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Originally Posted by OwnedINC;15560058 
And then you look at the metro benchmarks...
And wonder...
AND WONDER......................
It's called a GPU bottleneck, heard of it?

When there's no GPU bottleneck, there's no need to wonder.

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At a ridiculous resolution like 5040x1050 I expected BD to keep up with GTX580 SLI but wow......

[H] took extra long to get this posted, in the forums the link was there but it was blank for quite some time. I wonder if they had real world resolutions in the review (2560x1600 / 1920x1200/1080)with GTX580 SLI that made the faildozer look even worse so they had to make some changes before posting it?

Have fun bulldozer owners club.
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I use to be an amd fan boy ,but i can't make any excuses for amd this round bd failed horribly. Can you say barcelona.

EX-AMD owner here as well. Went from a 1090T@3.8Ghz to a 2600k@4.5Ghz and am never looking back...
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Glad I didn't downgrade to the POC they call a CPU.
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I've actually seen that before, but it doesn't get into eyefinity resolutions
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EX-AMD owner here as well. Went from a 1090T@3.8Ghz to a 2600k@4.5Ghz and am never looking back...

If I had the money and need I would be on SB as well. Sadly AMD is cutting jobs and probably going to cut back even more (AKA dropping off). I fear for what the future of CPUs will be in price from Intel.
     
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At a ridiculous resolution like 5040x1050 I expected BD to keep up with GTX580 SLI but wow......

[H] took extra long to get this posted, in the forums the link was there but it was blank for quite some time. I wonder if they had real world resolutions in the review (2560x1600 / 1920x1200/1080)with GTX580 SLI that made the faildozer look even worse so they had to make some changes before posting it?

Have fun bulldozer owners club.

Just don't mention that to them over there. They're a sensitive bunch, and do not welcome outside reviews, or anything that shows Bulldozer for what it is.

They can't handle the truth. wink.gif

I posted this article to see if anyone was seeing similar findings, let's just say, it wasn't well received.
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Just don't mention that to them over there. They're a sensitive bunch, and do not welcome outside reviews, or anything that shows Bulldozer for what it is.

They can't handle the truth. wink.gif

I posted this article to see if anyone was seeing similar findings, let's just say, it wasn't well received.

I remember them when we tried to calmly tell them that the 580 SLI was bottlenecked and Tri-Sli was worse. 4x PCI-E lanes being used and 2500K @ 3.8 GHz?

Totally freaked out and called us all fanboys and what not. Editors weren't so bad (compared to the forum fans) but still acted like we were knowledge less peasants.
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nothing new, if you payed attention to the low res gaming tests smile.gif
that just shows exactly why I always ask for low res gaming tests when comparing CPUs (and mostly ignore hi res testing), when you take some of the GPU bottleneck out of the picture things start getting more interesting,

while you may not have a fast enough GPU now, you might want in the future to add another card for sli, or a Radeon 7000, Geforce 600 and then you gonna be stuck with an awful CPU,
Bulldozer is a terrible choice for games, but thankfully for AMD some people love GPU bottlenecked tests, and they are happy to buy a more expensive and much slower CPU,
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