AMD Bulldozer FX-8150 Processor Review Comment Thread
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October 12, 2011, 01:27 AM
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Will there be an extended review on an OS/other software that actually uses the new instruction sets? I think it's pretty obvious that Bulldozer can't compete on an OS that can't utilize its only strengths, I'd like to see if it even has a chance against SB once the playing field is leveled.
I'm guessing using Windows 8 is out of the picture, so try some Linux?
I don't really the time to dabble in Linux, but I'm definitely thinking of giving Windows 8 a try. That would indeed be an interesting article.
If I can find some consumer apps that make use of the new instructions, I'll definitely give those a try as well.
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