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post #21 of 131
Here we go again... *sigh*

I'm glad for AMD there's still some light in this whole Bulldozer-affair. But it's not like these software optimizations are going to happen overnight so in a way, they don't really matter. I mean, you don't buy your clothes too big now because you know you'll get fatter in a few years...
However, this is only the software side.

What's with the 2 billion transistors eating electricity like cupcakes at the moment? Would like to see some good news on that front before I'll consider buying one.
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post #22 of 131
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disprove it.
Pretty hard task considering what you're claiming doesn't actually exist in the first place.

Citing a website that simply ran affinity locks on different cores doesn't create a windows 7 update to discount.

Also considering this is NOTHING NEW, and was known since the day after release what exactly is the point of this thread?
    
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post #23 of 131
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yes. 20% from here, 15% from something to come up in the next 2 weeks, another 20% from some instruction optimization, one from a registry fix, another from a driver ...
You can see up to 20% from Correct Scheduling
You can see up to 560% from instruction optimization

The 15% is probably not going to happen
The registry fix was a lie and so was the driver

The only two OS affinity/scheduling fixes is manual affinity setting and Windows 8 but you can't fix non-optimal hardware/software configurations

<--- source for the 560 percent number
Edited by Seronx - 10/28/11 at 5:40pm
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Only bumps performance in lightly threaded workloads. It should not effect 100% load nor should it effect single threaded.

AMD needs to fix their Phenom I v2.0 architecture.

I would argue that Bulldozer is a much bigger blunder than even Phenom I was.

At least Phenom I managed to consistently outperform its predecessor, the Athlon X2.

Can't say the same about Bulldozer
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post #25 of 131
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let me tidy up the situation :

has optimization made dozer performance better ?

yes.

will the performance get better as the individual application developers start to optimize their code in their applications ?

yes.

it isnt too hard to perceive ? its the way with post 1990 cpu architecture's software dependency.
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post #26 of 131
If only AMD had released some software at launch time which augmented Task Scheduler by intelligently assigning core affinity. I'm not saying the reviews would be completely different, but Bulldozer would have saved a little face. What a mess.
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post #27 of 131
This thread stinks of performance hyperbole...



Zambezi isn't a CPU panacea; gaming is an overriding usage for the enthusiast market though, and it's most certainly capable in that regard.

More than anything else, it's startling that so many people here have nothing better to do with their life than argue page-after-page about the minutiae of CPU performance on a Friday night.

On that note, I'm out; enjoy , gentlemen.
post #28 of 131
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has optimization made dozer performance better ?


will the performance get better as the individual applications start to use optimized code in their workloads ?


it isnt too hard to perceive ? its the way with post 1990 cpu architecture's software dependency.

No.


Yes

By the time it actually matters, Intel will have chips out with support for the same instruction sets.

It's been over a year, find some software that supports AVX.

The wheels of software change are slow.
    
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This thread stinks of performance hyperbole...

[I'M G]http://media.bestofmicro.com/Y/X/313593/original/cpu%20scaling.png[/IMG]

Zambezi isn't a CPU panacea; gaming is an overriding usage for the enthusiast market though, and it's most certainly capable in that regard.

More than anything else, it's startling that so many people here have nothing better to do with their life than argue page-after-page about the minutiae of CPU performance on a Friday night.

On that note, I'm out; enjoy , gentlemen.
Anyone who buys an 8-core or 8-thread CPU for gaming, has more money than sense.
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post #30 of 131
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This thread stinks of performance hyperbole...



Zambezi isn't a CPU panacea; gaming is an overriding usage for the enthusiast market though, and it's most certainly capable in that regard.

More than anything else, it's startling that so many people here have nothing better to do with their life than argue page-after-page about the minutiae of CPU performance on a Friday night.

On that note, I'm out; enjoy , gentlemen.
care to explain why you got an I3 beating two I7's ?

    
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