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Intel i7 Sandy Bridge E or The Bulldozer?

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  • 79% (65)
    Sandy Bridge E
  • 20% (17)
    Bulldozer
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post #1 of 29
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Which one do you think will be better?
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post #2 of 29
sandy bridge-E, why because it can only get better as we all know what sandy bridge is like
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NOTE: THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS 120% OPINION AND -32% FACT

I think SBE will be faster. And that is based on almost nothing, because that is what I have to base it on.

THIS CONCLUDES THE 120% OPINION AND -32% FACT MESSAGE THANK YOU
    
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The next gen will always be faster. No one knows how the new Bulldozer range will be. I suggest you buy something when you need it. When you bought something within a few months there will be a faster range announced.
 
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post #5 of 29
lol I LOVE how you put The BULLDOZER like it's some kind of super-being

Any wait a month or 2. Then we will know how BD performs.
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post #6 of 29
I'm a huge AMD fan, but I'm also a realist. AMD will compete, like they have for a long time, but I don't think they are going back to the glory days with the new FX line, at least not yet. Maybe next gen. BD isn't meant to compete with SB-E as far as I know anyway, rather first and second gen i7's.
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Go for Sandy Bridge E for more solid performance.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Strat79 View Post
I'm a huge AMD fan, but I'm also a realist. AMD will compete, like they have for a long time, but I don't think they are going back to the glory days with the new FX line, at least not yet. Maybe next gen. BD isn't meant to compete with SB-E as far as I know anyway, rather first and second gen i7's.
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post #9 of 29
I am rooting for AMD to succeed and all but there is no way that Bulldozer will perform as well as SB-E, it isn't even supposed to. It is intended to compete with the 1155 socket, the 2011 socket is on a whole different level performance and price wise.

AMD doesn't produce enthusiast chips like Intel, just like how AMD didn't make a chip to compete with Intel's X58 offerings. That just isn't AMD's market.
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post #10 of 29
What a load of old codswallop!

BD wasn't designed to compete with 1155 or SB, AMD didn't sit down 6 or so years ago and say "um i reckon in 6 years time intel will release a cpu called Sandy Bridge, and it will overclock to ~5Ghz and have x-amount of ipc", AMD hasn't got a cristal ball. They designed a product to be better than they had, and to meet certain criteria that they were looking for.

At the price point it's being pitched at, then most likely it won't have any where near the performance of SBE... but who knows, maybe AMD are playing smart and have a killer cpu, which if priced low enough would kill all other cpu sales. If (buy some miracle) it was twice as fast as an SB, for the same money, who would buy an SB? You don't have to rip people off to clean up.

This thread reads like an Intel fanboy hall of fame!
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