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Originally Posted by Malachor View Post
Source: http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=7527



Again is this a bad thing or a good thing?
Cause really I don't know in my own opinion.
This is a great thing for AMD. When the vast majority of people shop for computers ( read: retail pre-made computers ) they can't tell one AMD from another. I was trying to help my ex shop for a computer and no matter how hard I looked, I couldn't find out if the computers were Windsor or Brisbane cores.

Aside from GOING to the store and installing CPU-Z, there was no way to tell and I had to just assume that all the AMD computers being sold were windsors.
    
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post #22 of 29
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Whose AMD?
For an arrogant fanboy you don't even know how to spell. I am tired of you wandering around trolling these forums against AMD/ATI. You NEVER even REMOTELY refer to / point out any sort of reason or intellectual argument; you go back to the ways of the noob; bad sarcasm is all you are capable of.

Why don't you prove that AMD/ATi are as bad as you say they are first, then slam them.
    
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post #23 of 29
a new naming system along with true quad cores may be what AMD needs to get back on their feet, i (sob) miss AMD, they were the rebels of the semiconductor industry,
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post #24 of 29
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meh. Why not go back to naming the damn chips by their speed? lol. Just put 2.5Ghz Athlon. tada.
Totally. Nah, actually, I think it's awesome to have some confusing, overcomplicated, uninterpretable system of naming processors. Definitely sets them ahead of everyone else.

Okay, I'm sure we'll all get used to it. But if clockspeed (and perhaps core type) aren't enough, when why use some other stupid method of naming?
    
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post #25 of 29
Let's just name them by their multipliers and stock FSB's!!!
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post #26 of 29
Followup to this story:

http://dailytech.com/AMD+Expands+Upc...rticle7537.htm

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The new "Stars" models receive new branding

On June 5th, AMD will launch its Athlon X2 BE-2350 and 2300 processors. The new Athlon X2 BE-series marks the debut of AMD’s new naming scheme. In addition to the Athlon X2 BE-series, AMD is to revamping its complete product lineup using the alphanumeric scheme.

The new naming scheme designates the first letter as the processor class. AMD currently has three processor classes for the new scheme – G, B and L. All G-class processors are designated as premium processors under the Phenom X4 and X2 names. The B-class processors slot below the G-class processors as an intermediate model. At the bottom of the AMD ladder is the L-class processors. L-class processors carry the AMD Athlon or Sempron names.


New AMD Names

Brand layer
Class
Model

Phenom FX TBD

Phenom X4
GP-7xxx

Phenom X2
GS-6xxx

Athlon X2
BE-2xxx

Athlon X2
LS-2xxx

Sempron N/A
LE-1xxx



The second letter in the model designates thermal design power class. AMD P-class processors have TDPs greater than 65-watts; S-class processors have TDPs of approximately 65-watt while E-class processors have less than 65-watt TDPs.

Under the new naming scheme, upcoming Stars-family dual and quad-core processors will carry the AMD Phenom X2 GS-6xxx and Phenom X4 GP-7xxx names. Value-priced AMD Athlon and Sempron processors will carry the Athlon X2 LS-2xxx and Sempron LE-1xxx names.

AMD Phenom FX processors will not follow the new class designations; however, AMD is undecided on the model numbers.
Hmm... I want a.... GE-7xxx!!!!
    
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post #27 of 29
I really hate the Brisbane/Windsor confusion... they need better/different labelling for those chips ffs!! Even newegg mislabels them sometimes e.e
    
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Beet me too it
ROFL.

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post #29 of 29
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Whose AMD?
Just the people who invented the 64 bit extension that put intel where they are now, is all.
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