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I'm not sure if I'm understanding their marketing here but did I just see AMD saying they need 4 cores to match one big intel core?

That blue thing wasn't Intel, that was a very resource hungry app.
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That blue thing wasn't Intel, that was a very resource hungry app.

Destroying apps? Force close? That sounds counter productive if you ask me.
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That blue thing wasn't Intel, that was a very resource hungry app.

Destroying apps? Force close? That sounds counter productive if you ask me.
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That was actually pretty darn stupid. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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I love a good CGI short as much as anyone but this is just such a silly way to advertise/hype APU's when a traditional CPU/discrete card combo will run circles around them.


Seriously
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I wonder what that big blue behemoth is supposed to represent tongue.gif

I'm guessing Intel or nVidia ... and how 1 on 1 the AMD bots can't beat it, and the only way to equal or best an Intel or nVidia bot is to have 4 AMD ones in the same box. tongue.gif
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I love a good CGI short as much as anyone but this is just such a silly way to advertise/hype APU's when a traditional CPU/discrete card combo will run circles around them.

What traditional CPU/GPU combo can you get for ~$150 at most that will win? You'll also have to pay extra for power consumption...I don't care about that, but a few people here seem to like to complain about it when AMDs power consumption is mentioned.
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Needs more cores.

And no, that is not an accurate depiction of how data flows through a processor.

Applications and processes hog resources until CPU time is available to complete them: True

Processes must be handled one at a time by the cores: True

Small tasks are finished quickly and the Core moves on: True

Large tasks eat up a lot of the Cores' time, prevent them from dealing with the small things, and can take multiple cores to complete in a timely fashion: True

When more speed is needed, Cores can turbo: True

There will be many GPU cores, but they will not be as "good" as the CPU cores one on one: True

GPUs will be able to handle processes the same as cores: The goal of HSA

Aside from the... Interesting... way they showed it, it actually is somewhat accurate of a CPU/APU's job. What they don't show is that it's a never ending battle, and any processes they finish will be back later.
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I am tempted to splurge. My only dilemma is that I cant find info on what discreet cards can be used with this for Dual-Graphics.
It said 6670 and 7750 in the article which has been taken down.
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What traditional CPU/GPU combo can you get for ~$150 at most that will win? You'll also have to pay extra for power consumption...I don't care about that, but a few people here seem to like to complain about it when AMDs power consumption is mentioned.

That's not the point. The slogan is "Be Invincible" but they are advertising a entry level product. The ad is cheesy as hell but at least it would have made a little sense if they where promoting there top of the line stuff in this manner like the rumored FX-9000 and/or the 89xx series radeons.
    
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