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Originally Posted by nagle3092 View Post
I am getting a little chuckle thinking about all those guys that ran out and bought AM3+ boards. What a waste of money at this point.
Well they were told by AMD that IPC would increase so they thought they would have an upgrade path........ Add that to the video where AMD is trying to fool ignorant customers into thinking the i7 980x only gets 5.41 in cinebench when it actually gets 9....

Intel is the shady company right? Not AMD?
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Even AMD fanboys gotta admit that this is complete failure. It seems every time AMD brings new architecture it fails to deliver. It's slower than Phenom 2 in some games and benchmarks I miss the glory days of AMD Athlon 64.
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Soooo, is there any confirmation that these fit in the white sockets? I want something new to DICE and I only got a CHIV.
Going to be a lot of 990 boards up for sale for really cheap in the near future!

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Well they were told by AMD that IPC would increase so they thought they would have an upgrade path........ Add that to the video where AMD is trying to fool ignorant customers into thinking the i7 980x only gets 5.41 in cinebench when it actually gets 9....

Intel is the shady company right? Not AMD?
In the credits they state that it was a 2500K. Legitimate mistake or purposeful deceit is the question.
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I am getting a little chuckle thinking about all those guys that ran out and bought AM3+ boards. What a waste of money at this point.
Hey! I only did it because my old board sucked :3 Now I have 8x/8x and ddr3.
But, I really was banking on getting an upgrade path and small upgrade, not just the latter.
Edited by Badness - 10/12/11 at 12:45am
 
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Do you happen to be JF-AMD ?
No, but I can see the fine line between fact and truth, and if I wanted to, I could spin quite a fairy tale out of nothing but factual statements.
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I bet AMD will dupe a lot of people into buying this with that meaningless world record overclock. What good is a overclock if you need a nuclear reactor to power it?
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Well, time for bed School 2morrow xD Also, In 16 hours when I come back I will bet that the page count will have doubled. Peace, bros !
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In the credits they state that it was a 2500K. Legitimate mistake or purposeful deceit is the question.
If it was a legit mistake the video would be removed, editted and re uploaded. Instead they leave the false video up and disable the comments. Obviously trying to trick their customers.
Edited by Derp - 10/12/11 at 12:23am
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Intel is the shady company right? Not AMD?
All companies are shady.
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Going to be a lot of 990 boards up for sale for really cheap in the near future!
Mmmm, I do love new hardware.

LOL, just saw this:
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All it takes is a tweezer to break off the two extra pins and it will at least mechanically fit into the older socket.
    
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