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[H]ard|Forum site: http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1645024

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Originally Posted by Kyle_Bennett (Hard|Forum)

AMD approached me and expressed a desire to reach out to the members of the enthusiast hardware community about Bulldozer. We discussed a couple of approaches on how to do this and we decided that we would host this HardForum thread for our readers to post their questions in. AMD will then have the questions in hand and will internally deliver the questions to the persons at AMD that should best answer those. Once our questions are answered by AMD, we will construct an interview article and publish it for you to read. Surely we will discuss that as well.

This forum thread is for QUESTIONS ABOUT DESKTOP BULLDOZER / ZAMBEZI ONLY. ONE CLEAR AND CONCISE QUESTION PER POST.

These questions should be constructed using proper grammar, spelling, and most of all, etiquette.

Questions not following the above outlined formatting will be deleted and your account will disabled till the interview is published.

So please think before you submit your question, and please take this opportunity seriously. We have this chance to subvert all of the rumor mills and get our information straight from the AMD source(s). I think our community can embrace this event and get the answers it wants and the answers I truly think it deserves.

Edited by Canis-X - 10/21/11 at 9:39am
   
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Wow. Respect to AMD for reaching out and not sticking their heads in the sand
    
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Thats not going to go over well ><

*edit* Some decent questions I guess, quite heavily moderated I'm assuming =)
Edited by Fletcherea - 10/21/11 at 9:35am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fletcherea View Post
Thats not going to go over well ><

*edit* Some decent questions I guess, quite heavily moderated I'm assuming =)
Aye, you can guarantee alot of people will be buttholes about it.
post #5 of 23
Meh, I had no intentions of going BD until I see what the 8170 can do, I hope for their sake by that time they have the performance sorted out.
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Hats off to AMD. Microsoft did the same with Vista and gave us W7. Now AMD can follow suit.
 
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What is this going to accomplish? Bulldozer is out now, all the questions have been answered, go back to work and develop a fix or a better processor.

Not surprised at all to see it on [H], their review was the most biased one out there.
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wow. Respect to amd for reaching out and not sticking their heads in the sand
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When might these questions be answered? I am really really pulling for amd to come through on this one. Its so unreal, this whole scenario. I have read thousands of threads and just doesn't add up. Its like there is something within the chips to be unlocked and blow our minds. I know I just got my hopes up but can't help to pull for the little guy. Its like they released a beta or prototype to the public for testing and reviews and make a lil money while this buys them a little time. Amd is worth like 6 Billion and Intel is worth 120 Billion. Just saying...
    
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This is a great step forward! Surely, the reviews are getting to them! So much negative press is getting into the mainstream consumer! They took a gamble on a new architecture and with the resources invested, had to proceed! The Phenom 1.5 (Bulldozer release) was disappointing but does anyone want to see a one supplier market?

With only 1 supplier, I would definitely be exiting the desktop computer realm!
Edited by Electroneng - 10/21/11 at 3:58pm
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