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Does anybody have ANY idea how much bulldozer chips will cost??
Because i dont know to upgrade my AM3 rig or wait... I can wait its just should i buy a 200$ am3 chip now or save up and wait for bulldozeR?
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wait to buy bulldozer, am3 boards life will be cut short when bulldozer and the new am3+ boards come into picture.

there will be server bulldozer cpu so it will vary, i am assuming amd will keep to their lower priced and would have to guess less than 250 for a top notch 8 core monster.
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You're fine until April.
I'd imagine it would be similar to what's out now.

~300-350 or so for the top end one, similar to 1090T launch price.
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You're fine until April.
I'd imagine it would be similar to what's out now.

~300-350 or so for the top end one, similar to 1090T launch price.
No i mean like will a similarly priced chip like 250$ bulldozer demolish the current 250$ chips?
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Most likely.
AMD might be in trouble if they don't..
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Dont know untill it comes it, i would assume if the applications use more than 4 cores then seeing better performance in media application will be appearant, but gaming and etc i doubt it.
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No i mean like will a similarly priced chip like 250$ bulldozer demolish the current 250$ chips?
I believe Bulldozer will demolish current AMD chips because it's integer performance that Intel has been whooping AMD azz on for so long. Bulldozer has 2 integer cores per module and so I must assume it will be much more powerful than what is currently available.
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