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The X6800 is only 5-10% faster than the FX-62? Id love to see where youre getting your information from
Benchmarks, do the math... On most it doesnt work out to anything like 40% or so. Again, im not debating Core 2 Duo's performance over the K8, its more like saying I dont agree with people giving people the idea that AMD is getting totally owned and dont have a change blah, which some people seem to think.
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Benchmarks, do the math... On most it doesnt work out to anything like 40% or so. Again, im not debating Core 2 Duo's performance over the K8, its more like saying I dont agree with people giving people the idea that AMD is getting totally owned and dont have a change blah, which some people seem to think.
Which current AMD CPU can even compete with the X6800? We'll leave the QX6700 out of this, to be nice. You can get BETTER than X6800 performance with pretty much all sub $200 6300's by the way.
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AMD is getting pwned, right now, by C2D (Intel). You can't deny that without being a hardcore fanboy. I am a AMD fan myself, but Intel is in the lead right now, hopefully AMD will pull ahead in the next 6-12 months, but we don't know.
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Which current AMD CPU can even compete with the X6800? We'll leave the QX6700 out of this, to be nice. You can get BETTER than X6800 performance with pretty much all sub $200 6300's by the way.
Depending on the app, the FX-62 can be "competative" (Though the X6800 most likely will win in all apps), but its closer to the E6700. The E6700 will still beat the FX-62 in most circumstances, but overall its not like AMD got bent over with a 20 - 30% difference in performance overall.

In any case, my point is, yet again, AMD may not be the best out there, but its not horrible, its not getting rocked or else AMD might be actually losing money.
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Depending on the app, the FX-62 can be "competative" (Though the X6800 most likely will win in all apps), but its closer to the E6700. The E6700 will still beat the FX-62 in most circumstances, but overall its not like AMD got bent over with a 20 - 30% difference in performance overall.

In any case, my point is, yet again, AMD may not be the best out there, but its not horrible, its not getting rocked or else AMD might be actually losing money.
True there is still demand for AMD CPUs and builds in general. The only problem with going Intel at the moment is the price of a decent motherboard in my opinion.
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Depending on the app, the FX-62 can be "competative" (Though the X6800 most likely will win in all apps), but its closer to the E6700. The E6700 will still beat the FX-62 in most circumstances, but overall its not like AMD got bent over with a 20 - 30% difference in performance overall.

In any case, my point is, yet again, AMD may not be the best out there, but its not horrible, its not getting rocked or else AMD might be actually losing money.
Hmm. Ok so basically what you're saying is, at 2.9ghz, the C2D will beat the FX-62 in all cases. A 6300 is $180.
An FX-62 is $695. So, according to you, AMD is still a good purchase for almost FOUR TIMES the price. The 6300 WILL overclock to around 3GHZ and outperform the FX no problem. Your theory makes no sense. Not to mention that the 6300 has SSSE3 while the AMD doesn't. The 6300 also runs MUCH cooler. Seems like a blowout to me.
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Hmm. Ok so basically what you're saying is, at 2.9ghz, the C2D will beat the FX-62 in all cases. A 6300 is $180.
An FX-62 is $695. So, according to you, AMD is still a good purchase for almost FOUR TIMES the price. The 6300 WILL overclock to around 3GHZ and outperform the FX no problem. Your theory makes no sense. Not to mention that the 6300 has SSSE3 while the AMD doesn't. The 6300 also runs MUCH cooler. Seems like a blowout to me.
Nvm. Thought the extra S was a typo.
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Uh... yea it does actually have SSE3.
You're right, it does. However it lacks SSSE3, as stated.
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Hmm. Ok so basically what you're saying is, at 2.9ghz, the C2D will beat the FX-62 in all cases. A 6300 is $180.
An FX-62 is $695. So, according to you, AMD is still a good purchase for almost FOUR TIMES the price. The 6300 WILL overclock to around 3GHZ and outperform the FX no problem. Your theory makes no sense. Not to mention that the 6300 has SSSE3 while the AMD doesn't. The 6300 also runs MUCH cooler. Seems like a blowout to me.
Bigval. You're arguing with a fanboy. It's no use.
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You're right, it does. However it lacks SSSE3, as stated.
Yea sorry! As earlier stated, thought it was a typo.
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