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Hi Alexmaia
is your mem 1866 or overclocked 1600 ?
it's 1866mhz =(
no OC
    
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Hi tehmaggot
Yes for sure i had the 990fx bored so i thought hell why not its new and i like ajusting .
building a 2500K rig Now as well anyway .lol
4100 is at 4.800 tho now so good clock speed but from what iv seen so fare thats abought it on intel burn test it has very low Grops
Shame really was hoping it would be better oow well lol
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ok cool thanks alex
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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.
Now when did I ever state wanting to know about "humdrum activities."

Like I said I'd be more interested in gaming comparisons since most enthusiasts that buy these chips are going to play games.

I'm not looking for anyone to tell me anything. I'd like to know from their experience if there is a huge difference between them.

Yes, I'd notice the difference between a core 2 duo and SB or BD performance. But I'm also one of those that notice screen tearing if vsync is not on.
    
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Upgrade your monitor, I regularly hit 200 fps in games without issue.

If you want to know if Bulldozer will be capable of maintaining 60 fps in most titles with the required gpu power, the answer is mostly yes, however there are a few titles it won't.

Bulldozer isn't a gaming chip, games aren't interested in cores, they want to know how many instructions you can complete per cycle. Which is something Phenom II does better per watt, per clock than bulldozer.
    
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Did BD clear the bridge?????????????????

No!

That was a good joke...
    
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Upgrade your monitor, I regularly hit 200 fps in games without issue.

If you want to know if Bulldozer will be capable of maintaining 60 fps in most titles with the required gpu power, the answer is mostly yes, however there are a few titles it won't.

Bulldozer isn't a gaming chip, games aren't interested in cores, they want to know how many instructions you can complete per cycle. Which is something Phenom II does better per watt, per clock than bulldozer.
Hey nice post balla i actually liked this one. TRUTH
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If you want to know if Bulldozer will be capable of maintaining 60 fps in most titles with the required gpu power, the answer is mostly yes, however there are a few titles it won't.
I honestly doubt I won't be able to game at good resolutions ans 60fps.
I've tried metro to crysis, no problems so far.
I will report when/IF it happens, though.
    
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Now when did I ever state wanting to know about "humdrum activities."

Like I said I'd be more interested in gaming comparisons since most enthusiasts that buy these chips are going to play games.

I'm not looking for anyone to tell me anything. I'd like to know from their experience if there is a huge difference between them.

Yes, I'd notice the difference between a core 2 duo and SB or BD performance. But I'm also one of those that notice screen tearing if vsync is not on.
Look, you're obviously interested in the differences between two chips in terms of gaming, and you should've clarified that from the start.

When you state that you would like to know the difference in the chip in terms of "real world" performance, that can involve a whole lot of vague programs and applications--most of which is incredibly subjective and thus varies from individual to indidual.

If anything, I would hardly call "gaming" real world whereas something like Photoshop or video encoding has more real world implications than any video game (unless you're a professional gamer being paid).

That being said, you likely won't notice a difference between the two chips running on a single graphics card of any calibre unless it's a dual GPU setup. Even then, the OP answered your question and indicated that you would likely not notice a difference between setups as he certainly didn't during his LAN party.

When you change the question you are looking for from real world to gaming, the intended answers vary significantly.
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oy..i tried the fx4100 chip...overclocked it...popped it out..put the 2 year old phenom2 chip in..man..it was a seriously noticeable improvement!..15 seconds on the little windows flag with fx4100...6 with phenom2..now ..the four little parts don't even have time to come together! ..i'm likin' it!(back to sandy bridge)
 
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