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post #51 of 80
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Only someone who is biased doesn't see a problem here. rolleyes.gif

It's a preview, its not that big a deal. I think you should have a bigger problem with the sites that incorrectly labeled it as a review like Anadtech and hardware.info. AMD called it a preview and most other sites correctly labeled it as a preview and like any conscience consumer, one should realize when reading a preview that your not necessarily getting all the pertinant information. IMO this really no different then those exagerated marketing slides all the companys put out except they let the sites do it themselves.
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It's a preview, its not that big a deal. I think you should have a bigger problem with the sites that incorrectly labeled it as a review like Anadtech and hardware.info. AMD called it a preview and most other sites correctly labeled it as a preview and like any conscience consumer, one should realize when reading a preview that your not necessarily getting all the pertinant information. IMO this really no different then those exagerated marketing slides all the companys put out except they let the sites do it themselves.

I did point out the issue of Anandtech labeling it as a "Review" instead of a "Preview" the typical response I received was: "It's a preview" deal with it.

Debating anything with some AMD fans is pointless, even when they are 100% wrong, they will still argue and defend their preferred brand. Some go as far as saying: "I am not an AMD fanboy, I am just Anti-Intel, there's a difference" LOL
Edited by 2010rig - 9/29/12 at 11:57am
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Let's call it a pre-review then. tongue.gif Any better?
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post #54 of 80
AMD did it's job. My interest-o-meter shot to 9 thousand from the preview. People, you will get you cpu (and everything else) benchmarks in a few day.... so chill biggrin.gif
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Let's call it a pre-review then. tongue.gif Any better?

Or as Anand put it, Review: Part 1.
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Let's call it a pre-review then. tongue.gif Any better?

Or as Anand put it, Review: Part 1.

Anything is fine with me. I'm not complaining. smile.gif
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post #57 of 80
first there was JF-AMD and his lies spread all over the web during these years ... result EPIC FAIL
now that he was fired ,AMD change strategy and try to manipulate the press ...
you can fool people once not twice... shame
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post #58 of 80
I have no sympathy for anyone who buys a Trinity APU only to discover it wasn't what they expected based on these previews. The analogy to a pizza delivery company doesn't quite hold up. A computer processor is a little more expensive and long lasting ... you should probably do more research before you buy.

It is quite obvious AMD is trying to highlight their strengths with this move. What company doesn't try to market their strengths? AMD is taking advantage of the fact that these websites want hits to create an environment where their strengths vs. Intel will be talked about. I do not see how this is unethical, if you as a journalist don't want to post an article that is going to highlight these strengths ... then don't, wait for the full NDA lift. It is not like AMD is promoting misinformation or forcing media outlets to do this to get a sample. It is marketing folks, there is always a spin. I don't understand the outrage.
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This is like bad movies don't allow advanced screenings, we know Trinity's CPU part will not be competitive against i5, that's why AMD is not allowing that to be released until the last minute, just like they did with Bulldozer. We knew how many cores and the overclocking headroom of BD way to before launch, but it's not until after launch when we see the performance sucked.
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Shows that AMD is trying to better their image and is understanding the importance of what preview and reviews can do to a product line.
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