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I went to Fry's Electronics today to pick up a few things, and 3 people in front of me had carts full of new computer parts. Each of them had an FX 8120 in the basket. I left scratching my head, apparently everyone loves to say they have 8 cores. So I believe it when they say they sell out fast.

lol amd's marketing works? more cores = more performance & e-peen tongue.gif
    
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Even if there was a situation in which an Intel CPU got 45 fps and Bulldozer got 30 fps, that's 33.33% not 5-20%.

That's 50% faster, not 33%.
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That's 50% faster, not 33%.

33% slower... He never said faster.
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I like mine.

I ordered it at ~12:30am on launch day. by the time I got the confirmation email from tiger they were out of stock.
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I like mine.

I ordered it at ~12:30am on launch day. by the time I got the confirmation email from tiger they were out of stock.
As long as you're happy, who the hell cares right?

Fanboys are annoying as hell... We know Bulldozer isn't AMDs best moment... GET OVER IT! Why the do you guys feel the need to bring your "INTEL >>> AMD" talk every single time a new Bulldozer thread comes up?

Back to the article: I wonder if AMD is making a profit from Bulldozer. thinking.gif
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The Good big question is!! Do those people buying it know something we do not know !!! biggrin.gif

No, they just don't know what we know. biggrin.gif
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No, they just don't know what we know. biggrin.gif

And what's that exactly? Do you have a BD cpu? You shouldn't act like you know something unless it's from experience. I think the purpose of benchmarks has gotten way outta hand lately.
Edited by computerparts - 12/4/11 at 2:18am
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And what's that exactly? Do you have a BD cpu? You shouldn't act like you know something unless it's from experience. I think the purpose of benchmarks has gotten way outta hand lately.

Benchmarks serve their purpose just fine.The part where bulldozer buyers claim of a magical feeling or hidden performance that doesn't show up in benchmarks, that's what's getting out of hand.

You can't say anything unless you were foolish enough to buy a BD...... Really?
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My 955 is still serving me perfectly and have as of yet no need to upgrade. If I do upgrade it'll be to either Bulldozer or Pile Driver. Call me mad all you want, I buy AMD for a reason and no fanboy rant, whine, tear is going to make me change my mind.

There is more to a CPU than brand and MHz. When it comes to multithreading BD beat whatever Intel have. My one and only problem with BD is the amount of power they use but that I put at the feet of Global Foundries. It's obvious AMD weren't expecting the node to be such a disaster.

To the Intel fanboys: remember Netburst? I had a P4 and gawd they were terrible compared with the A64's but guess what? I never lay awake at night crying about it. Simply put Bulldozer is AMD's Netburst.
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No, they just don't know what we know. biggrin.gif
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Benchmarks serve their purpose just fine.The part where bulldozer buyers claim of a magical feeling or hidden performance that doesn't show up in benchmarks, that's what's getting out of hand.
You can't say anything unless you were foolish enough to buy a BD...... Really?

The fools are the ones who talk about something they have never even tried. Benchmarks can only tell so much. How many people out there actually use their computer to benchmark on a daily basis? Every system is different. You can have the exact same setup as in a review and get different results.Your comments scream ignorance. Ignorance is bliss. More power to you.thumb.gif
Edited by computerparts - 12/4/11 at 3:21am
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