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CAN WE GET BACK ON TOPIC HERE. JESUS CHRIST. and Kuntz, if there was a way to -REP you, i'd do it. thanks for throwing the thread off topic!
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post #72 of 91
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Originally Posted by ljason8eg View Post
Lol i like how you just *know* it's a dud chip. You guys never cease to amaze me.

How do I explain the benches? They're fake, or inflated...like some people do in their sig rigs.
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Originally Posted by jasoncho92 View Post
Fanboy alert. You say that his claims of the cpu being a dud, "amaze me," but yet you make claims that the benches are fake or inflated with no proof whatsoever, just like the guy who said that the chip is a dud. Just dont post in these threads anymore
I know the chip is a dud because the guy who has the Phenom II and is benching it TOLD US SO. IT IS THE REASON HE GOT THE CHIP IN THE FIRST PLACE.

Perhaps BOTH OF YOU should go read through that entire thread (you both obviously haven't) before making impotent attempts at calling BS on MY posts.

edit:The chip is so crappy that it doesn't even boot half of the time for pete's sake
Edited by iandh - 12/22/08 at 10:54pm
post #73 of 91
Core i7: Best performance, excels at media. encoding, number crunching, sheer power necessary applications, multi tasking. SLI/crossfire option.

Phenom II: Improvements over k10, respectable performance in relation to i7 and Yorkfield, lower cost for platform, cheaper processor prices.

Both are good chips, if you have the money to go for i7 GO FOR IT, it will provide you with greater performance, if you are not blessed with such budget, the Phenom II offers excellent performance for the price.

There really should be no argument over which one is better in terms of performance, its obviously the i7, but when you widen the scope to price : performance and the cost of the entire platform, Phenom II is competitive.
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post #74 of 91
This is all good and well to see a phenom hit 4.2GHz but i hear that AMD are delaying the release of the new chip i have a linky

Phenom II Coming Later Than Expected

Plus they seem to be layoff staff can AMD withstand the mighty INTEL at this present moment NO because Intel employs over 70,000+ staff unlike AMD 16,000+ soon to be even less

More Layoffs From AMD
post #75 of 91
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Plus they seem to be layoff staff can AMD withstand the mighty INTEL at this present moment NO because Intel employs over 70,000+ staff unlike AMD 16,000+ soon to be even less

More Layoffs From AMD
Completely unnecessary, this nonsense only serves to fuel the fanboy fire.
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post #76 of 91
Air benchies! I've been waiting for this.

Why is the HT link censored in the screenshot?
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post #77 of 91
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Completely unnecessary, this nonsense only serves to fuel the fanboy fire.
May I ask why it's unnecesary. You can search google and other sources to find this information out.

Don't get me wrong i love the idea of these new chips i just would hate to see such a big company like AMD to go under. AMD have not been profitable for 18 months that has got to be worrying
post #78 of 91
AMD is making a comeback! I say 2-3 more years and they're on top! :-D
    
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post #79 of 91
Soon I look forward to getting me a new board to support the AM3 CPU

EDIT: Oh **** that's the AM2+ CPU?! *screams like a little girl*

bios update is all I need!
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post #80 of 91
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Plus they seem to be layoff staff can AMD withstand the mighty INTEL at this present moment NO because Intel employs over 70,000+ staff unlike AMD 16,000+ soon to be even less
Oh that's right.

I've got a bright idea.

I'll just found my own semiconductor company and hire 100,000 people. Then I'll magically make better products than Intel... after all, I have more employees, so I'm going to have to beat Intel, right?

(no insult or anything of that kind intended, just pointing out, even this ain't good it doesn't mean they're literally going under - they're simply going through hard times)
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