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its because the 8350 is made for severs
I don't think so... that would be Opterons.
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then what were they made for its just stupid for a 8 core cpu
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then what were they made for its just stupid for a 8 core cpu

Why some Intel CPUs have 8 Threads? AMD FX-8 series power consumption is stupid, not the idea/product.
post #114 of 216
But then take a look at the 130 Watt x79 Intel CPU's, only 10watt under the FX or 5 watt over and has 2 less cores than AMD's FX.

So does that then make intel's more power hungry when they actually added more real cores instead of HT.

Yes they perform better but if Intel actually added 8 cores the power use would be phenomenal...maybe 140-150 Watt octocores.
Edited by smash_mouth01 - 12/10/12 at 11:20pm
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But then take a look at the 130 Watt x79 Intel CPU's only 10watt under the FX and has 2 less cores.

SB-E hexa cores have the performance to back up the power consumption numbers though...
 
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yea amd bulldozer uses some much power
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SB-E hexa cores have the performance to back up the power consumption numbers though...

Yes Alatar, that I don't argue .....But that wasn't really the point. also add to the fact that the base 2011 is the 3820 @ $295 and the 8350 @ $219.

But your right, I would rather spend the extra for the Intel but then I get no OCing fun, if I want that it will cost me $579 for a k series 3930.


But I was just pointing out that now Intel would use more power at stock (but get more work done) than the FX series and when they are overclocked.

But on a power to performance scale, AMD can't hold a candle..in that department.
post #118 of 216
Ugh, while I'm happy that my board can take Steamroller, I'm pretty certain AM3's drawbacks lead to a virtual nill mITX market.
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i moved to intel but if steamroller is able to beat an i5 then i will cahnge back and is steamroller using ddr3 ram or ddr4 ram
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then what were they made for its just stupid for a 8 core cpu
That's what they said about quads.

It's just stupid to embrace the future, the present is right now!
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