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ive had my sig rig for a while now and honestly it does everything i need..
i play all new games on high, SC2, witcher 2, dead island, bf3 beta. with no problems. i was gonna upgrade to a BD 8 core but after seeing the benchs i think im just gonna stay with my tri core lol.
i game on a 32" hdtv so my card can still hold its on i mean theres really no point in me upgrading does anyone else feal the same?
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Specify.

Zambezi or Komodo?

Zambezi I am not. Komodo... Most certainly I am.
   
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http://www.overclock.net/amd-cpus/11...ng-charts.html

After that everyone will, it will be like the mistress met in a hotel at night, the candy you keep in your desk drawer, the dirty books in the basement, the V8 Challenger rented on the weekend.

You enjoy them all but keep your mouth shut cuz haterz will hate
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Definitely not me!!
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post #5 of 26
As it stands today, it makes no sense for thuban and high end x4 owners to upgrade. Its a side grade for many things. If your transcoding TONS of video and you have a x2 x3 or even a x4, it might be appealing.

Look at your workloads and ask yourself. does this CPU fit my workloads.

If the answer is yes, change to BD in whatever flavor you need, if not then don't. Maybe a x6 better fits your needs.

Maybe a 2600 fits your needs. either way, evaluate your needs and make a buying decision based on that.
post #6 of 26
I am so happy I did not invest in AMD gear, ive been sitting here making fun of my friend whos planning on upgrading to it

im like, look you can buy amds i5 RIGHT NOW!! woah!!

post #7 of 26
I'm still undecided. Compared to what I have now, an 8150 would still be a significant improvement. Just not as much as I had hoped.
Besides, I've had this poor little 555 unlocked and overclocked 24/7 for almost 2 years, it's starting to wear. I keep having to raise the voltage higher and higher to prevent crashes. It will need to be replaced soon anyway. But I could just get an 1100T for now, it's cheaper and won't need a new motherboard either... That really is what I should do, and wait for the next BD.
Edited by wedge - 10/13/11 at 9:24am
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post #8 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by wedge View Post
I'm still undecided. Compared to what I have now, an 8150 would still be a significant improvement. Just not as much as I had hoped.
Besides, I've had this poor little 555 unlocked and overclocked, it's starting to wear. I keep having to raise the voltage higher and higher to prevent crashes. It will need to be replaced soon anyway. But I could just get an 1100T for now, it's cheaper and won't need a new motherboard either... That really is what I should do, and wait for the next BD.

Do you need more CPU power then a thuban offers ? Particularly in integer workloads ? if not, you have your answer.
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http://www.overclock.net/amd-cpus/11...eryday-pc.html
Edited by huhh - 10/13/11 at 10:34am
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Do you need more CPU power then a thuban offers ? Particularly in integer workloads ? if not, you have your answer.
I use my computer for EVERYTHING. Business and play.
For work I use lots of development and office apps, and am usually running at least 1 or 2 vm's at a time.
For games I mostly play SC2, Dirt2 and Dirt3, nothing else that's intensive...

I'm also thinking about upgrading to 16GB of ram, that will let me run more vm's at once (much easier than having to shut them down and boot them up all the time). I figure the more vm's I have open, the more cores I will need. But even if they're open, I never actually use more than 1 or 2 at a time. So I'm figuring that I would notice an improvement from x4 to x6, but much less from Thuban to BD.

But... I've been wanting a new motherboard for awhile. I need a Crosshair to finally complete my color scheme. So if I'm getting one of those anyway... Then the price difference between an 1100T and a 8150 is insignificant...
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