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post #11 of 14
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Pretty disappointing when there is not one postive aspect when it comes to folding with bulldozer.

If the CPU is not a folding monster or uses very little electricity when doing "household chores" I do not even consider it, unless it is fun to overclock of course (like the 955BE was).
Edited by PCCstudent - 10/19/11 at 11:31am
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post #12 of 14
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Pretty disappointing when there is not one postive aspect when it comes to folding with buldozer.
I was hoping it could do more with 8 actual cores, but if it performs worse then a 2500k then I guess spending my money on another x58 board and using my 5620 would be more productive.
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Performs about the same as a 2500k... maybe a bit better if you get it in Linux (so the majority of them might be able to complete P6904s). Not a match for higher end Intel CPUs right now though.
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Not good.

This was one of the parms I was looking into for a reason to buy a 8120 or 8150.

I'll be waiting for sure now to see if there's any BIOS updates/bug fixes/stepping improvements that make it more appetizing for when I come back.
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