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Originally Posted by Ceadderman;13640306 
AMD has been nothing but forthright in their handling of Bulldozer. I really don't understand your animosity toward them.

Would you REALLY want them to rush it just because Intel was launching Sandy? If so I could see you REALLY having something to Rage about. Not to mention that's how companies go out of business.

AMD has done nothing but stick to the script they set over a year ago. Maybe that's too slow for you time schedule, but I doubt the loyal followers are the ones that AMD "screwed". Considering you ran to Sandy because she was all warm and fuzzy like a prepubescent virgin, I don't see how you have the right to complain. I think AMD should be the ones complaining because people don't have the patience of an ADD kid on Crack these days.

You want something done right but you want it in a fast food manner. That will NEVER work with Technology. Intel tried that business model and failed with Pentium 4. wink.gif lol

BTW, my point was take the rumor with a grain of salt. If this were a rock solid report there would be more than 1 place suggesting it. Considering that people still think that BD won't work on an AM3 board I'm sure you can see how easy it is for a rumor to drive innuendo. mellowsmiley.gif

~Ceadder:drink:
Amd has been developing this architecture for awhile now, and they have had ES's out for quite sometime, according to motherboard manufacturers. Why would amd keep postponing the release? What else is there to rush into?

Stop making excuses for amd, they need to put up or shut up, and all I see are rumors and vaporware.
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Originally Posted by LOL_Wut_Axel;13633316 
Yes, but if this is delayed, why wouldn't Enhanced Bulldozer be? AMD is typically six months to a year behind Intel when it comes to process nodes, and Ivy Bridge will feature new transistors that reduce power consumption and die size area, as well. If Enhanced Bulldozer is to compete with Ivy Bridge, it'll be some 6+ months after Ivy Bridge is released and AMD is able to get good 22nm yields, or a bit after Ivy Bridge is released but AMD will have to stay with 32nm.

It's a lot easier to shrink a chip down than to design a new one.

And retail availability was always Q3 as far as I know...The release date is late Q2 but usually you have to wait a few weeks for it to really actually be available, hence "retail availability."

No different to HD5k coming out 6 months before Fermi, but only really being available after 3 or so months due to yields.
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Originally Posted by pursuinginsanity;13633780 
That would ease my mind a bit, but after the "AM3+ won't work in AM3" fiasco, I'm not sure if I'd even believe him.

Snelan: Like me, a performance fanboy. I don't care who's (whose?) name is on the label.

He said "It won't be supported" meaning that while it may work, you'll probably lose out on features and performance.

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Originally Posted by JCPUser;13634276 
You do realize that JF does this on his own free time and not at the request of AMD, right?

@Everybody
Still waiting for one person who believes this rumor to give one good business reason as to why AMD would do a "paper launch" 3 months before availablity. That will do more harm than good, IMO. Enthusiasts will be mad at being duped about Q2 and all Ph II sales will dry up as everybody will know about bulldozer. (Yes, there are people that don't know.)

Paper launch = lose lose situation for AMD

They'll probably launch in Q2, but I doubt there will be significant availability until Q3. (Like HD5xx0)

So in a way, AMDs release date and this are both true.
    
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You know if the chips do get delayed, i could live with that for a bit. As long as the new boards get released as scheduled!!!!
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AMD is not yet ready to launch the FX-series processors into retail and the soon-to-be-released 900-series AM3+ boards will most probably be sold without any Bulldozer processors in sight.

And it says that may be the case in the article.
Edited by Chuckclc - 5/26/11 at 12:55am
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bulldozer_01.jpg

Launch at E3 in Mid-June.
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Originally Posted by Squirrel;13641034 
bulldozer_01.jpg

Launch at E3 in Mid-June.

Well, at least this looks half believable. Could still be 'shoped, though
    
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bulldozer is just a dream.. a fantasy.

keep dreamin
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Squirrel;13641034 
bulldozer_01.jpg

Launch at E3 in Mid-June.
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Originally Posted by LOL_Wut_Axel;13641069 
Well, at least this looks half believable. Could still be 'shoped, though
lol, this slide is a few months old and therefore cant be taken as reference..
and this is official not shopped btw.
Edited by toX0rz - 5/26/11 at 1:53am
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Originally Posted by Ceadderman;13640306 
like a prepubescent virgin, ~Ceadder:drink:

Jesus, bit young maybe!?
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I hope this isn't true because if it is I'm going to go with intel
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Originally Posted by MASSKILLA;13641336 
I hope this isn't true because if it is I'm going to go with intel

Retail Availability is when chips are plentiful to buy, not when it's launched.

Remember what it was like buying a HD5xx0 when they first launched? Yeah, it'll probably be like that until Q3, anyone with half a brain realized this already.
    
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