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Originally Posted by Little Overclocker/Gamer;12358454 
^what this guy said.
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Originally Posted by _GTech;12358478 
^^ *Bumps Table* It's about time somebody said it already!
brothers, i have a proposition...
LET'S STORM AMD HEADQUARTERS AND TAKE THE BULLDOZERS.
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They wouldnt call it bulldozer if it wasnt designed to rip the ground form beneath your feet. Its either over hyped, or awesome as hell. Personally, I just hope it performs 20 - 30% better then my x4 now. I would be happy. $500 is pushing the edge tho. If I wont pay $500 for a car, Im not paying $500 for a CPU. LOL
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post #33 of 43
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Originally Posted by venom55520;12358824 
brothers, i have a proposition...
LET'S STORM AMD HEADQUARTERS AND TAKE THE BULLDOZERS.

lachen.gif I'm in.
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I SO WANT AMD TO OWN INTEL, big time too!

Granted they are in it for the money too, just like Intel, but they seriously need a comeback, badly...

I hope Bulldozer OWNZ...

==========================

On Topic, good move AMD, It looks like you have your thinking cap on!

Giving the turn of events as of late. You have to wonder what do the ex-ceo's know that we don't. Keep that in mind.
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My sentiments exactly!


A Good analogy no?

No. We have a multi-quote function. Thats designed just for that? Third button on the right. The one with the > " "< Try it some time. You might like it.
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It looks to me as if AMD is dumbing down the product. I hope they are not trying to soften us up for a bunch of sad bench marks.
I agree with you Gtech. I would like to see them kick $intel all the way back to Silicone Valley.
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I think this is a smart move on AMD's part. Categorizing their cpu's will make it easier on the customer to tell which one they want to get (thats what they said right).

Its a concrete way to start off a concrete product, especially since its different in architecture from previous chips they've made, they want it to stand out.
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Dumb article is dumb

grumpy joe is grumpy:(
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Ehehe... i hope all the Vision platform works better than the present Fusion ( CPU + GPU + Chipset ) ...

I mean, me and some friends, built a 890FX, Phenom II 1090T and tri-cf 5870's ... everytime we activated the 3 gpu's ... BSOD! ehehhe

So, more than getting a great cpu out ... i would like to see a great cpu, a great chipset and a great stability above all! smile.gif

It's not really good having the mother platform with big stability issues...
post #38 of 43
simplifying branding makes sense when dealing with OEMs. This way you don't clutter up the outside of the case & can allow OEMs to do the selling (less money needed for advertising as the OEMs are doing the selling)

However, there will still need to be a way to easily differentiate models for the DIYers - the people who build their own computers. This is where a convenient brand/model makes sense.

Imagine walking into a shop and saying this:

I want an 8 core AMD Vision Ultimate FX with an unlocked multi running @ 3.4ghz with full cache.

whereas walking in and saying I want a Phenom III x8 3400T BE (or whatever) is easier to convey exactly what we want and the clerk is able to easily understand what we want. I highly doubt that AMD would exit the DIY market too.

As far as OEM systems go we've already seen AMD choose the simplified Vision route.
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Actually, i like it.
I'm tired to see Athlons X4 (nonsense), Phenoms x2(even more nonsense)...
Why they failed to keep the Athlon name just for x2 cpu's and Phenom just for x4 cpus is beyond me. Not that AMD have anything worthy outside of x4 and x6 phenoms II, but still...
post #40 of 43
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Originally Posted by qqqqq;12360621 
Actually, i like it.
I'm tired to see Athlons X4 (nonsense), Phenoms x2(even more nonsense)...
Why they failed to keep the Athlon name just for x2 cpu's and Phenom just for x4 cpus is beyond me. Not that AMD have anything worthy outside of x4 and x6 phenoms II, but still...

I liked it because it helped me differentiate between which has L3 cache and which didn't. After reviewing benchmarks it was determined that for what I needed, I didn't need the extra cache level so I just concentrated on shopping for Athlons.
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