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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.
If you notice the difference between 45-50fps and 60fps in games or if you notice the extra $70 in your wallet then you will notice a difference. Easy as that. Like another person said, this thread is pointless because a benchmark will tell you everything you need to know. Sandy bridge offers more performance and it costs more money. I know I would notice the difference between the cpus because I am pretty sensitive to changes in fps.
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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.
Your eyes can't tell the difference between 60fps and 200fps.
    
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Bull****. You should do some research. Pilots have been able to identify a plane that was flashed on screen for less than 1/200th of a second.

That's a common misconception that the human eye can't see more than 60FPS because most monitors are 60Hz, so they don't display more than 60FPS, but the human eye can see much more than that.
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The thread title should be "Who has downgraded to Bulldozer for 60% more power use?"
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Bull****. You should do some research. Pilots have been able to identify a plane that was flashed on screen for less than 1/200th of a second.

That's a common misconception that the human eye can't see more than 60FPS because most monitors are 60Hz, so they don't display more than 60FPS, but the human eye can see much more than that.
Agreed. Here's a good page talking about frames per second. LINK
    
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Bull****. You should do some research. Pilots have been able to identify a plane that was flashed on screen for less than 1/200th of a second.

That's a common misconception that the human eye can't see more than 60FPS because most monitors are 60Hz, so they don't display more than 60FPS, but the human eye can see much more than that.
We are talking continuous fps in a video game. Did you look at the details of the study or just google it to support...

Why did I even ask..

Anyways the main point...fluidity of a video game from 60fps to 200fps is not going to be noticeable. Some people might say they can tell the difference between 60fps and 200fps...but that is...just sayin.
    
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We are talking continuous fps in a video game. Did you look at the details of the study or just google it to support...

Why did I even ask..

Anyways the main point...fluidity of a video game from 60fps to 200fps is not going to be noticeable. Some people might say they can tell the difference between 60fps and 200fps...but that is...just sayin.
Did he or did he not say "That's a common misconception that the human eye can't see more than 60FPS because most monitors are 60Hz, so they don't display more than 60FPS, but the human eye can see much more than that." He's obviously aware that on a monitor you can't tell the difference. He's refuting your statement that the eye cannot tell the difference, which is factually incorrect. Maybe you were referring to fps on video games but what you actually wrote was wrong.
    
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....Was wondering what peoples thoughts were when they transitioned from Sandy Bridge to Bulldozer and if they noticed any real world performance difference. ....If you do in what applications or games? I'm probably more interested in the gaming aspect, but if you notice improvements in say, video editing software, overall windows 7 performance, etc. I'd be interested in that too. :smile:

Yes i've seen the benchmarks, but I want real world performance perspective from end users on this forum who actually went from SB to BD. Thankyou.

Rhetorical question?
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Your eyes can't tell the difference between 60fps and 200fps.
They can. Get a high end samsung or sony TV or whatever TV that has reasonable input lag and 200Hz refresh rate. You'll definately notice the difference between 60FPS and 200FPS, I even notice it on my 60Hz screen regardless of screen tearing.

As for your question in the OP, I'm afraid most people can't answer that question since it's illogical to go from SB to BD. That's like asking if someone "upgraded" from a GTX 580 to an HD 3870 and if they noticed any real world performance gains. The question in the first place is suggestive.

You could however look around in the BD FX club and look for members who have both. I think I saw 2 or 3, I don't really remember though. Cheers
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No one in my country even has a BD chip yet since the shipment never arrived........... i was gonna buy one for oc use but that wont be happening since there is no chip and ive already return the board i bought.

Btw some games causes BD to BSOD atm i doubt anyone would sidegrade to BD with all these problems popping up for the red team.
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