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Originally Posted by kalvin37 View Post

If you fold or do a lot of CPU intensive job, thuban @1.55v would suck way more power than you could imagine. Not efficient at all.
Prime it and the power consumption for the chip only would be around 250w.

Still less than BD
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post #12 of 25
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Still less than BD

Not true at all.
FX8120 is much better architecture than Phenom... I own both and sold my PII1090t few months ago.
Overclocked FX8120 does everything perfectly without a simple glitch and it's runs smoother than I can ever imagine....works for me very well
It's possible that OP got badly overclockable chip, and still PII at 4.1 GHz do not perform even close as FX at 4.4-4.7GHz
and yes power consumption is almost the same for both chips.
If you overclocker how come on Earth you start to be worry about power consumption....yeah speed lower.
get a regular chip.... underclock as possible and enjoy your power safe PC smile.gif
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Not true at all.
FX8120 is much better architecture than Phenom... I own both and sold my PII1090t few months ago.
Overclocked FX8120 does everything perfectly without a simple glitch and it's runs smoother than I can ever imagine....works for me very well
It's possible that OP got badly overclockable chip, and still PII at 4.1 GHz do not perform even close as FX at 4.4-4.7GHz
and yes power consumption is almost the same for both chips.
If you overclocker how come on Earth you start to be worry about power consumption....yeah speed lower.
get a regular chip.... underclock as possible and enjoy your power safe PC smile.gif

Did you even read what i was responding to? "Not true at all" I was refferring to power consumption,, not performance. And 4.1 x6 is faster than 4.4-4.7 BD most of the time which is sad considering 2 less threads on a 2 year newer chip.

But please, start reading before you respond.
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post #14 of 25
A 4.1GHz phenom is much better than a 4.4GHz bulldozer, its not even really up for debate.

I've switched back to my deneb from my 8150, tired of trying to cool a leaky as hell cpu that for some reason is using a server architecture.
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Keep the thuban, sell the BD.
Edited by Thebreezybb - 4/12/12 at 3:41am
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post #16 of 25
Get rid of the BD chip ASAP and roll back with your Thuban, invest in some sort of aftermarket cooling. Something like the Enermax ETS T-40 TB Silence would be awesome if you are on a tight budget.
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Originally Posted by Velathawen View Post

Get rid of the BD chip ASAP and roll back with your Thuban, invest in some sort of aftermarket cooling. Something like the Enermax ETS T-40 TB Silence would be awesome if you are on a tight budget.

I have an h100?
that would beat the crap out of that cooler.


So It seems alot of people are siding with the thuban.
I mean if I can run bulldozer over 1.44 volts and not hit 80c socket temp and 65 core temp it wouldnt be a problem but this chip is very HOT.
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1.5v should be your 24/7 limit. i have 4.7 on an 8120 @1.4375v you should be able to get higher OC's on lower voltages with that chip, and it will outperform the Thuban @4.1 inarguably if its @4.6
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post #19 of 25
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I have an h100?
that would beat the crap out of that cooler.
So It seems alot of people are siding with the thuban.
I mean if I can run bulldozer over 1.44 volts and not hit 80c socket temp and 65 core temp it wouldnt be a problem but this chip is very HOT.

Sorry, reading fail! Saw people recommending coolers and didn't think to double check.
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BD's are not bad , but thuban's are better.
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