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http://www.amd.com/us-en/Processors/..._13911,00.html

with an analysis here:

http://www.overclockers.com/tips01177/
    
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so if the 65nm turions launched then this just means amd is comparing their old chip with intels old chip for laptops whats wrong with that
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post #3 of 26
More deceptive numbers my eye buddy.. the Turions are not meant to compete with the C2D so why compare them?
    
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post #4 of 26
These aren't deceptive what-so-ever, they're compared to Mobile Core Duos, not Mobile Core 2 Duos. They look pretty good too, those kind of numbers and still on 90nm, AMD definitely has something up it's sleeve.
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I love my Core Duo lapper but... But those numbers look sweet, 1600 fsb vs 677 fsb. Faster bandwidth also. I knew I should have gone AMD/ATI for my lapper.
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Thats not deceptive IMO.
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If it was against Core2Duo, yes. Against Core Duo, no.
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post #8 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by bdattilo View Post
If it was against Core2Duo, yes. Against Core Duo, no.
agreed
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post #9 of 26
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Originally Posted by h00chi3 View Post
I love my Core Duo lapper but... But those numbers look sweet, 1600 fsb vs 677 fsb. Faster bandwidth also. I knew I should have gone AMD/ATI for my lapper.
Actually, AMD's Turion X2 is running 200 FSB while Intel's Core Duo is running 133 FSB...but both companies apply their respective "hypertransport" "quad pump" values inflating the numbers to look better to consumers.

Clock for clock, I believe the Core Duo still beats the Turion X2 :-\\
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post #10 of 26
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It seems highly disappointing given the fact that they said they would not do this again, then they go an compare a socket 478 core duo, to the best shineyest thing they have. The analysis should clear a few things up if you still think they are comparing them to core 2's.

Also, I never new that CPU's supported wireless? Where is my core 2's antennae hookup?

Call how you want to, AMD is getting desperate.

I would love to see Intels counter to this, overclockers.com has something that I think would be a very good idea:

http://www.overclockers.com/tips01176/
    
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