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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by AlphaStormX, Aug 27, 2011.

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  1. eidairaman1

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    to be honest with you i dont care if they fastest thing or not out, cuz its a new design anyway compared to what Phenom was.

    My Line of work we use AMDs cuz of the pricing n they run very well too.

    My Bros Machine I built recently is effin fast
     
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    And I bet ya it's an AMD rig!!!! ;)
     
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    he def needed a new build considering he was on a Asus P4S8x with a crappy NV card and 2 gigs ram with XP MCE 2005 SP3, Win 7 detected the old HD from the other machine is on its way out, might DFT it or something.
     
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    What we all want in my opinion is healthy competition and no more price fixing of the past. Today you can build an awesome PC system on the cheap and still game like there was no tomorrow.
    I know for a fact Bulldozer needs more tweaking because it is a complex design. That said, if we can see the rumoured 50% increase in performance clock for clock vs. Phenom II, that would be a massive win for AMD and some super much needed competition.

    Who want's a 8-Core (4 Module) Bulldozer for under $325? I do :toast:
     
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    Why do the non BD related posts continue to clog up this thread? Go make a Phenom II thread or an "AMD is wonderful" thread. I check in here every once in a while looking for any real updates on BD and all I see is people talking about how AMD is "good enough for me!".
     
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    :rolleyes: wow.... what a wonderful dream.......now somebody please wake this guy up before he gets drool all over the forum:)
     
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    well if you dont like it u dont have to stay here
     
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    That post was not directed at any one person, but it was to try and point out that the conversation has gotten off topic again.

    I'm not trying to start a fight with you. I just want to know more about BD, period.
     
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    I know you werent tryin to start a fight with anyone but im just sayin if u dont like something u can either continue posting or not, but for some info Zen did post some OC numbers and for 8 cores at 6.0GHz is pretty solid.

    I would say Komodo (Gen 2 Bulldozer "Enhanced" FM2 Socket) will be a different story for Numbers etc. I just know that My Bros machine will eventually have the fastest Zambezi (Gen 1 Bulldozer) available with Maxed memory once 8 gig Modules come out.
     
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    Let's all be good and play nice so we don't have to close this....mmmmkay?
     
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    i think it would be nice if the OP of this thread would update the original post on page one with links to videos / information and current "rumor mill" activity so that we can discuss but people like LordJummy who click on this thread expecting info can easily get it :) just my .02
     
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    I think so too :toast:
     
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    AMDs are more suited for applications. they seem to be faster when it comes to working with apps. also AMDs dont hang/crash. they feel a lot snappier IMO.
    thats why i always prefer intels junk for only gaming and AMD for everything else.
     
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    The main problem is not rumors or FUD - it's people going on and on about completely unrelated stuff. I just think the mods are finally just saying "fuck it" because people will keep making BD threads filled with nonsense regardless. I totally understand why, too.

    Any new real information as to the general performance of the flagship FX chip? I'm trying to decide if I am going to order some AMD parts to build a BD rig to take over as my eyefinity machine for gaming, or if I want to build a 2600k rig instead.

    Any idea on how crossfire scaling will be with 2-3 cards on BD and the 990 chipset? Versus first and second gen i7's? (ie: i7 970 & i7 2600K) Is the memory bandwidth going to be improved? Are they going to release some updated platform after BD's launch?

    I just don't know if there's any point to replacing my i7 970 rig or not. I can't find any real performance figures. Just some obscure benchmarks that are uncertain...
     
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    Quick question.

    The 8 core bulldozer, obviously its 4 modules with two cores per module.

    But is AMD marketing it as an 8 core or a 4 core processor

    or a 4 core processor with 8 hardware threads.
     
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    you have an i7 970? no need to upgrade until at least ivy bridge-E (or what ever the enthusiast part is called) i doubt you'd see any meaningful performance gains over what you have until, at the very least 2013.
     
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    AMD has stated on many occasions that they will only talk about cores, and they will call it an eight-core CPU
     
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    AMD Benchmarks the AMD FX Bulldozer - Awesome Performer

    LINK:
    http://www.megagames.com/news/amd-benchmarks-bulldozer-against-intel’s-core-i5-and-i7
     
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    The updated platform youre referring to is Komodo (Skt FM2/ Second Gen Bulldozer/Bulldozer Enhanced) which will replace Zambezi (AM3+) in 2012. I wouldnt be surprised if certain Komodo Core Bulldozers make it on AM3+


     
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    Not very good considering it's 8 core vs. 4 core.

    A 2500K will beat both of those.

    So it looks like AMD's pricing scheme is correct in terms of performance with its competition.
     
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    And that is all I care about. A good priced chip and a good priced system. I've been holding off on a new build for 2 months now, and go dammit I just want to have a new system!
     

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