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I just sent a complaint to AMD of their garbage...
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Wait.. what about a freezer?
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lol... you guys are to pessimistic, always like "HAHAHAHAHAH C2D BETTAH BUCUZ IT OC WELL." well, I would not judge anything until it's out and I see some final parts. Not just reference pieces.
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lol... you guys are to pessimistic, always like "HAHAHAHAHAH C2D BETTAH BUCUZ IT OC WELL." well, I would not judge anything until it's out and I see some final parts. Not just reference pieces.

Let them have their fun. They just better not be *****ing and moaning at us when things turn around.
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well have fun turning things around with the 200mhz overclock. I mean, if it'll outperform the C2D with that 200mhz overclock I'll switch, but its unlikely...
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well have fun turning things around with the 200mhz overclock. I mean, if it'll outperform the C2D with that 200mhz overclock I'll switch, but its unlikely...

Patience is a virtue. If you actually bother to look into the stuff AMD has on the works you wouldn't be so pessimistic. AMD does not have to follow the same business plan Intel is going with (move fast and hit hard), not when it still has enough strength to remain above water.
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I'm not being pessimistic, I needed a new system, and Intel was the best performance for the buck. By the time K8L comes out if I need a new system and it does take back the performance crown, I'll switch back to AMD, that simple.
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I'm not being pessimistic, I needed a new system, and Intel was the best performance for the buck. By the time K8L comes out if I need a new system and it does take back the performance crown, I'll switch back to AMD, that simple.
Yes you are. The moment you wailed on AMD for it's seemingly less than spectacular platform.
As a consumer, the most important thing is (and really the only thing that should matter) to get the best bang for your buck, which Conroe offers. But when reviewing new technology one can't dismiss it as rubbish when it's not even at it's final stage.
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How am I pessimistic when I'm willing to switch to which ever that offer the better performace/price ratio again? I'd think I'm rather optimistic in the direction that technology is heading for.

And I didn't "give up" on AMD, because I was never committed to it, just like how I'm not committed to Intel. I don't know how you think, but I don't believe there is a need to stay loyal to only one company when it doesn't benefit you at all to stay loyal.
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post #30 of 63
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Let them have their fun. They just better not be *****ing and moaning at us when things turn around.
Well to me, AMD's 4x4 shows the same brilliance that Intel showed when it stuck two Prescotts together to make its Pentium D 8xx CPUs. Both were acts of desperation and overall dumb ideas.

AMD has 65nm process technology. Would it really hurt to make a few thousand more 65nm CPUs for the FX-7x series? Its not like its gonna cause shortages, since theyre only making a small amount for the enthusiast market.
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