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Don't mean for this to come out the wrong way, but their marketing and engineering teams need a restructure.

They brought back the FX brand for what?

You can't over-hype and under-deliver, and expect to win customer confidence. This entire year leading up to Bulldozer launch has been a whole lot of negative press for AMD filled with rumors and delays, and the end result was not pretty.
The PR has to go....

Have you seen their videos? on youtube?!
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Wow, now Bulldozer is laying people off.

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post #103 of 135
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Wow, now Bulldozer is laying people off.

No it is the whole 2011 line up

Ontario, Zacate, Desna, Llano
, Zambezi, Valencia, Interlagos

The bold being what AMD considers important or well should those are the areas they are declining in and gaining in where enthusiast desktop is pretty static
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ppl being piledrived by amd very sad
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The PR has to go....

Have you seen their videos? on youtube?!
You mean the ones on this channel?
http://www.youtube.com/user/AMDUnprocessed

Exactly what I'm talking about.

Not to mention everything found here:
http://www.amd.com/us/products/deskt...ges/amdfx.aspx

I'm a marketer, it's great copywriting and all, but if your processors don't deliver and you're hyping them up as the greatest ever, it has a greater negative impact.

I think that's why Bulldozer is perceived so poorly, AMD gave us some great expectations, heck they got many of us to wait for its release, and let's just say it's unanimous that it wasn't worth the wait.

Only the hard core fans are buying it.
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post #106 of 135
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You mean the ones on this channel?
http://www.youtube.com/user/AMDUnprocessed

Exactly what I'm talking about.
Yep

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Not to mention everything found here:
http://www.amd.com/us/products/deskt...ges/amdfx.aspx

I'm a marketer, it's great copywriting and all, but if your processors don't deliver and you're hyping them up as the greatest ever, it has a greater negative impact.
It is meh but they should have used a different design than Orochi for desktop

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I think that's why Bulldozer is perceived so poorly, AMD gave us some great expectations, heck they got many of us to wait for its release, and let's just say it's unanimous that it wasn't worth the wait.

Only the hard core fans are buying it.
sigh..

AMD FX was meant to have 4+GHZ stock clocks
AMD FX was meant to have a vastly improved Northbridge @ 3GHz
AMD FX was meant to have a memory controller that could handle 2400MHz in all DIMMs or at least 2 DIMMs
AMD FX was meant to use Hypertransport 3.1(3.2GHz Valencia and Interlagos use it....Zambezi doesn't)
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sigh..

AMD FX was meant to have 4+GHZ stock clocks
AMD FX was meant to have a vastly improved Northbridge @ 3GHz
AMD FX was meant to have a memory controller that could handle 2400MHz in all DIMMs or at least 2 DIMMs
AMD FX was meant to use Hypertransport 3.1(3.2GHz Valencia and Interlagos use it....Zambezi doesn't)
And most importantly:
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Originally Posted by JF-AMD
IPC & Single threaded performance will be higher. Anyone saying otherwise is uninformed, or has an agenda.
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And most importantly:
IPC/Singlethreaded did improve....

Division takes 1 cycle instead of 4 cycles

Hard to tell you what division helps you with

Especially since Llano could do
1 Multiply/Add/Subtract 1 Add/Subtract 1 Divide/Add/Subtract
now versus Zambezi
1 Multiply/Add/Subtract 1 Divide/Add/Subtract
Now Phenom II
1 Multiply/Add/Subtract 1 Add/Subtract 1 Add/Subtract 1/4 Divide

It's also hard to tell someone Zambezi has the same pipeline length as Sandy Bridge
Edited by Seronx - 11/4/11 at 1:27am
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so this is the end of bulldozer and starting of the end of AMD... rip.
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Single thread went down.



It's too late to look into your formulas, I'll check them out tomorrow.
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