Re: Official AMD FX Bulldozer review thread!
AMD FX 8150 Revisited
In some games FX 8150 at 4.6GHz in SLi find itself slower than Phenom II X6 1090T at 4GHz.
AMD FX-8150 Multi-GPU Gameplay Performance Review
FX 8150 at 4.6GHz struggled to outperformed 2500K at 4.8GHz in 2 way & 3 way SLi gaming, some games had SLi issues with FX 8150 due to bad microarchitecture design.
So dont get your hope up if you are waiting for Piledriver miracle, it wont happen as AMD will still lagging far behind, AMD will rely on yet more automaticalled design more than they did on Bulldozer as they going to lay off 1400 employees by 2012. Piledriver could have up to 15% improvement with 1/3 come from Turbo mode, 1/3 come from IMC and 1/3 come from IPC.
Intel Core i7 3770K, Corsair H80 liquid cooler with Noctua S12-1200 fan, ASUS P8Z77V with UEFI 2104, 16GB Samsung Green 30nm DDR3-RAM, Pioneer BDR-S09XLT 16x Blu-ray writer, Corsair AX850 PSU, Western Digital 2TB SATA3 hard drive, CanonScan LiDE 210 scanner, Microsoft Internet Keyboard, Microsoft Touch Explorer mouse, 32inch Sharp LC32LE600 LED TV, EVGA Geforce GTX 670 SC 4GB with Geforce 370.50 driver, 50Mb broadband Virgin Media VMDG480 Super Hub, Aspire Xplorer Midi Tower, Windows 8.1 Pro 64bit.