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Socket A Athlons are hardly "very very very" old. The Athlon name is only 10 years old and they myth is a lot older than that. It was certainly there when I built my K6-2 system.

AMD was pretty much a maker of Intel knock offs for the first 25 years of it's existence, and during the Athlon/Athlon XP years they did have fairly horrible stock coolers, and it was trickier for those who didn't know what they were doing to choose a reliable platform for their AMD CPUs.
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Its somthing people who know nothing about computers say Intel owns most of the market therefor people think "Oh AMD is the generic"
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AMD Opteron to Get 12 Core, Quad Channel RAM by 2010

NOW PUT TWO OF THESE GUYS TOGETHER ON THE SAME CHIP AND YOU HAVE


AMD IS ENTRENCED IN A WAR WITH INTEL ON THE SERVER MARKET



The new 45 nm Operton is soon to be available and pulling the same trick that Intel did when it came out with it's Core 2 Duo process. AMD is following suit with its new side by side Hexa Core chips in the same processor, using what they call the Direct Connection Archicteture, the new Processor will also have Quad Channel RAM and all this by early 2010. The Magny-Cours will go into the 6000 series CPUs and maintain their superiority in the Professional Server Markets. While the new AMD AM3 955 Black Edition cannot compete with intel's newest i7-965 counter part in the benchmark front and in the Home Gaming market it is definately beating intel in the price war and with today's economy Cheaper is better. AMD has been winning accolades for itself in the Budget computing arena. But in the Server Market is 12 Cores and Quad Channel going to help AMD stay far ahead in the Server Market?

Now for some little tidbits of AMD info to get your blood racing. If you think that AMD is a gonner in the home enthusist market you had better think again. Just you wait and see.





AMD launches sexa-core Opteron, but where's the Fiorano platform?


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I keep hearing the myth that AMD CPUs are less reliable then their Intel counterparts. For the life of me i can't find any sort of proof for this. Have there been any actual studies or is this just an excuse for bias? Especially in my own experience have i been lead to never believe this. I've built many AMD machines in my life. Not one has failed.
A lot businesses use AMD servers because they are cheaper. Also AMD procs are more durable then Hell!
 
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This build I am on now, was bought when it came out... still chuggin' along
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A lot businesses use AMD servers because they are cheaper. Also AMD procs are more durable then Hell!
Opterons also have the best warranty i have ever seen. Dylan's went up to 120c because of a fan failure and AMD said it was still under warranty.
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Its somthing people who know nothing about computers say Intel owns most of the market therefor people think "Oh AMD is the generic"
Agreed I have heard it time and time again when I was about to build my sig rig..

I went to Microcenter to get my 955 and I was talking to the sales man about it, how much, ect, ect... and all of a sudden he started bragging about his i7 system and how he has 2 GTX260.. and how nvidia/intel is "Much Better For Gaming" then amd/ati.

Really a big influence is salesmen and such on people.
"Why buy a great reliable AMD thats $70 when you can get this really over priced thats Intel for $120?"
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AMD's are the bomb! Very reliable, and upgradable (especially in the server world.. their Istanbul 6 core CPU's are compatible with the current quad core server board, now if that was intel, the business would have to upgrade motherboards to upgrade the CPU )

I hate it when people are like "d00d AMDz r teh cheep, dey must be teh sux0r"
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I keep hearing the myth that AMD CPUs are less reliable then their Intel counterparts. For the life of me i can't find any sort of proof for this. Have there been any actual studies or is this just an excuse for bias? Especially in my own experience have i been lead to never believe this. I've built many AMD machines in my life. Not one has failed.
Everyone thinks this who doesn't know a lot about computer. I don't know why either, maybe its because they've only used Intel from prebuilt computers or something lol
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Everyone thinks this who doesn't know a lot about computer. I don't know why either, maybe its because they've only used Intel from prebuilt computers or something lol
Probably "incredibly" fast 3.2GHz Pentium 4's
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