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Originally Posted by xPrestonn;13501059 
If you would have waited you would know whether or not BD was a "sure thing" ... lol

I get where you're coming from but it was a bit of a silly move IMO

I don't have time to wait. I go back to work in 2 weeks, I wanted it now. Sick of my 6-core processor bottlenecking my video cards.
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I REALLY hope you're wrong because I'm an old Socket 462/Socket A fan .. I miss the good old days where AMD was THE thing .. really.

But I do understand your statesments, and thoughts, and I really can see your idea of why you have chosen to go to Intel. - As you see - I did the same ...
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post #14 of 73
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Originally Posted by FreakaZoidDK;13501160 
I REALLY hope you're wrong because I'm an old Socket 462/Socket A fan .. I miss the good old days where AMD was THE thing .. really.

But I do understand your statesments, and thoughts, and I really can see your idea of why you have chosen to go to Intel. - As you see - I did the same ...

Nothing to be ashamed about:) I wanted something that I knew was going to work NOW. Who knows, when my GST check comes in, in July, I may grab a Bulldozer setup...but as for now, this is the definitive "sure thing". Also...don't feel bad, I was a huge socket 939 fan:P
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post #15 of 73
You have 1090T and Xfire 5870, what do you just have cash to burn or something? At least your keeping the economy going.
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post #16 of 73
im sure this thread will last lol.

like others have said. seems silly to wait this close to bd release.
but hey whatever a person wants,hope your happy with your purchase.
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post #17 of 73
Even if BD works out better one way or another,your still going to have a strong rig capable of whatever you throw of it.
Waiting would have been more prudent,incase Intel drops prices to compete "should" AMD come out on top.
Either way your not losing much if at all.
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post #18 of 73
Quote:
Originally Posted by Raven Dizzle;13501250 
Nothing to be ashamed about:) I wanted something that I knew was going to work NOW. Who knows, when my GST check comes in, in July, I may grab a Bulldozer setup...but as for now, this is the definitive "sure thing". Also...don't feel bad, I was a huge socket 939 fan:P

I had kind of a "computer off period" .. So never owned or worked with at 939 :/ .. Had something more important to do in life back when that was big:P .. My mates really loved his .. we often talk about our "old achivements" on clocking and such - you know, geekish stuff tongue.gif

But lets hope that AMD soon will show Intel SOME competition smile.gif .. It would be great to have some serious "throne fighting" again smile.gif
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If you ask me, patience is a virtue. Just because Intel likes to build hype doesn't mean AMD lack of info is going to be short coming. Even if bulldozer isn't going to out preform sandy bridge, you can put my money on it that it's going to have a better price/performance ratio and that what the average user looks for. I'm happy with my Phenom II 955 because it does everything I want it to do. Congrads on you switch to Intel, you won't be disappointed with the parts. As for others like me, I'll wait because I've only got time.

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Am I wrong in my observation that Bulldozer has been in the works forever? To suggest he should have waited '2 more weeks' is pointless. He has been waiting for months and in the technology field thats a lifetime. I am a fan of AMD and I'm dismayed at their lack of disclosure.

Good luck with the 2600. Sweet tech.
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