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I just put together a i5-2500k system with 4GB of DDR3 and a ASUS H67 board for $325 on newegg.

Wonder where they get their numbers...
    
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post #12 of 80
You're correct it says $700+, but then so does the SB, so just compare similar hardware for similar.

If the slide is realiable, and we don't even know that for sure, then it's pretty obvious all their saying is that it'll be competitively priced with current SB.
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post #13 of 80
Well then based on that I guess depending on performance the quad core version might be the worst price vs performance offering they provide.

I would assume, based on logic, that the 8 core version would be nearly twice as fast as the 4 core version assuming heavy multi-threading. However if the graph is correct there is probably only a 50% price increase for it.

Which would mean if you do any sort of multi-tasking the 8 core chip is miles ahead of the 4 core chip in price vs performance.
    
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post #14 of 80
I expect the 8 core chip to be easily more expensive then the 6 and 4 core. AMD always like to over charge for the top chip of the group. Kinda like now with the 1100T being 30-40 dollars more then the 1090T, who would pay that difference? Or the difference between the 1075t and 1055t , same thing. Same chips big price difference in them overclocking them.
post #15 of 80
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Well then based on that I guess depending on performance the quad core version might be the worst price vs performance offering they provide.

I would assume, based on logic, that the 8 core version would be nearly twice as fast as the 4 core version assuming heavy multi-threading. However if the graph is correct there is probably only a 50% price increase for it.

Which would mean if you do any sort of multi-tasking the 8 core chip is miles ahead of the 4 core chip in price vs performance.
I'd say a 50% price increase is quite a lot.

With any new product you're going to have a base line price, if that is say $200 for a 4 core and all you need is 4 cores (which is your personal mantra ) then an 8 core at $300 doesn't look like a bargain.

Horses for courses.
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post #16 of 80
How would that be cost effective for AMD though?

If the performance is there, I think the x6 will cost about the same as the i7-2600k, and the x8 will be $400 or more.

But thats just me... If the performance isn't there than it doesn't really matter since the 4 core chip is priced nearly the same as my i5-2500k was at retail. (according to the graph)

Its possible even if the x4 loses to the i5, the x6 may still beat the i7, should be interesting thats for sure.
    
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8Core chip for me....., I always like to have the top-end stuff for my system
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post #18 of 80
If that 8 core is really good they will take you 400$ for it.
The 4 core one might be to the level of 2500K-2600K priced ,but the 8 core ...
   
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post #19 of 80
I think this is the most realistic price, as it will probably not beat Sandy Bridge in terms of IPC:

$299-329 for AMD FX 8-core
$199-229 for AMD FX 6-core
$149-179 for AMD FX 4-core

I'm probably pretty close.
    
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Originally Posted by BallaTheFeared View Post
I just put together a i5-2500k system with 4GB of DDR3 and a ASUS H67 board for $325 on newegg.

Wonder where they get their numbers...
you forgot add a gpu card (and disks, etc) that is additional ~400$

so, their numbers are correct
    
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