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Originally Posted by SilentKilla78 View Post

God damnit, why?! Steamroller's potential is going to be hindered by AM3+ frown.gif

Either AMD doesn't have the resources to put out a whole new socket and chipset along with Steamroller without delaying it further or Steamroller is the last CPU-only FX part so they don't care.
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post #42 of 216
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God damnit, why?! Steamroller's potential is going to be hindered by AM3+ frown.gif
no is not...! why would you say that?
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Either AMD doesn't have the resources to put out a whole new socket and chipset along with Steamroller without delaying it further or Steamroller is the last CPU-only FX part so they don't care.
thats right... the socket wont affect cpu performance at all
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thats right... the socket wont affect cpu performance at all

Well, I've heard lots of people say that the chipset bottlenecks multi gpu setups, among other things. Oh well, I guess it's a good thing for me, I can keep my motherboard smile.gif
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Funny thing is, if Steamroller is going to have integrated graphics then new boards with display adapters will be released anyways.
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Funny thing is, if Steamroller is going to have integrated graphics then new boards with display adapters will be released anyways.
I'm pretty sure it's the generation after Steamroller that's going to be APU only...
 
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Funny thing is, if Steamroller is going to have integrated graphics then new boards with display adapters will be released anyways.
thats going to be excavator wink.gif
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Oh, me who wanted to get an FX-8350, Steamroller this is wheee.gif

Sad that there wasn't a worthwhile cpu upgrade after this 3 years; so I got a new amd motherboard instead, I got lucky I guess with that buy I guess, one more cpu to go...
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Oh, me who wanted to get an FX-8350, Steamroller this is wheee.gif.
SR its going to be Fx-8550
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AM2/AM2+ had DDR2
AM3/AM3+ has DDR3
AM4/AM4+ DDR4 ?!?!

LOL

Can't say staying with the same chipset is a good thing. I desire Ivy Bridge performance in a AMD product, and quick! frown.gif
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