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AMD FX-6200 CPU Review: A Small Bulldozer Refresh - AMD FX-6200 CPU Review: A Small Bulldozer Refresh
Mon, Apr 09 2012 | 11:11AM | Filed under: CPU / Processors| PermaLink Posted by: STAFF

I do not hate this processor. Neither do I love it though. The Bulldozer concept looked great on paper. Implementing it is another story altogether. A popular theory behind why the processor acts as it does is that AMD simply does not have the manpower to hand tune large portions of the chip. There is extensive use of automatic place and route of transistors on the software side, but I have heard it said that this results in a design that is about 20% slower and about 20% larger than a largely hand tuned design. When we start thinking of these numbers, we can look at the size of Bulldozer cores vs. that of the Intel i7/i5 series of parts. The Intel parts are smaller and have a much higher IPC, yet are still clocked aggressively to be the fastest performers on the block."


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