Add FX CPUs to Cat 3

Poll Results: Should FX series CPUs be allowed in Cat 3

 
  • 100% (19)
    Yes
  • 0% (0)
    No
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post #1 of 27
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Hi Guys,

 

It seems nearly everyone is using Intel CPUs in the Cat 3 spot for TC, and with Thubans being EOL, or close to EOL, I'd like to add FX series CPUs into the mix.

 

Everything I have seen for PPD (This thread , and google search results) indicate the PPD should be on par with the newer quad core Intels.  The only one that may be better would be the 8350 in Linux, which I haven't seen numbers for, but in Windows it gets around 18-25k PPD.

 

I am thinking about adding them to Cat 3 for February, maybe we can fill some spots, and spark up a little AMD vs Intel competition back into Cat 3.

 

What are your guys' thoughts on this?

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Good addition IMO smile.gif
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Originally Posted by anubis1127 View Post

Hi Guys,

It seems nearly everyone is using Intel CPUs in the Cat 3 spot for TC, and with Thubans being EOL, or close to EOL, I'd like to add FX series CPUs into the mix.

Everything I have seen for PPD (This thread , and google search results) indicate the PPD should be on par with the newer quad core Intels.  The only one that may be better would be the 8350 in Linux, which I haven't seen numbers for, but in Windows it gets around 18-25k PPD.

I am thinking about adding them to Cat 3 for February, maybe we can fill some spots, and spark up a little AMD vs Intel competition back into Cat 3.

What are your guys' thoughts on this?

I would allow them in this category. The FX currently have no place in the TC and thusfor i would like to give them a place. Alot of OCNers use the FX series to fold.

My X6 used to dominate the Cat3 2 years ago, and id like to see some AMD back in there biggrin.gif
Edited by 1337LutZ - 1/12/13 at 5:43am
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Thread Starter 

Added a poll, because, well, everyone loves a poll.

post #5 of 27

Voted. Just throw em in there. It's the only Category they stand a chance in.

 
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post #6 of 27
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Yeah, I've pretty much already decided that, I but I just wanted to get everyone's input.
post #7 of 27
Sounds good to me!
post #8 of 27
Sounds good. Their numbers seem on par with other CAT3's, so why not.
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