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AMD doesn't need 'perceived parity' with intel to be a success IMO. I'm sure if overnight AMD's processors were as fast as Intel's AMD it would still take an eternity to shake the stigma of being slower to the general population. Think of how long people were suggesting AMD64's over C2D's.

My only concern is of cost effectiveness. AMD does very well here (overclocking notwithstanding). AMD's platforms kick the pants off Intel's ATM. AMD only needs to return to profitability. Better platform marketing and cheaper chips will bring these about.
    
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