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demonkev, i dont see what youre pointing out with that post quoting your post.
I think he's saying that his fx 8120 needs 3.9ghz to match his 1090t at stock for single threaded performance, and that there would be no point really for op to upgrade his 1090t to a bulldozer.
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well im thnking it had something to do with dual gpu's cause he quoted someone else but, i didnt understand. thanks for helping i guess. lol.
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I think he's saying that his fx 8120 needs 3.9ghz to match his 1090t at stock for single threaded performance, and that there would be no point really for op to upgrade his 1090t to a bulldozer.

thumb.gif yes but also
I think you should read the bottom of my quote.
    
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from what ive read, cinebench doesnt really prove squat.
5xxx series cards were giving unrealistically high scores. on top of that, have you ever looked at the scores table ? scores are ALL over the place.
http://www.cbscores.com/index.php?sort=gfx
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Local store? That means you're in Bradford, then? wink.gif (me too!)

Hey Rubers, well I live in Rotherham, but I am from South Africa. I hate ordering things online and CCL is a 30mins drive away and always have stock hence they have become my "local" store thumb.gif
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I appreciate everyone's comments, I am not keen to swap over to Intel, (Someone has to help keep AMD processors in business hey?)

Im interested to know what guys think of my 3d mark 11 score http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/4076902

but also what other scores I have found online with a bulldozer chip granted my 7970 is oc'd and this one is not but the physics score is much higher. http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/3623947

By the way please don't think I am being ignorant by saying no to swapping to Intel, I know they are better but I have just become comfortable with AMD they are still good processors and I am sure that over the next 10 years the superiority will probably change hands a few times. The more I read on here that people are swapping over to intel the more I worry about a monopoly.
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That's a pretty good score, and you're on par with an 8120 that is clocked almost 300 higher than yours. But while you're at, or near your max OC, the BD is just warming up. Do you have vantage 2006? I have the same video card. Id be willing to provide my own result with my 8120 for comparisons sake.

I dont blame you for not wanting to go intel, and frankly, you're not missing much (if anything) at all at this price point. Plus Id hate to see you support such a shady company.

Id say get a custom water cooling kit w/ gpu block and play with that and the NB and HT on the 1090t. That should hold you over for the next 2.5 months while PD drops. The best part is that the cpu block it guaranteed to be compatible with future amd releases, which is something that cannot be said about the blue team.
Edited by 2advanced - 8/9/12 at 1:51am
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That's a pretty good score, and you're on par with an 8120 that is clocked almost 300 higher than yours. But while you're at, or near your max OC, the BD is just warming up. Do you have vantage 2006? I have the same video card. Id be willing to provide my own result with my 8120 for comparisons sake.
I dont blame you for not wanting to go intel, and frankly, you're not missing much (if anything) at all at this price point. Plus Id hate to see you support such a shady company.
Id say get a custom water cooling kit w/ gpu block and play with that and the NB and HT on the 1090t. That should hold you over for the next 2.5 months while PD drops. The best part is that the cpu block it guaranteed to be compatible with future amd releases, which is something that cannot be said about the blue team.

Cool, I got a H60 water cooler, or is that no good? I just googled vantage 2006 to see if I could download but I can't see anything just get Aston Martin reviews!!! drool.gif

If you could let me know where to get it, I'll certainly bench and post on here. Thanks for your advice!!

Edit: By the way I am at max OC my bus speed is 226 and multiplier 17.5 with vcore at 1.4v if I take the bus to 227 everything becomes unstable!
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Just stick with the 1090t. Your upgrade to a blowdozer would be a waste of money for very little increase in performance (IF ANY!). I would suggest saving up some money to switch to Intel. I am not trolling. I sincerely don't want you to waste your hard earned cash. I am an AMD fanboy at heart, but I have Intel in my main rig. I have 8 computers and only one of them is Intel. Bulldozer was more than disappointing for me, I already had a 990fx motherboard and I order an 8150 the day it came out, but luckily I was within my return period and switched it out for a 2500k + my sig motherboard for less than my bulldozer build would have been. Its not fanboyism if its the truth. I have an 1100t, a 945, a 965, and handful of AMD dual cores, but Intel is the king and should not be neglected. I probably will eventually own an 8core bulldozer for a Keep sake, or for my hobby, or for nostalgia, but never for performance.
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That's a pretty good score, and you're on par with an 8120 that is clocked almost 300 higher than yours. But while you're at, or near your max OC, the BD is just warming up. Do you have vantage 2006? I have the same video card. Id be willing to provide my own result with my 8120 for comparisons sake.
I dont blame you for not wanting to go intel, and frankly, you're not missing much (if anything) at all at this price point. Plus Id hate to see you support such a shady company.
Id say get a custom water cooling kit w/ gpu block and play with that and the NB and HT on the 1090t. That should hold you over for the next 2.5 months while PD drops. The best part is that the cpu block it guaranteed to be compatible with future amd releases, which is something that cannot be said about the blue team.

right i found vantage my score is:

http://www.3dmark.com/3dmv/4231468
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