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Never said they didn't, hell never said anything about Core2. I just said AMD needs to get a 45nm Windsor out for their dual-core lineup. Because it would be a great and cheap chip. Cheap to make (small die compared to quad cores), low power, low heat, great clocks. If it wasn't for the bad power-per-clock on K8 it would be the perfect.
But if they move X3's into their price point, whats the point? Thats what this is talking about.
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But if they move X3's into their price point, whats the point? Thats what this is talking about.
X3s wouldn't have as much potential. (Remembering that the desktop market's programs are multi-threaded well.)
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X3s wouldn't have as much potential.
Perform better.. Especially in multi-threaded apps.
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Perform better.. Especially in multi-threaded apps.
My whole point is that a 45nm Athlon X2 would completely overpower most Phenoms (if not all) in price (smaller die, less cost to make) and the clocks would be high enough to overcome the power-per-clock difference. Because from what i have seen Phenoms don't do so well in games, the Athlons still tear them apart from shear clocks. The Phenoms only have a significant boost (equally the power of Core2 and more sometimes) in well multi-threaded applications which is rarely found in desktops.
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