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Originally Posted by KyadCK View Post

The person who bought a very expensive CPU that is worse in price/performance than bulldozer is trying to give advice on the pricing of Piledriver, saying it's too expensive.

Please purchase both and compare both yourself and you will see the wisdom. if you have not owned both, you cannot give an objective opinion. Not meaning to be critical but experience is what matters.

I love both these offerings but one must be objective upon reality.
Edited by Electroneng - 10/6/12 at 3:54pm
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Or wait until Athlon II 750k releases, I bet people will be getting Sandy Bridge level overclocks out of them easily.

This chip is very interesting! Definitely going to make this purchase upon release.
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You bought a $500 processor that isnt twice the performance of a bulldozer.

You are correct in that aspect! Only 180% of the performance of bulldozer! The most important part is it is only 160% of the performance of the 1090t....960t which are the best Amd products to date (Excluding trinity)

Bulldozer's higher clock speed potential more than makes up for the IPC deficit.
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Bulldozer's higher clock speed potential more than makes up for the IPC deficit.

You are correct! Bulldozer can overclock higher and overcome the Phenom II X6 by clock speed. Phenom has a 500mhz advantage (IPC) which bulldozer can easily overcome.
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After getting Bulldozer I think I'll hold off..
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After getting Bulldozer I think I'll hold off..

correct pricing could help consumers like yourself make the move. Piledriver will perform 10-15% better (assumed) then bulldozer.. Set pricing 20% higher and they will get present a very strong sales pattern. 50% higher, as these figures pronounce, will get the early buyers and drop rapidly afterward.
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correct pricing could help consumers like yourself make the move. Piledriver will perform 10-15% better (assumed) then bulldozer.. Set pricing 20% higher and they will get present a very strong sales pattern. 50% higher, as these figures pronounce, will get the early buyers and drop rapidly afterward.

Yes, it could. If I can get a decent one for under £150, I'll probably move. Even though I don't really need it, I want it however. And because I don't need it, I can easily choose not to buy it. AMD have to be very careful here.
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Think I'll wait until I need to upgrade to upgrade. And by need, I mean my cpu explodes. Either that or until Steamroller comes around biggrin.gif
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Yes, it could. If I can get a decent one for under £150, I'll probably move. Even though I don't really need it, I want it however. And because I don't need it, I can easily choose not to buy it. AMD have to be very careful here.

These are my thoughts exactly. I never intended earlier on to be critical of AMD since I really enjoy these systems. "I want to buy a 5600k for a system build now".

Stating my pricing concerns was in reference to keeping AMD as a strong global presence!
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Think I'll wait until I need to upgrade to upgrade. And by need, I mean my cpu explodes. Either that or until Steamroller comes around biggrin.gif

Unless you could upgrade for $20 after selling the 8120 it would seem to be a wasted cause.
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