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AMD FX 8150 with Microsoft KB2592546 Put Through 'Before and After' Patch Tests

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Dec 19, 2011.

  1. DrPepper

    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    Can't really draw a conclusion based on a patch that was leaked then pulled. I'll wait till they release the finished product before making judgements, however I doubt there is a magic software fix for this.
     
  2. trickson

    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    I think it would be far better for AMD to put out products that work with out all the hot fix fuss . Just kind of makes one mad at them for putting out crap . We waited for years for BD and got this crap ? Come on !
     
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    The ones who are thread bashing sound like broken records, we all know the FX series aren't the best; they certainly aren't crap though. Stop beating a dead horse and help people who actually need their machines fixed. Or are y'all not intelligent enough to act like men and not a bunch of boys?
     
  4. trickson

    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    Wouldn't it have been better for AMD to put out a chip that worked in the first place ? :wtf:
    But I guess you are right . I do think that AMD will get it all sorted out soon and every one with a BD will be happy . SOON ! Just have to wait till they get it together is all . Pulling a bad patch that lowered performance was a good thing IMHO .
     
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    In the past both companies have had MS release patches/drivers to make the OS function properly with the newer CPU/mobo architecture being released. I also realize the design of the CPU is more of a direct conversion from the Opteron than a tweaked Opteron. So we shall see what Piledriver and the next FX is about.
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    Yeah it does happen . I just hope AMD gets this all worked out soon .
     
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    Rest assured they will, I mean supposedly the 2900XT was a debacle and they recovered from that in a big way
     
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    youve come on here to shit on AMD and thats all, and not to learn anything or advise anyone and he should grow up, funny guy:laugh:

    it does seem to be the same people continuously on here, in every AMD thread ,essentially just repeatedly sayin "AMD's shit haha" , they should just copy and paste that then repost it as and when

    and this is the only relevant comment

     
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    +1 We all know mr Doe is a troll,every thread he post's in turns into something like this. Thats why he hides behind his proxy.
     
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    I think the patch is supposed to have this kind of effect:

    http://techreport.com/articles.x/21865/2

    when you're running between 2 and 6 threads on an 8-module bulldozer CPU, it seems to be best to spread them out as much as you can (mask 55 in the graphs) as opposing to having 2 threads on 1 module and 1 module sitting idle.

    Take it with a grain of salt though, they may be cherry-picked benchmarks
     
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  12. qubit

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    Indeed it was why. MS explained that the patch is supposed to be in two parts and that running the incomplete patch can actually decrease performance, so to me, those benchies don't mean much as they stand. Of course, it's gonna be very interesting to see how well the full patch works and how differently it works from what SweClockers posted.
     
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    I would hope it brings the BD cpu up to scratch with a theoretical Phenom II x 8 ( well except at floating point, but gpus/apus will do all the floating point math eventually)

    I don't expect actual proper improvements until piledriver.
     
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    Well I'm extremely happy with MY BD chip and super excited at the thought of a Windows Patch exclusively designed to boost BD chips even further.

    I had a feeling that the first patch would get botched. Things of that nature always get pulled or have some sort of fault upon first release that requires patching.



    I await patiently.
     
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    Yeah, it might deliver 10% or so (speculation) but still better than nothing and as these chips overclock well, 10% of that boosted performance can be noticeable.

    I await impatiently! :toast: I really wanna see what this can do and it's quite a cliffhanger.
     
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    Why is the view distance so low ?. just asking as i play domination on arma 2 map around 4.5k and OA map 4.9k with 4AA.

    There is all so the point that VBS1 (even in it's heavily modified state) is one of the worsted games to do benchmarks with
     
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    Yeah lol but we don't want any more rushed releases from MS that could further decrease performance either :p

    They just had to tease us with an improper release. :banghead:
     
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    Yeah I'm pretty happy with it as well, at the speed I have it it's the equivalent of my 1055t @ 3.9 ghz at most tasks, but tasks that take advantage of the new instructions/architecture the BD chip is faster.

    ( decided to step down to 4.3ghz as it can be done on stock volts even with this rubbish bios I'm using)


    If I had better cooling I could easily clock this chip to 5ghz and beyond so will be equivalent to a 4.5ghz 6 core phenom at most tasks :)

    It's not bad when you bare in mind that it's supposed to have higher clocks.
     
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    That is my major issue with BD. It's only as good as Thuban, and is usually slower clock-for-clock. I was hoping at least for the per-thread performance of Phenom II, but that didn't happen.
     
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    Kinda sad really

    Amd aint a baf co. bd aint...needs work . These public ...punking of amd aint helping though. Love the gpus but spirite was wrpng. Image do count for something. Even if bd is fixed tommorrow...the jokes will continue. Amd..so advanced that by the time u figure out how to use it properly....its,obsolete. Now microsoft inadvertly punks them.... Though year
     
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    If this patch works as rumoured ( + 10% ) then it will be like Phenom x 8.

    Cept it over clocks 1ghz more ;)

    It really isn't all that bad, it's £30 more for an fx8120 over a 1100t here.

    It's definitely worth the £30 difference for me anyway, and that's before any patches.

    I mean some programs do really suck on it, but in general it's pretty nice.

    + I like to run lots of programs at once because hitting the close button/cancel button is to much effort.
     
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    AMD has a lot of work ahead of themselves. Definitely something is wrong with Bulldozer and how the OS schedules due to the nature of AMD’s CPU modular concept.
    IMO, I can see this 2-part patch giving today’s Bulldozer a 10% on average performance boost.
    Piledriver getting another 20% to 30% performance boost over Bulldozer.
    Excavator getting another 10% to 15% performance boost over Piledriver.
     
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    I think you're deluding yourself by expecting 10% on average. I saw some Linux Benchmarks and W8 Benchmarks with a "fixed" scheduler, and it was MAYBE a 5% gain in some situations, and in other upowards of a 5% loss in performance. This patch may offer a slight performance gain, but I don't expect it to really change much.
     
  24. trickson

    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    Can you say this in English please ? AMD screwed up plane and simple . Sucks to ! We waited 4 years for this ? A launch filled with fluff and when it got into the hands of the consumers it was a total mess . We find out all kinds of things like they did not even know the transistor count ? and that it is out performed by it's older line the Phenom ! REALLY ??? Really you need another hot fix for another CPU line AGAIN AMD ??? WTH ? They put more work and more R&D into there GPU line than there CPU line !
     
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    Wait if you have a fixed scheduler why don't you share it man? :laugh:
     

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