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Nintendo did the same with their 3DS, and the sales on the device skyrocketed. Maybe the same will apply to BD.
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How is it the exact same situation? E8400 came out after the Q6600. Not to mention the Q6600 wasn't that much slower than the E8400 in single threaded scenarios. If you compare a Q9450 to the Q6600 it was better in every way. If you compare the FX-4100/6100 to the PII X4 or X6, the FX loses to the PII in every benchmark.

Stop making excuses, BD is garbage.
You understand very little. BD has better memory throughput and replaces the thuban cores. What piece of daily software was average joe citizen complaining about, that wasn't working on PhenomII..?

Secondly, why do you so heavily announce your opinion based on stand-alone benches... that don't mimic reality.. then profess BullDozer is garbage..?

Sound to me, as if ur opinion is based off ego & ignorance... because nearly every benchmark I have seen is vastly flawed, because they don't mirror reality.

Most people don't run only 1 thing on their computer. Ever seen a typical Window"s Tray..? So, what review sight benchmarked Intel vs AMD with leage of legends running in the background..? (They don't because it might interfere with the benchmark, ie.. slow them down)

So tell us.. Who uses ONLY ever, a fresh install of Win7, all the time?

Do you see how benchmarks are only indicitive of pristine performance & that the real situation of needing to run (& use) all of your OS is more important than theoretical max.

Benchmarks indicate an over-all abilities. But they are contextual, because you have to weigh those benches in realistic manner. SB will be a flop on Windows8.. but u probably want it to be benched on XP, because u have need of ePeen.
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When these hit $260 CDN, I'll pick one up for my new build.
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You understand very little. -snip-
Sound to me, as if ur opinion is based off ego & ignorance...
You might want to look in the mirror, bub.

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I'm with the guy that said 99 bucks. Not a penny more. I paid 120 for my 965 and it's faster (for my purposes) - that's pretty amusing when you think about it.
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post #115 of 194
Just to hop into this:
In germany this baby is at €244.99 (~$340).
Source
http://www.alternate.de/html/product...-8150/883354/?

This is one of the biggest PC shops in germany. And you can actually only PREorder them.
But the price isn`t dropping atm.
Or did I see that chip for €280 on release day for PREorder? I might be wrong. But the price is also wrong. The 2500K is at €193. So this is folly.

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I really want the AMD branded water-cooling it >
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To anyone complaining:

Why?! Price drops are a good thing. Makes for more competition and provides accurate reflections of consumers' interests.
    
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And after all my dear friends do not forget everything or something.

The average "JOE" doesn`t read benchmarks, some of them might have no idea what this even is. But what they do know is advertisement / marketing.

If I go to some hobo on the street and show them a $245 8core CPU and a $200 4 core CPU and ask them which one he wants for free, he chooses the BD. Not the SB.
Most of the people buy crap cause it is more expensive and "sounds" better.

Like they advertise expensive detergent to "wash whiter than white" and in reality it does the same job like the cheaper one.

Conclusion: If some "normal" person enters a PC store and sees: "AMDs unleashed, uber, super and unlocked eiht core, power CPU for multi tasking" he just assumes that this CPU rocks.
Please do not underestimate the stupidity of simple minded people.
Or to be more friendly "uninformed" people.


And again: Prices *at least in Germany* dropped nowhere!
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That article might be right, but they are wrong bout the prices. You can't take an object's price in euros and convert to $.

CPU in France might be 250 Euros, then it will cost 250$ in US/Canada.

They mean they might get from 250-270 to 210-230$.
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To anyone complaining:

Why?! Price drops are a good thing. Makes for more competition and provides accurate reflections of consumers' interests.
This. Price goes down, OCN complains.
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