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Sad, lets hope the enxt gen will redeem AMD.

but intel will have ivybridge by then frown.gif. I'm so happy I'm not one of those amd engineers right now biggrin.gif
 
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I want to see the 8120 under $200 USD
Agreed
   
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This only applies to outside of the USA. Prices in Europe are much higher than prices in the USA due to all the taxes and tariffs imposed. It has nothing to do with performance like these sensationalist website try to claim to get hits. It is more than likely AMD trying to get prices down in Europe to gain sales. Even these 'reduced' prices are far higher than what Americans can buy the CPUs for.

People really should think before posting.
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Hasn't the 8150 been performing the same as the 2500k, or near it in the gaming benchmarks? Then wouldn't the 8150 be a better choice for the future, taking account that games will start supporting more cores?


The BD FX is not a choice for the future. By the time games support more cores, both AMD and INTEL will take out brand new products and people will jump on those. Think back when the first Athlon 64 came out. AMD used the same sales pitch 'we have 64, we are for the future'. By the time 64 bit was supported enough and started being used by everyone, AMD launched a new generation of CPUS which was faster and better. The same guys that were crying AMD For The Future, sold their 64 bit Athlons and bought new chips.

If you want to feel better when you make the BD purchase, then keep telling yourself that BD will be competitive in the future.
 
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The only real problem I see is that they priced them so high out of the gate. They should have know better.
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I want to see the 8120 under $200 USD
No need you can get a 1090T or 1100T for under $200 and it'll be less than 5% slower than the new 8 Core bulldozer.

Unless you want/need Eight cores.
     
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AMD has embarrassed themselves
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It was about time someone saw the whole picture. AMD's behaviour with BD has been unacceptable and took advantage of the hype building with every unreleased 'fake' BD which truth be told, wasn't that fake at the end of the day.
Gonna say it again.

Do a search on Intel's quad core release when they first released the Q6600s vs the E8400's.

You all hailed it as a titan, even though core for core it was NOT equal, you all hailed it as the best thing since sliced bread.

Now that a similar situation has arisen...In fact the exact same situation, it's hailed as a failure...a lie...fake.

I think you all need to stop being hypocrites and realize that occasionally it takes a small step backwards in order to take a giant leap forwards.

That is all.
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Hasn't the 8150 been performing the same as the 2500k, or near it in the gaming benchmarks? Then wouldn't the 8150 be a better choice for the future, taking account that games will start supporting more cores?
No. Because it only performs as well as the 2500k when using all cores. when it uses less cores it performs even worse. That's what happens when you have poor per-core performance. No idea what AMD were thinking.

I wouldn't buy an 8150 for more than $150.
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It was about time someone saw the whole picture. AMD's behaviour with BD has been unacceptable and took advantage of the hype building with every unreleased 'fake' BD which truth be told, wasn't that fake at the end of the day.
Get over it and stop your bickering. Had this have happened to another company, they would do the exact same thing. This is nothing new, unless you've been living under a rock your entire life and think corporations don't lie and/or sugarcoat the truth.
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Get over it and stop your bickering. Had this have happened to another company, they would do the exact same thing. This is nothing new, unless you've been living under a rock your entire life and think corporations don't lie and/or sugarcoat the truth.


Easy tiger. I wasn't born yesterday. I am aware of how corporations conduct business. What I find sad is the attitude on OCN. People are actually trying to justify the lies and lack of clarity in this whole BD story.
 
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