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i dont see the patches in my list of updates should i get em or no?

I would. They dont make a big difference in everything but they do make a difference in some things. Anything that helps your rig run more efficiently and closer to its potential, ya gotta do it.
post #52 of 627
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I would. They dont make a big difference in everything but they do make a difference in some things. Anything that helps your rig run more efficiently and closer to its potential, ya gotta do it.

When you downloaded the patch did you notice much of a performance increase?
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When you downloaded the patch did you notice much of a performance increase?

I didnt download it cause Im still on Phenom. Im going off the reviews from places like Toms Hardware and AnandTech who installed the patch then ran some before and after benchies.

AnandTech

Toms Hardware

Bottom line is minimal gains but gains nonetheless. Cant beat a 3% increase in performance for free. wink.gif
Edited by MacLeod - 4/20/12 at 10:29pm
post #55 of 627
yeah im still trying to work out if i should buy an i5 system or just upgrade from a phenom ii 840 to a bulldozer 8120. The phenom i have now is good but apparently the 840 is really an athlon re-branded as a phenom. Do you gyz know how much better a 8120 would be compared to the 840? When i heard the patch come out it made me want to buy a bulldozer but some people say the patch doesn't really work that well...
post #56 of 627
The patch only bring this - when you do a refresh with WEI it turns it from a 4 core (fx-4100) to a 2 core that is in my situation.
With the fx 6100 is 3 core.
And i think with a fx 8xxx is a 4 core.
Ok and maybe 1%-3% of performance.
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dont know what it did yet but i installed em... tongue.gif
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yeah im still trying to work out if i should buy an i5 system or just upgrade from a phenom ii 840 to a bulldozer 8120. The phenom i have now is good but apparently the 840 is really an athlon re-branded as a phenom. Do you gyz know how much better a 8120 would be compared to the 840? When i heard the patch come out it made me want to buy a bulldozer but some people say the patch doesn't really work that well...

Compare your own benchmarks with the ones found here: http://www.overclock.net/t/1210060/fx8120-vs-2500k-benchmark-results

They are two comparable CPU's, with the 8120 having an edge in multi-threaded stuff, and the i5 in gaming. The 8120 however, is $30 less on any given day.
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What do you all think the prices will be for the top 2 Pildriver CPUs?
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What do you all think the prices will be for the top 2 Pildriver CPUs?

2-300 dollar range at release.
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