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Originally Posted by Brutuz View Post
They can talk to their partners and say "Look, give reviewers a BIOS to fix bugs a, b and c, but don't release into the wild until after NDA is lifted."
If that's true, that's pretty sad.

What about mom and pop that go down to the store and buy this thing, and get these motherboards that are already in stock with older bioses, or any other user that is not as technical as we are - you know, the kind that wouldn't be able to flash a bios? Or is too scared to?

So they have to live with worse than PhenomII performance because they don't have the latest bios?

That sucks.
post #502 of 541
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Originally Posted by black96ws6 View Post
If that's true, that's pretty sad.

What about mom and pop that go down to the store and buy this thing, and get these motherboards that are already in stock with older bioses, or any other user that is not as technical as we are - you know, the kind that wouldn't be able to flash a bios? Or is too scared to?

So they have to live with worse than PhenomII performance because they don't have the latest bios?

That sucks.
They know how to build a custom computer, but can't perform a BIOS flash? ^__^
 
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They know how to build a custom computer, but can't perform a BIOS flash? ^__^
Especially since most mobos offer easy, effortless flashing tools built in...

LOL
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post #504 of 541
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If that's true, that's pretty sad.

What about mom and pop that go down to the store and buy this thing, and get these motherboards that are already in stock with older bioses, or any other user that is not as technical as we are - you know, the kind that wouldn't be able to flash a bios? Or is too scared to?

So they have to live with worse than PhenomII performance because they don't have the latest bios?

That sucks.
Those people would be much more likely to go Llano or Bobcat.

And if they are buying a BD computer, they'd be more likely to go through Dell, HP, Acer, etc...Which would have the proper AGESA code.

That said, it's a stretch to imagine AMD doing this to purposely gimp leaks.
    
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Not sure why everyone is so bummed about bulldozer. A 2500K is faster, cheaper and runs cooler then BD ever could with less cores.
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Not sure why everyone is so bummed about bulldozer. A 2500K is faster, cheaper and runs cooler then BD ever could with less cores.
This is all you ever say and its getting boring now.
Two more days and we will know for sure,i am buying an 8150 just for the IMC upgrade,hopefully its all BIOS related issues regarding performance.
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post #507 of 541
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This is all you ever say and its getting boring now.
Two more days and we will know for sure,i am buying an 8150 just for the IMC upgrade,hopefully its all BIOS related issues regarding performance.
I don't ever remember saying to just buy a 2500K. I believe that was my first time.
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Not sure why everyone is so bummed about bulldozer. A 2500K is faster, cheaper and runs cooler then BD ever could with less cores.

Valid point is valid.
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This is all you ever say and its getting boring now.
He is kind of like a broken record! One that repeats over and over and over!
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Let's not get personal please, this is the only thread that lived through the madness of yesterday.
    
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