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[Planet3DNow] Displacement of the bulldozer, according to AMD is a strategic decision

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Guido Lohmann, AMD PR Manager Northern Europe, commented to us on speculation the bulldozer as follows:
The order in which we bring products to market is purely strategic. The very gratifying success of the C-and E-series APUs has led to the decision to go ahead first in the desktop area with an APU, and to follow only after the bulldozer.
http://www.planet3dnow.de/cgi-bin/ne...?id=1306941618

The BD delay does not appear to be performance related.
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I got nothing against AMD or AMD fans or Intel or Intel fans... but... really?
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They're right you know. Us enthusiasts are the minority. AMD will sell what will bring them money first.
    
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Isn't that bad news for the enthusiasts if AMD is not catering toward them?
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AMD never catered for the enthusiast.
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So... AMD is supposedly holding Bulldozer back so the Llano APUs can have the spotlight for awhile?
 
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So... AMD is supposedly holding Bulldozer back so the Llano APUs can have the spotlight for awhile?
Assuming this is true, which sounds like complete BS, they are shifting resources to the fusion thing. BS
Intel also purposely messed the chipset for SB on launch to get extra press. No press is bad press remember!
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They did push up the Llano launch to June (it was originally July). Furthermore, Fusion is way more important to AMD in terms of the company's future than bulldozer. I get that...

However, the reason I don't believe them is because IF this is true they would have said something when it was decided to push back bulldozer NOT after the performance rumors begun.

Thus BS.
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Sandy Bridge was a fail on the mobile scene, AMD will try to rape them with their Llano cpu's. Bulldozer will be at best as good as SB maybe? Makes since to me.
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