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EVOLUTION will always cannibalize products. Nothing new in this review.



P.S. You can be sure that the OCN AMD people will turn a thread 100 % about INTEL into an AMD one. 'Oh noes, the horror, the victimz!! No jiggawatts on the southbridge!!! They cheated!!! We knowz betta!!We woz robbed'
 
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Low IPC. Starcraft is heavily dependent on one of its threads. Bottleneck that thread and you bottleneck the game. More cores won't help you.
Makes you wonder how bulldozer with its "improved single thread performance" will stack up in this game. If not, well hello, sandy bridge!
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EVOLUTION will always cannibalize products. Nothing new in this review.



P.S. You can be sure that the OCN AMD people will turn a thread 100 % about INTEL into an AMD one. 'Oh noes, the horror, the victimz!! No jiggawatts on the southbridge!!! They cheated!!! We knowz betta!!We woz robbed'
Lol of course blame it on the AMD users...
Lol intel fanboys gonna fanboy QQ as always as soon as AMD users post in what you intel people assume is a intel user only thread
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Makes you wonder how bulldozer with its "improved single thread performance" will stack up in this game. If not, well hello, sandy bridge!
AMD named it "FX" for a reason.
Edited by Heavy MG - 4/8/11 at 12:27am
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Still waiting on Dozer before i go blue.
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Oh look... it's THIS thread again...
     
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post #47 of 87
Bottom line ... Intel did a hell of a job when designing the SandyBridge ... e hell of a chip ...

I have a friend who changed from a 2600K to a 990x ... is words are
" Man ... i never regretted so much for spending money on a cpu as i am now ... "

eheheh ...
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990x if you are running heavily threaded apps, 2600k if you aren't, pretty straight forward. That being said the 990x isn't the same as a 980x. It has a better memory controller.
Where have you read that about the memory controller not being the same? First I have heard of it.

Would be a better review if they compared with it with some BCLK overclocking of the gulftowns.
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I haven't looked at any of these threads yet but wow. Well, at least socket 2011 is coming.
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Where are the 990x boys?
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