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We've strayed off topic here...
The above opinion is not accurate info. but it is perpetuated even by well meaning folks.
Bulldozer/FX is a perfectly fine CPU for 99% of users and yes it runs games just fine thank you. Is it the fastest CPU in games, not many but it isn't far behind in many games either.
No one knows what Vishera/Piledriver will do but I'm banking on a 15% performance increase over the current FX CPUs at the same frequency. Vishera/PD should start shipping in Q3.
Everyone should do their own research to find out how a specific CPU actually performs for the use they intend so that they can make an informed decision on what product best meets their needs/budget.

93.7 percent of stats are made up on the spot.

I was very disappointing in the BD launch, and you might of been around then (#OccupyAMD). I am not spreading ms-information, merely stating my opinion that has come from much, much research.

In BD current iteration, I do not believe it's worth recommending when considering the price points associated with the 4, 6, and 8 core BD CPUs.

10-15% more IPC/IPS/whatever performance metric with vishera/pd will not match the price/performance of SB/IB for the time being.

Now, if the workload is mostly integer(as opposed to FP), then yes BD wipes the floor with SB/SB-E, but I do not know if the OP will be doing much with programs that will utilize this aspect of the CPU. The XOP/FMA4 instruction sets are much better than what SB/IB/SB-E offers(when utilized correctly), but no one uses them enough to determine a purchase based on those sets for a general user.

I have done my research, but I agree, it's up to the OP to research and make a decision based on his needs.

Please don't accuse me of being incorrect without bringing facts to the table.

edit: yes it is Off topic, but the OP asked a question, and I answered IMHO.
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You're entitled to your opinion, but your opinion is not necessarily how others weight the same criteria. thumb.gif

That's why I pointed out your opinion wasn't necessarily accurate, but in fact a subjective opinion. No offense intended but different folks have different opinions based on the same information. You may not recommend the FX or the PD (which hasn't even been released yet and you're judging it...), but as you see other folks do recommend the FX. That's why everyone should do their own research to see what works best for them.

BTW, it's 93.4% of stats... biggrin.gif
Edited by AMD4ME - 4/12/12 at 2:14pm
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You're entitled to your opinion, but your opinion is not necessarily how others weight the same criteria. thumb.gif
That's why I pointed out your opinion wasn't necessarily accurate, but in fact a subjective opinion. No offense intended but different folks have different opinions based on the same information. You may not recommend the FX or the PD (which hasn't even been released yet and you're judging it...), but as you see other folks do recommend the FX. That's why everyone should do their own research to see what works best for them.
BTW, it's 93.4% of stats... biggrin.gif

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We have reached an agreement.

We did that twelve posts back. biggrin.gif
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lmao, ram to BD.

Next were going to argue that an HDD is faster than a SSD tongue.gif
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