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Unacceptable?

They are a company, they do what they can to make money, people in the community started talking to each other saying this and that about BD will dominate, they took advantage of the unoffical hype that people made up and put it to good use.
Do i think AMD is becoming irrelevant? Hell No.
Do i think it has royally pissed off some fans? Yes, definitely.
Do i think AMD will recover and fix BD, to some extent? Yes.
That is how we know you're a fanboy.

BD is an unmitigated disaster, please tell us how they are going to fix BD when they've been working on it for 5 years, delaying it incessantly and couldn't get the damn thing right BEFORE launch.
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There going to have to go a lot lower than that! I just got a 2500K for 179$
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0354589

Wow!
Fry's price matches now and took this as at legit offer.

now I have just enough for a Extreme4 Gen3
I think its just getting easier to convert people over to Intel!

lol the 1100t was 189
and the 2500k was 179
and the 2600k was 279!!!
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If AMDs top end CPUs don't get a boost through some optimizations before Ivy Bridge, they will be so far behind that they may be basically irrelevant to us. The bad part about this is that Intel will have no competition and can ask whatever they want for their CPUs.
Edited by AMD2600 - 10/17/11 at 8:06pm
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There going to have to go a lot lower than that! I just got a 2500K for 179$
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0354589

Wow!
Fry's price matches now and took this as at legit offer.

now I have just enough for a Extreme4 Gen3
I think its just getting easier to convert people over to Intel!

lol the 1100t was 189
and the 2500k was 179
and the 2600k was 279!!!
MC had the 2500k for $149 a couple weeks ago
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Originally Posted by cayennemist View Post
There going to have to go a lot lower than that! I just got a 2500K for 179$
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0354589

Wow!
Fry's price matches now and took this as at legit offer.

now I have just enough for a Extreme4 Gen3
I think its just getting easier to convert people over to Intel!

lol the 1100t was 189
and the 2500k was 179
and the 2600k was 279!!!
Ill say this again: You can't compare sale prices to retail prices. When retail prices drop, so will sales prices.
    
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post #147 of 194
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Originally Posted by Kevlo View Post
Unacceptable?

They are a company, they do what they can to make money, people in the community started talking to each other saying this and that about BD will dominate, they took advantage of the unoffical hype that people made up and put it to good use.
Do i think AMD is becoming irrelevant? Hell No.
Do i think it has royally pissed off some fans? Yes, definitely.
Do i think AMD will recover and fix BD, to some extent? Yes.
Unfortunately,Too late. AMD has already become irrelevant to many users looking to buy a new rig.
AMD really pissed off a lot of fans,negative comments on something spread much further than good comments do,which will make more people avoid anything with an AMD label.
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Originally Posted by AMD2600 View Post
If AMDs top end CPUs don't get a boost through some optimizations before Ivy Bridge, they will be so far behind that they may be basically irrelevant to us. The bad part about this is that Intel will have no competition and can ask whatever they want for their CPUs.
Intel could care less about AMD,Intel already owns 90% of the market,so Intel is only competing with themselves.
I head somewhere that Intel could charge $50 for their CPU's and still make a profit,so charging less for their CPU's is probably nothing to them,but they don't want to make themselves look like a monopoly either.
Edited by Heavy MG - 10/17/11 at 8:34pm
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8150 looks good to me, except for the extremely high tdp
I would like to see Intel try to fit eight cores on a chip with a TDP of 125W or less at 32nm.

I was more disappointed at the benches than the power draw.
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I personally think Sandy Bridge is a slap in the face for AMD, and Sandy Bridge -E is just Intel laughing their collective butts off. Ivy Bridge will pretty much be Intel telling AMD to just give up all together.
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I would like to see Intel try to fit eight cores on a chip with a TDP of 125W or less at 32nm.

I was more disappointed at the benches than the power draw.
The Xeon E5-2660, 2665, and 2670 will have 95w and 115w TDPs, respectively. The rest are either 130, 135, or 150w.

Oh, and these have 16 threads.

Or, if you want to stick with released CPUs, a bunch of the Xeon E7s have 8 cores with less than 125w TDPs. I would imagine that there's a 10 core or two in there with a lower TDP than that, also.
Edited by Oedipus - 10/17/11 at 8:40pm
    
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