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post #31 of 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by BallaTheFeared;12147614 
lol where do you guys get this stuff?

It has L1 , L2, L3, FP, and an integer core...

Its nothing redefining... It's an x86 processor.

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post #32 of 37
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Originally Posted by Artikbot;12147680 
Fanboy meter jumped on the cupboard smile.gif

But he speaks the truth, it doesn't do anything magical that no other CPU cant at the moment it is just more efficient at it.

But I am guessing, I am no CPU architect.
post #33 of 37
I would wait for SB and see what the prices are like then tongue.gif It doesn't sound like you are dying for an upgrade right now anyways.
Edited by Velathawen - 1/27/11 at 6:09am
post #34 of 37
It really seems Sandy Bridge is Intel's answer to AMD's Phenom II's. The chips are similar in a lot of ways, but obviously Intel just came out with them so technology is better, they OC great, they are 32nm, and handle volts similar to the Phenom II's. Oh and prices aren't too far off. Not necessarily a next generation of chips as far as performance and chip speed, but a tremendous option to the Phenom II's for Intel owners without having to get a new motherboard. Genius move by Intel.
post #35 of 37
Here in Oz AMD Phenom II X4 965 for $160 still pretty good or Intel i5-2500k for $280. I'd get the i5-2500k if you can find it cheaper. Depends how much you want to spend but I think those 2 are good value for gaming.

Edit: SB chips need 1155 MB so you need a new MB.
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Originally Posted by smash_mouth01;12147738 
But he speaks the truth, it doesn't do anything magical that no other CPU cant at the moment it is just more efficient at it.

But I am guessing, I am no CPU architect.
same applies to SB chips, why everybody is so excited about them ?


BD is revolutionary, if you compare it to K-previous series:cool:
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post #37 of 37
AMD will always be the best bang for the buck. Why? Because, that's their business model. They're flexible when it comes to pricing and adjust the prices of their line-up so that similarly performing chips (looking purely at stock performance) cost just a little bit lower than Intel's. It's really just too bad that with K10, particularly Thuban, not many applications can take advantage of the two extra cores.

Heck, if AMD could afford to lower prices on the Denebs and Thubans again, they probably would have in the wake of Sandy Bridge's release. As it is, AMD is selling their 6c Thuban with 346 sq mm dies at the same prices as Intel's SB quads with 216 sq mm dies while Intel's 240 sq mm 6c Gulftown fetches at least $800 retail. Even Deneb is slightly bigger than Gulftown at 258 sq mm.
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