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wow look at that max temp
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Originally Posted by dejanh View Post
What I do not get is how AMD thought that this would be a good idea to release? I guess it was a case of Damocles Sword...if you do not release it or if you release it either way you get hammered on public's opinion...I guess the the latter was calculated to be a "lesser" hit.

It's really said...and I feel horrible for AMD. They have been my brand of choice for many years but this is not something that I can just look past.
They should of just released it back in June and just moved on to BD-E ASAP instead of dragging this out. The power at full load is just awful.
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Enjoy paying an extra arm and a leg. Spending $200+ on a desktop CPU is ridiculous.
The performance increase (especially in gaming) is justified. Intel's Ivy Bridge is looking to drive a wooden stake into the heart of AMD. I hope this is not the case.
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This is very unexpected, Well, i7 2600k Here I come!

EDIT: I would also like to see JF-AMD's statement on this, as he was bragging that BD will have awesome performance and what not...
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Enjoy paying an extra arm and a leg. Spending $200+ on a desktop CPU is ridiculous.
BD was going to be over 200 anyway
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Yes, but if AMD had come out with something better than what Intel had then prices of Intel CPUs would drop to compete, instead Intel doesn't have to do anything to compete. In fact, many speculations are that the upcoming Sandy Bridge-E and Ivy Bridge have been pushed back a bit because Intel has no reason to compete with their own existing line up.



Nah, I would hope by now they realize how foolish they were being. If they don't they're even more hopeless than I originally thought.
No they wouldn't have, their pricing structure has been unchanged since the dawn of time.

Even with AMD's FX processors were beating them they still had $1000 EE's that were slower than AMD's $200 chips.

Intel is a machine, their price structure is unchanging.


When SB i5 came out it went right into the price slot the 760 had, and the 750 had before that. AMD had nothing to compete with SB, Intel didn't gouge.
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Enjoy paying an extra arm and a leg. Spending $200+ on a desktop CPU is ridiculous.
You should realize what forum you're on, people here are regularly spending $2,000+ USD on computers. I see machines with i7 990x and 4 GTX580s in them. Spending over $200 for a desktop CPU is the norm around here. Also, not everyone buys CPUs here to play games with, spending $1000 on a 990x pays itself off in about 2 months due to the time it saves me.

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wow look at that max temp
Forget the temps, look at the lithography! At 0nm I would've figured for a max temp right around ambient temps.
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Wow, this is looking U.G.L.Y.

Thank god I bought an X6 instead of waiting.
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They couldn't stop it. After all their marketing, they needed to release it to the public. That's why they delayed it so much.
The thing is bulldozer is a large architecture change, how it ended so badly? thats what i want to know

hopefully it ends up like the phenom 1
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Glad I bought my i5 2500k back in january 2011 from micorocenter when it was on sale. I am not regretting my purchased right now I can't wait to rub this benchmark on my friend face hes been waiting for bulldozer for so long.

power consumption is ridiculous eek:
Bulldozer overclock at 4.6 and still can't keep up with 2500k,2600k stock clock in benchmark
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