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Poll Results: Which one?

 
  • 79% (65)
    Sandy Bridge E
  • 20% (17)
    Bulldozer
82 Total Votes  
post #11 of 29
I miss the days of AMD dominance in the CPU market. Their chips were much cheaper and out performed Intels offering. However I purchase whats best for me.

I'm no fan boy, my personal cpus over the years:


Intel 486 DX2 66mhz
AMD K62 350 mhz
AMD Athlon 1800+
AMD Athlon 2600+
AMD A64 3200+
Intel Celeron 933mhz Laptop
Intel Core 2 Duo E6400
AMD X2 3600+
AMD Sempron 2600+ Laptop
Intel Pentium Dual Core E2180
Intel Core2Quad Q6600
Intel T4200 Laptop
Edited by CravinR1 - 7/22/11 at 8:55am
post #12 of 29
i think BD may not even compete with current sandy bridge series
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post #13 of 29
I vote for SB-E.

We already know how good SB is, and we know it (SB-E) will be better than current SB chips.

All we know about Bulldozer is that it will have 8 cores and they are "working on it".
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post #14 of 29
Sandy Bridge E will more than likely out perform BD by a huge margin.
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post #15 of 29
Neither are out, stop guessing and wait.
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post #16 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kvjavs View Post
I vote for SB-E.

We already know how good SB is, and we know it (SB-E) will be better than current SB chips.

All we know about Bulldozer is that it will have 8 cores and they are "working on it".
Yup. And surprise surprise, BD is late despite all the hopeful projections over the last year of being "around the corner".
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post #17 of 29
Let me put on my Flame Suit before this thread goes off in war...

I say in my most little words, "I vote for Sandy Bridge-E"
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post #18 of 29
Yet another SB-E vote, pretty sure AMD has to catch up to 1366 socket i7's first before stepping up to the 1155 i7's
    
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post #19 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by JohnDProb View Post
Neither are out, stop guessing and wait.
We are not guessing here. Bulldozer isn't SUPPOSED to compete with Sandy Bridge E.
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post #20 of 29
Intel nailed it with SB and if they're going to continue improving that architecture then my vote is for SB-E. AMD's chipsets have been about as impressive as a goat rodeo lately, I think I'm never going to own one again... Until there is an 'AMD Renaissance' of sorts and they do something totally groundbreaking to win the performance PC segment back again like they had done in the early 2000's.
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