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Old 10-13-11, 12:18 AM   #46
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Default Re: Official AMD FX Bulldozer review thread!

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Originally Posted by Viral View Post
There might be some silver linings here,

http://www.hardwareheaven.com/review...evolution.html

They tested with DDR3 1866MHz which is the max supported RAM speed for BD and under settings people actually game at the 8150 came out slightly better in all (3) games tested. H also reported the 8150 to be better than the 2600k for BF3 Beta.

Maybe faster memory is needed? And maybe we should be looking at actual settings people use. There could be some bottleneck that is making the results at low res a lot worse.
Here no silver linings, looking at Tech Report review. FX 8150 and 8120 used faster DDR3-1866 9-10-0-27 2T crushed by Core i5 2500/2600 with slower DDR3-1333 8-8-8-20 2T.
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