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I don't think so. Back a million years ago (about 2 months) AMD started "shipping for revenue" which can mean in accrual terms that they are considering chips shipped (and therefore revenue is earned and reportable) if someone has committed to purchase them and they have in turn told GF to make them, (even if nothing has been manufactured and no money has changed hands or even the design being finalized for that matter.) I think that they were aware of a problem they thought they could fix, and couldn't and had to start pushing products out the door or restate revenues. Restating revenues would be a much larger kick in the goods than faceplanting their bulldozer off of a sand dune by a bridge.
Basically they realized that they were not going to hit the metrics they wanted and had to ship what they had. As the process matures we might see some higher clocked parts but I don't think we'll see anything else.
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Eh... high clocks are cool and all... but i5 2500k beats that by 3 seconds at 5ghz
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This reminds me when the first phenoms came out, they sucked too.

Than the next revision came and they actually had a chance against intel's q6600.
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Eh... high clocks are cool and all... but i5 2500k beats that by 3 seconds at 5ghz
Believe me when i say that was the point of my post

And i think a better argument is that a i5 2500k beat's that @ stock.
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at least someone remembers.
Remember the video with the supposed 3GHz Phenom and the lady from AMD talking nonsense about "true quad core"?
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Originally Posted by TFL Replica View Post
Remember the video with the supposed 3GHz Phenom and the lady from AMD talking nonsense about "true quad core"?
Because two dual cores duct taped together is a true quad core?
AMD isn't the only company that makes marketing videos btw.
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Because two dual cores duct taped together is a true quad core?
AMD isn't the only company that makes marketing videos btw.
What are you responding to? There's nothing for you to hit. I'm above your playground taking neither side.
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What are you responding to? There's nothing for you to hit. I'm above your playground taking neither side.
Hah,yeah your post really came off that way.
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Everyone knew a B3 was coming. But the question is what exactly is it going to improve. If it improves everything then B2 should have never shipped. If it just increases clock speeds more within same power then it is a good improvement.
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