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I know the first stumbling block is the prices of parts involved but sooner or latter someone will do it.I wonder if we will find out that bulldozer does well (like low heat,or something just not thought of yet)with smp folding.Perhaps I will be the one that draws the short straw.SMP is attractive to me because the WU's finish quicker and this is attractive to a part-time folder.
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IIRC, From what I have read through on posts throughout the forum is that is the equivalent to a 2500K, PPD and TPF. On the temps, no idea.
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The power draw at load is almost what a Bloomfield cpu draws... with less PPD from what we've seen.

If you've got money to spend, don't let it be on BD.
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The power draw at load is almost what a Bloomfield cpu draws... with less PPD from what we've seen.

If you've got money to spend, don't let it be on BD.
This for now... if anything changes, I'm sure there'll be plenty of people posting about it.
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"Part-time folder"?

What's one of those?

The power draw of the BD chips is too high to make them reasonable folders, especially at a time when the PPD/W king, the 2600K, costs roughly the same to setup.

1090T / 1100T is still where it's at for AMD
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"Part-time folder"?

What's one of those?

The power draw of the BD chips is too high to make them reasonable folders, especially at a time when the PPD/W king, the 2600K, costs roughly the same to setup.

1090T / 1100T is still where it's at for AMD
Looks like there will be a new King, the 3700k IB with 77 watts TDP.
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Purely speculation
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Purely speculation
Launch isn't very far off...

But.. I can see how speculation burned the AMD faithful... so that might be leaving a sour taste....
post #9 of 14
I'm like Switzerland; neutral

Anything IB related is speculation til it's released and we have actual numbers, just like SB was / BD is. Although 77W TDP is looking mighty nice
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Looks like there will be a new King, the 3700k IB with 77 watts TDP.
Ahhha but what about Sandy-E
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