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I'll have mixed feelings. It will make me feel good about my recent purchase of the 955, but at the same time I hate when another company beats AMD.
    
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If BD isn't that great then it doesn't really matter that much to me.

I'd like to see it perform well but I'm not going to buy a BD system. I'm planning on going with a Llano (Stars core based) then upgrading to Trinity (BD core based) when it comes out.

I could see BD doing well in HPC, and large scale virtualization deployments. It's not going to be an "everyday" chip for people like your grandparents.

Llano is where the key to the market is. It's got awesome graphics integrated into it (lol at Intel HD graphics/Intel GMA) and versatile; HTPC, your grandparents, your mom, your little cousins/brothers etc. AMD is predicting something like shipping out 3 Million chips in Q3 (supposedly 40% of their total shipments). Also it seems like a lot of OEM's are looking at Llano with excitement and for good reason too with a good IGP on the chip you cut costs of needing discrete graphics for your lower/mid end computers. Sure those companies are probably going to put 68xx and 69xx discrete GPU's in their "ultimate gaming" machines but integrated 65xx, 64xx, and 63xx graphics are great for cutting costs and very versatile as HTPC's, and light gaming machines for your girlfriends, younger cousins, and such.
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post #33 of 255
I'll say it... I'll be sad that AMD couldn't walk the walk, but I'll wait. Hell I waited through the HD5000, HD6000, GTX 500 and Core i7 I can wait a little bit longer for an upgrade
post #34 of 255
It wont fail in my eyes, i'm stuck with a 4 core processor and 8 cores would just make me happy in the 1st place.
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So what your saying is if someone is on a budget then they don't deserve performance. Hmmm, interesting.
He is saying this because if you see his avatar he just loves to be a Intel fan boy and put down AMD.
post #36 of 255
I'd be quite gutted if Bulldozer isn't better than Sandy Bridge.

Firstly because I do favour AMD a little and would like to stick to them, the big thing though for me and I'm sure many other users; is whether or not getting Bulldozer if it matches SB performance? I know I wouldn't, I would go for the 2500k, it is such a good gaming chip and I hope AMD can beat that in performance/price.

Sandy Bridge has matured a bit now, some nice motherboards are hitting the scene and the prices are very damn good, much better than 1366 when it was at this stage. Great bang for buck so far.

I will be with Bulldozer or Ivy this year, whoever it is will deserve my custom.

I've never been so excited looking at the year ahead. Intel have put out such a good processor in SB and if AMD can counter this with something better.... let the war begin. From price drops to getting better chips out on the market faster!
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I'll hold out for an LGA 2011 if it fails and I'm an AMD fanboy
    
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I'd be quite gutted if Bulldozer isn't better than Sandy Bridge.

Firstly because I do favour AMD a little and would like to stick to them, the big thing though for me and I'm sure many other users; is whether or not getting Bulldozer if it matches SB performance? I know I wouldn't, I would go for the 2500k, it is such a good gaming chip and I hope AMD can beat that in performance/price.

Sandy Bridge has matured a bit now, some nice motherboards are hitting the scene and the prices are very damn good, much better than 1366 when it was at this stage. Great bang for buck so far.

I will be with Bulldozer or Ivy this year, whoever it is will deserve my custom.

I've never been so excited looking at the year ahead. Intel have put out such a good processor in SB and if AMD can counter this with something better.... let the war begin. From price drops to getting better chips out on the market faster!
Yes, my sentiments exactly.
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Waiting till Ivy. Feeling a little behind the times? Just grab something a little better then what I have now, and enjoy my games with less eye candy. Because it's all about the gameplay, not graphics Bulldozer won't fail, even if it's slower then Nehalem. It WILL fail if it doesn't have the lower price tag to justify it.
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Does not matter to me,

Being a huge AMD user in the past, but to be honest I have lost all confidence in their ability to compete based on preformance alone.

They basically are becoming what I like to call

((( Ghetto Computing )))

Low price point for low preformance.

Many can and are just living with it, For me it is completly unaceptable

Bulldozer will fail, although I hope it does not, it would be nice to see Intel at least have to put forth an effort for a change.


Please keep in mind
This is strickly a Benchers preception,

I am sure it will be more than adequite for e-mail and word docs ........
My rig does way more than emails and word, tyvm fanboy.
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How will you feel if Track fails?
He'll get pwnt of course.
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So what your saying is if someone is on a budget then they don't deserve performance. Hmmm, interesting.
Isn't it?
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