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AMD will be fine as long as they keep using epic names that their fanbois can drool over and overyhype.

/facepalm

Seriously, AMD does quite a bit more than make processors for end-users.
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Its a wise decision to come up with a totally new socket.
I hope that steamroller really compeates well in the high end segment.
The more competition the better for us.
I have a faith towads AMD and has never owned an Intel cpu since last four years but lets just not talk as a fanboy.
We wan't to see a real competition in the high end segment but have to wait for two years from now.(if AMD really produces a great chip)
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post #43 of 118
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aniket View Post

Its a wise decision to come up with a totally new socket.
I hope that steamroller really compeates well in the high end segment.
The more competition the better for us.
I have a faith towads AMD and has never owned an Intel cpu since last four years but lets just not talk as a fanboy.
We wan't to see a real competition in the high end segment but have to wait for two years from now.(if AMD really produces a great chip)

+1

AMD really need a new socket. I personally think keeping backward compatibility hurts BD quite a bit.
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+1
AMD really need a new socket. I personally think keeping backward compatibility hurts BD quite a bit.


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AMD needs better CPUs so we can get beastly mATX motherboards. Just saying.
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imo BD was the foot in the doorway for software vendors to optimize for AMD, imo AMD should have pumped out one more gen of improved phenoms, left BD for servers, meanwhile tweaking the BD for desktop for a future release.
 
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imo BD was the foot in the doorway for software vendors to optimize for AMD, imo AMD should have pumped out one more gen of improved phenoms, left BD for servers, meanwhile tweaking the BD for desktop for a future release.

Well, unlike Intel, AMD went for both new node and new design at the same time. That complicates BD quite a bit. I agree with you they should do Phenom II on 32 nm first then BD on the same node.
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They should drop out the cpu market all together and put all there focus on gpus and actually make the drivers decent.

I have seen so many foot in mouth comments coming from you this thread....

Give me 5 legitimate reasons as to why AMD should drop the CPU market..

Now

Give me 5 legitimate reasons as to how an Intel only x86 CPU market would be better????????
post #49 of 118
I will give you one - inferior.
They were good back in the day but there cpu's from 3 generations of cpu's ago are better than current ones, before you peg me as a "fanboy" my whole system is amd atm, and this 3 year old proccesser is still top of their line which is very very very sad.
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Jeezzzz... AMD releases a crappy CPU series and everybody thinks they're dead.
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