have their place and niche.

The only ones marching in the streets and crying "fail" are PC enthusiasts, who are a MINORITY of the PC population.

I hope AMD takes what they learned with this BD launch and get to work on IPC for the next revision of BD.
    
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Only thing i like from AMD currently is Llano.
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