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The whole point of this test was not to promote their product directly but to basically say "Hey, this and this look exactly the same and do almost exactly as well (to the human eye) but one is a ton cheaper."

Anyone that doesn't care about deliberately spending extra money to look prestigious will buy the cheaper one if both work just as well for their needs. This is so simple.
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I'd root for Llano anyday. Anything else by AMD, meh...
    
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post #103 of 199
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Yeah, a gaming test where the participants were gamers. If this was strictly a CPU test the results would be different. Get over it.

Get over what? None of these results surprise me, nor should they anyone else. In situations where the power of the CPU does not come into play, AMD does alright.
    
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That's all I'm gonna say. Good job AMD.
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Intel should do a blind test between BD and Phenom... I bet most would choose Phenom as its actually better than BD.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BizzareRide View Post

Intel should do a blind test between BD and Phenom... I bet most would choose Phenom as its actually better than BD.
Now you trippin'! Why should Intel do a blind AMD test? Are you that thick or are you just trying to pick at AMD people?

This was a legitimate test, and kudos to AMD for doing it. More tests should be done this way and as long as the setup and base configuration is the same then it's all fair game smile.gif
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post #107 of 199
Quote:
Originally Posted by subliminally incorrect View Post

pepsi or coke?
can you tell the difference?

yes

but on topic this does not surprise me
    
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Any two companies especially Amd / Intel size, Where one finds the need to try and put itself up against the competition publicly head to head like a magic show just oooozes with desperation in my eyes.
Edited by Chewy - 1/24/12 at 11:32pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by subliminally incorrect View Post

pepsi or coke?
can you tell the difference?

I just did those "tests" for the free drinks biggrin.gif
 
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post #110 of 199
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Originally Posted by SniperTeamTango View Post

The whole point of this test was not to promote their product directly but to basically say "Hey, this and this look exactly the same and do almost exactly as well (to the human eye) but one is a ton cheaper."
Anyone that doesn't care about deliberately spending extra money to look prestigious will buy the cheaper one if both work just as well for their needs. This is so simple.
This is the OCN community, not the average bunch of users smile.gif
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