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Review Consensus: AMD FX Processor 8150 Underwhelming

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. Horrux

    Horrux New Member

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    And it also has more than double the total transistors, at a larger process node.
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    Here is the link,
    http://www.amazon.com/review/RV7ZTITV8B968/ref=cm_cr_rev_detup_redir?_encoding=UTF8&cdForum=FxJHU1JA6RGBGI&cdPage=1&asin=B005UBNKZG&newContentNum=7&store=electronics&cdThread=Tx11VIXKGCH4PMP&newContentID=MxWIFRARWE6PHD#Mx26OZ7SIVR3DOZ
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    If you were waiting all that time for BD, and now you are going to keep waiting again for PD you are basically the definition of insanity.

    This thread should definitely be closed down. I just keep watching the exact same comments back and forth, and it's giving me deja vu to be honest.
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    You do realize that you have complete freedom not to click on the thread right? With Piledriver and IB launching around the same time, I have no problem stretching out my Phenom II until then.
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    Every Bulldozer thread give me that :laugh:

    Well, once there's one with link to bigfoot sighting, that was pretty fresh actually :roll:
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    same here... i have an 990FX board so i will get the best chip that will fit it, and PD is pretty close, what i won't do is buy another MOBO anytime soon, but im not going to buy BD then a few months later want PD... that is insanity
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    You are just further proving what I said. You wait for BD which fails (in so many ways), you continue to wait for the next release from the same company expecting different results. What makes you think the next release is going to be all good when their last several releases were mediocre at best? Interesting...

    Do you ever want to stop waiting and start doing?
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    Agreed playing the waiting game is just an endless cycle. Either get a current bulldozer or sell your stuff and jump to sandybridge.
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    ..or buy a 1090t. Dirt cheap 6 core and it will do what you need.
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    Already have a 1055T, and already have a 990FX board so i'm waiting for PD or current gen BD revisions.

    I don't have money to spend on both a BD and SB platform like you do.
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    Okay... a 1055T is fine :confused:
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    lol, just throwing it out there that i pretty much have to stick with the platform i picked, so i'm still in hopes BD will get better.
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    I don't think I was talking to you. Maybe I was. Bah, I don't care. This thread is stale anyways man. :laugh:
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    this^

    this is why i don't mind waiting for PD, im not playing the waiting game, im just waiting for the best option for my MoBo... i upgraded to a 990FX because i needed a new MoBo but couldn't really afford another CPU at the same time so i had to get something that would work with my PII, now that things are settling down for me a bit i would like to eventually upgrade my CPU but i don't want to have to replace my MOBO to do that since i just got this one, BD seemed like the right choice before it released but its just not enough to push me to do it at this time, so maybe when PD is released in a few months it will be, or a revision of BD...

    either way i want to use my AM3+ board so whatever chip entices me the most i will get
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    Either way, what do these thinking out loud posts have anything to do with "Review Consensus: AMD FX Processor 8150 underwhelming" ?
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    lol absolutely nothing.

    unless you consider the fact that since reviews were underwhelming it gives motivation to possibly wait for PD if waiting for a AM3+ chip haha
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    It would be nice to get some confirmation about this overhaul. Are they talking about the Socket AM3+ 8-Core Piledriver or the 10-Core Piledriver for Socket FM2 that is said to get released sometime in 2013?
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    AMD in its own presentation told us to expect just about 10% performance improvement overall between Bulldozer and Piledriver.
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    ... and that 10% gain was speculative and shown as a performance/watt improvement. Therefore, raw performance might be less than 10%, ie, could be as low as 0%

    [​IMG]
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    You mean 10% increase not including Bulldozer's fixes that it needs. If they mean 10% after BD's fixes then they call this Piledriver, then Houston, we have a problem.
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    I bloody hope not, it better be Bulldozer fixes, make it run the way it was meant to run, then only then squeeze out ANOTHER 10% gto 15% and call that Piledriver. If not then I am afraid of Intel once again :nutkick: AMD :rolleyes:
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    8 out of 11 etailers here are saying out of stock

    AMD FX-Series FX-8150 3.6GHz Socket AM3+ Box $394.44

    AMD FX-Series FX-8120 3.1GHz Socket AM3+ Box $328.43

    AMD FX-Series FX-6100 3.3GHz Socket AM3+ Box $277.14

    AMD FX-Series FX-4100 3.6GHz Socket AM3+ Box $195.00
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    Fixed that for you.

    Next time no point in giant sizing the font or changing the color (lol changing hte color of hyperlinks tee hee) All you succeeded in doing was making a large font broken looking hyperlink.

    Though I gotta admit why was the end colon of your emoticon orange instead of red???

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