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post #11 of 24
You're the biggest fanboy of them all!



Never said it would have bad single thread performance (I just said my main concern was thread performance not core count), and if it overclocks I'll be disabling that feature anyway

But it should bold well for you guys in benchmark reviews of older games.

I have a question, not sure if you can answer it... Intels turbo fail is horrible for me, it works based off how many cores are used it seems. Windows will spread a single thread over several cores, so when doing something like superpi one thread will be run over 4 cores and instead of it boosting to level 4 it goes to level 2 instead. I know AMDs is going to be different, but are you guys basing it off how many cores are active and their current work load? And does it scale up for 1-7 core load with different speed? Or is it based off the overall cpu load and not individual core load?

I would think the latter would be much more effective, but I'm not a cpu engineer so I dunno if thats even possible.

Also what is AMD doing about this "spreading" in windows when it comes to inactive cores shutting themselves down? They do shut themselves down as a power and "CORE" boost feature right?
Edited by BallaTheFeared - 2/1/11 at 5:09am
    
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Since the OS vendors have hundreds, if not thousands, of engineers who know how to optimize for multiple cores, why would I try to force it my own way?

We are working with all of the major OS vendors to help ensure this is done efficiently.

And I am allowed to be a fanboy because my paycheck comes from the company. Maybe the others who are getting paid could "out" themselves so we could at least have a fair discussion?
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Since the OS vendors have hundreds, if not thousands, of engineers who know how to optimize for multiple cores, why would I try to force it my own way?

We are working with all of the major OS vendors to help ensure this is done efficiently.

And I am allowed to be a fanboy because my paycheck comes from the company. Maybe the others who are getting paid could "out" themselves so we could at least have a fair discussion?
I don't work for any tech company period. I'm just a computer hardware enthusiast who caught the bug with an IBM PS/2 Intel 486 SX-25 running Windows 3.1 on DOS 5. I even took a couple of courses at the local community college on command line syntax and Windows. I luv computers and I luv AMD but I'm not a fanboy or anything.
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post #14 of 24
Disregard, I'll just wait for the product to come out to see what is going on.

Your kind words and businesslike demeanor have really really opened my eyes.

Fanboy away!
Edited by BallaTheFeared - 2/1/11 at 7:18am
    
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Disregard, I'll just wait for the product to come out to see what is going on.

Your kind words and businesslike demeanor have really really opened by eyes.

Fanboy away!
fun is, you act like die-hard intel fan..
so it´s fair if you talk this way ?
    
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So, now can all of the other fanboys stop saying that bulldozer will have bad single threaded performance?
they are too busy phoning intel's returns dept..........
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they are too busy phoning intel's returns dept..........


guys let me help decide - whats worse, criticized AMD drivers, or self destruct SB chipsets
    
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fun is, you act like die-hard intel fan..
so it´s fair if you talk this way ?
The only thing I said was INTELs turbo boost is horrible because of the way windows handles threads, not sure why I got such a hostile response for that.

I'm a die hard $200 cpu fan, whatever is best in that category I'm a fan of.

It's really a simple concept, doesn't matter whose name is on the box.

I'm starting to understand why the Intel people were so hostile towards me when I had my 555/965/1090T a few weeks ago.
    
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Balla, when you buy a 555/965/1090T/i5-2500k all in the space of a few months, can you really call yourself a "$200" cpu fan, add them all up and you could've bought a 980x and had done with it - that's probably why the Intel crowd were giving you a hard time...that and at the time you came across as die hard amd.
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I'm a die hard $200 cpu fan, whatever is best in that category I'm a fan of.

It's really a simple concept, doesn't matter whose name is on the box.
really doesn´t matter that for you?
then i don´t understand your bashing towards AMD..


such many recent cpu changes, i don´t get it, sorry.. :/
    
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