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Poll Results: When will you think that 6-Core Processors will be available for mainstream consumers?

 
  • 43% (16)
    In 2014-2015, around that time, with the lauch of Skylake
  • 40% (15)
    In 2017, a year after the lauch of cannonlake
  • 16% (6)
    In 2019 or later
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post #51 of 55
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Originally Posted by DaveLT View Post

Look at the roadmap before you say anything, they have already dropped any future platforms for desktop
Besides, Intel is always more expensive than AMD is.

Actually false on the last part. Back in the S939 days, Athlon X2s used to cost over £350 while Pentium 4s were significantly cheaper.

The only reason why AMD cpus have been cheap since then is because they havnt been able to beat Intel's performance since.

If people want a mainstream 6-8 core CPU, they can buy an AMD one, even though an Intel I5 will still beat it in video games.
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post #52 of 55
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Originally Posted by Moragg View Post

Like everyone says - AMD already has 8 core processors out...

As for intel: 3930k is top end mainstream. If oyu're asking when it will become "standard" mainstram, maybe with Skylake?
Intel has cancelled plans from broadwell onwards for desktop.
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Actually false on the last part. Back in the S939 days, Athlon X2s used to cost over £350 while Pentium 4s were significantly cheaper.

The only reason why AMD cpus have been cheap since then is because they havnt been able to beat Intel's performance since.

If people want a mainstream 6-8 core CPU, they can buy an AMD one, even though an Intel I5 will still beat it in video games.
Ah, wrong. Athlon X2s ARE DUAL CORES. It's was still priced cheaper than the crap Pentium Ds
What are you smoking i don't know. Please tell me. And no i5 will not beat a 8350 in a multi-threaded game which should be normal in 2013 but OCN is too stuck up to care
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post #53 of 55
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Intel has cancelled plans from broadwell onwards for desktop.

Wait what? I completely missed this announcement...

Broadwell being the last Intel desktop cpu is weird. At least you qouldn't have to worry about changing mobos though biggrin.gif
post #54 of 55
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Originally Posted by Moragg View Post

Wait what? I completely missed this announcement...

Broadwell being the last Intel desktop cpu is weird. At least you qouldn't have to worry about changing mobos though biggrin.gif
Thing is broadwell isn't even coming to desktop. Haswell is the last
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post #55 of 55
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Thing is broadwell isn't even coming to desktop. Haswell is the last

Old info.

See 9-series chipset slides:



" Haswell refresh or Broadwell LGA processors. "

E: and even if it wasn't (which for now does not seem to be happening) it wouldn't in any way mean that "haswell is the last". Intel denied those rumors a long time ago. What could happen of course is intel moving all enthusiasts to a single chipset that goes hand in hand with the EP line of chips. But even then thats pure speculation.
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