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Originally Posted by Brutuz View Post

I think he's referring to the Intel fanboys.

All fanboys, whether they be AMD, Intel, nVidia or whatever, are stupid.
I'm pretty sure all the people that say Intel is faster would start saying that amd is faster if amd came out with a faster chip. Though I may possibly be wrong, this is ocn.
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post #12 of 37
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Is Bulldozer's performance really such of a hinge on the company's future as everyone is claiming? .
No, the graphics cards are their insurance.
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post #13 of 37
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Originally Posted by Faster_is_better View Post
Is Bulldozer's performance really such of a hinge on the company's future as everyone is claiming?
If there's any substance to this quote ""I believe Dirk's view of the world was to make money, and the best way to make money was in servers and in high-end desktops" Bulldozer may very well have been important to the future of Dirk's career.

Think about it. They weren't gaining ground in the server area, so this was his only chance. He resigned around a week after Sandy debuted. If they knew BD couldn't keep up, it's time to replace the boss.

Just speculation though, and I hope I'm wrong. I want BD to compete.

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Originally Posted by GameBoy View Post
The i7 970 just had a huge price slash from around £700 to £450 in the UK... 1366 is still a strong choice.
Sure it's not a sale? Price is still $899 at newegg.

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Originally Posted by cl04k3d View Post
Not wrong. People are saying Intel is faster, because right now they are faster. Duh. I'm pretty sure if AMD came out with a chip that was faster, people would be saying "amd is faster." Don't you think?
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post #14 of 37
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Originally Posted by cl04k3d View Post
I'm pretty sure all the people that say Intel is faster would start saying that amd is faster if amd came out with a faster chip. Though I may possibly be wrong, this is ocn.
Yeah your wrong. Look at the 1366 users who can't accept that Sandy Bridge is faster in all but a few heavily multithreaded apps, and then only when compared to 9##x.
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post #15 of 37
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Yeah your wrong. Look at the 1366 users who can't accept that Sandy Bridge is faster in all but a few heavily multithreaded apps, and then only when compared to 9##x.
I personally haven't seen anyone on OCN claim that their 1366 i7 is faster than sandy bridge unless it was someone with a $1000 i7 980x and in that case yeah, theymad.
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Originally Posted by Derp View Post
I personally haven't seen anyone on OCN claim that their 1366 i7 is faster than sandy bridge unless it was someone with a $1000 i7 980x and in that case yeah, theymad.
^ lol this.

AMD and Intel have been leapfrogging each other for years. Go back 10 years and AMD was first the to 1 GHz and that architecture beat out all the P3s. They stayed on top for the P4s and Intel took back the lead with their more efficient Core architecture. /history lesson

The way I see it, its entirely possible that Bulldozer will outperform SB, because they know they're going to need a winner soon. I just hope its plausible.

As for price drops on the 980x.....keep dreaming. Intel never drops prices on the Extreme Edition chips, even if there is something better around. You want to max out your platform, you're going to pay for it.
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post #17 of 37
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Yeah your wrong. Look at the 1366 users who can't accept that Sandy Bridge is faster in all but a few heavily multithreaded apps, and then only when compared to 9##x.

You have to be joking me, right? I'm not talking about 1366 vs 1155, and no one else was either. We are talking about Intel and AMD in GENERAL.
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Originally Posted by Brutuz View Post
Fusion looks like its going to sell like hotcakes considering it nearly hits Core i3 performance with the power consumption of an Atom.

Any benches or reviews you could point me to? The reviews I read showed it lacking behind even the ulv i3's.
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It's not the people that say Intel is faster that are annoying (since that is true right now) -- it's the people saying Intel will ALWAYS be faster...which is just outrageous flaming fanyoyism.
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It's not the people that say Intel is faster that are annoying (since that is true right now) -- it's the people saying Intel will ALWAYS be faster...which is just outrageous flaming fanyoyism.
True here, I support amd because of price point for what I get not to be a fanboy, and I do think that said fanboyism would have people saying amd is faster if it came out with a faster chip remember the amd64 days?
    
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