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I'm finally forced to admit it.... AMD is in a gigantic world of hurt. I always admitted that after C2D they were hurting, but not on this scale. They've released... what? An optical shrink of the K9's to combat C2D.... C2Q...C2D E4300.... C2D E6X20.... soon to be C2Q2(core2quad2... wolfdale and whatnot 45nm) AND C2D E6X50?

AMD... you're F%^&ED! "It's not a true quad!" Won't do dick against that WALL of product that's not just beating you to market... but totally F%^&ING BEATING YOUR ASS TO MARKET WHILE YOU TOODLE AROUND TAKING YOUR TIME ON THE ONE PRODUCT YOU'VE GOT COMING DOWN THE PIPELINE. We're tired of hype... we listened and patiently waiting for your R600 AMD, and you delivered (kind of)... OVER HALF A YEAR LATE! Nice, AMD, real nice, I'll give you a clap on the back for producing a one of a kind product as there is nothing else that can run HDMI like that and has an onboard sound card and tesselator stuff. IT'S STILL OVER HALF A YEAR TOO LATE! Why? As if your credibility wasn't damaged enough by delay after delay after delay, you then deliver a product that's decidedly NOT 'HOLY ****-MAZING' to inspire sales. I think you're going to see a bad backlash AMD... really bad... now is NOT the time for bad backlashes either. You told us sweet sounding things with R600 and RD600 (yeah unfair as they weren't them) and we got barely passable products out of those... why believe you now about barcelona? It's following the same BS trends...

AMD says sweet sounding stuff about upcoming product-> delay->another sweet sounding pacifier->delay->delay->delay-> release a product that would have been highly competitive... 6 months ago. Thanks, AMD, but no thanks. Q6600 for $220 for me... to hell with Barcelona.

/pent-up-AMD-rage-from-an-AMD-lover-who-wants-to-go-back-but-can't-because-AMD-decided-
that-new-product-was-not-their-top-priority-for-three-long-years-at-the-top-productwise-and-
didn't-learn-a-damn-thing-from-who-they-topped-to-get-there

Asset light my ass.... well maybe it's more fitting than it sounds.

asset light->Ass-et-light->ass and light->ass end light ...as in LIGHT A EFFING FIRE UNDER YOUR FAT ASSES AMD AND PUT OUT SOME PRODUCT!

Now where have I read this at before....? looks so familiar...?
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yeah dukes they are seriously getting hurt, i guess intel had no intentions of last years repeat on the p4 vs amd's dual core, so they just put everything they had out.
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post #13 of 42
Too bad I'm still gonna wait and get a Barcelona...when it comes out, but from the looks of things its gonna be quite awhile anyway. I'm gonna stick with AMD. Cause I'm a fanboy yayz.
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Too bad I'm still gonna wait and get a Barcelona...when it comes out, but from the looks of things its gonna be quite awhile anyway. I'm gonna stick with AMD. Cause I'm a fanboy yayz.
I am waiting for Barcelona so I can see benchmarks. My trusty overclocked X2 is good enough to run anything at the moment. If K10 rocks, I will make the jump to it and DDR2. If K10 sucks, Core 2 Duo and DDR3!
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What a joke. I was looking forward to the R600 and it's no good. Now Barcelona is delayed....
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I honestly am not surprised...
 
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post #17 of 42
I've still got faith.

If you think that AMD/ATi had put all their eggs in one basket trying to develop R6xx, you are sorely mistaken.

AMD/ATi said they would release the whole R6xx line in May, as far as I know, May is not over...so I'm hopeful.

All benches I have seen show R600 as a very good card! Maybe not the best, but it is some much needed competition for the 8800 series. Disappointing results? Sure. Everyone hyped up R600 to "be able to protect us from meteors" (haha), so I'm not the least bit surprised that it's disappointing people...

I'm beginning to learn to expect less than perfection from AMD, but such is life.

It ain't over, til it's over.
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As much as I like to support the 'mom & pop' shops over 'wal-mart', if the Agena's aren't out by the time Half-Life 2: Episode 2 is out, I'm just going to go with a cheap Q6600.
Intel is to Walmart what AMD is to Walgreens.
post #19 of 42
AMD, what are you doing?? Intel has their price drops coming early, also the new chips will be out around the same time as the Barcelona or even earlier. They officially blew it for themselves.
    
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Thread Starter 
AMD: "We're delaying again..."

Everyone: "Whatever."
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