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Feb 4th as a street date is outrageous for CPU's that do not offer better performance for price than Core i7.

That's the last straw AMD. I may have to go intel Q9xxx on x58 mobo.
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post #12 of 56
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Originally Posted by WhiteCrane View Post
Feb 4th as a street date is outrageous for CPU's that do not offer better performance for price than Core i7.

That's the last straw AMD. I may have to go intel Q9xxx on x58 mobo.
I'm sorry but your post makes no sense at all. Could you explain your resoning here?
post #13 of 56
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Feb 4th as a street date is outrageous for CPU's that do not offer better performance for price than Core i7.

That's the last straw AMD. I may have to go intel Q9xxx on x58 mobo.
Um...what? You can spend 250+150 for a Phenom II plus motherboard and memory whereas you'll spend 300+300+150 for a Core i7, X58 motherboard and 4GB of decent DDR3-1333 memory. There's a $350 price difference but only a slight improvement going from a PhII to a Ci7 platform (from what I'm seeing so far). I don't think anyone else here can argue that the PhII platform is going to be the best bang-for-buck platform come next year.
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post #14 of 56
I'm fine with the Feb. 4 public release. Let's give them time to stock up on chips and correct any bugs. We don't want another Phenom 1 catastrophe
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feb 4th, Awesome. 24 days before my b day
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post #16 of 56
Way to go AMD, naming your processors 920 and 940. C'mon you can do better than that >=(.

Sometimes I hate how AMD manage stuff, by Feb. 4th Intel might release something cheaper just to compete with AMD. Oh poop.
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post #17 of 56
I wonder what happened to the before Christmas date...

Oh well, it's just an extra week and a bit.
    
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post #18 of 56
Man, earliest I heard was December 20. Then, of course, there was the January 8, 2009 date for a while. Now, it's basically another month after that when I'll be getting my grubby hands on that CPU. That's like 7 weeks away. =/

Tempted to even pick up the 9850, which has come down to $154.99 at my local Micro Center, and be done with the maddening wait haha. Then again, I don't even know if it'd be any faster than my current processor for most games.
Edited by smoothjk - 12/17/08 at 11:00am
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post #19 of 56
Quote:
Originally Posted by WhiteCrane View Post
Feb 4th as a street date is outrageous for CPU's that do not offer better performance for price than Core i7.

That's the last straw AMD. I may have to go intel Q9xxx on x58 mobo.
Uhh...what?

Getting a Phenom II system is far cheaper than getting an i7
Some people don't even have to buy a new mobo and RAM if they are on AM2+ like me
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post #20 of 56
Actually, I don't know what to believe now. This article dispels rumors about the February date and says it's still going to be January 8.

Check it out: http://www.nordichardware.com/news,8456.html
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