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The article is dated March 15! Do you guys really think 2-month old news about unreleased tech products is valid?! /thread.


edit: I stand by what I said above, misread/skipped through wayyy too much posts and didn't see that the OP actually was dated May 24. Was looking at 45nm's post on pg. 16- I agree with him on that. Anyway, SWEclockers whole argument is based on motherboard makers whining that they don't have production BD chips to test? Total fail. AMD can't afford having ANY production BD cpu's being sold/stolen-- this would potentially give Intel a competitive edge. Also, the ES is probably the same as production chips outside of clock speeds.
Edited by jrbroad77 - 5/25/11 at 8:15pm
 
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Some people seem to think so!
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No BD? I can buy a 2500k; no big deal.
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I am starting to get skeptical about things too, but the thing that always keeps me focused on seeing what AMD is gonna pull out of their hat is the fact that they always make something innovative and then ride if for God knows how long and then BOOM. Something is gonna be new and inventive for the BD release I thing that is for sure. My question is if it's to late. If you look at the current AMD chips, it's the same chip basically since AMD 64, IF the Zambezi comes out and its an upgrade Phenom II I wanna know what the hell have they been researching for the last few years.

One thing that is keeping me sticking around is the fact that chips like the E350 look REALLY good so hopefully that is an indication of what they have been up to for the last few years.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pursuinginsanity View Post
Oh, I 'forgive' him for it. But.. there's two catches there. One. AMD should have a desktop rep on a site like OCN, not a server guy (or in addition to him.) Who overclocks servers, after all?? And Two. It shows he doesn't know everything about the product, so one must still take his word with a grain of salt.
we do have a server section you know?
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You'd have to be a complete idiot to have hung around here for 440 posts and not know that Zambezi is a big jump from Phenom II.

Quote:
Originally Posted by King Nothing View Post
If you look at the current AMD chips, it's the same chip basically since AMD 64, IF the Zambezi comes out and its an upgrade Phenom II I wanna know what the hell have they been researching for the last few years.
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One would think that if this were true, that there would be a BUNCH of Hardware sites thumbing their noses at AMD over it.

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One would think that if this were true, that there would be a BUNCH of Hardware sites thumbing their noses at AMD over it.

~Ceadder
What would it matter? Amd is a huge company, it's not like shaking their fists at amd would make them release the processors any faster.

And every thread I see about bulldozer makes me happier and happier that I went with intel 4 months ago. I would have seriously been pissed off if I waited all this time for yet another delay. Amd, you seriously screwed your loyal customers this time, this launch is horrid. If you guys would have released bulldozer when sandy bridge was released, then you would have had a lot more customers, trust me, I probably would have been one. While everyone else is sitting on their lga 775 or am2+/am3 setup waiting for bulldozer, I've been experiencing speed like i've never experienced before for the last 4 months.

Even a good product cannot make up the time you have wasted amd, not by a long shot.
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What would it matter? Amd is a huge company, it's not like shaking their fists at amd would make them release the processors any faster.
We can try...Everyone, tomorrow at 5pm eastern time lets all wave our fists really hard at AMD.
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You'd have to be a complete idiot to have hung around here for 440 posts and not know that Zambezi is a big jump from Phenom II.
Where are the numbers? (not a rhetorical question)

Or are you basing it from the rumored prices?

Inte's 315 USD vs AMD's 320 USD (current top tier SB vs upcoming top tier BD)?

And interpolating from i7 920: 289 USD vs Ph II 955BE: 245 USD?
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