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Open AOD, turn on turbo, then turn it back off. That will stop the throttling.

Sad new though.
Was running Prime95 at only 3.8Ghz, 1.28V, 55C, and bam. Shut off and wont come back on. Dont know if its the board or the CPU.
Uh oh...
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wow my 1090t walks all over this, i know its a performance loss but ill still buy one =/
This makes a lot of sense
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post #142 of 195
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wow my 1090t walks all over this, i know its a performance loss but ill still buy one =/

edit* wish i didnt have a completely crap motherboard...
But you would still keep your 1090T since it performs better, right?
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post #143 of 195
Im waiting for the second instance of the FX processor. It claims a 10 percent boost in performance, but I'm sure the software improvements will force more.
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post #144 of 195
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Originally Posted by allupinya View Post
wow my 1090t walks all over this, i know its a performance loss but ill still buy one =/

edit* wish i didnt have a completely crap motherboard...
Ah man I totally see where your coming from, I had the 890fxa-gd70 and just switching to the asus chv i got to OC much better on my 1100t. We all like amd here but you are in a position where you will need a mobo and cpu....there are some other brands cough cough. But hey we have the first 8 core consumer cpu!!!!!!!!!!! lol i am happy with my setup though, wouldnt change anything but part of me wishes I had the price to performance of intel at the current moment.
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I liked reading this thread, I'll pass some rep around....
So its really looks like these chips were meant for the future, in a Windows 8 environment, and they need more work on the bios
Is it safe to say air cooling on these is a max 4.6 oc, while water cooling is only around 4.8? while performing at or less than 1090/1100t -sheeesh, I better get out my old 1090t which I use as my tv player and have a play around with it....
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If you disable the throttling, max for air is more like 4.3 if you want to stay under the 61C max temp, and have all cores enabled.
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Here is what I feel comfortable 24/7 with on the 8150. It can bench at 5Ghz but too much heat to keep it there.
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Here is what I feel comfortable 24/7 with on the 8150. It can bench at 5Ghz but too much heat to keep it there.


that is.... underwhelming to say the least. Id at the very least expect bulldozer to go core to core with a Core2 based processor, but it doesnt even look like it can do that, even when highly overclocked. The super pi runs in the image were done @ 3.6ghz 300x13 on my current processor.

Edit: gotta update the sig rig... again
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that is.... underwhelming to say the least. Id at the very least expect bulldozer to go core to core with a Core2 based processor, but it doesnt even look like it can do that, even when highly overclocked. The super pi runs in the image were done @ 3.6ghz 300x13 on my current processor.

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I agree, my 1100t at only 4244mhz smokes it too, intel has been on a run for a good while now lol
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wow my 1090t walks all over this, i know its a performance loss but ill still buy one =/

edit* wish i didnt have a completely crap motherboard...
Sorry, but I'd have to see it to believe it. I had an 1100t OCed at 4.125ghz, 3ghz NB, 2ghz DDR3 that gave it a run for its money in single- and lightly-threaded benchmarks, but I wouldn't call it "walking all over it". The difference is only a few %, in favor of the 1100t in those cases. In anything heavily threaded, the 8120 is ahead, but again: not by a ton. Maybe 10....20% tops, in some cases. It definitely feeds my 6970s a lot better, though, so in gaming, if you have a high end crossfire setup, you'll be ahead. Clock for clock, I guess then yes, you could say the 81xx is a loose, but I don't see you clocking the x6 that high, under normal circumstances. If you're spending that much on cooling, you probably should have just gotten an Intel

The moral of the story: i7-2600k walks all over this chip, but not PII x6. I would call it more of a draw, as it all depends on your needs.
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