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post #21 of 31
Am2 was a promo dude...you have to put something out to hold yourself down when your competitor puts out a BEAST like Core2Duo...
A64 recked their image a few years ago....
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post #22 of 31
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so *** is AMD doing? they gotta have SOMETHING special planned... i mean come on UNTIL F***ING 2007 all they will have is ****TY AM2 (compared to C2D)???!!!!

939 was PERFECT for its time, AM2 was 939 with DDR2, and now AMD is just WASTING a f**king year sitting on their ***es and not doing a ****Ing thing ****it. i mean lakjdfl;dsa jkl;ds fkf
AMD OWND!!! THEY ... i thought AMD was teh uber pwnage and stuff and they were, im deciding whether to sell my rig and get C2D, i prolly will but *** is AMD DOING

like LITERALLY WHAT ARE THEY DOING?

lets see, they bought ATI, and,,,,, uhhhl
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Uhh..

K8L ring a bell?

4x4 is now where AMD FX processors are going, there are not going to be any more FX's for AM2. Thats basically what they are doing.

And K8L includes Quad Core.
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post #23 of 31
Oh my gosh! For everyone who thinks that Quad FX sucks (which it does i know) at least admit it is getting intel to drop the prices down from $1500 a cpu. After the price cuts, you can get into quad core for like $500. If AMD hadn't done anything, Intel would have never dropped them that far. At least amd is trying to keep up with intel.
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I just can't get enough of this "Intel is killing AMD, there going to go out of business."

anyone remember this?


VIA, yeah, it's VIA. They have never been ontop the CPU game, but, wait... there in business???
This can't be right.

Via makes other chips. IGP, and logic sets.

AMD gets money from more then it's CPU's.
I promise C2D won't put AMD out of business. And those benchmarks looked pretty even to me, only the FX's ran cooler and took more power, Big deal? I don't think so. I would go 4x4 just because I would kill to have quad R600 crossfire.

If wattage/heat was a big issue then why do you guys buy x1900's and 8800's?
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I just can't get enough of this "Intel is killing AMD, there going to go out of business."

anyone remember this?


VIA, yeah, it's VIA. They have never been ontop the CPU game, but, wait... there in business???
This can't be right.

Via makes other chips. IGP, and logic sets.

AMD gets money from more then it's CPU's.
I promise C2D won't put AMD out of business. And those benchmarks looked pretty even to me, only the FX's ran cooler and took more power, Big deal? I don't think so. I would go 4x4 just because I would kill to have quad R600 crossfire.

If wattage/heat was a big issue then why do you guys buy x1900's and 8800's?
AMD is a huge company and will never go out of business just because of Intel's C2Ds. They own several other small companies that makes processors for calculators and stuff like that. Plus Dell uses AMD CPUs in almost all of their low end PCs now so that'll give them some business.
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post #26 of 31
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8 separate 65nm cores on one mobo, along with up to 4 single slot GPU's (WC'ed 8800's or.... 8600's?) will make for one very interesting benchmark... and a Space heater in one convenient package! now all we need is a similar one for crossfire...

once fully optimized, we could call this the super ultra megatasker!
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post #27 of 31
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Oh my gosh! For everyone who thinks that Quad FX sucks (which it does i know) at least admit it is getting intel to drop the prices down from $1500 a cpu. After the price cuts, you can get into quad core for like $500. If AMD hadn't done anything, Intel would have never dropped them that far. At least amd is trying to keep up with intel.
That was Newegg jacking up the price. The MSRP for the QX6700 has always been $999.
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post #28 of 31
amd's quad fx platform is terrible. It is 90nm, slow, and a power-hungry chip that is expensive and runs hot. if you are looking for a space heater for your room than you found it.
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post #29 of 31
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amd's quad fx platform is terrible. It is 90nm, slow, and a power-hungry chip that is expensive and runs hot. if you are looking for a space heater for your room than you found it.

4x4 is a very good idea. It's just the OLD CPUs they are using.
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post #30 of 31
again, Quad FX is the platform where all future FX processors will be put on.
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