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I think just the 8 cores do.
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I thought I heard them say it was. I wonder if it will do better under water.
No, they don't. From Anand's article: "AMD doesn't have an exact idea on pricing or availability of its liquid cooling solution, but I'm told to expect it to be around $100 once available. My sample actually arrived less than 12 hours ago, so expect a follow up with performance analysis later this week."

First page. http://www.anandtech.com/show/4955/t...-fx8150-tested

It comes with a heatsink and fan like every other CPU.

If they were including a 100 dollar water cooling kit in a 245 dollar CPU, think about it. They would be selling their (enormous) flagship CPU at 145 dollars. Not gonna happen (yet.)

I'm sure it will do better under water, they scale well the colder they get. The problem is you're going to need a nuclear reactor to power the thing when you're hitting really high clocks. Power consumption is through the roof and one of my major complaints. Pretty sure the OP's 8120 is already under water (check his sig).

OP: Thanks for the testing and the benchmarks.
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Thanks for the benches. I'm thinking on getting the 8100 or the 8120 along with your same mobo for my BD build.
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Cody have you found max overclock yet?
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power consumption at 4.5ghz plz! Temps look great! Keep up the good job!
Its been posted.


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I'm not installing W8 tonight. Not enough time and I'd have to do a dual boot and blah blah blah, just not in the mood to go through all of that.

Power consumption is through the roof though, 420W is being drawn from the wall for my entire system, with my i5 it would be around 230W - 280W.
Not sure exactly the clock but still...

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Cody have you found max overclock yet?

No I've been busy today because it was my colleges homecoming, we won. I'll be doing more tests tomorrow though.

As for the max overclock right now I'm sitting at 4.7GHz but it's not stable under Prime however I am able to do benches just fine. For right now 4.7 is the highest I am going to go. I could likely push it to 5GHz in the future but I would like to get better fans for my case before doing that.

I'm going to be reading over this thread again tomorrow and running benchmarks that are recommended here, I noticed some of you have suggested some and I wanted to thank those of you who did.

For now though I'm going back out for the rest of my homecoming night, again sorry, AMD just had to release the processor the week of my homecoming :/
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So for me, these number look good. I would buy an 8120 just to OC it at around 4.1-4.5 and be satisfied.
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OP's numbers are pretty much inline with mine, so far. Currently have my 8120 @ 4.5ghz @ 1.470 volts (although, CPU-Z only says 1.440v...not sure who's lying: BIOS or CPU-Z).

Using MSI 990fxa-gd80, 2x4gb DDR3-1866mhz 9-10-9-27, 6970 crossfire
3dmark 11 Physics: 7374
Vantage CPU: 23050
SuperPI 1m: 19s
wPrime 32m: 7.94
Cinebench: 7.55

Great bang for buck, imo...Too bad it takes an OC to get there, but other than that, as everybody's said, main complaint is power draw (sorry, no data). Its been great in gaming, too...Really unleashed my 6970s compared to my old 1100t @ 4.1ghz! I'm happy with it, overall
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No I've been busy today because it was my colleges homecoming, we won. I'll be doing more tests tomorrow though.

As for the max overclock right now I'm sitting at 4.7GHz but it's not stable under Prime however I am able to do benches just fine. For right now 4.7 is the highest I am going to go. I could likely push it to 5GHz in the future but I would like to get better fans for my case before doing that.

I'm going to be reading over this thread again tomorrow and running benchmarks that are recommended here, I noticed some of you have suggested some and I wanted to thank those of you who did.

For now though I'm going back out for the rest of my homecoming night, again sorry, AMD just had to release the processor the week of my homecoming :/

What version of BIOS are you using? Try F5b if you haven't already tried it.
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So for me, these number look good. I would buy an 8120 just to OC it at around 4.1-4.5 and be satisfied.
no way i would be satisfied with that, 5ghz minimum!
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Keep pushing it cody. They can dance with SB, freq wise http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2048824
    
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