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Is New Chip AMD's Last Stand?

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While I was reading this months PCW, I came across a very intersting article about AMD's new chips.

For your convenience, I have uploaded the article so you may see it: http://img160.imageshack.us/my.php?image=jy03001xi6.jpg

-GM

NOTE:EDIT: Just click on the image to enlarge it..it may take a while though because it is a large image
post #2 of 46
If Phenom offers comparable performance to Core 2 Quad for the same price or less, I may get it.

I really like the dual socket idea. I have always wished Intel would release a dual socket enthusiast chipset.
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Stay Alive AMD! I do not ever want to have to give in to Intel's wrath.
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post #4 of 46
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Originally Posted by Mosquito View Post
Stay Alive AMD! I do not ever want to have to give in to Intel's wrath.
yep the monopoly... im lookin at a phenom x2 really... so i hear that they are throwing the agena fx in am2+/1207+LGA i thought the 4x4 was for running on LGA1207+...
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post #5 of 46
I doubt its AMD'S last stand. Intel need the competition anyway.
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Yeah, If there was no compition we would all have p3's or p2 still.
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Yeah, If there was no compition we would all have p3's or p2 still.
I still have a P3.
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Sounds good!
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post #9 of 46
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE View Post
I doubt its AMD'S last stand. Intel need the competition anyway.
I bet Intel already has something better.. but they're not going to release it for a couple years so AMD can catch up so they won't be sued for having a monopoly.
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If Phenom offers comparable performance to Core 2 Quad for the same price or less, I may get it.

I really like the dual socket idea. I have always wished Intel would release a dual socket enthusiast chipset.
At this point everyone should be happy with equal importance, although from what AMD says it'll slaughter Core 2.
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