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Win 7 FX core parking hot fixes?

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http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2645594

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2646060

I have seen these referenced in other posts, but finally got around to looking them up.

Are you running these and did you notice any difference? Any measurable difference and how did you measure it?

As far as I know I am not experiencing any issues, but figured I might install them anyway.
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Intel 5820k ASRock x99 Extreme 4 GTX-960 GTX-750ti 
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You should see some mild gains in some apps, but nothing mind-blowing. I would apply them just because otherwise you wouldn't benefit the full performance of your CPU:
http://www.anandtech.com/show/5448/the-bulldozer-scheduling-patch-tested

I convinced a friend that has a Trinity APU to install them. He hadn't noticed any benefit or slowdown, but what he uses can't really stress any CPU. Give it a go
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Yes Im running them and yes I did see some gains. They werent huge but they were definitely there. Strongly recommended that you use these patches if youre running Win7 and a FX processor.
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