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hello, just starting this thread as a part of my curiosity... Well as the caption suggest is it so or not.. What's according to you in your opinion... Also can tell your personnel experience and... Ya also tell the performance increase from previous cpu upgrade to the bulldozer..... Thank..
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This won't end well. I suggest you just ask it to be closed. It will just be flaming and trolling everywhere.

Read up around the web for yourself and make your own judgement call. smile.gif
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hello, just starting this thread as a part of my curiosity... Well as the caption suggest is it so or not.. What's according to you in your opinion... Also can tell your personnel experience and... Ya also tell the performance increase from previous cpu upgrade to the bulldozer..... Thank..

i have a 8120, coming from a intel q8300 @ 3.1ghz was a very noticeable increase in performance.. the system is more responsive/faster overall (opening, running apps)

i have a ton of apps open all the time (my normal RAM usage its around 5gb) and my wife a video editing program (i think its premier pro, dont ask >.<) and it never feels "slugish" or something similar

1 thing: the 2 MS patches didnt bring any noticeable performance gain for me at least, dont know my wife.. but the cpu works cooler now i think the turbo mode + vcore thing (cool and quiet?) works like it should now


running games with a unlocked 6970 @ 1080P its always a very smooth experience: with some tweaks on video settings on some games (like bf3 of course)

oh btw, i have a friend with a i5 2500 (non k version) and i dont feel any difference using hes comp or mine
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I came from a Phenom II X4 955 BE to a FX-8150.

With a mild overclock, most apps and games weren't much of an improvement, but multi-tasking is where it shines. When highly overclocked you really start to notice a difference though.

As previously stated though, it's hard to recommend it over an Intel i5-2500k build for general use, and the i7-2600k and SB-E CPU's beat it on most high-end applications used today.
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there are plenty of threads already like this, and its been discussed to death.

I highly doubt you will see any difference between a BD chip and your sig rig.
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Please, leave the horse alone. It's turning over in its grave.
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