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I just don't understand this fascination with repping a computer tech company like its a gang. I do say chaps I almost fainted with disbelief when I saw a gentlemen make 4 consecutive posts about how his life was over. Here is a picture for reference friends:

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as you can see the PHenom II hex is at the bottom yet a slightly overclocked by 40 mhz Phenom II quad destroys bulldozer and the hex.

With this in mind what are your reasons for continuing to support a company who obviously cant design anything better than their own chip from 3 years ago.
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I just wonder how many threads like this we'll see now on OCN. While Bulldozer is disappointing, if prices were lower we would have a much better view of it. There is nothing wrong with being fans of AMD's products, there are a lot of people here who also like Intel, and some like both. Is that a crime? tongue.gif
    
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Llano?
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Unbridled fanboism; nothing more, nothing less.

"...who prefer a single product over all others despite any flaws or problems their choice may have."
post #6 of 88
Because it's what I have now.

I think eventually I might like to try the Llano refresh next year. For MITX awesomeness.
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Let them stay with AMD. I made the switch to intel when the C2D came out. We need people to stick with AMD so intel can continue to own AMD with newer, better products. biggrin.gif
     
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Synthetic benchmarks are just that, synthetic. I'll see how BD works for me in the real world.
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If everyone went with an Intel setup, not only would prices sky rocket and we would pay a arm and a leg for our processors, etc. But there would be no competition, and well, I don't want to pay $999 for a 2500k and $2000 for a 990x.
 
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some people think that there is a problem with the asus bios that 98% of all reviewing sites used in the test. the asrock mb performed better.
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