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Hopefully the 95watt version of the 8120 isnt such a hungry beast. Im still pumped about it and cant wait to play some bf3 or mw3 with it!
    
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I just had some questions because I noticed a website that showed the scaling of the 8150 against the 990x and I was actually thrilled to see that it was pretty close to it. Just making conversation basically trying to learn everything that I can until I purshase mine. Nothing wrong with this thread. People have their opinions I jsut asked there was no BASHING of the chip or amd because I think they have a nice release and will definately improve as time goes on.
    
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Kick Arse! good find! Now it becomes an even BETTER benchmark find for me. Man the 8150 really held its own with those high priced chips.
    
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Kick Arse! good find! Now it becomes an even BETTER benchmark find for me. Man the 8150 really held its own with those high priced chips.
The 8150 FX is like the game Trespasser(Jurassic Park: Trespasser)

It had a lot of hype but it came out no hardware could run it, there was a lot of bugs, and overall it felt incomplete

Now "Bulldozer" had a lot of hype no software can really utilize it, there are some bugs, and overall it feels like it wasn't meant to be on the desktop more like a mainframe like the z196

The only positive thing is that the Channel Price $245.99 is absolutely perfect(Now if only retailers can get retail down to $259.99 or $249.99 even more perfect)
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seronx- pretty interesting comparison! I def remember that game. The thing is, to the hardcore enthusiast it isnt so great but to the normal person who likes to game a little and watch movies etc and the ones that are just now upgrading from an older dual core or something it is a GREAT CPU. It will not perform any different to the average user than an I7 would and in there mind they have the worlds first 8 core and thats what matters. Its a good marketing strategy believe it or not. I wonder how the sales are doing? I mean most stores and estores are sold out all the time but is that maybe because it was an early release(as in too soon and werent ready, I know it was pushed back a million times) and they didnt have enough stock or what?
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Kick Arse! good find! Now it becomes an even BETTER benchmark find for me. Man the 8150 really held its own with those high priced chips.
Read again, and tell me it did.
It got outperformed by the 990x at 8 threads, and at 12 threads the 990x was in another league.

Logic dictates BD is the fail.
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I wonder how the sales are doing? I mean most stores and estores are sold out all the time but is that maybe because it was an early release and they didnt have enough stock or what?
It was a very small early release but it looks like it is going to pick up if you just look at Shopblt

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Well the next big stock up is in November

Shopblt says 9000 FX-8150s and 5000 FX-8120s to lazy to check FX-6110/FX-4110

All coming by November

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Read again, and tell me it did.
It got outperformed by the 990x at 8 threads, and at 12 threads the 990x was in another league.

Logic dictates BD is the fail.
9 benchmarks out 12 benchmarks the 8150 matches or gets near the 990X at 8 threads
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I meant held its own as in price performance ratio. I understand the 990x pulled way ahead but being 3X more expensive thats expected no?
    
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There was a thread at [H]forums that allowed users to post questions to amd. There was quite a few pages of questions, some that interest me and some that are repetitive. I am just curious when they are going to answer them as I am eagerly waiting!
    
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9 benchmarks out 12 benchmarks the 8150 matches or gets near the 990X at 8 threads
Read again, BD wins three of the NAS Parallell Benchmarks. Other than that it performs about 80% of what an i7-990x does. Compare it to the 2600k, and it gets crushed in 99% of the tests.

The only reason 990x is chosen is because it's Intel's Extreme Edition, where you pay 50% for the Extreme Edition-sticker and the other half for having the fastest consumer processor on earth.
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