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Poll Results: What will you be doing when Bulldozer comes out?

 
  • 34% (74)
    Keep my Thuban, it rocks my socks.
  • 41% (89)
    Upgrade to Bulldozer
  • 23% (49)
    Switch to Intel
212 Total Votes  
post #101 of 113
sell thuban, bulldozer

not that hard
post #102 of 113
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Originally Posted by Dromihetes View Post
Go and feed Intel s greed you coward
You re going Intel now ,when AMD is gonna HIT Intel in the head ?!
I'm reconsidering going back to Intel.
My AMD build is buggy and freezes/BSOD's all the time.
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post #103 of 113
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I'm reconsidering going back to Intel.
My AMD build is buggy and freezes/BSOD's all the time.
Did you try reinstalling Windows or clearing CMOS?
post #104 of 113
you cant really ask this question until the benchmarks come out lol.
    
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post #105 of 113
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Originally Posted by r31ncarnat3d View Post
Did you try reinstalling Windows or clearing CMOS?
Can OEM versions of Windows be reinstalled?
I might try clearing the CMOS. Using the onboard graphics probably hurts system stability as well?

I think i have narrowed it down to RAM,i kept getting BSOD's (MEMORY_MANAGEMENT) until i switched the sticks around.
The cheapo ram I have was only $36 with a promo code. I guess you get what you pay for?
Edited by Heavy MG - 4/15/11 at 1:36am
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post #106 of 113
Such great video encoding, games have no issues, and multitasking is preety legit.

Why am I upgrading again? Oh that's right, I'm not.
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post #107 of 113
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Originally Posted by Heavy MG View Post
Can OEM versions of Windows be reinstalled?
I might try clearing the CMOS. Using the onboard graphics probably hurts system stability as well?

I think i have narrowed it down to RAM,i kept getting BSOD's (MEMORY_MANAGEMENT) until i switched the sticks around.
The cheapo ram I have was only $36 with a promo code. I guess you get what you pay for?
Yeah you should of tested the ram sticks first.

I got some cheap ram sticks and the first batch they sent me were faulty, i RMAed and the second batch is working fine and in my rig right now! Until I get the kingston 1600mhz I ordered....
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post #108 of 113
I'm probably gonna buy a really cheap motherboard/ram, and set up my Thuban rig caseless as a home server/bigAdv folding rig. But I don't know if I should upgrade this board, it seems to have a lot of problems with the power phase stuff.
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post #109 of 113
I'll wait for the benches to decide on whether to upgrade. I just built a killer SandyBridge rig so...it's whatever at this point.
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post #110 of 113
Thread Starter 
I'm still on the fence. I'm hoping Biostar releases an AM3+ bios for my board, but word is they won't.

If they won't then I'll probably buy an MSI 890FXA-GD65. Not mATX, but AM3+ Support, good VRM design, and Crossfire/SLI support.

That is unless of course the 890GXM's VRM design can hold up to an 8 core Bulldozer. Don't care about OCing too much as long as it supports it without problems and is good at stock speeds.

I'm sure it could, especially after seeing these screenshots from another forum:




From this post:
http://www.techenclave.com/overclock...65-167823.html



I'm quite surprised though because I thought the 890GXM-G65 had a bad VRM design.
Edited by Kvjavs - 4/15/11 at 3:52am
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