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Registered just to come in here and say a few things.

First, why are you Intel fanboys so rabid? For a forum that calls itself overclock.net, you sure love to buy CPUs where overclocking simply involves changing a multiplier. If you were half way intelligent, you'd know that people buy BD because it renders better than an i7 920 and it's a lot more fun to overclock.

I know BD and Piledriver are probably going to be slower than Intel, but buying an Intel isn't going to be as fun to overclock. Overclocking is a lot of fun, and Intel is ruining the art of overclocking by making it overly simplistic and limiting your choices when it comes to overclocking.

In my eyes, AMD has a good product. It might not be faster, but it's a hell of a lot more fun to play with.

This forum is more like "scrubby ******s who think they know hardware and can overclock because they can change mulitpliers."

So yeah, I suppose I'll add overclock.net to my ****hole hardware forum list to troll occasionally. I thought [H] was full of fanboy ****tards but this place is just as good, if not better.
Don't you realize that 90% of all people on here are either here for folding or gaming? Sure, we've got real overclockers on overclock.net, but that's exactly what attracts gamers and such. Overclockers know more about the stuff than normal people, so they are good help when building a system, even if you're building an HTPC that only need a dual core and no dedicated graphics card.

I don't see the fun in overclocking. Of course I like the results and I like comparing my e-peen, but I dislike the actual overclocking and days of stability testing. SB is easy to use. Hell, on many boards you can push the "turbo" button and it does it automatically. That's attractive to everyone, even overclockers.

And what's with calling us scrubs that think we can overclock because we can change multipliers? I come from a C2D which I spent days overclocking. I'm as good at overclocking a C2D as I am at overclocking an SB. The SB doesn't make me a worse overclocker or make me a scrub, it just makes my life easier.

Lastly, Bulldozer doesn't perform as well, stock or overclocked. It's just an inferior product, easily beaten in most benchmarks. I could see it's potential in multitasking, but it seems the 2600K beats it in that too.
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I will just leave this here...



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come on folks,as some one at the zone said:cpu design is all about tradeoffs.
BD is great

by the way this has to be the greatest excuse ever,so sweeping yet so ambiguous,it would be hard to argue with this guy because he could pick a few benchmarks to say it wins, so its good(AMD planned for this tradeoff)
    
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more cores dont mean jack if they are not used properly.
ur avatar is representative of what BD owners feel like lol
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