Futurelooks concludes it`s look at the Bulldozer and uncovers what it does well (and what it doesn`t) ... *The AMD FX-8150 Bulldozer CPU and Scorpius (FX) Platform Reviewed ? Part Two* It is time to poke even deeper into AMD?s latest flagship processor, the FX-8150. We covered a lot of ground in Part 1 with our first impressions of the FX-8150 and the pieces that make up the new Scorpius Platform. In Part 2, we are going to see if you can narrow down some of the issue(s) highlighted in our first look, including a closer look at the spotty performance observed in the first piece. We are also going to turn the FX-8150 dial all the way up to eleven to see what kind of potential this new chip has. This is going to be a roller coaster ride of ups and downs so you might want to strap in tight. * * *"
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