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    Yes, it will.-
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    No, I don't think so...
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post #21 of 616
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89 View Post
Because core per core performance is the only way to compare the two.

A quad i7 with HT off still beats a Phenom II when at the same clock so why not compare Bulldozer's 8 cores to Ivy Bridge with HT off?

Or for arguments sake pit the Sandy Bridge 2600K to the 8 core AMD for a more accurate/ current matchup of newer tech.

I'd like to see how BD comes out against Sandy Bridge. Hooray for AMD for being able to beat the 2 year old i7-950, but how about the 2 month old 2600K?

I'm not saying Bulldozer will fall to Intel once again, but at least show some benchmarks against a new tech chip.

That's like saying my DDR3 RAM is faster than DDR2 ram and expecting people's minds to be blown.

New tech > old tech. So why compare Bulldozer to a hyperthreaded quad that was released in 2009 when everyone is holding on to the edge of their seats waiting for BD vs SB benchmarks.
LOL you are comparing a $300 cpu to a $150 cpu...is that fair?
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post #22 of 616
It is my opinion that Intel is planting the Ivy to get ready for the Bulldozer. But AMD just fired the CEO and there are some major Trimmers going on in wonderland. I wish they would just get back to making great Processors.
    
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post #23 of 616
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89 View Post
Because core per core performance is the only way to compare the two.

A quad i7 with HT off still beats a Phenom II when at the same clock so why not compare Bulldozer's 8 cores to Ivy Bridge with HT off?

Or for arguments sake pit the Sandy Bridge 2600K to the 8 core AMD for a more accurate/ current matchup of newer tech.

I'd like to see how BD comes out against Sandy Bridge. Hooray for AMD for being able to beat the 2 year old i7-950, but how about the 2 month old 2600K?

I'm not saying Bulldozer will fall to Intel once again, but at least show some benchmarks against a new tech chip.

That's like saying my DDR3 RAM is faster than DDR2 ram and expecting people's minds to be blown.

New tech > old tech. So why compare Bulldozer to a hyperthreaded quad that was released in 2009 when everyone is holding on to the edge of their seats waiting for BD vs SB benchmarks.
wouldnt it be better to compare SB HT off with a BD Quad?
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post #24 of 616
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was i the only one who read the part of the article that said it was a quad core BD ( http://www.rumorpedia.net/amd-bulldo...hmarks-leaked/
) . btw i believe the article is bs.
That would be impressive...

If that was the case I'd probably buy the 4 core chip
    
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post #25 of 616
I'm planning to upgrade this year...hopefully bulldozer comes through.
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Hooray for AMD for being able to beat the 2 year old i7-950, but how about the 2 month old 2600K?
Can AMD's best chip even beat the 950? Maybe in some instances, but as far as I knew, they couldn't beat the 2 year-old 950.

I'm not a fanboy, either. Right now I love Intel. If Bulldozer ends up being better, then I'm going to love AMD again. I don't care which side is faster. I'll gladly jump back and forth if one comes out trumping the other. I very much prefer they trade blows for the top-performance market. It makes it better for us as customers. I don't quite understand why some people here have this unbridled connection with one or the other.

Here's to hoping Bulldozer comes out and puts Sandy down. Competition is awesome.
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post #27 of 616
Based on all the CONFIRMED information out on Bulldozer...and all the awesome benchmarking data we have I would have to say..."I have no idea"
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post #28 of 616
With all that we've figured out so far (i.e. 3.5Ghz stock + 500 turbo on all cores = 4Ghz stock!), I'm convinced it won't.
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Can AMD's best chip even beat the 950? Maybe in some instances, but as far as I knew, they couldn't beat the 2 year-old 950.

I'm not a fanboy, either. Right now I love Intel. If Bulldozer ends up being better, then I'm going to love AMD again. I don't care which side is faster. I'll gladly jump back and forth if one comes out trumping the other. I very much prefer they trade blows for the top-performance market. It makes it better for us as customers. I don't quite understand why some people here have this unbridled connection with one or the other.

Here's to hoping Bulldozer comes out and puts Sandy down. Competition is awesome.
Here's another Intel owner hoping for Bulldozer to really bulldoze even the newest Sandy Bridge. It's a new architecture so it will be very interesting to see how it stacks up against traditional cores.

Hooray for competition. Down with fanboyism.

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post #30 of 616
Bulldozer will probably be a bit more powerful than Sandy Bridge, but Intel plans to counter with Ivy Bridge.

The way that AMD has threads set up for Bulldozer makes it a bit more powerful per physical core since the logical cores aren't just 1 split physical core anymore.
    
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