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Stop linking TH, they're the worst popular review site.

And the review batch of BDs were bad with power consumption, other ones are in line with the 980X/990X.
Stop comparing BD too chips that came out years ago.
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Stop comparing BD too chips that came out years ago.
It will become less relevant when SB-E is released, as for now they are currently top dog .
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I can't wait to test my 8 core Xeon against an 8150. Makes me all tingly inside
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Workstations and Servers.



Gaming charts...Not photoshop, etc which is what he's been stating BD is good at. Read what he said and actually comment on that. And for the love of god, do not use TH, they're the worst review site on the internet.



QFT.

Who needs a good CPU for gaming in any way? My rig with its 5 year old CPU at stock speeds (2.6Ghz) is capable of maxing out BF3 with 4x AA at 1080p and only minor stutter! And I haven't installed the BF3 drivers yet, either.

Heck, if it wasn't for the fact I actually need as many cores as I can get my hands on for transcoding videos and music, I'd just get a Gigabyte EP45-UD3R, OC my chip a bit and be happy.


To be fair, you'll hit the CPUs limit on both chips well before you hit a voltage limit on AMD or architecture limit on SB.
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I can't wait to test my 8 core Xeon against an 8150. Makes me all tingly inside
you will probably have to test it against a 12 core 9000 something.

your insides will get tingled all the tingle you want.
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you will probably have to test it against a 12 core 9000 something.

your insides will get tingled all the tingle you want.
16 core probably.
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16 core probably.
hmm. probably yes. 16 core chips already shipped to server manufacturers though.
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Stop comparing BD too chips that came out years ago.
Chips that still match Intels top offerings and are on what is still the current node.
Yawn. Keep grasping at straws, yes, BD is a flop in performance but the way certain people here carry on you'd expect BD to not even get into the BIOS at a decent speed without consuming 1.21 jiggawatts of power.

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Hey, my 790GX board died and I'm still saving up to go 1155

That said, my E6700 is holding up really well with the 470, I can max out BF3 on this rig with 4x AA at 1080p, and yes, my motherboard is only PCIe 1.1.
    
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Chips that still match Intels top offerings and are on what is still the current node.
Yawn. Keep grasping at straws, yes, BD is a flop in performance but the way certain people here carry on you'd expect BD to not even get into the BIOS at a decent speed without consuming 1.21 jiggawatts of power.



Hey, my 790GX board died and I'm still saving up to go 1155

That said, my E6700 is holding up really well with the 470, I can max out BF3 on this rig with 4x AA at 1080p, and yes, my motherboard is only PCIe 1.1.
You should get a BD, I hear it's great.
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found this on my desktop.

what is c-ray anyways?
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