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Focusing a bit too much on Fusion perhaps?
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Originally Posted by Chuckclc View Post
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.
Fail in the mobile scene? How so? Sure it's got a weak GPU, but battery life is...

THROUGH THE ROOF. 9 hours on a six-cell battery. i7-2630QM.
Edited by Kand - 6/2/11 at 1:51am
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On the bright side...
They are focusing on the market that makes them the most money.
Which would eventually translate into better enthusiast products.
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Fail in the mobile scene? How so? Sure it's got a weak GPU, but battery life is...

THROUGH THE ROOF. 9 hours on a six-cell battery. i7-2630QM.
So 9 hours of bad graphics. That's much better than 4 hours of bad graphics like in the 90's.
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I have an incredibly hard time believing this. BD doens't perform as expected from motherboard companies, and its all of a sudden "marketing planning"....yeah, okay...
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Originally Posted by JCPUser View Post
True.

However, this is still 110% marketing BS.
Maybe not. The last bit of the AnandTech article about MSI X79 and Llano motherboards was interesting.
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The other thing I did hear at the show floor regarding Bulldozer was about its clock speed. Current B1 stepping parts are easily hitting 3.8GHz which is what the high end SKU may actually ship at (with turbo support up to 4.2GHz). I'm waiting for more confirmation but it sounds like Bulldozer will at least clock very high.
There was also a post at amdzone by JF regarding this.
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by JF-AMD » Thu Jun 02, 2011 12:40 am
Everybody calm down. It is a few weeks difference in schedules. We are shipping server in Q3 like we said.

That schedule delay pushed the launch of client into Q3. Nothing sinister. But keep in mind that launches align around events and partners, not production schedules.

The rumors of isssues aren't worth the time to address, they aren't true. Too much conspiracy theory going around.

I am sick and tired of commenting on desktop, all I caught was grief so I am done trying to help out on that front. Better to stick with only server. Based on the number of profanities dropped as comments on my blog, I'm done with that, I don't need the aggrivation.

Now, I am off for vacation so just keep the speculation down to a low roar and know that whatever you hear, it's probably not true.
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On the bright side...
They are focusing on the market that makes them the most money.
Which would eventually translate into better enthusiast products.
This ^^^

AMD knows the APU is the future for processors. If it helps them take more market share away from Intel, then I'm all for it.
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So 9 hours of bad graphics. That's much better than 4 hours of bad graphics like in the 90's.
So you'd need those "good" graphics while at class, taking down notes, or creating and presenting a powerpoint presentation for the company? The HD 3000 was never designed for gaming, really. It'd probably play Warcraft and WoW somehow, but nothing enthusiast.

Mainstream. That's the term. Most mainstream users wont even bother to know what an APU is.
Edited by Kand - 6/2/11 at 2:29am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MrAlex View Post
They're right you know. Us enthusiasts are the minority. AMD will sell what will bring them money first.
True.
Llano will be selling more than Zambezi aka Bulldozer.
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Originally Posted by Kand View Post
So you'd need those "good" graphics while at class, taking down notes?
So you'd need a Sandy Bridge to take notes in class?
Edited by Heavy MG - 6/2/11 at 2:31am
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True.
Llano will be selling more than Zambezi aka Bulldozer.
If it makes them money, run with it.
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