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post #31 of 47
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Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
So because you haven't seen any benchmarks, it must be 50% faster clock for clock.

Am I missing something here?


Tell you what. If Barcelona is 50% clock for clock faster than Core 2 Duo, I will smash my processor with a hammer.
Quoted, you can't change it now!

(I think you're pretty safe.)
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post #32 of 47
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Originally Posted by Licht View Post
They releasing in August instead of September? =]



It had better or AMD will be in the hole.
Yea, and it'll fade away like Cyrix.
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post #33 of 47
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"Rumors said the release wouldn't be until late Q4 but an August ship date is now promised for AMD's quad-core chips. They're only releasing up to 2.0 GHz processors at first, with the top speed devices coming out later in the year. 'AMD's Barcelona puts four cores on a single slice of silicon, an approach AMD calls native quad-core, and the company has argued that Barcelona will outperform the Xeon 5300. The only problem: that comparison soon will become obsolete. Intel's second-generation quad-core server processors, Harpertown a server member of Intel's Penryn family, will arrive this year, too, with the promise of better performance, lower power consumption and lower manufacturing costs by virtue of a manufacturing process with 45-nanometer features. AMD is only just now moving to a 65-nanometer process.'"
http://hardware.slashdot.org/article...57231&from=rss
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post #34 of 47
Uhh posted already.
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post #35 of 47
ugh, it didn't come up in the search x_x
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post #36 of 47
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Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post
But we still don't know how they perform at these frequencies.

People seem to be forgetting that AMD was never about clock speed in the first place.
Took the words right out of my mouth

One Becnhmark doesnt say much either.

A single benchmark can only cover so much and no more of ANY chip's strong points/ aspects...
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post #37 of 47
I'm going to go into an Intel factory wearing an AMD/ATI shirt, lol.
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post #38 of 47
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And if the Core 2 Quad is faster (and cheaper), will you still get the Phenom?
Me? Yes, because I already have an AM2 board.
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post #39 of 47
yet more arguments between Amd/Intel guys. i wish they would just hurry the hell up and release the things so we can put this issue to bed already it's getting very tired
    
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