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I agree with the OP, BD isn't as bad as Forums make out, the CPU does hold up and it's NEW, it is a true 8 core and I think Windows 8 will make these shine. Will this make me run out and get a 8150, no. I'm gonna wait on Piledriver because I know that CPU is going to be awesome just because it has to be. smile.gif

It really isn't a true 8 core and windows 8 will only marginally improve multicore performance, single threads are still super fail which is the processors biggest problem.
    
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it sucks plain and simple. we still live in a 2 threaded world. you have an 8 cpu with BD that performs like quad core in multithreaded tasks. it sucks in lightly threaded work. what strong point does it have? not to mention power consumption sucks. hard to imagine an FX4100 which is a 4core BD chip consumes more power both idle and load than a i7 2700k. just wow...
post #53 of 69
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it sucks plain and simple. we still live in a 2 threaded world. you have an 8 cpu with BD that performs like quad core in multithreaded tasks. it sucks in lightly threaded work. what strong point does it have? not to mention power consumption sucks. hard to imagine an FX4100 which is a 4core BD chip consumes more power both idle and load than a i7 2700k. just wow...

Pretty sure this is Phenom chips and Llano chips as well... Not just BD...
http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1766/15/
post #54 of 69
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it sucks plain and simple. we still live in a 2 threaded world. you have an 8 cpu with BD that performs like quad core in multithreaded tasks. it sucks in lightly threaded work. what strong point does it have? not to mention power consumption sucks. hard to imagine an FX4100 which is a 4core BD chip consumes more power both idle and load than a i7 2700k. just wow...

I am not sure but I think that you think that BD sucks..
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post #55 of 69
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it sucks plain and simple. we still live in a 2 threaded world. you have an 8 cpu with BD that performs like quad core in multithreaded tasks. it sucks in lightly threaded work. what strong point does it have? not to mention power consumption sucks. hard to imagine an FX4100 which is a 4core BD chip consumes more power both idle and load than a i7 2700k. just wow...

Just thought I'd point out that your chip uses more power than an 8150 at 4.6
http://www.hardocp.com/article/2011/10/11/amd_bulldozer_fx8150_desktop_performance_review/9
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it sucks plain and simple. we still live in a 2 threaded world. you have an 8 cpu with BD that performs like quad core in multithreaded tasks. it sucks in lightly threaded work. what strong point does it have? not to mention power consumption sucks. hard to imagine an FX4100 which is a 4core BD chip consumes more power both idle and load than a i7 2700k. just wow...

proof.gif on your power consumption statement.

Also, this world that we are living is moving real fast towards multithreading. By this time next year, single and dual core cpu's will be worthless.
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it sucks plain and simple. we still live in a 2 threaded world. you have an 8 cpu with BD that performs like quad core in multithreaded tasks. it sucks in lightly threaded work. what strong point does it have? not to mention power consumption sucks. hard to imagine an FX4100 which is a 4core BD chip consumes more power both idle and load than a i7 2700k. just wow...

Trolling along are we?
post #58 of 69
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it sucks plain and simple. we still live in a 2 threaded world. you have an 8 cpu with BD that performs like quad core in multithreaded tasks. it sucks in lightly threaded work. what strong point does it have? not to mention power consumption sucks. hard to imagine an FX4100 which is a 4core BD chip is slower than a Phenom II x4. just wow...

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BD will be a great chip when the new instructions are utilized. Until then, for most people, SB is the better choice.

That said, I'd take an 8150 over a 2500k. Not over an i7 though.
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