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"Would suck for games"

"A 12 core wouldn't be about gaming performance"

You guys fail to see where the industry is headed. More and more games are making use of multi-threading, most notably Battlefield 3 and Crysis 3. The FX architecture performs very well in these games. This trend will only continue to grow into the future and the FX architecture will be a powerhouse for gaming. IPC is important, but the way of the future is multi-threading. Its only a matter of time people.

Wargame: Airland Battle (released on May 30th, 2013)

Minimal system requirement: at least a 2.5 GHz dual core AMD/Intel CPU.


Note the dual core part. Oh, and the game also supports 10v10 battles, which means the CPU is going to take a huge hit.

EDIT: Picture of a spawn point getting camped:


Edited by A Bad Day - 6/8/13 at 6:37am
post #622 of 953
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Maybe but if the fx 9000 was a Sneak attack 10 core release intel would basically be screwed because they cancelled Broadwell and will just be giving us a new stepping in a year. This is amds first real chance to overtake intel

AMD's dies are significantly larger than Intel's mainstream dies. I believe that the Vishera 8-core die is about as large as SB-E's 8-core die, so AMD really can't afford to add on more cores. It's a nice hope, but let's be realistic.
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AMD's dies are significantly larger than Intel's mainstream dies. I believe that the Vishera 8-core die is about as large as SB-E's 8-core die, so AMD really can't afford to add on more cores. It's a nice hope, but let's be realistic.

I was simply dreaming. It would never happen
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Wargame: Airland Battle (released on May 30th, 2013)

Minimal system requirement: at least a 2.5 GHz dual core AMD/Intel CPU.


Note the dual core part. Oh, and the game also supports 10v10 battles, which means the CPU is going to take a huge hit.

EDIT: Picture of a spawn point getting camped:


That was exactly what happened with quad cores. "Y U NEED MOAR CORES?"

6 thread + is the future. And the future is now. (Well when new consoles drop) but crysis 3 and bf3 are excellent of examples of where the market is going.
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There wont be uneven pair of modules in the TOP of the line FX chip anytime soon understand that. They have to organize modules properly. Then only reason there are 3 modules on FX-6xxx is because one module is defective etc. So there is no logic to have 5 modules on FX chip. Only 6.
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AMD's dies are significantly larger than Intel's mainstream dies. I believe that the Vishera 8-core die is about as large as SB-E's 8-core die, so AMD really can't afford to add on more cores. It's a nice hope, but let's be realistic.

Vishera is around 315mm^2, SB is around 216mm^2, IB is around 160mm^2, SB-E is around 435mm^2.
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Vishera is around 315mm^2, SB is around 216mm^2, IB is around 160mm^2, SB-E is around 435mm^2.

My bad, but yeah, significantly larger than SB and IB. And SB/IB also includes iGPUs, while SB/IB/SB-E have fully integrated northbridges. Vishera has none of those on the die.
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I'm curious to know what the FX-8770's clock speeds are going to be.

Is it going to be possible for current AM3+ motherboards to realistically be able to handle a CPU with a 220W TDP?

The FX-9000 is rumored to be priced at around $1000, am I right? That makes me wonder how much the FX-8770 will be.
   
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Come on people, stop saying that AMD is safe because the future software will be multi threaded.

No AMD is not safe. Intel will adjust. They will add more cores to level the playing field and we'll be right back to the current situation because their cores will still be faster... doesn't matter how you spin it.
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I call BULL. If they could they would. Sandbagging is not at play here. The last thing Intel would want is for AMD to close the gap or pull ahead. Wasting time and not pulling out your best at given intervals is real poor business. It has been concurred by the masses that Intel has brought nothing outstanding to the table in years. Had they made some advancement more than a rehash in the last year you might have a point. Even then when you consider the mainstream market APU's (don't care to bring in the extreme and what ifs), AMD is leading that over Intel and Intels new releases in that market, al-be-it improved upon previous offerings, still pale in comparison to AMD's. So I seriously doubt there is sandbagging. If you wish to make Intels lack of progression all warm and fuzzy, fine but don't feed me crap and call it cuisine.

With everything Intel does, do you really think that they just lack the technology to play the more cores game? I think they have not gone that route because at the moment there is little benefit to it. AMD on the other hand has been pushing 6 and 8 core designs in a market where most software uses 4. Im certain that by the time the majority of software can utilize 8 threads, Intel CPUs will be ready.
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