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AMD launches FX "Bulldozer" desktop chips: Eight cores for $245


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Posted 12 October 2011 - 07:52 AM

The long-awaited day for AMD fanboys has arrived. The chip company has finally released its first Bulldozer desktop processors under the FX series name, including a flagship eight-core CPU thatís priced at just $245. Four FX processors are launching today, including a pair of eight-core chips, a six-core one, and a quad-core one.


Full article here: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/computers/amd-launches-fx-bulldozer-desktop-chips-eight-cores-for-245/6855

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 08:13 AM

WOOHOO!

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 11:20 AM

You're not excited or anything are you? :lmao:
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Posted 12 October 2011 - 03:33 PM

Not anymore now after reading the reviews.

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 03:48 PM

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 04:24 PM

I bet he read the comments here or something similar: http://www.anandtech.com/show/4955/the-bulldozer-review-amd-fx8150-tested

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Yeah I agree. To me Bulldozer comes like 1 year late.

Its just not competitive enough and the fact that you have to make a sacrifice to single threaded performance for multithreaded when even the multithreaded isn't that good and looses to 2600K is just sad.

They needed to win big with Bulldozer and they failed hard!


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Posted 12 October 2011 - 10:40 PM

I still think they look pretty amazing, its to bad I cant afford one.

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Posted 13 October 2011 - 12:56 AM

I didn't read the review from Anandtech but i read it from Tom's Hardware :D I now waiting for the 2nd gen Bulldozer which is hopefully uses the AM3+ socket.

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