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Introduction

Accounting for up to 56% of market share in the US and 40% worldwide, the quad-socket market is the last stronghold of AMD. It is a small stronghold, as for every 4S server, there about 17 dual-socket and four single-socket servers sold. However, since each 4S server contains four CPUs, the 4S server market accounts for about 10% of the server CPUs sold. More importantly, the margins are quite a bit higher than in the popular 2S market, and as a result those 10% of server CPU shipments are good for 20% of the revenue, and it gets even better.
Finally, something not related to the GTX280!
    
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good job AMD, I think
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Go HyperTransport.
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The crappy thing is they aren't doing good in 4S because of amazing CPUs, strictly because of Hypertransport.
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The crappy thing is they aren't doing good in 4S because of amazing CPUs, strictly because of Hypertransport.
Hopefully they can hold on to the market until the 45nm refresh when the faster HTT is used... Those chips are supposed to come with one more cHT link too so BW shouldn't be a bottleneck. Now they just need a more powerful architecture...............
    
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Its still not going to help AMD's situation unfortunately.

I wish AMD would just put what money they got left into make at least ONE good chip
    
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Its still not going to help AMD's situation unfortunately.

I wish AMD would just put what money they got left into make at least ONE good chip
4000 posts and you still dont know how long it takes for R&D on a new architecture.. lol

And about "ONE good chip".. Apparently the K8 vs P4 doesnt count?

And Kamakazi, it's Intel's fault that they wanted to stay with an inferior bus; not AMD's.
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4000 posts and you still dont know how long it takes for R&D on a new architecture.. lol

And about "ONE good chip".. Apparently the K8 vs P4 doesnt count?

And Kamakazi, it's Intel's fault that they wanted to stay with an inferior bus; not AMD's.
Oh I know I'm just annoyed that AMD is SO far behind these days... Experts claim AMD won't make a decent enthusiast level comeback until mid-2009... Thats pretty far away!

The K8 was a great chip... BTW P4 was Intel Pentium 4.....

Im talking about the horrifying results that came with the lack of overclock ability with these AMD chips.... Yeah they have a superior bus, but dude... the bench numbers don't lie, and real world performance differences (against Intel) is not "un-noticeable"
    
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its true.

as much as i love AMD, they really need to put their foot down on what their strongpoint is going to be in the CPU market.

the current generation of dual and quad core AMDs just aren't overclockable to the level that most people want.

As hard as i try, I can't get my 6400+ above 3.5 ghz stable, thats less than 400mhz increase.

I really do hope that AMD makes a comeback at some point this year, not only would it be good for the company. it would be good for us as consumers too, as strong competetors makes for lower prices
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Its been a long wait for their quad server chips, and they p*ssed a lot of people off not having the capacity to make the CPU's. Part of the reason their 4S market sold at all was the prospect that in a few years, you'd step it up to duals, and then up to quads..

stoooooooooopid AMD
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