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Oh I am sorry, I didnt realize you know more of what amd is doing that amd themselves. Is that what you are saying?
It sound like you are more interested in the stuff than anyone here...

where were you when thuban was released?AMD users were told it was ok to upgrade to the new AM3 MB's and grab a thuban to hold them over until BD was released because BD would work in AM3
    
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where were you when thuban was released?AMD users were told it was ok to upgrade to the new AM3 MB's and grab a thuban to hold them over until BD was released because BD would work in AM3

A delusional fanboy dreamland no doubt wink.gif
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where were you when thuban was released?AMD users were told it was ok to upgrade to the new AM3 MB's and grab a thuban to hold them over until BD was released because BD would work in AM3

Actually it is dependent on the motherboard maker....Most want to sell AM3+ over AM3 any way

AM3+ has SLI!!! and UEFI? <-- not sure

498

The requirement seems to be the BIOS chip needs to be at least 1MB
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Actually it is dependent on the motherboard maker....Most want to sell AM3+ over AM3 any way
AM3+ has SLI!!! and UEFI? <-- not sure
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The requirement seems to be the BIOS chip needs to be at least 1MB

i'm talking before before AM3+ was released and AMD screwed people to sell the AM3 MB's when thubans were released saying they would work with BD but they didnt
    
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I see there is still a little bit of grease and fur left from this horse.
Bulldozer doesn't really fit into the old classifications. It is a four module, eight thread CPU.
One module does not equal one core, but one module does not equal two cores as well.



I'm talking about this threads topic header and the testing results. Did you read it? Read it again. or you just adding to your post count?

Old classifications ???WHAT?? give me break. LOL.
What does the test results show, enough said. Old classifications....
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This is exactly correct. This is what a lot of people dont understand or just cant comprehend. They also dont understand that Bulldozer is the first of its kind and has no optimizations whatsoever. this architecture has barely seen the day of light and yet everyone expects it to jump through hoops right out the gate. Perfection takes practice and practice takes time. These guys with your already optimized cpus comparing a new born architecture and just saying it completely sucks only makes them not look smart. Its like comparing IQ of a college student to an infant and saying the infant is stupid. No one can really say how Bulldozer architecture is until it has been optimized and the scheduler has been optimized which we'll see in windows 8. Wait until then to make your lame comments about how your daddy is better than someone elses daddy. Its like a day care in here trying to teach little kids how things work and get all whinny and throw a fit when they dont get there way. Pentium and phenom were the same when they were first released. The arch wasnt optimized but once they were they turned out to be great cpus. Dont be so quick to judge a book by its cover especially when its in rough draft form. Wait until all the mistakes are fixed and all the optimizations and revisions are made and the final copy is complete before you say it sucks. What will you say if/when the revised bulldozers start coming and they blow away SB or IB? What then? Then you either hide cause your too afraid to take the consequences or you just trun around and say that "I never said bulldozer sucks." Give it a break already. You guys act like you want AMD to fail when in fact if AMD succeeds, you get to benefit from it with better prices and/or better products. So instead of always stating how much you think AMD is worse than Intel, start cheering for them and if they come through, it turns around and you get to reap the benefits. Also, no one really cares about "your" opinions.

Conroe did very very well out of the gate.
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I'm talking about this threads topic header and the testing results. Did you read it? Read it again. or you just adding to your post count?
Old classifications ???WHAT?? give me break. LOL.
What does the test results show, enough said. Old classifications....

Gulftown is a 12 virtual core processor by duplication of the pipeline feeding the FP/Integer units.

Bulldozer is a 8 virtual core process by duplication of the pipeline and Integer units. It is much closer to a two physical cores than Gulftown is.

Bulldozer is an 8 integer core processor...
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Bulldozer is so last year biggrin.gif. Sorry but someone had to say it. This chip will not perform any better than what we have seen.
 
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That didn't make senses. How did the second chart on the non-patch FX 8150 gets 100+ on Dhrystone while the previous chart is way lower?


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That didn't make senses. How did the second chart on the non-patch FX 8150 gets 100+ on Dhrystone while the previous chart is way lower?

You may have missed the testing descriptions I quoted in the first post. Test two has turbo enabled.
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