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I found the multithreading results extremely interesting! As more background processors were implemented, the dual FX74's started to shine in Super Pi 2M! Verrrrry interesting.

The rest of the comparison was not news to me though :-\\ AMD is in a bad way, and they need to get a move on with K10. Chipzilla and their PR firm is kicking the crap out of em!
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Chipzilla and their PR firm is kicking the crap out of em!
Chipzilla's PR firm is probably bigger than all of AMD.
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Chipzilla's PR firm is probably bigger than all of AMD.
Bigger budgets too...without a doubt
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While I agree that Intel's CPU power here is better... I'm not impressed by Intel being a total wang and pimping AN EXISTING SERVER APPLICATION AS A DESKTOP SOLUTION! Come ON Intel, that's bad.


Hell just take a look at the 8 socket AMD server boards if you want to see the fastest multithreaded system in the world.... eesh.



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I can't get over that fact that they are trying to compare a pure desktop app that uses DESKTOP ram to .... a server.
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While I agree that Intel's CPU power here is better... I'm not impressed by Intel being a total wang and pimping AN EXISTING SERVER APPLICATION AS A DESKTOP SOLUTION! Come ON Intel, that's bad.








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I can't get over that fact that they are trying to compare a pure desktop app that uses DESKTOP ram to .... a server.
I agree but, sadly, Intel can do whatever they want until AMD gets it's act together.
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While I agree that Intel's CPU power here is better... I'm not impressed by Intel being a total wang and pimping AN EXISTING SERVER APPLICATION AS A DESKTOP SOLUTION! Come ON Intel, that's bad.


Hell just take a look at the 8 socket AMD server boards if you want to see the fastest multithreaded system in the world.... eesh.



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I can't get over that fact that they are trying to compare a pure desktop app that uses DESKTOP ram to .... a server.
So wait... You would have rathered Intel use a desktop product, and try and expand it a bit... Kinda how AMD did... And failed... Badly?
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So wait... You would have rathered Intel use a desktop product, and try and expand it a bit... Kinda how AMD did... And failed... Badly?
...not too sharp today are you?
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