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^ So its running now. Did you find what the problem was?
 
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As soon as I become independently wealthy, I'm gonna get me a Bulldozer. But, until then, I'll be reading everything pertaining to it on TPU :respect:
 
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A quick google search is showing me similar scores with a 2600k @ 5ghz. So BD doesn't seem that bad in vantage.. :rockout:
Ture but the 2600k does it at lower temps and significantly less power draw.
 
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Ture but the 2600k does it at lower temps and significantly less power draw.
at least, its not totally like the phenom1 disaster...but similar. at least, BD is useable for something... PH1 was just utter crap.
 
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at least, its not totally like the phenom1 disaster...but similar. at least, BD is useable for something... PH1 was just utter crap.
agreed:toast:
 
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My single stage cooler is Vapochill LS stock (unmoded 2005 release), it has no chance to hold BD load @ 1.56+ Vcore 4C/8T. So I set C6 enabled in bios which in windows will idle @multiplier 7 (2093Mhz) and keep the heat load low before start benching.

Actual CPU @ 5.39Ghz benched



Other benchmark

 
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My single stage cooler is Vapochill LS stock (unmoded 2005 release), it has no chance to hold BD load @ 1.56+ Vcore 4C/8T. So I set C6 enabled in bios which in windows will idle @multiplier 7 (2093Mhz) and keep the heat load low before start benching.

Actual CPU @ 5.39Ghz benched

http://img543.imageshack.us/img543/4492/screenshot010pz.jpg

Other benchmark

http://img197.imageshack.us/img197/636/screenshot013kr.jpg
Hi dumo,

what type of RAM u use on the tests ?

thx

i might join the club tonight if DHL is in time ........
 
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I'm currently running at 4ghz 1.28v
what is the power consumption at those settings? and what was the power with your 2600k with same parts? (doesn't have to be exact, rough estimate is good enough)

Also would really like to know how your experience with gaming on BD was, once you've done some runs.
 
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Also would really like to know how your experience with gaming on BD was, once you've done some runs.
60fps avg. in Mafia II benchmark (no PhysX). That's pretty good! ...I think.
 
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60fps avg. in Mafia II benchmark (no PhysX). That's pretty good! ...I think.
In terms of pure gaming, is BD what you expected it to be or unexpected?

And which games from your testing has it really excelled in? Where you can see a noticable difference?
 

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In terms of pure gaming, is BD what you expected it to be or unexpected?

And which games from your testing has it really excelled in? Where you can see a noticable difference?
I don't know.. It work.

I've tested Mafia II so far, 60 fps avg high settings PhysX off. Is that good?
 

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What do you guys think about Bulldozer in terms of crunching?
 

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I don't. I'm sure an Intel processor would be a better choice.
Hmm Ok, I was under the impression that the newer architecture was faster in terms of math
 

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Hmm Ok, I was under the impression that the newer architecture was faster in terms of math
While the 8 threads may help, the single core achetecture is definitely slower.

So what benchmarks/games (I have Fraps) do you guys want to see? *Updated my system specs too so you know what I'm working with. I can do head to head bench's with the 2500K.
 

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Hmmm thanks erocker!
 
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I don't know.. It work.

I've tested Mafia II so far, 60 fps avg high settings PhysX off. Is that good?
hmmmm running same with 955@3,6 with HD 6990 ram@1066 +/- 1 frame
 

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hmmmm running same with 955@3,6 with HD 6990 ram@1066 +/- 1 frame
So I suppose that is good? I need to try running it on my SB rig. :)