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I'm already seeing this ganged-unganged stuff in the integrated memory controller on Phenom II architecture. Great that it can be applied here
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There is an offical message on the Cebit site that states 8 core Bulldozer will perform 50% better than the top models of the Phenom II (Thuban). Source
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JF-AMD View Post
We will not market modules.

The 2 FMACs in the middle are shared, but can be dedicated to each core, giving each core 128-bit FMAC) or ganged together to make a 256-bit AVX path.

And we can do AVX and SSE on the same cycle, which you cannot do with SB.
Very nice, I am excited... I hope to be switching back to amd as soon as bulldozer is released...

8 Real cores here I come... lol
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Quote:
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There is an offical message on the Cebit site that states 8 core Bulldozer will perform 50% better than the top models of the Phenom II (Thuban). Source
I only wish that was clock for clock and not through put, since we don't know how fast the BD will be (Mhz), some of that performance could be frequency.
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Quote:
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I only wish that was clock for clock and not through put, since we don't know how fast the BD will be (Mhz), some of that performance could be frequency.
Well, Bulldozer is supposedly going to max out at 3.5Ghz and have a 4Ghz turbo mode, and the top Phenom II is a Phenom X6 at 3.2?Ghz. So, at 50% faster it equals a X6 at 5.625Ghz? I have no skill in math.
Edited by AMDPhenomX4 - 2/28/11 at 1:38pm
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I only wish that was clock for clock and not through put, since we don't know how fast the BD will be (Mhz), some of that performance could be frequency.
Exactly. I want to switch back to amd, but as long as intel produces products that are faster clock for clock and clock higher, I will go with them. I'm all about price/performance, which intel currently holds the crown for. The 2500k has much more bang for the buck than a similarly priced amd chip for gaming.
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ahh but SB > amd.

Your bulldozer wont even touch SB nor IB.

clock for clock intel will remain much much faster.

im half a fan boi..

other amd rig is a 955 X4 C2 @ 3.9GHZ 1.55V.

2X xoc 4890's with a 790Fx CHIII.


anyway's.. i can see bulldozer hitting 4.5GHZ+ easily same like with sb.




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Originally Posted by JF-AMD View Post
We will not market modules.

The 2 FMACs in the middle are shared, but can be dedicated to each core, giving each core 128-bit FMAC) or ganged together to make a 256-bit AVX path.

And we can do AVX and SSE on the same cycle, which you cannot do with SB.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Yoko Littner View Post
ahh but SB > amd.

Your bulldozer wont even touch SB nor IB.

clock for clock intel will remain much much faster.

im half a fan boi..

other amd rig is a 955 X4 C2 @ 3.9GHZ 1.55V.

2X xoc 4890's with a 790Fx CHIII.


anyway's.. i can see bulldozer hitting 4.5GHZ+ easily same like with sb.
Sarcasm???
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Yoko Littner View Post
Your bulldozer wont even touch SB nor IB.
clock for clock intel will remain much much faster.
Broad words my friend.
Why so much negative assumption for Bulldozer?

AMD has saved me tons of money on great performance, I would love to see them give Intel a run for its money with the high end stuff.
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lil of both.

Bulldozer look's promising and i beleive it will out perform nehalem.

if this is the case ill switch to zacate..

and build a bobcat system for casual web browsing..

and ill wait till haswell to upgrade from nehalem.


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