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Interesting read and I hope the problems are fixable. My only question is why weren't these issues discovered during testing and if fixable, fixed before the release? Seems to me AMD kinda put the cart before the horse on this one.
I don't think this is the case at all. AMD is really just thinking "outside" the box. Look at their APU Llano, hardly anything can use the APU. Mostly just web browsers I believe, but given time, I believe APU is the way to go for mainstream desktops. I'm not a software engineer, but if you can use a web browser to use the APU, couldn't you then use web base apps to utilize the APU for many typical desktop apps?

I keep envisioning Intel and AMD like car manufacturers. US Domestics (Intel) typically use brute force, large motors to get HP and torque, while imports (AMD) use hi revving valve timing and other techs (i.e. GDI) to gain HP and gas efficiency. Nowaday just about every car manufacturer has valve timing to improve HP and gas efficiency on many of their models.

Just my thoughts.
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Bump since some people are still out there giving some pretty poor recommendations.

Also added onto #2's answer in the OP.
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