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post #1 of 8
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AMDs current business model is to charge 30% MORE than Intel CPUs that perform significantly better?

Does nobody else feel like AMD is **SERIOUSLY** hosing their dedicated fans with the Bulldozer prices!?!?!

The 8150 isn't bad -- unfortunately, at a 30% higher cost than the 2500k, it's absolutely terrible.
    
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If BD had half the power consumption when overclocked then it currently has it would be a sweet processor around 220 dollars.
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If BD had half the power consumption when overclocked then it currently has it would be a sweet processor around 220 dollars.
Right....not $280.

Absolute joke.

Even sadder is the fact that people are actually lining up to buy these things.
    
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Sigh. Well, I know y'all aren't happy about this AMD debacle but you seriously need to stop ranting about it. It is how it is, man.

Just stick with you have right now and hold out until AMD actually makes something better.
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Well when your in a situation like me, and don't pay power(government pays it), your solely looking at performance lol.
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Reset the cmos, if that doesn't work, try a reinstall of windows.
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post #7 of 8
8150=8 cores
2500K=4 cores
That explains the difference in the cost I think :/ and Bulldozer just came out..it's a new proccessor after all.
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Right....not $280.

Absolute joke.

Even sadder is the fact that people are actually lining up to buy these things.
dude the retail price of the 8150 is $245, 8120 is like $210. AMD cant stop Newegg and other retailers from charging more, especially when they have limited stock. Supply and demand is creating the inflated prices
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