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I guess it is going to be real sad when the chip comes out and the performance is lackluster for those people who are screaming "Wait for the launch!" "Wait for the launch!"
mmm just like when your a little kid, all excited for Easter and your older brother tells you "sorry jimmy but the easter bunny is dead".
    
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I purchase whichever processor is the best for my needs when I upgrade, so I have no preference to AMD or intel. But it annoys me when the AMD fanboys jump on intel, claiming they have done illegal and unethical things to gain advantages when no one who is even the least bit informed on the subject would argue that AMD is innocent. I, too, have said that AMD isn't as innocent as people would like to believe, and perhaps this will quiet down some of the fanboyism (though I fear it will increase the intel fanboys' resolve).
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You still can't call these benchmarks deceptive if the product isn't out.

Nobody knows how it will actually perform, and I like to give everyone the benefit of the doubt.
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post #24 of 82
They're not really "deceptive". Companies do this sort of things all the time. They pick and chose what numbers to show.
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post #25 of 82
I must admit I was a fanboy for AMD and have been since they came through the cyrix,ibm,intel battles. But I can only stand for so much carpet flyer dropping. Im fed up with reading reading reading and having nothing to play with . So-long AMD, I hope you have the products on the shelf to win be back next time. A "smarter choice" has to be an option, at the mo its not.
    
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AMD was really one and done, they caught Intel with their pants down. AMD has never really been in a position of huge advantages over Intel and now they're back in the position that they've always been: cheap x86 CPUs that are slower then intel's offerings.
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post #27 of 82
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You still can't call these benchmarks deceptive if the product isn't out.

Nobody knows how it will actually perform, and I like to give everyone the benefit of the doubt.
How can you justify that reasoning?
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post #28 of 82
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AMD was really one and done, they caught Intel with their pants down. AMD has never really been in a position of huge advantages over Intel and now they're back in the position that they've always been: cheap x86 CPUs that are slower then intel's offerings.
They had the best preforming CPU's for 3 years running, better speed per clock and hell of alot cooler, too.
If that's not a 'one up' on intel, then by that logic Intel's C2D lead is nothing
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Thats it! I'm done with AMD- That is such a ridiculously shady thing to do- theyre no longer the little-guy come-from-behind company that lets their products do the talking- theyre now like a sleazy junkie who will say anything to get what they need.
I dont care if the Barcelonas and Phenoms do end up miraculously beating Intels next gen chip. Im going Intel next...maybe.
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post #30 of 82
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They're not really "deceptive". Companies do this sort of things all the time. They pick and chose what numbers to show.
ok.. but if Intel did it, all of the merry men in tights would come in here and load intel full of proverbial arrows for being the big mean giant that is trying to beat up on poor little AMD. No such story here with AMD. It's like grunge, or goth, or whatever, AMD is the "popular" thing to do because it's not "mainstream".
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