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post #21 of 53
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Originally Posted by Blackops_2 View Post
Makes you wonder whats really going on behind closed doors at AMD, huh?
I just had a bad feeling when their CEO resigns months before the release of this amazingly hyped up chip. It happened right after Sandy showed up. Just had a bad omen about it since then.

That really sucks for everyone, too. Brand loyalty is stupid here. We want these two companies to be able to compete with each other or everyone loses. Right now, Intel is superior in every way. That's not a good thing.
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post #22 of 53
Source doesn't work for me. But yeah, old story. I wonder how many enthusiast fans this BD fiasco is going to cost AMD. When is their next ground-up architecture due? I don't think AMD will even be worth considering until then (IMO). Except for low end stuff of course.
 
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post #23 of 53
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Are AMD gonna be the new apple?
As much as OCN'ers dislike Apple. The answer is no. Too many reasons to list.
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post #24 of 53
2013 = 2nd gen bulldozer .. probably around 2015 = new architecture if current slides are true

not that any long term prediction today always holds true anyway
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post #25 of 53
I would love to see a video interview with that dude. The advertisement for AMD FX right above the article made me laugh. The video showed fake Cinebench scores, fake H.264 Times. Comparing a 990X in Dirt 3 in one instance and showing total rig costs (1.5K for 990X $500 for FX) in bright colors so its the only thing you notice, keeping the frame rate hidden. Then on top of that the next second is of a 2500K getting beaten in H.264 (witch is a lie) but no rig cost is shown. Its all bull crap, I fell for the hype. But at least I didn't buy a new board for it
post #26 of 53
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Are AMD gonna be the new apple?
I was thinking that. There's been a few threads where if you replace AMD with Apple, the debate stays the same

I honestly think people were expecting way too much from Bulldozer.
    
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post #27 of 53
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More rumors and garbage.

We all know Bulldozer didn't live up to the hype. It's been apparent for awhile. But these posts are terrible.

It's not propaganda. They simply do what EVERY other company does in this day and age. Show their competing product against other products in a light that makes them shine. AMD simply showed their product vs Intel products at segments they win against. Hell, my Samsung refrigerator does the same thing on their website. Do you think I care? No I don't because I'm intelligent enough to know what I'm purchasing before the money leaves my hands.

Still, waste of a thread.
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post #28 of 53
It's still an ok chip isn't it? It's at least better than any of the Phenom II's right? I saew a review that said it was on par with my i5 750.
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post #29 of 53
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More rumors and garbage.

We all know Bulldozer didn't live up to the hype. It's been apparent for awhile. But these posts are terrible.

It's not propaganda. They simply do what EVERY other company does in this day and age. Show their competing product against other products in a light that makes them shine. AMD simply showed their product vs Intel products at segments they win against. Hell, my Samsung refrigerator does the same thing on their website. Do you think I care? No I don't because I'm intelligent enough to know what I'm purchasing before the money leaves my hands.

Still, waste of a thread.
The source is a good read, and its not part of the anti BD back lash because of the date. Also, SB beats BD in everything that matters to casual/mid/extreme users. Even durps play games, and durpy games are single threaded. BD = nope.jpg
post #30 of 53
I'm sorry to tell you guys but the idea that Intel needs AMD is a joke. AMD has done nothing but ride the Phenom Arch for years while Intel has popped out groundbreaking chips with huge performance gains. If Intel was going to sit on their butt and do nothing they could have since Core2.

Don't play games there is plenty of corporate espionage going on all the time. Intel would have know quite awhile back that AMD was not going to be a threat with BD.

Intel spends more on R&D than AMD makes total in a year. Just because AMD has now dropped the ball Intel and its power users will still need faster chips by far. Its not just us that OC for fun that need this kind of power. Intel needs faster better chips to stay relevant themselves.

Thats like saying that the first Ipod that outsold all other MP3 players 20:1 never got changed or better. Except apple gave us new ones every year with better features.

Intel is owned by its shareholders who want to make $$$. The only way that they make money is if Intel is selling product. They arent going to sell product unless they make better products. People will only buy the same thing so long. Intel will do just fine, AMD is not as big of a threat to Intel as some fan boys would like to have you believe.

There is a big difference between 43Bil and 6.
Edited by Hawk777th - 10/13/11 at 12:55am
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