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I don't know what Ballathefeared gonna have to say about that guy "balls" stealing his thunder.
Woops.
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Since Intel chips are faster clock-for-clock, AMD prices lower to remain competitive. Simple as that.
    
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Woops.
Super funny, love it.
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I remember clearly because I had two choices when building my sig rig a couple years ago.

i7 920 released at $285~ and was discontinued at $285~.

Phenom II 940 released at $275~ and is still available from amazon and tiger direct for $110~

The reason for this? Find ballathefeared's avatar.
Slower does not equal slow. I already discussed this with him. He ignorantly mentioned out that comparing Sandy Bridge to Deneb was like comparing a Formula One car to a Mustang, which is obviously BS. Deneb has around 40% slower IPC than Sandy Bridge. A Formula One is more than 300% faster than a Mustang overall. And I guess you two are also forgetting that AMD is using a two-year-old architecture.
    
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Slower does not equal slow. I already discussed this with him. He ignorantly mentioned out that comparing Sandy Bridge to Deneb was like comparing a Formula One car to a Mustang, which is obviously BS. Deneb has around 40% slower IPC than Sandy Bridge. A Formula One is more than 300% faster than a Mustang overall. And I guess you two are also forgetting that AMD is using a two-year-old architecture.
Those are interesting points but the fact remains that AMD's prices plummet after release because they know if they keep them close enough to the intels offerings that make them look silly nothing will sell. If anyone thinks AMD is lowering the prices over time out of respect for their customers then well..... they are very, very special.
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Those are interesting points but the fact remains that AMD's prices plummet after release because they know if they keep them close enough to the intels offerings that make them look silly nothing will sell. If anyone thinks AMD is lowering the prices over time out of respect for their customers then well..... they are very, very special.
No one is arguing that. I don't even know why you're pointing it out. Buying a Phenom II X4 955 over the Core i3 2100 is an easy choice if you'll over-clock and will use the extra cores, though.
    
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Those are interesting points but the fact remains that AMD's prices plummet after release because they know if they keep them close enough to the intels offerings that make them look silly nothing will sell. If anyone thinks AMD is lowering the prices over time out of respect for their customers then well..... they are very, very special.
I agree. Emphasis on Special.
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Well intell chips lose there value as well when they get older. Remember AMD chips are usually MUCH cheaper anyway,so they will be worth less as they get outdated.
when looked back K8, you will notice all of AMD price is only a marketing strategy, when faster, the price is higher, when slower, more cores and dislocation competitive price policy, and I will bet if bulldozer can really be competitive with SNB, you will not get cheap AMD any more.
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when looked back K8, you will notice all of AMD price is only a marketing strategy, when faster, the price is higher, when slower, more cores and dislocation competitive price policy, and I will bet if bulldozer can really be competitive with SNB, you will not get cheap AMD any more.
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when looked back K8, you will notice all of AMD price is only a marketing strategy, when faster, the price is higher, when slower, more cores and dislocation competitive price policy, and I will bet if bulldozer can really be competitive with SNB, you will not get cheap AMD any more.
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Bingo
Yeah, no. I don't know what trying to bring up. AMD's chips were faster than Intel's during the Athlon 64/Pentium 4 era and very competitively priced. AMD made some $1000 FX chips, but those were MUCH faster than Intel's $1000 Extreme Edition chips.

Please try again.
    
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