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Bulldozer will be slower than SB per core, we're talking about AMD here... Their idea of revolutionary is "how can we make these chips cheaper so we make more money selling our high end x6 for $200!??!?!".

Also do not concern yourself over core count as a gamer, 2011 is gonna cost too much and not warrant the cost like 1366 did, and bulldozer will be slower than sb.


Edit: Buy a i5, upgrade in two years when faster thread performance comes out, skip x6 and x8 chips this round for sure, nothing will be using the extra cores right now anyways. Buying a high end computer is like buying a $40,000 car, sure it's cool, but the next years model is cooler and yours isn't wroth as much as it was when you bough it.
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Bulldozer will be slower than SB per core
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Bulldozer will be slower than SB per core, we're talking about AMD here... Their idea of revolutionary is "how can we make these chips cheaper so we make more money selling our high end x6 for $200!??!?!".

Also do not concern yourself over core count as a gamer, 2011 is gonna cost too much and not warrant the cost like 1366 did, and bulldozer will be slower than sb.
Can I ask what you're basing "Bulldozer will be slower than SB per core" on?
 
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The last 5 years, and every chip arch besides Athlon X2?


Sure AMD could be faster than Intel, it has happened once before... But then Jesus could return, he has also happened once before.
    
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Can I ask what you're basing "Bulldozer will be slower than SB per core" on?
i think he's just using every chip that amd releases is generally slower when comparing it to what its intel counterpart is, i can agree having owned 3 PII systems. Tho i was expecting to buy bulldozer last week when i got out but am doing fine with my SB system.
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If I had a 970BE at 4.0Ghz or something along those lines, I don't see a huge need to upgrade yet.
That is enough CPU power to push a GTX 580 and should be enough to fully utilize SLi GTX 580's or CrossfireX 6970's.

As the year pans out, Intel will right the ship on thier P67 chipset and really put emphasis now into thier newer stuff releasing later this year.

I also believe that Bulldozer is going to be surprisingly fast.
People keep doubting AMD and one of these days they are going to get it right.
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The last 5 years, and every chip arch besides Athlon X2?


Sure AMD could be faster than Intel, it has happened once before... But then Jesus could return, he has also happened once before.

Seriously, stop making baseless claims and passing them off as facts.

Also, the Athlon T-bird's were much faster clock for clock over the P4's.
It wasn't until Intel pushed them over 3 Ghz where there started to be a noticeable performance difference over socket A.
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A 1090T @ 4.4GHz will bottleneck on a single gtx 470 in 2 core based games... I can't see why anyone would crossfire or sli on a AMD chip right now. Its good enough for a single card solution though, it's just not optimal even for that.
    
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A 1090T @ 4.4GHz will bottleneck on a single gtx 470 in 2 core based games...
Please provide PROOF before making these ridiculous, biased claims.
This site really needs a -rep button..
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