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Well, I think I will stick with intel because of the performance seems to have upper hand here. I don't think I'll need to upgrade my motherboard and socket every year though when a new CPU comes out. The new 2011 CPUs will do just fine for about 2-3 years give or take. Not worried about speeds that speed up rendering times quicker. I just need to get my work done efficiently.

youre shortsighted.

dozer is just out. in a few months, silicon cutting process will mature, and better performing iterations of same dozer version will come out, removing the differences in between 2600 and 8150.

then the charts you see TODAY wont matter.

moreover, you wont be able to just buy and plug in a 12 core cpu a year from now.

and yes, cores do matter in these applications since they are highly multithreaded. this is not gaming.
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Not sure if serious. This...just maybe... Gets the award for the dumbest post i have ever seen on Overclock.net. I am honestly stunned by the sheer amount of ignorance you were able to stuff into a single post. Nowhere in your "discussion" did you approach anything remotely resembling a logical thought. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.

and what have you told in the end ?

nothing.

'your post is dumb' - that's all.

no reason, no logic, nothing.

why not shut up, if you dont have anything to say ? for the good or worse ?

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Not worried about speeds that speed up rendering times quicker.
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I just need to get my work done efficiently.

then what does 'efficient' mean in this context if it is not rendering speed in video editing/animation ?

why do you need performance for ?
Edited by unity100 - 11/16/11 at 8:23am
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Well I'm not expecting insane speeds, my pocket only goes so deep. So I make do with what's out there right now. I was just wondering which processor gets the job done a lot better.
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I am really tired of people who have no clue what they are talking about trying to defend Bulldozer. It really isn't that terrible of a CPU, but people like this make it look worse.

The next stage of Bulldozer is Vishera and isn't scheduled to happen until very late 2012...it will have a max of 8 cores. The 12 and 16 core CPUs are only for servers and are expected to use the G34 socket. So unless you buy a very expensive server motherboard you will not be able to just drop one in your bulldozer build.

As far as Steamroller goes...we are a good two years out from that and anything that has been released could change a dozen times before it is launched. So I don't think it is even worth talking about right now, though the last I read on that the 12 core desktop CPU had been scrapped.

As far as video editing goes...it depends on what software you use. Some programs would make use of the eight thread on bulldozer well...and others would not perform any worse or better if they were on a 2500K
Edited by Vagrant Storm - 11/16/11 at 8:49am
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@ OP: Just drop in a 1090T into your current rig and you'll be way ahead of the game. Sure you're prolonging a piece of old technology but if you really want to do it on the cheap a 1090T and a bit of OC'ing can make an improvement and you've only spent like $170.

Then when you feel the need for more power look at the Intel and AMD chips again in a few years when you decide you've had enough of the X6 and want something twice as fast.
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@ OP: Just drop in a 1090T into your current rig and you'll be way ahead of the game. Sure you're prolonging a piece of old technology but if you really want to do it on the cheap a 1090T and a bit of OC'ing can make an improvement and you've only spent like $170.
Then when you feel the need for more power look at the Intel and AMD chips again in a few years when you decide you've had enough of the X6 and want something twice as fast.

honestly this is what I would do. An X6 with good threaded software will do the job just fine. Might take a few minutes more over a 2600k on a really large project, but not enough to cause you to be pulling overtime.
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Thank you both Vagrant and Amor, these are the answers I was hoping for. I'm going to purchase the x6 soon. ^_^
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