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post #11 of 23
I think this is a great move on AMD,s part. To beable hopefully to answer manny questions on what how and why about BD. I,m not even concernd about what everyone calls a complete failor, i personaly dont beleive BD is. And AMD may be down for a bit -but they are far from being out. Who knows maybe even some of the the peeps who speak out with nothing but anger and some with nothing but contempt for amd will keep quiet. Hopefully!!
    
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post #12 of 23
I really hope they answer questions that are relevant to the obvious concerns/issues, and not questions like "Will cores be unlockable?".
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post #13 of 23
This is called damage control. Instead of talking with us before the release and giving us a better approximation of the CPU, they filled our heads with lies. Now that the truth is already out, now They're going to start telling us the truth.

Just can this damn CPU. I waited for 7months to get this thing and listened to all their BS about how it beats a 2600k. Well I wish I bought my 2500k 7 months ago.
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post #14 of 23
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Originally Posted by Derp View Post
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.
Agreed, they do it with the video cards too.
    
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post #15 of 23
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Agreed, they do it with the video cards too.
Proof please. I get your an Nvidia/Intel fanboy, but I think you bring the AMD hate too far.
post #16 of 23
[H] is biased because 2GB video cards beat out 1GB video cards in game tests done at 2560x1600 and higher w/4xaa-8xaa. unless you test a $500 GPU @ 1280x1024 you are a biased review, basically.
post #17 of 23
I am glad to see this happening. When you think for a second you realize that amd had known at release that their processor was substandard and that was why it was delayed as long as it was. At some point however stock holders require return on investment and the top rewuired them to release the product even thoug they knew at the time it was not going to compete against intels product line.

If the engineers had their way they never would have released it. Unfortunately it was released and you cant go back in time. All you can do is move forward and this is a way to do that.

Forget what happened in the past, lets see what happens from now!
post #18 of 23
Nah, just their reviews are misleading is all

They also generally use a total of 3 pro ATI games, AVP, Dirt 3, and Dragon Age II. Then they'll toss in another game that does well on both. They wouldn't touch Metro 2033 until almost a year later when AMD finally got their drivers working properly.

Now they're using:

Deus Ex:


Dirt3:


Dragon Age II:



BF2 seems to be another title behind Gaming Evolved.

Testing cards at 2560x1600 would mean something if those screens weren't $1000 and the majority of users actually had them.

Everything about their tests is AMD bias, not sure why this is a surprise to anyone here. It's quite obvious AMD has money in their pot.
    
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post #19 of 23
Didn't AMD know that the performance would suck bad even before launch, come on AMD I think this release is a test drive for the upcoming piledriver or future BD chips , but you should also think about the people who have purchased the FX CPU and are really not waking up on the sunny side .
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post #20 of 23
I think AMD designed like they said to perform very well in certain tasks, but looking to get incite to what the community wants.. they have time to do major tweaks to piledriver before it hits the market.

AMD is looking to us because THEY WANT OUR HELP, not criticizing,flaming and bashing.
we are the people that do the most with them,and we are the people that can help point them in the right direction to go with this architecture of course.
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