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GPU part is strong, really strong. But look at CPU score (at same 3.2 GHz) Piledriver is still worst then Llano! There is no improvement over Bulldozer crap! Llano has Physics score +/- 4000 points at 2.9 GHz, Trinity has 3497 points at 3.2 GHz ...

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Wow, Trinity GPU performs like ~GTX 460 , etc.... That's amazing.

Piledriver cores are still slower, (significantly) clock for clock than Llano. Enhanced overclockability and hopefully a promising FM2 board will eradicate that though.
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Corrected source

I wouldn't take this test too serious yet.
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Piledriver slower than stars? I doubt the validity of this. We shall see though
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Those screenshots are messed up, either the llano chip is overclocked either there is a fault with the recognition, also hd7950 rolleyes.gif

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Piledriver slower than stars? I doubt the validity of this. We shall see though


There is no reason to believe piledriver will or should be faster clock for clock than stars.
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^Use for source. Thanks, OCN is blocking the URL via language.

OBR is basically anti AMD, no reason to fake stellar results(GPU wise) and has been on point with everything. Trinity is impressive, who cares about the CPU portion.
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Piledriver slower than stars? I doubt the validity of this. We shall see though

Agreed, for now I will have to call BS
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Very impressive GPU performance out of that APU. Too bad about the CPU.

Wasn't OBR accurate on the BD leaks?
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Those screenshots are messed up, either the llano chip is overclocked either there is a fault with the recognition, also hd7950 rolleyes.gif

Yeah... It also said A8-3850. This looks like a test of the existing chip. Thanks for the "Rumor"
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Everyone with a brain has kind of expected Stars > Piledriver , clock for clock.... 10% improvement from BD still puts Trinitys CPU cores behind Stars by quite a bit. There's really no point in NOT believing this, but to each his own.
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Very impressive GPU performance out of that APU. Too bad about the CPU.
Wasn't OBR accurate on the BD leaks?

Yes, 100%. His sources are very legitimate. He's been right on everything. No sense in tainting his blog with fake stuff.
Edited by Dmac73 - 1/23/12 at 2:45pm
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Guess everyone except Kasp1js missed that they're actually using an HD 7950 with the Trinity CPU :|

Wanna see the actual GPU performance of that thing, since imo that's the interesting part about APUs.
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