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post #11 of 195
I really hope these numbers stand true.

Also If you guys can clear this up for me I have been following bd for a couple of years now waiting for it to release. One module equals one core right?
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AMD: 1 module=2 cores=2 threads
Intel: 1 module=1 core+1 virtual core (ht)=2 threads

   
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Originally Posted by amd4200 View Post
I really hope these numbers stand true.

Also If you guys can clear this up for me I have been following bd for a couple of years now waiting for it to release. One module equals one core right?
1 module = 2 cores
Just like core2quad and core2duo.
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I know it's a "rumor", but c'mon AMD, do you really need 8 cores to be faster than a Quad+HT i7 950?
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I know it's a "rumor", but c'mon AMD, do you really need 8 cores to be faster than a Quad+HT i7 950?
Yes.
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I know it's a "rumor", but c'mon AMD, do you really need 8 cores to be faster than a Quad+HT i7 950?
yes considering the i7 950 has 8 threads

but all rumors fud says its faster then the "new six core i7's no idea which new ones they talking about

another website says its 50% faster then a 980x
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AMD: 1 module=2 cores=2 threads
Intel: 1 module=1 core+1 virtual core (ht)=2 threads

You got it.

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yes considering the i7 950 has 8 threads

but all rumors fud says its faster then the "new six core i7's no idea which new ones they talking about

another website says its 50% faster then a 980x
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Well do the math, 980x is what? 33% faster than a 950 clock for clock?

If this is correct then it's the topdog atm.
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wait...

8 is twice as fast as 4.
so why is an 8 core only 50% faster than a 4 core with hyperthreading.

does that mean hyperthreading is only half as fast as a real physical core, equaling like about 6 cores? or is my math way off.
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Obviously pure speculation. I'll wait for a proper review, thanks.
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wait...

8 is twice as fast as 4.
so why is an 8 core only 50% faster than a 4 core with hyperthreading.

does that mean hyperthreading is only half as fast as a real physical core, equaling like about 6 cores? or is my math way off.
it never works that way because there are many variables to account for the performance comparisons.
Just because you doubnle the core count does not mean performance is doubled.
    
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