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Yes it's as "bad as everyone says". That's why it holds the world record overclock thumb.gif
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Compared to the competition, Bulldozer isn't great. However, you are running a single GPU system and I assume you machine is for gaming. FX is just fine for that. Enjoy it.
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Yes it's as "bad as everyone says". That's why it holds the world record overclock thumb.gif

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Yes it's as "bad as everyone says". That's why it holds the world record overclock thumb.gif

2500K>8150 thumb.gif bulldozer was a fail and people have a hard time recognizing it. They promised so much and acted like it would be the end all of processors but instead they released this pile.
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btw..OP created this thread as flamebait
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Agreed. OP is just stating hes happy with the slower chip. thats all
I never started this thread for intel fanboys? And I didn't start it to ask whether I should get a Bulldozer or i5, I already had that decision made, I just wanted to know what Kind of
performance people are getting in the real world.
And almost ALL of what I've gotten so far is comparisons to Intel, and I don't have and am not getting a intel, and its not in the Title so i dont see how it is relevant.
Please people. Keep your Fanboyism to yourselves, AMD owners here don't want to here it.
From what I've seen so far is that the FX 8150 compares extremely well to the i5 2500K, there are a few tests where the i5 really beats the bulldozer, but there are also tests when the FX 8150 really demolishes the 2500K and sometimes even the 2600K.

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post #166 of 186
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Originally Posted by snipekill2445 View Post

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btw..OP created this thread as flamebait
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Agreed. OP is just stating hes happy with the slower chip. thats all
I never started this thread for intel fanboys? And I didn't start it to ask whether I should get a Bulldozer or i5, I already had that decision made, I just wanted to know what Kind of
performance people are getting in the real world.
And almost ALL of what I've gotten so far is comparisons to Intel, and I don't have and am not getting a intel, and its not in the Title so i dont see how it is relevant.
Please people. Keep your Fanboyism to yourselves, AMD owners here don't want to here it.
From what I've seen so far is that the FX 8150 compares extremely well to the i5 2500K, there are a few tests where the i5 really beats the bulldozer, but there are also tests when the FX 8150 really demolishes the 2500K and sometimes even the 2600K.

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Only Fanboys use terms like "demolish"
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2500K>8150 thumb.gif bulldozer was a fail and people have a hard time recognizing it. They promised so much and acted like it would be the end all of processors but instead they released this pile.

AMD Didn't really hype the FX, they did give some benchmarks which is does achieve, but it was everyone else who hyped it up, and when they got disappointed they packed a sad.

And it isn't really a fail, it perfoms extremely well in most games really, for what I've seen and read anyway. What was a fail was the Pentium 4, which was completely beaten by the P3. At lease Bulldozer beats the Phenom II in most cases.

Bulldozer is a complete new architecture. It will need some fine tuning and some refining, but once there it'll hopefully be great. Its still a great CPU as it is anyway.
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Yes it's as "bad as everyone says". That's why it holds the world record overclock thumb.gif

Because clock speeds mean everything!
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From what i've seen and people have been saying you have been trying to defend your purchase..

Anyway, look around for used 1090t/1100t's or a 960t. Bulldozer is decent, but Windows isn't designed for the whole 8 core thing. Windows 8 probably won't be either. Windows 7 (and other programs) treat it like an i7 (4 cores, 8 threads). It'd be great otherwise.

Bulldozer isn't fail, it's the benchmarks and programs that fail. Not being able to support more cores, the power consumption is a bit of a problem too.. tongue.gif

All in all, the OP would be happier/better off with a 960t/1100t processor. Even used on ebay could be worthwile! thumb.gif
 
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From what i've seen and people have been saying you have been trying to defend your purchase..
Anyway, look around for used 1090t/1100t's or a 960t. Bulldozer is decent, but Windows isn't designed for the whole 8 core thing. Windows 8 probably won't be either. Windows 7 (and other programs) treat it like an i7 (4 cores, 8 threads). It'd be great otherwise.
Bulldozer isn't fail, it's the benchmarks and programs that fail
. Not being able to support more cores, the power consumption is a bit of a problem too.. tongue.gif
All in all, the OP would be happier/better off with a 960t/1100t processor. Even used on ebay could be worthwile! thumb.gif

I feel like you are the first person in this thread, besides me, to mention that, lol.

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