Originally Posted by mus1mus
This is not really quoting you mate..
just wanna ask about the copious amount of heat our chip produce.
Anybody here can confirm how does the FX 8 cores heat production compare to the 6 core intels?
I know FX produce a lot of heat but, isn't our overclocking limited by the fact that our heat ceiling is lower than those intels?
or thes FX really produce a lot more heat compared to intel using the same cooler?
My CPU heat ceiling is 72c, you can look that up in AOD and see how much thermal room you have left.
As for Intel CPU's, they need a lot less voltage at higher clock speeds than the AMD FX does, so i assume they produce a lot less heat than AMD on the same cooler because more power drawl = more heat.
And its not a fully 8 core CPU, its basically an 4 core CPU and each core can be divided in 2 that's called hyper treading. You can disable cores in the Bios and make it an 4 core again without hyper treading.
So as for your answer, the FX is an fully 4 core CPU and produces more heat than the fully 6 core Intel CPU and it also need a lot more vcore to get higher clock speeds, so there you have it