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Originally Posted by Juelz View Post
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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Originally Posted by JonnyFenix View Post
I agree with what Juelz and the OP says. Bulldozer is taking some time to get out, Sandy bridge is here and is dominating the cpu field. People always forget that PC game is always changing. Ivy bridge is already on the way and sandy bridge was like just released. i maintain the fact that I'm not going to buy a single new part unless I'm getting a 100%+ performance increase. Not everybody has money to throw around and have no choice but to wait for bulldozer if they want a decent upgrade. If I had the money to buy Sandy Bridge, I would. Ask a broke college student, I don't have the money so it's bulldozer for me. people need to chill out some. It's not your money or your rig so stop trying to give the op a hard time. Like I said, if I had the money, SB in a heart beat.
No offense but, I'd imagine agreeing with him shouldn't be too hard when he's you.
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Wow, this would have been a better decision if the release was still far off... now we just call it being impatient. Because I'm going to drop what i think is a lot of money on a computer, i'll wait until I see for sure who has the best value rather than take fanboy position.
As I said before...I get my GST in July, and if (huge if) Bulldozer measures up, I'll buy it...but only if it beats what I currently have (SB).
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It's not about benchmarks...I almost never do them. For me its the fact that I have a 6-core processor that is bottlenecking my crossfire videocards.
yea i know Dont get upset now
i suppose if i was doing xfire i would be in the same position
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No offense but, I'd imagine agreeing with him shouldn't be too hard when he's you.
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No offense but, I'd imagine agreeing with him shouldn't be too hard when he's you.
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Oh dear...I lol'd a little. I really didn't mean this as a flame bait or troll post...but this? This is hilarious.

ANYWAY, yeah. Still love my thuban rig...but I repeat...its a 6 core processor that bottlenecks crossfire video cards.

I will keep it around, though...it'll make a killer dedicated rendering machine.
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I don't think people understand WHY AMD is doing this. If they show benchmarks/results now and they're comparable with Sandy, people will just say "don't bother waiting, Sandy is almost the same and already out", if they show them to be too fast, people will just call them fake and/or it render all their current stock un-sellable. Is it that hard to wait about a freaking month longer after over 5 years of waiting? Jeez...
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post #47 of 73
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And how many new chipsets has AMD released in the 3 months since a working Sandy Bridge debuted?
none that i know of.
AMD has lost the p/p status
the x6 gets killed by even the quad intels And they are not that high the last time i checked.
dont get me wrong i love my x6
i just feel that the price/performance can only carry amd for so long.
amd x6 is only better in multi core apps in some situations
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What sort of bottlenecking are you experiencing? Frame rates flattening out without improvement, etc?
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if they show them to be too fast, people will just call them fake and render all their current stock un-sellable
I disagree. If AMD publicly came out and released official benchmarks, or held a keynote or something, it would be a gamechanger. Personally I think they are procrastinating because they know they don't quite measure up, and will continue playing the price/performance card (not that there's anything wrong with that).
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I disagree. If AMD publicly came out and released official benchmarks, or held a keynote or something, it would be a gamechanger. Personally I think they are procrastinating because they know they don't quite measure up, and will continue playing the price/performance card (not that there's anything wrong with that).
Well what do you propose they do? And how do you disagree with the fact that their current stock will become un-sellable if they release this sort of info too early?
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