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Poll Results: SB 2500K or wait for BD?

 
  • 68% (51)
    Intel SB i5 2500K
  • 31% (23)
    Wait for AMD Bulldozer
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post #41 of 54
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Originally Posted by ecnelitsep;14593766 
Why do all amd owners think BD actually has a chance against SB? BD was built to compete against bloomfield and not sandy bridge. Also if BD was so powerful Amd wouldn't have delayed it over and over and over.

I swear to god if OBR is right i'll go Bi

Why not? It has 8 core so 2500K will not stand chance. People use their computer for more then just gaming.

Oh i am not a AMD user lol.
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post #42 of 54
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er;14593891 
Why not? It has 8 core so 2500K will not stand chance. People use their computer for more then just gaming.

Oh i am not a AMD user lol.

It could have 16 or 32 cores, that doesn't mean it will beat the 2500k.
    
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post #43 of 54
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Originally Posted by ecnelitsep;14593766 
Why do all amd owners think BD actually has a chance against SB? BD was built to compete against bloomfield and not sandy bridge. Also if BD was so powerful Amd wouldn't have delayed it over and over and over.

I swear to god if OBR is right i'll go Bi

The 2600K is 10% faster than Bloomfield clock for clock. If BD was truly meant to compete with Bloomfield that would put it ahead of the 2500K.

The real competiton for BD should be Gulftown and SB-E if they want to build upon it.
post #44 of 54
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Originally Posted by purpleannex;14588353 
The replies are lop sided because AMD users feel let down by AMD, 6 months ago you would've had a lot more encouragement to give BD a try. AMD's lost this round against SB.

Perhaps, but I can understand people feeling let down by AMD.

AMD appear to have blown a great chance to get back in the game with the constant delays dating from about 2009 and ongoing lack of firm release date (seriously how hard is it to announce a release date?).

Also lets remember that 6 months ago, AMD was expecting to have these things out by June/July and now here we are in August looking at a possible late september launch with mass availability only in October.

But like you said AMD have already lost this round, infact they don't appear to have even got in the ring.
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You can blame AMD CPU performance on the ATi merger.

As with everything else, stick to what you're good at.
    
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post #46 of 54
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Originally Posted by MinitroN;14597620 
You can blame AMD CPU performance on the ATi merger.

As with everything else, stick to what you're good at.

But AMD is now great with gpu's:confused:

Their processors aren't that bad they are just outdated.

Edit: I'm sick of waiting for BD so this next paycheck I'm getting a 2500k or maybe the 2600k and a fulltower case.
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post #47 of 54
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Originally Posted by nbmjhk6;14597705 
But AMD is now great with gpu's:confused:

Their processors aren't that bad they are just outdated.

Edit: I'm sick of waiting for BD so this next paycheck I'm getting a 2500k or maybe the 2600k and a fulltower case.
You're neglecting the fact they were bleeding money after the merger and the only reason they made profit last year (year before?) was because of their settlement with Intel.

With technology, outdated = bad. Yes they are definitely outdated since every Phenom II system bottlenecks high end GPUs.

I wouldn't call AMD "great" with GPUs. Sadly enough, their cards are usually a little faster but lack of driver refinement leads many people to nvidia.
    
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I have an 1100t. I am not un-impressed. I am quite happy, but like everyone else I want more. If I can come up with it, I may be selling this setup and going 2600k, just so I can have 5ghz. smile.gif I got a hell of a deal on the setup I have. If you are paying same money though, I would have to go SB (even though I have not used it). If you got the AMD setup for like 100$ or more cheaper I would go that way. I play most of the same games you plan on, I am using the same cooler, and I am more than happy with its performance in everything I do with it.

I am not a fanboy or anything. I like whatever performs better with moderate regard to cost. smile.gif

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Thread Starter 
The only "fanboy" status that I'll claim allegience to is Nvidia, I've had both Intel and AMD in the past, and this new rig will be replacing a Core 2 Duo E8500... So either way it's going to be a massive upgrade. But that said, I don't like to settle either, so I think I'll be going with the current hotness. And I didn't know about the Ivy Bridge upgradability, so thanks for that info.
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post #50 of 54
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er;14593891 
Why not? It has 8 core so 2500K will not stand chance. People use their computer for more then just gaming.

Oh i am not a AMD user lol.

8 Core BD - 300
2500K - 219.99

Really want to make that comparison?
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