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AMD are great for those that are more budget restricted or want an affordable HTPC or media server. For a mid to high end gaming platform it is certainly not the right direction to go in. I wanted AMD to pull out all the stops and actually be a serious competitor this time around, even though it was a tall order.

But with the recent FX iteration i think it's just going to reinforce common thought that AMD is not viable for a gaming machine.
and the FX chips are not priced right if they wanted to be cheaper, the 2500K is cheaper and faster.
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The problem is their company isn't run very well. They hired their CEO in August of this year.
CEO's don't design and fabricate the silicon, the people that do go unrewarded and unmentioned. CEO's are there to look sophisticated in there tweed jackets and Ferrari F50's and say a few rehearsed speeches.

The biggest battle is not only making CPU's that perform clock per clock with the competition it's getting the support from software developers. You only have to look at their drivers for GPU's, the gaming world is completely bias in favour of Nvidia. Nearly 75% of all games comes with Nvidia "the way it's meant to be played" advertising. AMD never gets a 2nd thought.
 
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Poor CEOs inevitably lead to a poor company, as shown by the history of any company.
    
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post #24 of 128
Indeed.

I want AMD to succeed for the reason of it makes intel push them self's and their chips further
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Poor CEOs inevitably lead to a poor company, as shown by the history of any company.
This is True, as much as Steve Jobs had literately no part in engineering the ipad, ipod or iphone, he still was the driving force behind the quality, direction and marketing of the company, which in turn made Apple what it is today,

A CEO can turn around a company in a quarter! but a bad CEO can quarter the companies profits and innovation.
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I made the switch last month, I was running a 955 but changed to a 2500k. I was seriously contemplating waiting for BD but I am so so glad I didn't, now I'm back with Intel I feel safe like in the 775 Conroe days (man I loved my little E2140 clocked to 3GHz)
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I had an 1100t. Had ZERO problems. ZERO performance issues. I only switched because I gave my little brother my old setup. Figured I would try Intel. I am pleased so far.

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Anyone can link me the benchmarks? Didn't find them anywhere, I suck at searching :< And I also made the switch from AMD from my last PC to this i7, I thought the X4 965 was sooo good for the money because it ran at 3,4 GHz : -D
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Anyone can link me the benchmarks? Didn't find them anywhere, I suck at searching :< And I also made the switch from AMD from my last PC to this i7, I thought the X4 965 was sooo good for the money because it ran at 3,4 GHz : -D
http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cpu...-8150-review/1
 
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I am heart broken.

If a girl breaks your heart, do you hang around? Or do you try get her back?

No.

You move on. I'm moving to Intel over the next few weeks.

Truly, I am heartbroken.
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