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Not really willing to believe the compiler-blame claims until I see some -O2 -march=native benchmarks from a gentoo user who somehow has the time and cash to spare.
    
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post #22 of 231
Unbelievable that a CPU manufacturer is using GPU-limited tests in their statements. Give me a break, it's bad enough when the uneducated fanboys here post those, but when the company making the chip posts it....just....wow
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post #23 of 231
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Originally Posted by l1o2l View Post
Wait, didn't AMD also blame Windows 7? That it does not properly support the new arch?
apparently it doesn't schedule threads properly so cores work instead of being empty and allowed to shut down

win8 will supposedly fix this
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post #24 of 231
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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?
Yes. But they also thought we were to dumb to figure out that IPC has dropped too. Oh, but with higher clock speeds IPS is slightly higher... Still, it's only retiring 16 inst. per cycle vs. 18 per with Stars.
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post #25 of 231
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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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drivers 11.10 ver 2 n even ver 1 never went below 33fps even on caspian 64 players never a hang/hiccup/etc
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post #26 of 231
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apparently it doesn't schedule threads properly so cores work instead of being empty and allowed to shut down

win8 will supposedly fix this
That stinks I like Win7 and had no interest in upgrading to Win8 in the near future.
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[QUOTE=Skripka;15297729]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?[/QUOTE]

Yes they do. They should have shelved Bulldozer 12+ months ago when they knew BD was a stinker (make no mistake about it, they knew it was) and done a die shrink on thuban, added more cache, 2 more cores and clocked it higher and kept working on Bulldozer until it was better than the products they already had.

Oh well my money goes to Intel now.
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post #28 of 231
Denial just isn't a river in Egypt fellas.

A few occasions where it (laughably) out-performs a 2500k by 1-2 frames doesn't make it superior in the slightest and this is only the start of the damage control not only from AMD, but it's apple-like cult followers.

It's sad at the amount of post defending AMD like a loved one on trial for a crime they didn't commit instead of realize it's a hunk of freaking metal for a damn computer that's going to end up being replaced with a new version anyway. It's not the end of the world, just get over it and move on.

It's called life, and I'm scared to see how some of you would react to real-life situations judging by some of the post.

This should also be a good warning to anyone who recommends to anyone buying expensive motherboards to a product that doesn't exist yet! The amount of you I've seen pointing toward 150-200 dollar motherboards to help all those post of "Get me bulldozer ready!" of people ready to drop money resulting in "I just ordered it!" Are also sad because of the reasonable choice of "Why don't you wait and see how it performs first?" Get you called a troll and intel faboy instead of someone with common sense.

Not only in the sense of you helped them get ready for something you not only had no idea how it would perform, but again, DID NOT EXIST!
post #29 of 231
nice try AMD. you know bulldozer sucks deep in your heart now stop trying to scam people with stupid claims. oh yeah and your triple crossfire 6970 performs WAY better on intel, you might need to use an intel rig to debut new video cards from now on.
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AMD should bundle a 1500W AMD-branded PSU with their BDs like their FX watercoolers. FX-PSUs
    
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