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Bigger fail?

Discussion in 'TPU Frontpage Polls' started by W1zzard, Sep 16, 2011.

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Bigger fail?

Poll closed Dec 11, 2011.
  1. Sandy Bridge-E

    3,179 vote(s)
    15.1%
  2. Bulldozer

    8,476 vote(s)
    40.3%
  3. Our politicians

    7,945 vote(s)
    37.8%
  4. Sarah Michelle Gellar's new series

    1,414 vote(s)
    6.7%
  1. TRWOV

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    Enginering sample. I'm not saying that the review is wrong but if they aren't using a B2 then the review isn't relevant.

    EDIT: Sorry, didn't noticed that CPU-Z reports the stepping as B2. I assumed he was using an ES as he listed 8150P in the graphs.
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  2. HammerON

    HammerON The Watchful Moderator Staff Member

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    Voted for "Our politicians" as they are screwing us big time!!!
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    alexsubri New Member

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    I'd tap Sarah Michelle Gellar twice on Sunday's...as for the poll I've voted for our politicians. Most of them are just sell outs for corporate interests, liars, out of touch, bought by GE, and white shoe'd men on Wall Street.

    However, the only man that can save this country is Ron Paul!
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    the other 3 choices blurred out on me when i saw the "our politician" option
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    This should have had a final choice of "Too close to call." It was a tough choice, but in the end, the politicians won out - again. It seems they always win.
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    I think this poll shows no matter where you're at... politics suck (since its a world wide user base here)
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Im surprised that sandybridge-e got more votes that SMG new series :(

    Sandy Bridge-E
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    Sarah Michelle Gellar's new series
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    lol very very funny!
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    wow bulldozer has almost passed polititians. Thats gonna be a pretty big fail if it does lol.
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    politicians who want 0% tax for the rich and 9% for everyone else... or Bulldozer

    Hard to choose
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    crmaris Reviewer

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    I live in Greece so you all know what I voted :D
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    btarunr Editor & Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Bulldozer?
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  14. lilhasselhoffer

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    OK then. Let's break down why I think that two of these things aren't failures.

    Bulldozer - Good try from AMD. They're entirely rewriting the rules of the CPU structure, and they've got a good overclocker. It doesn't perform up to the competition in some regards, but it isn't a true failure. Modifications of the architecture are powering some awesome APUs our there. They aren't the most powerful, but they make a $400 PC seem like a reasonable proposition.

    SB-E - The failure here isn't in the silicon. Having 2 cores lasered off of an 8 core processor blows, but SB was a beast. It overclocked well, it was fully unlocked (barring the 3820 shenanigans), and the performance comparison between 1136 and 2011 was about everything that you could reasonably ask for. My qualms arise in the PCH. It was 45 nm trash, that should never have been released. It works enough not to be a complete failure, but was definitely a disappointment.

    The other two are problematic. Most of TV is idiotic, but not having cable insulates me from Sarah Michelle Gellar. Politicians are 100% failure, and they've really managed to somehow prevent anyone from doing anything about it. They can pass laws, then exempt themselves from them. They can pass laws without ever reading the. They can change and append laws without ever being held accountable for them. That'd be like if your computer could turn off in the middle of a game (without your consent), turn on at 2am when nobody is present (and run super pi for no reason), and then the OS randomly deactivates attached hardware for a random amount of time. If that were my computer I'd throw it out, and has to be the definition of a failure.
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    Not that good IMO. Lacks any style. No mix of truth and BS. People think trolling is easy. Takes years to get enough skill to derail a thread with BS and get people infracted while you jump away like Daffy Duck. Its an art form. I should start a Union.
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    I live in the US so I really had no choice but to pick the dirty rotten greedy money bribed (lobby money) lying treasonous extortion racketeering FEDERAL RESERVE and CENTRAL BANKING backing nut jobs that have taken my country hostage, rat bastard POLITICIANS!
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    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    You say it like you're an old hand at this. I'm glad I know you better than that... ;):laugh:
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    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    But she arguably has a useful function on a calendar in a boy's bedroom. ;)
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    I'd go with our politicians here in the Philippines :-s
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    Why are people replying to an ancient dead thread because some random user who is likely a bot decided to write a comment on every single poll thread made? Half of these comments are redundant. Amazed the thread was never closed 2 years ago.
  21. qubit

    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    I was wondering that. Really weird way to post.
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    Well I don't think that lilhasselhoffer is a robot (bot) but, I guess I could be wrong. lilhasselhoffer was the account responsible for posting to a thread that the last post was on Dec 2, 2011 at 11:23 PM (this thread). lilhasselhoffer had a good follow up to the thread which sparked anew life into it.
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    @Mandy Kecks is the personal responsible for resurrecting a dozen or so ancient threads. I assume his/her post on this poll got deleted, hence why you cannot see it. Take a look at the front page poll thread forum and see all the polls he/she pointlessly crapped in.
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    Oh I see, thnx for the good feedback, your probably right.
  25. lilhasselhoffer

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    Read thread listing on main page. Click on title that looks promising. Read through replies, feel like there's something interesting to post. Post, and resurrect "dead" thread. At no point in time does any of this relate back to how old the thread was.

    That's my story, and I'm sticking to it.

    I'm not a bot. If I were I'd already have filled the Mailman's inbox with enlargement cream adds. It seems like the sort of thing a bot would do, and it seems like the sort of thing an idiot (or human, whichever I choose to be) would do. For the LOLz!
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