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AMD has 0 room to smack talk. They've released nothing but abysmal performance-level computing solutions this past generation. They do well in the mid-low end, and are helping along PC gaming w/ OEMs that can game some out of the box, but that's it. Even their ULV processors are nothing special IIRC.

Their APUs are actually very impressive. They are easily the best balanced chip solution out there. For most people an APU is the perfect solution to their computing needs. Also, in the past, AMD was the king until the core 2 duo days and that really wasn't all that long ago.
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Yeah and bulldozer is the best thing since sliced bread. rolleyes.gif

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I just... what? What the hell is AMD on about, as if they have any presence in any of the markets they mentioned?

What he said.
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All of those really; now to lurk while this turns into an AMD Hate thread, a Haswell thread and possibly GK110 vs 8990 thread
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Lol AMD's mad because GK 110 is going to smash the 8990 and Haswell will create an even larger performance gap in single threaded performance over Vishera and eventually Steamroller

There. I said it. biggrin.gif
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yeah but i remember the E350 only a being a few watts more than the Atom. though that may or may not have included the on die gpu.
Yeah because the U.S. government does such a good jobs at things like that and never makes things worse.
You are right that E-350 is comparable BUT AMD has done nothing to create a server version. There's nothing on their published roadmaps to do so either. They would have to create a new line and strip out the CPU cores and add on more features.

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Time for the Intel Fanboys to attack..sleepysmileyanim.gif
It's AMD attacking Intel... and if you look at their arguements, it's laughable. Even the article states the obvious.
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Originally Posted by Twinnuke View Post

Sure you can slam intel for being too little, too late this round but... Next round they will equal their competition and after that surpass.
...Intel is already waaaaaaaay ahead of the game. No one has had anything to compete with the Atom in this space 2-years ago... and won't have anything for at least another year in volume.

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Their APUs are actually very impressive. They are easily the best balanced chip solution out there. For most people an APU is the perfect solution to their computing needs. Also, in the past, AMD was the king until the core 2 duo days and that really wasn't all that long ago.
Yeah, but this is servers though. Where the on-die GPU is basically not useful.
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You guys need to quit making the common mistake of assuming you have to be involved with something you're commenting on to make a valid point. It's not a real argument.

I do not make staplers, but I can tell you when a stapler sucks. Atoms, especially the early ones, are pretty much crap. This shouldn't be controversial yet here we are.
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Says the company that is struggling to survive...
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Saw the word 'slams' in the title rolleyes.gif

The word "slams" is getting thrown around way too much recently with the news media.

They really need to find a new word.
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You guys need to quit making the common mistake of assuming you have to be involved with something you're commenting on to make a valid point. It's not a real argument.
I do not make staplers, but I can tell you when a stapler sucks. Atoms, especially the early ones, are pretty much crap. This shouldn't be controversial yet here we are.

The original Atoms sucked because Intel did not want to canabalize their Celeron line. They paired their Atoms with 3 years old (at the time!) chipsets and we know how "good" Intel GPUs were at that time. The chipsets were consuming 2-3 times more power than the CPUs. rolleyes.gif

In addition, Intel was pricing Atoms with chipsets for like $60 when it cost them probably less than $12 to produce.

Atoms themselves are actually decent x86 cores. Intel has done virtually nothing to the microarchitecture so far and they are comparable to AMD E-350 released 2-3 years later! Atoms are found in quite a few low power applications and even SeaMicro used them. (That's how AMD ended up selling Intel servers. biggrin.gif)
Edited by DuckieHo - 12/12/12 at 7:12am
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The word "slams" is getting thrown around way too much recently with the news media.
They really need to find a new word.

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