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I'm so happy!!!!: p

The passmark bench was right! hahaha
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Intel doesn't really have competition from AMD's side ATM. They are sort of competing with themselves ..........
I know, right? I'm just soooooooooo happy that I did not drop 1K for a 980x
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Looking at these reviews... I feel bad for everyone that bought a 980x. Cause it seems that some of these chips out preform it.
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I also want to see clock for clock comparisons at 4ghz.

What you REALLY want is a price vs price comparison at 4ghz.
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AMD is still very strong in the sub $200 and sub $100 price ranges, but above $200 Intel have just dealt a strong blow. And perhaps to themselves also. I wonder when they'll cease production of some of their older models if they haven't already.
Please correct me if I'm wrong, but I see the i3 2100 dominating the $130-150 point vs AMD Ath II X4, the i5 2500(k) dominating the $200-220 point vs PHII X4 and X6, and the i7 2600(k) is on its own at the $300 mark.
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Looking at these reviews... I feel bad for everyone that bought a 980x. Cause it seems that some of these chips out preform it.
Yeah...real sad ....NOT! It's actually hilarious
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Pretty impressive considering the price I just hope AMD's Bulldozer stands a chance.

    
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Guess I made the right choice!

Close to ( and sometimes even faster) 980x performance for a fraction of the price!

Sandy Bridge is an absolute win for Intel. I shall enjoy my new rig in a few days.

I guess this will be definitive proof for those who kept saying that LGA 1155 wasn't an upgrade to 1366.

It is, and a big one at that.
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Time will tell what 'dominates' what at what price point but the stand out one in my opinion is the 2500k at about $220. I doubt AMD are in danger of going out of business just yet. AMD still have their turn coming up BD and that is when things will get interesting.
It's in the consumers best interest that competition in the CPU market is as strong as possible.
(PhenomII X4 below $200 PhenomII X6 above $200)
Edited by Ding Chavez - 1/3/11 at 5:01am
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Time will tell what 'dominates' what at what price point but the stand out one in my opinion is the 2500k at about $220. I doubt AMD are in danger of going out of business just yet. AMD still have their turn coming up BD and that is when things will get interesting.
It's in the consumers best interest that competition in the CPU market is as strong as possible.
Of course AMD isn't going out of business. Who said such crap?

But they have a lot to cover with Bulldozer. They have to at least match the previous i7 generation (Nehalem). Otherwise, they will be too far behind in the race to even matter.
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