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Old October 12, 2011, 10:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Shadowmeph View Post
Like I posted before AMD is a work horse CPU ( meaning Power over speed) and Intel is more for the Speed then the power and to compare the two is kind of unfair.
Except that's not true in this case. Bulldozer loses to a Lynnfield processor in wPrime for chrissakes! And chews through more hydro in doing so! If your statement was correct, then there would be a clear market segment for Bulldozer for those who require strong symmetrical multi-processing capabilities - an area that was supposed to be Bulldozer's bread and butter. But, unfortunately, it fails even there in relation to two-year old Intel chips that have half as many physical processing cores. If there was a worst-case scenario for Bulldozer, this is even worse.
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