So guys, AMD's new 8 core beast has been released, unfortunately its a mega flop, it is under performing the Phenom II 1100T and not coming close to the SB series.
Some reviews for ya

Tom's hardware
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/fx-815...990fx,3043.html

Hardware Canucks
http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum/hardw...sor-review.html

Tweak town
http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/4350/amd_...ysis/index.html


Make your own conclusion from that, keep in mind that Intel's SandyBridge-E series are due for release in 5 weeks