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For anyone who knows more about this than myself, any ideas when we might start seeing engineering samples popping up? I really can't swallow that this will only be a 10% increase... However, I also couldn't fathom that they would actually come to market with BD, so what do I know?
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post #92 of 101
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Originally Posted by giver660 View Post

For anyone who knows more about this than myself, any ideas when we might start seeing engineering samples popping up? I really can't swallow that this will only be a 10% increase... However, I also couldn't fathom that they would actually come to market with BD, so what do I know?

Leaked benchmarks will probably come out a few months before release.

Also, the 10% figure comes from AMD themselves. If they're only claiming a 10% performance improvement, don't expect any miracles wink.gif
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Leaked benchmarks will probably come out a few months before release.
Also, the 10% figure comes from AMD themselves. If they're only claiming a 10% performance improvement, don't expect any miracles wink.gif

Thanks =)

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10% faster than Bulldozer will still put it way behind Ivy Bridge.
amd2ndbulld_2a_dh_fx57.jpg


It'll still be 5% slower than K10.5, which was 20-30% slower than Nehalem, which is 20% slower than Sandy Bridge, Which will be 10-25%(Cinebench) slower than IVB.

It's literally 85% slower than IVB per clock. That's horrible.
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im not gonna sit here and make statements about the performance of BD or the possible increase that PD yields over its predecessors. but what i will say is that overall, this whole site is looking at AMDs newest and upcoming generation processors from the wrong angle, and by that i mean, our perspective on what we will and wont pay for. AMD already knows theyve given up a percentage of the "enthusiast market," what percentage is unclear considering we are the minority in their sales and marketing goals. AMD is not going to waste millions of dollars trying to convince 5%(being generous here) of the computer users in the world that eight cores is better than four. why bother(the other 95% dont need to hear more than that to make up their mind)? they dont even have to ship their cpus before making a sale(go to tigerdirect and check their expected ship date if you dont believe me), theyve made two world records with the BD and are using that to convince people to buy computer with their chips in it, not to convince people to buy their chips and DIY components. why spend $2000 making a computer for work when you can buy one from dell, asus, HP, or any other number of manufacturers for around $600 and be just as productive? especially if your a small business owner and can get a deal for multiple computers. regular consumers dont look at the components in the computer they look at whats listed in the description of the capabilities of the entire product. im not saying its not disapointing, or that im glad sandy bride wins, or that AMD fails(at least not anymore), AMD knows that already, why play to your weakness when youve got strengths that the competition cant use without bending the truth.
i spent about 30 minutes in microcenter a few weeks ago arguing with my father and a pain in the but sales rep on why we are buying a 2500K and not a 8150. "its only $50 more for twice the processor"...
stop bashing the CPU, weve seen the benchmarks and made our decisions, most of us before the release of BD anyways. if your sitting on a phenom II and a 990x why jump ship and go SB when you still have a more than adequate computer? AMD isnt giving up on their next gen cpu's, so just give up on them giving up. and like others said maybe their will be some bug fixes with the next release. if not, and your still using your current rig without problems or being disapointed in it, why abandon a rig thats been good to you so far?

Yea this
I'd love to see "BD II"
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...and that will get them where, exactly? They'll still be behind Intel.
There's a point behind Bulldozer. They didn't just spend astronomical sums of time and money just to go backwards. Right now it may seem that way, but Bulldozer will be a step forward, after they work out the kinks.
(Not talking about Bulldozer right now... that's really beyond saving. Talking about potentially Piledriver, Steamroller, Excavator. Once the architecture is refined.)
Q3? That's less than a year after Bulldozer released. How is that too long? That's a pretty quick turnaround... faster than SNB to IVB. Of course, there's always the potential for delay, but if they did make their Q3 projection, that'd be insanely fast.

Astronomical? BD was about saving money. Not spending astronomical amounts of money.
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The last paragraph was just stupid in this article. They haven't had the best performance per dollar since the Phenom II market hit the ground at the release of the i7 reign. Once the i5 and i3 market came out, the Phenom II was slowly undone. tongue.gif
     
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i am actually very curious/anxious-ish about piledriver
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As long as it matches the 2500k in single threaded performance, runs Crossfire without bottlenecking, and costs $250 I will be picking this up for sure.
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post #100 of 101
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As long as it matches the 2500k in single threaded performance, runs Crossfire without bottlenecking, and costs $250 I will be picking this up for sure.

Lets not get our hopes up to high, or people might freak out again when the performance doesnt match their personal expectations...
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