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Imagine when they overclocked the FX chip to 8.402Ghz (was it that?), They must of had to have a hot dangit 1500w PSU, Probs more....
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post #12 of 231
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Originally Posted by -iceblade^ View Post
how about giving performance for the apps that matter in the present instead of looking at 5, 10 years into the future?

he says nothing about the terrible single thread performance, and that bit about BF3 - it's just about the only game that worked well. not to mention the epically terrible load power draw

face it - you lost this round. don't try and do damage control. just be honest. i'm an AMD fan admittedly, but this is pretty disappointing, and there's really no reason i see to go with BD over a 2500K or even the Thuban chips

this release really was a disappointment.

All those unexplained delays were a pretty good indication of how honest and upfront AMD is.
    
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post #13 of 231
Yes AMD...a GPU dependent video game is a GREAT proof of your CPUs performance...that NO ONE will see through your ploy.

Does AMD really think we're THAT stupid?
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post #14 of 231
I just cannot see how that BF3 benchmark is true...no game can be that multithreaded - you're always going to have the main thread churning along and fully saturating an execution core.

Applications highly optimised or compiled for amd using their new instructions sets might be better - it'll be interesting to see what difference it makes.
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post #15 of 231
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Originally Posted by Razi3l View Post
The power consumption is a bit disappointing. Probably the worst thing in my opinion.
^ i agree

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Originally Posted by Razi3l View Post
BF3 is really GPU limited... Think about it... 32fps with a 6970 at 1200p?
something weird is that is less than my minimum fps on a x4 phenom II w/ a 6970
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Wow the damage control at AMD must be massive right now. A GPU limited game to prove FX isn't a flop, they are getting desperate.
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post #17 of 231
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Originally Posted by fluxlite View Post
I just cannot see how that BF3 benchmark is true...no game can be that multithreaded
my core usage read 0:90% 1:80% 2:60% 3:80% idk if that means anything

back that that source
"1650x1080x32 max settings"

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^ i agree


something weird is that is less than my minimum fps on a x4 phenom II w/ a 6970
Is your monitor 1080p or 1200p? They probably run it with all settings on ultra and maybe you run something 1 step lower? If they benched on Caspian Border then those fps seem about right tbh.
    
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post #19 of 231
I chugged out a lot of change for a Scorpion build, pretty disappointed in the cpu's. Only way I would get the fx-8150 is if it drops way below $200.
post #20 of 231
Wait, didn't AMD also blame Windows 7? That it does not properly support the new arch?
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