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I'm (carefully) hopeful. If AMD pulls another K7 with Zen and and another HD4870 with Vega, I might go full AMD for for the first time thumb.gif
   
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post #152 of 580
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I'm (carefully) hopeful. If AMD pulls another K7 with Zen and and another HD4870 with Vega, I might go full AMD for for the first time thumb.gif



So you will pay INTEL prices for AMD products? tongue.gif
 
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post #153 of 580
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Originally Posted by davidelite10 View Post

They are EQUAL/Zen might have slight advantage at 3.0, they DOWNCLOCKED the 6900k to 3.0.

if Zen can ONLY reach 3.0ghz(doubtful probably closer to 3.5ghz due to infant status architecture) and the 6900k OCs to around 4.3-4.5ghz THAT'S a huge (word I can't say)-ing difference.
That's the reason it matters.

But again this is all theory and we won't know till we get it in our hands!
"Infant architecture" is a fallacy. One needs only to point at Sandy Bridge.
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Sweet. Now we have to wait and see how well it clocks
post #155 of 580
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niiiice.

wait a minute, testing a game at 4K ? isn't it more GPU limited ?

Yep, pure marketing. "Our CPU can run games at 4K"
post #156 of 580
Zen is going to be great however keep in mind that the 6900k was set at 3Ghz while capable of 3.2-4Ghz. Dont expect ZEN to come with 5Ghz clockspeeds (I'm talking to you, wccftech) Expect 3.2 with a boost of 3.8, just enough to beat/tie the 6900k
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They down clocked the Intel cpu to go against Zen? Really AMD? REALLY?!?!?! "We are back" No you are not if you have to down clock a competitors chip to match the best of what you are showing. rolleyes.gif Can AMD for once in their life be 1 step ahead of Intel? I mean just ONCE. I don't care if it never happened again. Just show you are capable. They seem quite content on always finishing last with their cpu and gpu offerings.
wondered why they didnt just use 5960X. it is same 3GHz
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What could be the expected price of 4C/8T Zen assuming it matches i5-3570k ? $150?
    
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They down clocked the Intel cpu to go against Zen? Really AMD? REALLY?!?!?! "We are back" No you are not if you have to down clock a competitors chip to match the best of what you are showing. rolleyes.gif Can AMD for once in their life be 1 step ahead of Intel? I mean just ONCE. I don't care if it never happened again. Just show you are capable. They seem quite content on always finishing last with their cpu and gpu offerings.

wondered why they didnt just use 5960X. it is same 3GHz

Fattys, are baiting me? You do know that this kind of favouritism is done all the time? the 1080 showed relative performance IN VR, companies are biased. They want to sell their amazing product and they have been 5 steps ahead of intel in the past. then they produced bulldozer.

The 6900 has faster single core perf and an equal multi-core score in CPU-z internal benchmark. the 6900k is more recent and pretty much equal in multi-core performance which is probaly why they chose it.
Source: http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/core_i7_6950x_6900k_6850k_and_6800k_processor_review,9.html

My guess is that they are going to clock the final product at 3.2Ghz in order to compete directly with the 6900k.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mohit9206 View Post

What could be the expected price of 4C/8T Zen assuming it matches i5-3570k ? $150?

If what we're looking at here is anything to go by, Zen might have broadwell(5th gen) levels of performance.

My guesstimate if this holds up is:

Zen 4c/8t: $250-275
Zen 6c/12t(no compromise on PCIe lanes): $325-375
Zen 8c/16t: $475-550
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