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Performance problems push launch back to August

An AMD board partner has revealed that the company will be reneging on its plans to launch the next-generation Bulldozer chips at Computex, aiming for an August release instead.

The hiccough, we have been told, stems from performance issues with the first-generation hardware - and with AMD positioning the Bulldozer range to take Intel's Sandy Bridge head-on in the performance market, that's a major issue.


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mad.gif GRRRRRR!

Engineering issues?

Maybe they are trying to prevent a Sandy Bridge Mishap?
Edited by _GTech - 5/31/11 at 7:46pm
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it happens, deal with it. Most likely it will turn out a better product with the delay
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as above - i'd rather wait abit longer than get a sub par product
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Good things come to those who wait. Give it time, it will be here and only better.
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I don't mind waiting for a better product, truly...

I'm just a tad bit annoyed, that's all... (Frustrated even)
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i dont know about the article. the conference says its on track atm. hmm
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I was just watching the press conference and the guy said zambezi will be a month after llano which will be out july. So August it is I guess. So annoying
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Looks like BD is becoming Fermi. By the time it's released it will be last gen.
 
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Originally Posted by 8ight;13706812 
Looks like BD is becoming Fermi. By the time it's released it will be last gen.

Sadly, it might. :/

Well my upgrade waits till August now. Awesome. :/

BUT STILL WAITING FOR AMDs POSITION ON THIS! biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by 8ight;13706812 
Looks like BD is becoming Fermi. By the time it's released it will be last gen.

Wait what? Fermi is last gen? When did this happen I thought Nvidia had the fastest single GPU on the market? Wow I'm so confused right now.
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