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I hope AMD doesnt fold under the pressure.
    
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post #52 of 60
[fanboy hat on] AMD won't fold under the pressure. They may do this, a stop gap - middleground - compromise - etc, but they will eventually release something along the lines of "competition" for Conroe.[/fanboy hat on]

I don't want to hear complaints about AMD releasing "stop gaps" and whatnot...what were all the Pentium releases during K8's reign? Until Conroe, Intel was in the position that AMD is currently in.

By the way, I say all of this with a big grin on my face , I am not flaming anyone, just throwing it out there.
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post #53 of 60
Quote:
Originally Posted by Xavier1421
[fanboy hat on] AMD won't fold under the pressure. They may do this, a stop gap - middleground - compromise - etc, but they will eventually release something along the lines of "competition" for Conroe.[/fanboy hat on]

I don't want to hear complaints about AMD releasing "stop gaps" and whatnot...what were all the Pentium releases during K8's reign? Until Conroe, Intel was in the position that AMD is currently in.

By the way, I say all of this with a big grin on my face , I am not flaming anyone, just throwing it out there.
^^ Brilliant.
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post #54 of 60
remember a year ago when a good amount of people considered amd to be much better at gaming then intel? now its intels turn for a little while. without competition like this prices would be through the roof.
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post #55 of 60
Quote:
Originally Posted by lessthanjake1241
remember a year ago when a good amount of people considered amd to be much better at gaming then intel? now its intels turn for a little while. without competition like this prices would be through the roof.
Also brilliant

Competition is good! Great in fact! I look forward to any and all new technology, be it intel or amd
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post #56 of 60
i say AMD just go to 36nm for AM3 so it will cut back on costs... they just had a plant refitted for 64nm, why not just jump to 42 or 36nm?? it'd give AMD an edge for a while. and it'd be very overclockable.

"People who say it'd cost more for 4x4 so 'GET A FREAKING CONROE'" need to die... ur saying that you'd rather have 2 cores "2 duo OH BOY!!" then 8? wow what fan boys. and the 4x4 are sold IN PAIRS, and have Quad SLi... or 4 PCix slots.
    
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I would rather get a tyan quad amd opteron cpu board its cheaper and faster and you can run quad sli on it with plenty of room in a server case for cooling but thats just me though.

With the new dual core compatible tyan quad cpu you can use the AMD Opteron 280 Italy 2.4GHz
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Mt. Higgins, what you have said could probably be stated in a slightly more....tactful manner. :-\\

If you edit your post and remove "need to die" and "what fan boys", I'll pretend I didn't see the original post
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I am not a fanboy of either brand, since I used both AMD and Intel, both with excellent results. If I would not have taken a screwdriver a little too aggresive to my motherboard, I would still run the Opty 170

I don't mind the comments against AMD right now. You are correct to point out that Intel did the same in the past, but then again.... there were plenty of comments against Intel Comments like this should be made, since I think it's important for AMD to hear also what happens in the market (if they pay any attention )

I am sure it's good technology and blistering fast. However, at what cost? And any dual socket server motherboard with two or more PCI-E x16 slot can handle two dual or quad core CPUs. Yes, the 4x4 is specifically targeted for games, and thus can deal with non-ECC and unregistered RAM.

I would really like to see that this will pose a serious competition to Intel (two dual core CPUs at the same cost of one high-end Kentsfield would be nice).

Again, my main issue is with the potential overclockability of this platform
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Higgins
i say AMD just go to 36nm for AM3 so it will cut back on costs... they just had a plant refitted for 64nm, why not just jump to 42 or 36nm?? it'd give AMD an edge for a while. and it'd be very overclockable.

"People who say it'd cost more for 4x4 so 'GET A FREAKING CONROE'" need to die... ur saying that you'd rather have 2 cores "2 duo OH BOY!!" then 8? wow what fan boys. and the 4x4 are sold IN PAIRS, and have Quad SLi... or 4 PCix slots.
Youve obviously got your facts wrong. We are comparing Kentsfield, a quad core CPU to AMD's 4x4, which will have two dual core CPUs for a total of 4 cores. Kentsfield is just a more economical and efficient implementation of 4 cores. Were all not just a bunch of Intel fanboys here, were just looking at what gives us the most for our money, and right now that happens to be Kentsfield.
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