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Don't they make SB Pentiums? If you went from that to an FX 8150 you might notice a small performance increase. Hence the word "might".
    
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Originally Posted by Nicktlloyd View Post
I don't own both but I have seen both in action head to head. Friend of mine bought the 8150 pretty much without reading anything about it or asking for anyone else's opinion. He runs it on a crosshair V board with 8GB of ram and a single 6970. He can overclock it to almost 5GHz on air (after much help from me and several other IT friends). We did a LAN party a couple days ago and gaming wise there weren't many noticeable differences between his rig and others there (one guy had a 2600k). We played mostly COD. Of course after hours of smack talk it devolved into mudslinging. Like I say he bought it without doing any research so he was acting like his eight cores could demolish anyone else's rig there. That's when people started getting annoyed. Where I work we do mostly photo and video processing so we all loaded up photoshop and ran some pre-sequenced filters. 2600k was demolishing everyone and my 1100T was performing as well as his 8150 even though his rig is OCd more than 600MHz faster than mine. This of course was not very scientific and I'm sure AMD fanboys would argue that photoshop isn't written to take advantage of FX architecture but since I seem to be the only person here who's seen the two chips run head to head I thought I'd share. I wish we'd written down numbers to share. I've also done a lot more tweaking of my system than he has.
I see so no real world performance difference in what you guys were doing besides photoshop. Thanks for the input.
    
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I see so no real world performance difference in what you guys were doing besides photoshop. Thanks for the input.
I guess I just have a different perspective since photoshop is what I use EVERYDAY in the "real world." As was stated before, if you just want to know if anyone noticed differences doing humdrum activities you may as well have asked for differences between bulldozer and core 2 duos. No one would notice the difference unless they were pushing them. I think you have a slant already and are just looking for someone to tell you what you want to hear.
    
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Well, I did transition from an I7-920@3.4ghz.

It was an upgrade for me, for a lot of reasons: USB 3.0, sata3, faster RAM.

None of those are directly related to the processors, though.

What can I say?

I'm plenty happy, comp is fast, architecture is new (I like shiny new stuff), there wasn't a moment of regret as of yet. Is it faster than my previous one? I have no idea. I game and I write. For writing, both are overkill... for gaming, my vcard is plenty.

Now, if only I coulf get my mobo to run my memory at native 1866mhz...
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Hi i have just started too play with this and web wise its seams to load pics and web pages better .only had it few hours so will see FPS are better but think thats just because i can get speed so much higher than my old x2 555
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Hi Alexmaia
is your mem 1866 or overclocked 1600 ?
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... paying nearly $70 more for a slower CPU and high power comsumtion CPU 220-300watts alone... can heat up 80'C on air cooling if OC.... anything.

I'll say no. It's just ridiculous.
 
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I must say djriful .

is dose get hot when you try going over 1.5 volts
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I'm tempted to get one just to try it out, but there's no way I'll trade my SB rig for one given the current circumstances.
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People typically look at the forums and read the reviews before they make a cpu switch.I suppose there are some that kept their SB rig and also bought BD just to see for themselves.I think it is highly unlikely anybody reasearched BD and decided to use their SB rig as payment for a BD rig.

EDIT: but not impossible I must add
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