AMD FX does frag Sandy Bridge after all
Real tests show that the FX 8150 is actually about 20% faster than i7 2600k.
Using the Cineform Neoscene professional transcoder, the AMD FX8510 took 692 seconds to encode a 30GB AVCHD video, Intel i7 2600k took 867 seconds. AMD FX 8150 is 25.2% faster.
Using the Cinema 4D (11) render, the AMD FX 8150 is 19.8% faster than i7 2600k.
Check the benchmarks here (http://quinetiam.com/?p=2356).