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Old December 16, 2011, 12:14 PM
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Default FX 8120/6100/4100 reviewed

As the title says. Nothing surprising in there if you have read any other FX (BD) reviews.

AMD FX-8120, AMD FX-6100 and AMD FX-4100 CPUs Review - X-bit labs

If you don't feel like reading the whole article here is the last paragraph and a bit that summarizes the reviewers opinion:

"...FX CPUs that are coming to replace the good old Phenom II processors are not faster or cheaper than their predecessors. Therefore, until processors on new Piledriver microarchitecture come out, the new FX are of no real interest to AMD fans and Phenom II owners. FX CPUs are also hardly appealing for the new systems: Intelís Core i5 and Core i3 processors can offer better combination of price and performance in a wide range of tasks with only a few exceptions such as video transcoding in x264 codec and selected 3D rendering applications.

So, we canít recommend getting involved with the new FX CPUs from AMD at least until they revise their pricing. And even though there are claims that desktop Bulldozer processors are selling pretty well, we canít imagine who could really be investing their hard-earned cash into these products."
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