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post #51 of 110
Well.....sure wish they put as much effort into their drivers as they do their pointless CGI marketing videos...
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post #52 of 110
I love how no matter what AMD does some people will just find SOMETHING to whine about and bash AMD for. Yes this ad is insanely corny but its also like the first advertisement I've ever seen AMD really do so from a business standpoint I like that, they are trying to create a better image for themselves and get their product to be better known. Think back to the days when AMD had better performing CPUs than Intel, even shady business practices from Intel aside they still had a much larger market share because they advertised and people didn't know who or what AMD even was.

Long story short, for the price/performance the APU brings to the table it is VERY impressive and I think it deserves the attention, I myself would never use one in my own rig because my demands are much greater but for some 95%+ of users the APU is absolutely amazing and pretty much overkill.

(Before you start bashing me as an AMD "fanboi" My past few systems have all been Intel)
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post #53 of 110
Quote:
Originally Posted by DEW21689 View Post

I love how no matter what AMD does some people will just find SOMETHING to whine about and bash AMD for. Yes this ad is insanely corny but its also like the first advertisement I've ever seen AMD really do so from a business standpoint I like that, they are trying to create a better image for themselves and get their product to be better known. Think back to the days when AMD had better performing CPUs than Intel, even shady business practices from Intel aside they still had a much larger market share because they advertised and people didn't know who or what AMD even was.

Long story short, for the price/performance the APU brings to the table it is VERY impressive and I think it deserves the attention, I myself would never use one in my own rig because my demands are much greater but for some 95%+ of users the APU is absolutely amazing and pretty much overkill.

(Before you start bashing me as an AMD "fanboi" My past few systems have all been Intel)

+rep for this


So much negativity in this thread. mad.gif

If the color in this vid was green and named Nvidia (Or Intel blue), people would be on their knees throwing their money.

Unfortunately, there is no green or blue in next gen consoles.
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post #54 of 110
Agreed, I'm seeing a lot of haters in this topic. You're seriously complaining about a high quality CG animation featuring cyborg ninjas? Come on son
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post #55 of 110
Well, in the first half of the video it appears they've ripped off tron and Daft Punk's score of the latest film.
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post #56 of 110
Quote:
Originally Posted by Brutuz View Post

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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post #57 of 110
Cool... but what exactly was the point of this?
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What does the launch of Richland have to do with PS4 and Xbox 1?
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post #59 of 110
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kand View Post

Needs more cores.

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

Seriously... AMD took that to heart. More cores!
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post #60 of 110

Well.

That seems like a lot of effort AMD could have been putting into drivers.

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