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post #121 of 2308
All that matters is power consumption for AMD's long-term viability. Its performance per watt is ridiculous.

Server markets are not going to be happy with AMD.
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That voltage is insane! I bet it runs super hot as well, especially if it does come with a h60 like cooler. For 240.00 this is not a good deal. I can get a 2600k for 279.00 with a huge discount on a mobo at microcenter, and just might.
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The chip is terrible, made moreso due to inclinations of 10% lower IPC than Thuban. It's actually a 25% deficit from projections. Considering Llano is actually a 5% gain in IPC just from cleaning up the phenom II arch. You have to wonder what significant improvements could have been made to that architecture in moving to 32nm and how it would compare to bulldozer.
Edited by The-Beast - 10/11/11 at 9:15pm
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The leaks were right all along, BD is a failure.
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and so much for the 5ghz on air rumor...
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And now we see why the CEO jumped ship when he saw what Sandy Bridge could do.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Blameless View Post
Why are you surprised?

These results are not especially different from what's been out for weeks or months.
To be specific, prior to release all we heard was those are ES chips...etc, and history does serve well going back years for CPU's that released product that many ES chips were not exactly the same as Production chips. Some by small margin, others by large margin.

Also the leaked sources were shady to the extreme (Ukraine and some back alley in Turkey etc.)

So no, I believe many didn't have any ground to stand on to "believe" the leaks as factual as none even benched using any reliable tools we "Trust".

Overall, I'm sure there's more info to come so I hate to be too polarised this early. Seriously I am still hoping for some magic pill to fix this early sentiment, and I'm an Intel guy. I strongly believe competition is best for everyone.

Speaking of Watts, my shop with 2500 Servers is currently all AMD, all are run at stock speeds of course. My hardware Director is watching Bulldozer and was talking about the next batch. Will be interesting long term when the next round of Server lease replacements start.
Edited by Ghoxt - 10/11/11 at 9:17pm
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damn...1100T is almost as good as 8150....
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This is legitimately humorous.

I genuinely hope they can do better next time.
    
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I'll be the first to admit it, amd failed..big time. I am eating my words.
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