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Finally a solution that gives AMD users PCI-E 3.0. I have a feeling AMD will be integrating it into a new chipset sometime soon...


There is talk of the long awaited 1090/1050 chipset with the release of the Vishera refresh/revised stepping later this year.
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There is talk of the long awaited 1090/1050 chipset with the release of the Vishera refresh/revised stepping later this year.

It will be an absolute fail if they do not integrate PCI-Express 3.0 into their chipsets soon. It doesn't matter if the performance isn't needed yet, it's just a matter of having it and keeping up with Intels offerings.
Edited by M3T4LM4N222 - 1/10/13 at 1:58am
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There is talk of the long awaited 1090/1050 chipset with the release of the Vishera refresh/revised stepping later this year.

It will be an absolute fail if they do not integrate PCI-Express 3.0 into their chipsets soon. It doesn't matter if the performance isn't needed yet, it's just a matter of having it and keeping up with Intels offerings.

I could not agree more. whether the bandwidth is needed for another year or not. Perception is reality.
....and besides it makes no sense that their Graphics cards are PCIE 3.0 and not the MB's. It just screams "put me in a Intel chipset" LOL
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I could not agree more. weather the bandwidth is needed for another year or not. Perception is reality.
....and besides it makes no sense that their Graphics cards are PCIE 3.0 and not the MB's. It just screams "put me in a Intel chipset" LOL

YES. I have a friend who decided against the FX-8350 for the simple fact that PCI-E 3.0 was not offered and I think i'd personally do the same thing if Haswell wasn't around the corner.
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I could not agree more. weather the bandwidth is needed for another year or not. Perception is reality.
....and besides it makes no sense that their Graphics cards are PCIE 3.0 and not the MB's. It just screams "put me in a Intel chipset" LOL

YES. I have a friend who decided against the FX-8350 for the simple fact that PCI-E 3.0 was not offered and I think i'd personally do the same thing if Haswell wasn't around the corner.

You do, thats why you (and I) are running a A10-5800K/A85 setup biggrin.gifthumb.gif

I think the whole thing is setting up for AMD PCIe 3.0 for the Vishera refresh...IMO.
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Good God I hate Asus's colors on their Sabertooth crap.

eh its alright....for people with BROWN systems rolleyes.gif
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I'm not sure I want AMD to focus on a new chipset for the dead end AM3+ socket. I would much rather have them focus on HSA and getting Steamroller and Excavator out the door as soon as possible.

And then replace their enthusiast CPU socket with a socket that has an integrated northbridge when Excavator comes around, and by then have PCI-E 3.0 in Excavator. It would be nice if PCI-E 3.0 made it into FM2's Kaveri as well, but not necessary IMO.
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I'm not sure I want AMD to focus on a new chipset for the dead end AM3+ socket. I would much rather have them focus on HSA and getting Steamroller and Excavator out the door as soon as possible.

And then replace their enthusiast CPU socket with a socket that has an integrated northbridge when Excavator comes around, and by then have PCI-E 3.0 in Excavator. It would be nice if PCI-E 3.0 made it into FM2's Kaveri as well, but not necessary IMO.

As far as I know Steamroller will be put into AM3+ sockets. (And Steamroller based Kevari in FM2) so it's not a waste to update an AM3+ chipset to have PCI-E 3.0. I do agree that AMD needs to integrate the northbridge onto their high end chips. FM2 based APU's have the northbridge integrated..
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What I stated has been known for generations. Amd is good with a 1 card setup but go xfire and sli and youll get 50% utilization with your cards in games.

I stuck my 7970s in an 8350 setup, I saw 90-100% utilisation, Amd works just fine with multiple cards,
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Haha. there you go again man.

What I stated has been known for generations. Amd is good with a 1 card setup but go xfire and sli and youll get 50% utilization with your cards in games.


You continuing to say that does not make it true:

Heaven 3.0 @ 1920 x 1080


BF3 @1920 x 1080

Metro 2033 @ 1920 x 1080

Dirt 3 @ 1920 x 1080


I have tons of them, all graphed and showing that the FX does not even remotely come close to creating a bottleneck with 4 x 7970
so keep up if you must smile.gif

For generations?
In technology terms , thats like comparing a model T against a DB9
I also have tons of graphs of my Phenom II x6 1100T NOT bottlenecking my quadfire 4 x 6970 Sapphire Flex.
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