|20-10-2011, 06:30 AM||#1|
Join Date: May 19 2008
[Techreport.com] AMD's FX-8150 further overclocked
You probably know this by now, since it seems pretty much everyone has read our initial review of AMD's FX-8150 processors, but the "Bulldozer" architecture on which the FX chips are based is a "speed demon"—a CPU designed to run naturally at high clock frequencies. The concept is to do relatively less work per clock cycle and to enable higher speeds to make up the difference. You may also know that the FX-8150's performance hasn't entirely lived up to the "FX" product name—or to the expectations of many AMD fans. The reasons for that fact are many, but one of them seems to be fairly clear: Bulldozer-based chips probably haven't reached the clock speeds AMD's engineers originally intended.
We attempted to rectify that fact during our first round of FX CPU testing by cranking up the clock speeds , an effort made easier because all FX-series processors have unlocked multipliers. We were a bit frustrated ...
|amd, fx8150, overclocked, techreportcom|
|Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)|
|Similar Threads for: [Techreport.com] AMD's FX-8150 further overclocked|
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|[Techreport.com] AMD's A8-3850 Fusion APU||News||Reviews & News Online||0||30-06-2011 09:21 PM|
|[Techreport.com] AMD's Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition processor||News||Reviews & News Online||0||03-05-2011 04:30 PM|
|[Techreport.com] AMD's Brazos platform: The benchmarks||News||Reviews & News Online||0||16-11-2010 11:41 PM|
|[Techreport.com] A closer look at AMD's Brazos platform||News||Reviews & News Online||0||10-11-2010 03:51 AM|
|[Techreport.com] AMD's Radeon HD 5770 and 5750 graphics cards||News||Reviews & News Online||0||16-10-2009 07:31 PM|
All times are GMT +11. The time now is 07:52 AM.