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Here is the link to a very interesting review:

http://www.rage3d.com/reviews/cpu/am.../index.php?p=7

They overclocked both 8150 & 2600k to 4.5 GHz.

What's important is they raised base clock & memory while disabling CnQ and C1E as well as C6!
They also tweaked LLc.

The results are interesting.FX-8150 performs close to 2600k.

In civilisation 5 min fps is raised from 20 to 42,i.e 110% better performance with 25% o.c. Amazing!

I hope an ocn member with 8150 reads the review carefully & tries overclocking the same way.
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very good OC results in gaming.. : )

http://www.rage3d.com/reviews/cpu/am.../index.php?p=9
Edited by Malcom28 - 10/14/11 at 5:29am
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Looks nice Still under 2600k performance.
Edited by CaPoX - 10/14/11 at 5:40am
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But still not tested in MW2 or COD:BO or far cry 2 /dirt 3 and crysis 2 was allways same/better for amd cpu or amd graphic
Edited by LukaTCE - 10/14/11 at 5:39am
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We seriously need some OCN people to bench these on their own rigs on many different boards and NB OC's.
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Some interesting discrepancies between the two OC settings, though I'm not sure why anyone would have relied on AMD Overdrive to get an OC for a professional review in the first place.
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Originally Posted by Diabolical999 View Post
Power draw really isn't that terrible, it's just that Sandy Bridge is crazy power efficient, especially when not pushing up against it's clock limit (watch SB power consumption jump 50% in that last 500MHz between 4.5 and 5GHz).

My Bloomfields and Gulftown don't draw much less than BD.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Blameless View Post
Power draw really isn't that terrible, it's just that Sandy Bridge is crazy power efficient, especially when not pushing up against it's clock limit (watch SB power consumption jump 50% in that last 500MHz between 4.5 and 5GHz).

My Bloomfields and Gulftown don't draw much less than BD.
Do you have graphs? I'm considering getting a SB now because of the efficiency issue, but I plan to run it at 5.0 Ghz 24/7 folding....
    
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I may get a bd chip yet. anyone know how well the msi 990x boards perform?
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