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Originally Posted by floatingDivs View Post
You're joking, right? It's well publicized as to what and why Intel is so far ahead in the CPU market.

As for this topic, I could care less if Bulldozer wins or loses the battle with Sandy Bridge. I am very thankful, on the other hand, that AMD makes it possible for me to build high-quality and great bang-for-the-buck components that allow me to build four good, not great, PCs for < $1500. Before getting the Athlon II for my server ($215 or so with 5 parts...allowing for a new PC in the home), I tried to build one with an i3. Of course, it would have cost me another $100, which I don't have lying around.

Basically, if you can afford Intel and are buying it for performance reasons (i.e. i7), go get it. If you are buying an e8400 NOW (outdated socket) instead of Phenom II, on the other hand, you're clearly one of those fools who is buying based on brand name and Intel is laughing all the way to the bank.
That's not exactly helpful.

And I'm pretty sure Intel has products to cover ever market segment and price point, so the "AMD is cheaper" argument is moot.
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If bulldozer fails...






Nah I probly won't care that much.
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post #113 of 255
Quote:
Originally Posted by MaddenModer View Post
AMD is like a Dunkin Donuts when Intel is like Google. Intel is probably 20x bigger+richer than AMD. Intel has many different line Including flash memory, SSD, Networking gears, CPU, Motherboard and much more. It is very hard for AMD to outdo Intel since Intel has a much deeper pocket and a team of mean lawyers.
This is very true as well. I wonder how much difference it would have made if Intel hadn't taken the underhanded route.
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I told you so?
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This is very true as well. I wonder how much difference it would have made if Intel hadn't taken the underhanded route.
Although, I don't understand the analogy to Dunkin Donuts.

Dunkin Donuts IS the Intel of their market. It's just a different market.

If you were comparing Jumba Juice and McDonalds, I'd understand.
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I told you so?
Yes, you did.

And now I feel silly.
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Vindicated.
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I think it will be sad, i am really excited about this new architecture... really excited...

always looking for leeks latest news ....

if it fails, i think my heart will sink a bit... im eager for them to show that things can be turned round...
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Although, I don't understand the analogy to Dunkin Donuts.

Dunkin Donuts IS the Intel of their market. It's just a different market.

If you were comparing Jumba Juice and McDonalds, I'd understand.
Yeah Lol. I was drinking a nice cup of coffee when I am typing the thread. I am nto that good with restaurant so I really can't come up with anything. What restaurant is 20x bigger+richer than Dunkin Donuts? or I can say AMD is like your local bank while Intel is like Bank of America? IT world is all about money talk imo. If AMD has anything good, Intel will just hire all their engineers. I am sure AMD can't counter offer Intel.
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I think the expectations are already high and BD MUST not fail here.
Hopefully, it will be a good chip and people won't massively go for Intel (well this is not anything bad).
    
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