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The thing that irks me slightly is that they didn't really seem to conduct the benchmarks with an open mind; while I don't question their numbers, they have several comments such as:
That caught my eye as well. I don't trust it.
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Don't get me wrong, I'm all for "bang for the buck" but unfortunately I don't see Phenom II having enough bang to top a $1000 extreme i7
The phenom 2 will do its job for alot less compared to i7.
Hell, it even tops up with the i7 at some points (maybe not the extreme, but the 920 & 940 aren't the only cpu's in the phenom 2 brand, so thats like a pointless comparison imo)
it's a fact, and its stamped about 500x that i7 beats the phenom 2 in more ways.

However, its compatible on am2+ & ddr2 memory and that is what counts.

Maybe people who need a new mobo / ram & cpu might better go i7 or Qxxxx
However, for those who already have an am2+ mobo and enough ram can just upgrade their current CPU without worrying they end up with something bad/worse.

Then again, all these benchies COULD be fake.
Its still a question when it comes to being sure about it. I however, get more faith in seeing these cpu's ending up perfectly well.

Seeing it's gonna be out in nov4 gives it plently of time for more people to confirm these benchmarks or prove them wrong. Whatever the truth will show.

Though i'd like to see these chips compared with more of the intell quad chips.
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Nvidia chipsets are so much cheaper then intel chipsets to. If I go AMD I will likely upgrade to a board that supports quad crossfire or 3 way sli. The same features on an intel would cost me at least 50 more dollars.
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Nvidia chipsets are so much cheaper then intel chipsets to. If I go AMD I will likely upgrade to a board that supports quad crossfire or 3 way sli. The same features on an intel would cost me at least 50 more dollars.
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Nvidia chipsets are so much cheaper then intel chipsets to. If I go AMD I will likely upgrade to a board that supports quad crossfire or 3 way sli. The same features on an intel would cost me at least 50 more dollars.
But Nvidia makes horrible chipsets when it comes to power consumption and stability. AMD has a reputation for low power chipsets and reliable drivers.
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I can attest to the fact that at least one of the benchmark in this review is false. They claim that a Phenom II 940 with a 4850 beats a QX9770 with a 4850 in Vantage.

That is impossible. The QX9770 scores 13000 on the CPU test, while the Phenom II 940 only scores 10000. You can verify this on the ORB if you don't want to take my word for it.

With that being the case, it makes me question the validity of all the other tests they've supposedly ran as well.
Yea because if a CPU scores higher in a synthetic test like Vantage, it couldn't possibly score lower in a real-life app or game. Riiight...that surely is "impossible."

I'm not saying these tests and results are 100% reliable either, but your reason for doubting them and being so sure that they're fake is flimsy at best.

It's like the ATI Radeon 4800 series. Everyone knows they synthetic benchmark poorly in some tests, but they perform well in real-world programs. That could be the case here, too. Again, we can't be sure.
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