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post #11 of 68
For those of you who don't like reading or if your wife is about to give birth but you're just doing a quick OCN-check before taking her to the hospital while she's screaming in pain (this of course applies to other medical emergencies as well) :
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Originally Posted by From the article 
Our testing shows that not every application realizes a performance boost. In fact, heavily threaded apps (those designed to use all 8 cores), get little or no uplift from this hotfix – they are already maxing out the processor. In other cases, the uplift averages out to a 1-2 percent uplift. But heck, it is free performance, and this is the scheduler model that will be used in Windows 8 (along with some further enhancements), so why not add it to your list of downloads?

So... up to 10% improvement in Windows 8 they said a few months ago? I doubt those "some further enhancements" will give 8% extra ...
Not impressed to say at the least. Glad I pulled the trigger on SB and took my loss (sold my CH5F which I bought for BD for a measly € 140, I had paid 210 2 months earlier ).
Edited by Bloitz - 1/11/12 at 12:32pm
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post #12 of 68
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Originally Posted by Snowmen View Post

So, can we stop hearing the: Wait until there's a patch! It's Windows' fault, not AMD's!
Bulldozer is a disappointment to anyone (including Intel owner's since it won't cause prices to lower) and some people need to admit it.

Linux performance is much better than Windows 8 / Windows 7 hotfix performance still
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So this is the fix? That's... rather underwhelming.
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Linux performance is much better than Windows 8 / Windows 7 hotfix performance still

That's for every CPU though. Hell my N450 is much better in Linux than in Windows except for power consumption.

I hate to sound like an old person here but BD is a server idea that should not have been made into a consumer chip. Not unless they can magically convince everyone to write software in the way to create the software environment the chip was intended for. That combined with the power usage hurt BD.
     
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Makes me smile how a company goes this far for that 1-2%. Shows some desperation huh? tongue.gif
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Now we can fully understand how AMD is 2 years away from Intel.

Those are good processors, indeed, but there are much better out there for the same price.
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Now we can fully understand how AMD is 2 years away from Intel.
Those are good processors, indeed, but there are much better out there for the same price.

For having to not infringe on someone else's methods/designs yet still use another's instruction set architecture(x86) I guess it's pretty good. Still it's never going to be what it once was or could be if there were multiple instruction set architectures.
     
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doh.gif hope they're working round-the-clock on a revision;Because that particular cpu release is/was an abomination.P.S. i sold my Sabertooth for $120 frown.gif.The Zosma is a 32nm Thuban,probably the best tech AMD has released, IMO
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This is not something that a couple patches can fix. It will be steady and slow updates to the Windows Kernel. If you think Microsoft will do major upgrades to the Windows Kernel, you are crazy! It will be slow and steady patching because one bad patch can ruin your computer.
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This is not something that a couple patches can fix. It will be steady and slow updates to the Windows Kernel. If you think Microsoft will do major upgrades to the Windows Kernel, you are crazy! It will be slow and steady patching because one bad patch can ruin your computer.

You are delusional. Seriously, seek help.
    
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