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Oh no! 4.6Ghz is not the max OC for bulldozer!
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Oh no! 4.6Ghz is not the max OC for bulldozer!
You are so right. It is the WR record holder! That's gotta mean something
 
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OMG!

Well in real life, bulldozers looks tough.... But runs slow.

But, still hoping they can make the bulldozers run like a ferrari.
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lol @ people who buy 8 core CPUs for gaming. The article is pointless in my opinion.
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^^^ Please Stop!



You're Killing Me Man!

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Oh no! 4.6Ghz is not the max OC for bulldozer!
I know! Those intel faboys @Hardocp (as if). Why don't they bench with BD @8.5Ghz? lmao

/OT

On a more serious note, I am really, really sad about this (Despite the fact that I spent the last 20 mins laughing really hard and thanking God that my suitemaes were not around).

While AMD will remain at fault for not optimizing their processors for the current-gen OSes (in reference to the performance increase on Win8 in some cases), I really hope they release a BIOS/Driver/Revision/Vodoo/Magic fix sometime before this year ends for the sake of their pride and market. In theory, BD should have been looking current SB processors in the eye.
Thread scheduling is one of the many issues with BD, as well as resource management by the chip itself (it seems).

When theory doesn't match practicality, it means something went wrong somewhere... and in this case, very wrong. I hope it is a fix-able option. I am biased towards intel for my hardware choices, but I had a lot of hope for BD; not just because of the market but for the promise of new/alternate ways of processor design and engineering innovations. Ultimately, I suppose companies grow by making such mistakes and learning from them... one can only wait in hope now, that AMD learns...and fast.

I hope BD is able to be fixed before Intel burns AMD to the ground with Ivy and it's bigger, badder siblings...

(I wonder if they even tried simulations and bothered to properly test the ES chips when they were made. I can't understand how any CEO will push for this to be released. I am convinced that no sane engineer would design this and push for a release....)
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I am curios about them using HD 6970 instead. SLI does not seem to work well with AMD right now.
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lol @ people who buy 8 core CPUs for gaming. The article is pointless in my opinion.
yeah. bulldozer shines on well threaded apps! oh wait it loses to a 2600k, barely outperforms a 2500k and consumes power like a gtx 480 when overclocked

to tell you the truth I'm not enjoying this. I'm a HUGE amd fan. bulldozer just sucks plain and simple.
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I can't understand how any CEO will push for this to be released. I am convinced that no sane engineer would design this and push for a release....)
I'm sure IB going into production had something to do with the timing - AMD simply could not wait any longer.
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lol @ people who buy 8 core CPUs for gaming. The article is pointless in my opinion.
Tell that to AMD's marketing team.
http://www.amd.com/us/products/deskt...ges/amdfx.aspx



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