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Objective is unbiased or prejudice. Based on your history of posts.... you have already established that your are opinionated and you have vested interest in BD for your eBay sale.

So you're assuming I'm biased now, hence, unbiased as your definition to objective? I own cpus from both Intel and AMD. Ebay sale? Where pray tell did you come up with that? I plan on keeping this cpu because I'm very satisfied with how it performs for my needs.
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I did the maths for you in the "Bulldozer still selling out of stock". It comes down to usage, so everything from not noticable to quite a few bucks a year.

Right, and as much as i liked the math, its not really more than speculation... Oh well. I am just happy I dont have to worry about my power bill! Thank you military! haha
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Right, and as much as i liked the math, its not really more than speculation... Oh well. I am just happy I dont have to worry about my power bill! Thank you military! haha

Well, the math is correct, it's not really speculation, you just have to adjust it to your usage.
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Well, the math is correct, it's not really speculation, you just have to adjust it to your usage.

Sorry was not trying to insult your intelligence... Your right tho, using that formula, and plugging in everyone's respective variables, would let us know if the power consumption is something that will wreck your energy budget
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Sorry was not trying to insult your intelligence... Your right tho, using that formula, and plugging in everyone's respective variables, would let us know if the power consumption is something that will wreck your energy budget

No offence taken, I understand what you meant.
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What do you mean it scales well? It's at 5.4GHz and it's still barely faster than a quad core at 5.2GHz.

I ran some numbers based on previous power draws and came up with this:

196

(this is a joke btw, lol)

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post #157 of 191
The i5-2500k isn't a "high end" multithreading chip.

Bulldozer being able to keep up with the i5 in multithreading isn't a +1 .


I never bought an i5-2500k for multithreading, I don't know anyone else who did either.


Back to power...

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How much work it does vs how much power it uses to do it.
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The i5-2500k isn't a "high end" multithreading chip.
Bulldozer being able to keep up with the i5 in multithreading isn't a +1 .
I never bought an i5-2500k for multithreading, I don't know anyone else who did either.
Back to power...
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How much work it does vs how much power it uses to do it.

Well if you purchased the i5 for power consumption to performance ratio, then you did a fantastic job! thumb.gif
post #159 of 191
Wow we even have a biased mod here to derail the thread. This just keeps getting better.

DuckieHo says:
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Because you're talking about power consumption... and the average user does not care about power consumption.

What you just said is the basis of this thread. The benchmarks show power usage based on full load. The thread is about normal usage power usage.

Read the OP and figure out what you are all doing wrong. Hint: this conversation of BD vs SB has nothing to do with the OP. He never spoke of comparing CPUs but rather the misconceptions of how much power a BD uses during normal usage instead of full load.
Edited by tout - 12/13/11 at 4:49am
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The point here, much of BD lovers, miss is that, 8 core BD should get around 7.4 with default clocks on Cinebench. Why would you pay like 100$ more for a chip that's the same performance(cinebench) or only %10 better (some encoding) than previous gen ?

BD is not a great chip. As we understand from what's happening over AMD company, it was never intented to be a great chip. Maybe Piledriver, maybe Trinity. If you like living on Maybes, go for it. However do not claim this chip is great.

Look at the Efficiency Run. Thuban was released vs not even Bloomfield but Lynnfield. Look at the chart, is Thuban really that far off from them ? What was the price difference between i7 975 vs 1100t ? Now look at BD. Was it aimed for Bloomfield too ? Peh.
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