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Very good article. I don't know much about CPU architecture, but it all made sense. Cliff notes: Bulldozers architecture is too advanced for todays software to keep up.
post #12 of 118
Software was one of many reasons Intel temporarily ditched hyperthreading for Core 2 only to bring it back later with Core i7 Nehalem.
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Originally Posted by linkin93 View Post
AMD isn't going anywhere, any time soon. People are just retarded.
If you're going to spout insults like this, at least back your claim up with evidence.
post #14 of 118
The article is poorly researched; just some "tech journalist" who is stating a bunch of obvious conclusions anyone can drum up from the internet the past few days. He doesn't even get that in depth, BD has tons of potential, he is just speculating and making obvious conclusions.
Edited by Segovax - 10/27/11 at 2:30pm
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Originally Posted by Steak House View Post
They should try changing CEO's a few more times.
At least they can get a CEO *cough* HP *cough*

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Originally Posted by Iceman23 View Post
If you're going to spout insults like this, at least back your claim up with evidence.
Because they still make GPU's, APU's and they're still on the market. Their stock isn't dropping into nothingness, people aren't mass resigning, people aren't getting fired, sued, arrested, murdered or committing suicide.

Nothing like that is happening. It's business as usual, and the enthusiast crowd is butthurt because BD doesn't crush Intel, like AMD did that single and solitary time. Because Intel screwed up, that single and solitary time.

This fail/derp of an article brought to you by Arse-Technica
Edited by linkin93 - 10/20/11 at 8:18am
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Originally Posted by Vagrant Storm View Post
Heh...sorry. It's been bugging me for a long time. I think I've seen about every type of heavy machinery pictured in a Bulldozer article and rarely is it ever an actual bulldozer.

Though on topic...AMD will be fine. I think they have a good idea going here. I am just a little disgusted because I am thinking Intel will copy the bulldozer design and make HT 2.0 or something and market it. Though it will proabably work well. I am sure their own future revision will work better too and it might help spur multithreaded software development more.
Not only that, their graphics division is doing just fine and APUs are too
So AMD will be fine without bulldozer.
post #17 of 118
The reason I hope that AMD makes a better proccessor soon is so that they remain competitive to Intel. If Intel stops having competition, the consumer is the one who loses.

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Great article, it's a shame that Bulldozer was such a hard flop, I was honestly expecting it to outdo the 2600k; it just BARELY beats the 2500k, and only in some very few areas. I had been waiting for nearly a year now to choose between SB and Bulldozer, and with the results SB wins my wallet, even more so with the upgradability to IB.
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Cliff notes: Bulldozers architecture is too advanced for todays software to keep up.
Not quite what the article said.
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Front end loader is what I have always called them. Never heard them called payloader, and I have worked construction since I was a kid.



Now that's a bulldozer.

The article sucks; just some "tech journalist" whose mom gave him a 'puter for Christmas. He used to write about rainbows in his diary so he thinks he's Stephen King. He is stating a bunch of obvious conclusions anyone can drum up from the internet the past few days. He doesn't even get that in depth, BD has tons of potential, he is just speculating and making obvious conclusions.
Yeah...i also know it as a fron-end loader. Payloader might be the farmer's term for it. Tomato/tomato...it is just like is it a tournapull, earthmover, or scraper? Where I come from we call them tournapulls and most of the time people have no clue what I am talking about. Tournapull
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