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Old May 26, 2011, 12:30 PM
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My System Specs


Originally Posted by Neolithium_Wpg View Post
Other than basically what I have above, the only other consideration coming to mind right now is the upcoming bulldozer Octacores, which I'm going to be very intrigued to see some folding numbers on those babies....16 threads for under $400? HELLO!
There are no 16 threads on the 8 core flagship FX-8130P from AMD. It would be 4 modules or 8 cores and there is no similar implementation of HT like Intel as AMD wants to compete with Intel's HT with real cores.

Sandy Bridge Extreme Edition : 6 cores / 12 threads, 3.3GHz clock, 15MB L3 cache (2.5MB per core), Max. OC
Sandy Bridge E : 6 cores / 12 threads, 3.2GHz clock, 12MB L3 cache (2MB per core), Max. OC
Sandy Bridge E : 4 cores / 8 threads, 3.6GHz clock, 10MB L3 cache (2.5MB per core), Limited OC
If you could spend the money on a SB-E would be a way better choice then spending it on the current SB or Bulldozer as performance figures are still unknown and most likely SB-E will still be better.
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