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How's it a stomping competition, though? They cut prices, phase out their older chips and offer better technology at better prices. How is it Intel's fault that AMD can't keep up at this time? It wasn't AMD's fault when Intel couldn't keep up during the Netburst phase, right?

So what's the difference? And don't label me an Intel fanboy: I'll jump ship for anything that works better. As I've said, I'm brand agnostic. I'm not crazy enough to let being a fan get in the way of having performance.
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post #32 of 106
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This is what happens when billion dollar corporations start beating the little guy. They step on his neck til he can't breathe any more. Yes, Intel may be better right now, but this is rediculous. Just based on sheer principle I'm not ever buying an Intel, unless AMD goes out of business. The way they're going about this is just unethical. I know they don't care, and probably most of you don't either. But when you already hold a large majority of the business market, you start to take over the enthusiast market, and then to top it all off just lower prices until the other guy cant compete, that's borderline monopoly. Their processors are already selling like hotcakes at current prices, why cut prices again? Hell, nVidia raised prices because they thought their product was better than ATI's. I'd rather see them do that, and at least give AMD a fighting chance.

Maybe instead of constantly lowering prices and researching new manufacturing techs, they should make some decent chipsets for the enthusiast market. At least then they would have a lot of competition, make even more money than already, and be a better all around company. I'd rather see them lower prices on the Bad Axe than have a $40 E2400 or whatever the heck they're rebranding the Pentium D as...
AMD's not exactly little and they still have competitive prices. They just need to hurry up with the new technology.
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Stomping competition = potential monopoly?
Potential monopoly = Anti trust laws = bunch of smaller companies or something = crap r&d and technology is so slow its almost stopped and outrageous prices. Intel is smart, evil.. But smart.


I still think Intel hit it with c2d and that's it. They can't really do more than that. Up the speeds and create some more tdp reduction and maybe a few revision cores. That's basically it.

K10 is coming, not fast but coming. Even if it's going to be a bit expensive people will buy it - I hope
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Hmmm. What do you guys think, which would be better, the E6850 or the Q6600, both at the same price?

I'm a gamer, which would I benefit most from?
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futureproof
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At 266 for Quad Core, Futureproofing is pretty much an accuracy. Not sure what you lose by going Quad Core either.
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Hmmm. What do you guys think, which would be better, the E6850 or the Q6600, both at the same price?

I'm a gamer, which would I benefit most from?
Gamers = E6850 for speed.
Multi-taskers like me, I'd take a Q6600.
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Somewhat off topic, but is Vista multi-threaded?

I can't see any use for a quad core processor unless Vista is multi-threaded....
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Somewhat off topic, but is Vista multi-threaded?

I can't see any use for a quad core processor unless Vista is multi-threaded....
Vista is an OS, like XP I don't see any process need CPU power at all time so it's not that important. Though benchmarks show Vista's memory management is quite more advanced and efficient to XP.

BUT, applications that multi-threaded still multi-threaded in Vista.
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AMD's little compared to Intel. And they're stock has dropped a huge amount in the last year since C2D came out. And as far as competitive prices, what would you buy, a $70 3600+ or a $60 E4300?
    
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