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Originally Posted by Malcom28 View Post
Lol... Here we go again.
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Originally Posted by black96ws6 View Post
WOW the FX-8150 really does SUCK. Any serious gamer should stay away from it.

I mean come on, these results are almost comical!:



holy BAWLS
thats one fourth the performance of the 2500k, dear god.


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Originally Posted by uncholowapo View Post
So why did Nvidia even let AM3+ boards get SLI certified??? That is completely ridiculous.
haha, yeah, this has been bothering me aswell.

I find it SO funny that AMD has finally managed to get SLI support on their boards, yet the new CPUs are nowhere near powerful enough to utilize a SLI setup, its ironic.
Edited by toX0rz - 11/3/11 at 12:45pm
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Originally Posted by toX0rz View Post
holy BAWLS
thats one fourth the performance of the 2500k, dear god.
Yes, oh lord. This is going in the dictionary if you look up "epic fail".
()^2011.
Still I feel bad for AMD and the poor little BD that gets his rear_end whoop so hard but even this wont help.
At least BD is breaking one WR after the other. Sadly it is not very usefull for everyday tasks
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Originally Posted by 996gt2 View Post
Somebody PM Jagged_Steel with these results
Don't worry, he would just link those 3 or 4 GPU limited benchmarks over and over again and talk about how its a great chip for everything and it beats intel at a lower price!

    
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... but ... but if you pair the same memory with SB, what will happen?
 
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^^^ LOL Yeah, remember the BF3 Beta Benchmark - That was going up all over.
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I am still amazed how much it bottlenecks even a GTX 580 SLI setup. Tri-SLI is not something that most people will use, but many members on here have GTX 480, 570, or 580 SLI setups. And by the time the next generation rolls around, Bulldozer is going to bottleneck those cards even more...


I think this sums it up nicely:

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In every game we played so far between the AMD FX-8150 and Intel 2500K, not once did the AMD FX-8150 come out on top with a dual or triple-GPU configuration. Even when performance was "similar," the Intel CPU still held a certain percentage of performance advantage, over the AMD CPU. Given these results, we saw no need to include the i7 2600K. When we look at pricing, things all start to fall in place. Currently, the Intel i5 2500K can be had for $214.99 online. The AMD FX-8150 is currently more expensive at $279.99 online. That extra $65 will get you twice the cores, but it won't make up for Bulldozers low gameplay performance. Save your money, get an Intel i5 and overclock it for a better experience.

All of our gameplay testing has brought us to this single conclusion, if you are serious about gaming on the PC, and or you have a dual-GPU or better configuration, you will simply have a better gameplay experience with an Intel i5 or i7 CPU. Currently, when it comes to Bulldozer and Sandy Bridge, Intel simply has the better platform for high-end gaming.

Edited by 996gt2 - 11/3/11 at 12:56pm
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Originally Posted by lordikon View Post
One of the worst CPUs I've seen, in many years.
Wow this is bad.

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Wow.

I can't wait to hear the excuses now.
Someone needs to bench it against a wolfdale. Bet the wolfdale would win.
HOWEVER (big however) I remain skeptical. I have seen skewed results from H in the past, this is just outlandish!
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