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    Default Bulldozer Windows 7 Scheduler Update

    An update to optimize the performance of AMD Bulldozer CPUs that are used by Windows 7-based or Windows Server 2008 R2-based computers is available
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2592546/

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    Default Re: Bulldozer Windows 7 Scheduler Update

    I'll be interested to see what the real world change in performance is with this fix.

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    Default Re: Bulldozer Windows 7 Scheduler Update

    i predict it will be negligible otherwise amd fans would have already been crowing about this

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    Default Re: Bulldozer Windows 7 Scheduler Update

    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    I'll be interested to see what the real world change in performance is with this fix.

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    Waiting for a bios update on the next board up for review and the second is DOA. Waiting on a replacement.

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    Default Re: Bulldozer Windows 7 Scheduler Update

    Pretty sure Bios upgrade was going to help a little, as the same with new Intel tech.

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    Don't think its going to pull it out of the over hyped "OMG" BullDozer

    But, Never say Never.
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    Default Re: Bulldozer Windows 7 Scheduler Update

    Quote Originally Posted by Irocing View Post
    Pretty sure Bios upgrade was going to help a little, as the same with new Intel tech.

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    Don't think its going to pull it out of the over hyped "OMG" BullDozer



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    Default Re: Bulldozer Windows 7 Scheduler Update

    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Gates View Post
    with absolute confidence I say NEVER
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    Quote Originally Posted by Irocing View Post
    Yea,

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    Default Re: Bulldozer Windows 7 Scheduler Update

    If Microsoft is saying it's an improvement then it probably is. Is it suddenly going to impress everyone? I don't think so,.....it is what it is,......

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    Default Re: Bulldozer Windows 7 Scheduler Update

    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    If Microsoft is saying it's an improvement then it probably is. Is it suddenly going to impress everyone? I don't think so,.....it is what it is,......
    Any port in a storm.

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    8% improvement in some apps.

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    Default Re: Bulldozer Windows 7 Scheduler Update

    Obviously, any improvement is going to be a welcome change, but I have no hopes of Bulldozer ever running near its potential on Windows 7. We'll see if Windows 8 in combination with the second gen of Bulldozer pans out to be anywhere near what AMD had hoped for. The architecture is conceptually interesting and holds promise, I'm just not sure AMD's R&D team has the wherewithal to ever get it to where it needs to be.

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    Default Re: Bulldozer Windows 7 Scheduler Update

    Microsoft Releases AMD Bulldozer Patch by Mistake

    However, less than 24 hours after introduction, Microsoft pulled the patch. We contacted AMD and Microsoft and received an answer from AMD first. For starters, AMD was surprised that Microsoft decided to post the patch in its current form, because:

    "there are actually two updates needed for AMD Bulldozer CPU architecture. Microsoft posted just the first patch and we do not believe users would benefit in any way from it. The patch was originally scheduled for the first quarter 2012 and then the users will see tangible performance benefits when using Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems."
    There you have it folks, Microsoft jumped the gun and released an incomplete update. We've been told that the official statements regarding this patch will be released by both AMD and Microsoft in due course.
    http://www.brightsideofnews.com/news...-download.aspx

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    Well, at least they're working on it, and will have something that will improve performance, at some point, somehow,.......somewhere,..........."Over The Rainbow!"

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    it can be improved.....with a hammer

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    Default Re: Bulldozer Windows 7 Scheduler Update

    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Gates View Post
    it can be improved.....with a hammer
    Another dopius moronic comment. Funny, Gates would not be able to tell the performance differences if an Intel Sandybridge were next to a Bulldozer.

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