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Yet nothing but paper speculation to suggest this

If Intel really thought that Bulldozer was a threat they would have put more development into Sandy Bridge and made more affordable 6 cores.
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Why are you ordering a CPU from a dead socket? Should of waited for Sandy Bridge at least!
will you please be quite about all this dead socket stuff.
NO ONE CARES!

a CPU is a CPU. once the CPU is out dated and can no longer perform what it is meant to do. people normally buy a new Mobo as well. unless your with AMD.
and then you move up from your X4 to X6 and blow the power Phasers out on your Board.

Nice job AMD.
    
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If Intel really thought that Bulldozer was a threat they would have put more development into Sandy Bridge and made more affordable 6 cores.
Yet nothing but speculation to suggest this
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post #14 of 23
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Yet nothing but speculation to suggest this
And a $35 Billion revenue

Trust me, if they wanted, or knew, they could. They have the money and resources to basically kill AMD. But for sake of competition they haven't. And probably FTC restrictions.
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How is AMD responsible for MOBO manufacturers not using adequate phasers?
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post #16 of 23
get an i7 870 clock for clock its just 5-8 % slower than i7 2600k which is speculated to be costlier than i7 8xx for just a small increment in performance...
so if ur not going hexacore and no sli/cf then by all means get i7 870 best i7 available for the price currently on the p55 /lga1156 chipset/socket......
post #17 of 23
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get an i7 870 clock for clock its just 5-8 % slower than i7 2600k which is speculated to be costlier than i7 8xx for just a small increment in performance...
so if ur not going hexacore and no sli/cf then by all means get i7 870 best i7 available for the price currently on the p55 /lga1156 chipset/socket......
A Xeon X3440 will do pretty good too. 4 core, 8 thread, stock clock at 2.53 but OC's damn good.
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post #18 of 23
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A Xeon X3440 will do pretty good too. 4 core, 8 thread, stock clock at 2.53 but OC's damn good.
mind u i7 870 4 cores 8 threads 2.93ghz and also overclocks very well imean above 4ghz mark......and where i live its cheaper than the xeons......
post #19 of 23
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will you please be quite about all this dead socket stuff.
NO ONE CARES!

a CPU is a CPU. once the CPU is out dated and can no longer perform what it is meant to do. people normally buy a new Mobo as well. unless your with AMD.
and then you move up from your X4 to X6 and blow the power Phasers out on your Board.

Nice job AMD.
Check your spelling and grammar asshat.
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Why are you ordering a CPU from a dead socket? Should of waited for Sandy Bridge at least!
sandy bridge sucks
     
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