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Haha indd, there were several threads here with people thinking an 8120 would be atleast 40% better than an i7 when it can't even match a 2500k lmao.
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pretty sure AMD isnt going anywhere....considering the new xbox and ps4 are going to be using both an AMD core and an AMD gpu....yea they are going away......
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This just in, amd went under sad-smiley-002.gif
The big boss dude hung himself and shot the co workers that created BD that ruined his company, was a sad day had by all.

You know there is a limit to trolling, and you crossed it.
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I finally got around to reading that article, and it is a very good read.

AMD has the know-how to build a world class processor and computing platform. That's not the issue. The issue seems to be that upper management has been greedy and stifled advancements, while Intel has adapted a brutal "tick-tock" strategy. We're starting to see Intel's tick-tock wane, though. They're still using an architecture that is left over from the Nehalem days, so advancement has been consistent, albeit slow. Even Ivy-bridge is turning out to be a let down to enthusiasts (runs hot, not as overclockable as previous generations). AMD can make a comeback in the next couple years if they really want to... the question is "do they want to?" AMD's massive leaps forward stopped with the Athlon 64 X2 processors, but intel didn't stop until they hit Nehalem and the socket LGA 1366/1156 CPUs. Now that they're at the top, nothing completely "new" has left their labs for a while. Instead, they're playing catch up to AMD on integrated GPU capabilities, which is something that they're not going to win easily.

Overall, AMD has the potential to take over the computing world, but they simply have not. Intel tried to create a dedicated GPU and failed. Nvidia is working on an ARM-based CPU, but we've still heard nothing about that since its announcement. AMD should have a lot of technical know-how between CPUs and GPUs that most other companies lack. Their APUs are a great first start, but they need to be even better. Guess we'll see what happens in the next 2 years. smile.gif
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You know there is a limit to trolling, and you crossed it.
Was an obvious joke get over it.
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Originally Posted by Sanger Zonvolt View Post

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Originally Posted by Projector View Post

This just in, amd went under sad-smiley-002.gif
The big boss dude hung himself and shot the co workers that created BD that ruined his company, was a sad day had by all.
You know there is a limit to trolling, and you crossed it.

Personally I thought he crossed the line twice.
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You know there is a limit to trolling, and you crossed it.
Was an obvious joke get over it.

Sorry, but you just don't joke about mass murder. I doubt you would be joking about it if you were ever in a similar situation.
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i think people over reacted when bulldozer came out. yes it was overhyped, but it wasnt a bad processor. the 8120 is a great processor, but the 8150 isnt worth it. i mean, come on. $50 for an overclock i can do myself, i think i'll take my chances... anyway, i think amd is doing a good job, and i think they have learned from faildozer. their graphics aren't terrible when it comes to budget. i mean, a 6790 can beat a 550ti, and they are the same price. i think their new line of graphics arent that great, because im paying $150 for a 7750, but i can get an older 6770 and beat it for $40 less. they need to focus on better performance for the same clock. and make ACTUAL CORES IN THE 8 CORE!! if they beat intel on the cpu side, they would get a better chance than if they beat nvidia on the graphics side imo. i think that they have learned, but still have things to learn though. tongue.gif
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Sorry, but you just don't joke about mass murder.

Then I don't recommend ever playing Metal Wolf Chaos.
 
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Once upon a time Apple was doing so bad, they were being kept afloat by Microsoft buying apple stock. (this helped avoid further monopoly problems)


Point is, 20 years ago Apple wasn't worth a damn thing, now they are the most profitable company in the history of humans. People have short memories. AMD won't stay down forever.


Coke or pepsi. MS or apple. Intel or AMD. Nvidia or AMD. ect etc. There will always be another choice.



Edit: **** people that can't take a joke. Guy may not be funny, but you guys are even worse being so damn serious.
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