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Originally Posted by Fr0sty View Post
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
At this rate.. I highly doubt they'll get back into the game.

They said 10% increase per new generation for Bulldozer, so it won't be until 2014 that AMD can match Sandy Bridge in performance. By that time Intel will have 2nd gen 22nm, and a die shrink of Haswell in the works. Lame.
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post #32 of 53
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Wow after reading this I feel like to sell all my and parts out
Sure, it's like your system is 56% slower now after reading that.
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post #33 of 53
I'm out of the computer hardware world.


I'm not gonna buy a new computer until God knows when, proabably until this one blows up.


I've been let down by Intel (when I switched to AMD). Then Bulldozer's terrible performance and now... this.


I swear I ain't gonna buy nothing until the current rig blows up.
   
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amd failed me. Wanted a Buldozer cpu for the new rig...i waited for nothing, better off getting an i5 . Up yours AMD. Learn to make silicon.

This chip would have been a blast.......5 years ago.
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post #35 of 53
this article is one year old? hasn't AMD done some restructuring and dumped some employees since then.
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just a minor point, but i would take anything an ex employee says about a company with a big pinch of salt, no one leaves a company because they feel good about it. And anyone who has seen the inside of a company any company could write volumes on the things that company would not want the outside world to know about. its called business get used to it.

Yes BD is a dissapointment and yes AMD will advertise it using figures that support it and show it in the best possible light. Complaining about that is like buying axe deodorant and being surprised when it doesn't make you a chick magnet, Its called advertising if you want the truth its not like the facts and figures aren't out there to find.
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amd failed me. Wanted a Buldozer cpu for the new rig...i waited for nothing, better off getting an i5 . Up yours AMD. Learn to make silicon.

This chip would have been a blast.......5 years ago.
+1, I had high hopes for the quad core or hexa core, but if the 8core is performing this way, i can't even imagine how the lower versions will perform.
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post #38 of 53
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just a minor point, but i would take anything an ex employee says about a company with a big pinch of salt, no one leaves a company because they feel good about it. And anyone who has seen the inside of a company any company could write volumes on the things that company would not want the outside world to know about. its called business get used to it.

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It wasn't so much the marketing as it was the change in manufacturing and designing of new chips.
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Not sure why anyone would have paid serious attention to manufacturer benchmarks/comparisons of their own parts.

Even without lying outright, there are so many ways to handicap the competition and spin results, that the results you do get say nothing.

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AMD was great back when I had a A64 3200+...what happened?
A lot can, and did, happen in 7 years.

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Originally Posted by AMDrocks View Post
Is it because we don't believe in them anymore??
I didn't believe in them when all of my systems had AMD processors, and I don't believe in AMD or Intel now.

I just bought their parts.

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Originally Posted by Boinz View Post
Are AMD gonna be the new apple?
The new most successful electronics company in the world?
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Anyone notice that they purposely used slower ram on all the Intel machines? Im surprised they even divulged that info.
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