AMD's Bulldozer-based FX-8130P benchmarked early

Jos

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Last month at the E3 conference in Los Angeles AMD officially reintroduced the FX brand for their top performing processors aimed at PC enthusiasts and gaming aficionados. Although no actual…

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Muggs

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Anything that creates competition in the market is a good thing.

Can someone correct me if I wrong but don't all those tests weigh number of cores heavily? So an 8core should do amazingly well in a test but real world not seeing that much of an improvement unless your app takes advantage.
 
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are u insane no current computer can run notepad maxed out cuse they developed it for future hardware.
 

MrBlkfx1

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I'm looking forward to these ! I'm going to purchase one just to run multiple notepads at once ! :3
 

red1776

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...but will it run Notepad
It's a an 8 core CPU with 4.2 Turbo core and a new architecture! of course it will run.....Oh you minx!:p

I upgraded to a GA-990-FXA-UD7 with a x6 1100T as a placeholder....make with the FX already!
 
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will my notepad be in 480i? or will i get 320p? this is all i care about
 

Mizzou

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It's a an 8 core CPU with 4.2 Turbo core and a new architecture! of course it will run.....Oh you minx!:p

I upgraded to a GA-990-FXA-UD7 with a x6 1100T as a placeholder....make with the FX already!
I've got the same motherboard in my newegg wish list along with a Corsair H80 and 8GB of Corsair Dominator GT DDR3 2000. If this is typlical of the results we'll see with Bulldozer I'll probably go ahead and pull the trigger.
 
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I upgraded my 64x2 5200 to the i5 2500k! I'm impressed and have always been anti Intel since my nexgen cpu 486 build but not no more.
 

red1776

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I've got the same motherboard in my newegg wish list along with a Corsair H80 and 8GB of Corsair Dominator GT DDR3 2000. If this is typlical of the results we'll see with Bulldozer I'll probably go ahead and pull the trigger.
ohhhh, I see. Your one of those guys that has commitment issues! hehehe

BTW, I really am liking the UD7. I picked up a Asus Crosshair Formula V as well which is also top notch. I ended up building with the UD7 for the quad CF capabilities. It also is a extremely good Oc'er.
 
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Well Real World wise, I push my computer to the limits, using all the CPU power my CPU can muster. AMD, it's hard to, even with my quad-core 9600. Real people use the cores, it's the Windows and its Programs that doesn't use the cores to their extent. Linux sure does though =D
 

ihaveaname

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Irrelevant question: I've always wondered: how come the terms 'oct-core' and 'hex-core' never caught on, but got called six-cores and eight-cores instead? Why don't we call a quad core a 'four-core'?
 
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It will run notepad but you have to upgrade you video card to at least 1gb ddr5 :) lol