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  • 32% (289)
    Yes, it will.-
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    No, I don't think so...
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post #1 of 616
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Hi,
just want to know what most of us think Bulldozer will be.
I've always had AMD, except for that c2d , and I've been a fanboy since my first k6 300mhz.
But I have a feeling that BD is not going to outstand SB... I may be wrong, hopefully

What do you think?
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post #2 of 616
Noone knows. Far too little information has been put out.
post #3 of 616
I hope not. Will all the people from AMD jumping ship lately, its scary, but i beleive(and hope) that bulldozer will be the first step in the right direction for amd to get back ontop of the cpu market.
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I highly doubt it. Intel seems like they rushed Sandy Bridges and the recall backs that up. I have only heard good things about Bulldozer.
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post #5 of 616
Can't compare 8 physical cores to 4 hyperthreaded cores.

Wait for Ivy 8 cores to make this comparison.
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89 View Post
Can't compare 8 physical cores to 4 hyperthreaded cores.

Wait for Ivy 8 cores to make this comparison.
what? intel kids have been comparing intel's cpu(8 threads) vs AMD's 4 cores for years and bashing amd...why do we amd people have to wait now?
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post #7 of 616
AMD will always have the best bang for the buck. Intel will always own the high end market.
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post #8 of 616
I really hope it's a great success, and gets AMD back on its feet.

The more competition, the better for us and cheaper CPU's, and faster product cycles.

On that note, I'm really looking forward to Nvidia and ARM getting into the desktop CPU market, Moar competition plox!!!
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AMD is always at least a step behind intel
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post #10 of 616
Quote:
Originally Posted by Blue Destroyer View Post
what? intel kids have been comparing intel's cpu(8 threads) vs AMD's 4 cores for years and bashing amd...why do we amd people have to wait now?
Because core per core performance is the only way to compare the two.

A quad i7 with HT off still beats a Phenom II when at the same clock so why not compare Bulldozer's 8 cores to Ivy Bridge with HT off?

Or for arguments sake pit the Sandy Bridge 2600K to the 8 core AMD for a more accurate/ current matchup of newer tech.

I'd like to see how BD comes out against Sandy Bridge. Hooray for AMD for being able to beat the 2 year old i7-950, but how about the 2 month old 2600K?

I'm not saying Bulldozer will fall to Intel once again, but at least show some benchmarks against a new tech chip.

That's like saying my DDR3 RAM is faster than DDR2 ram and expecting people's minds to be blown.

New tech > old tech. So why compare Bulldozer to a hyperthreaded quad that was released in 2009 when everyone is holding on to the edge of their seats waiting for BD vs SB benchmarks.
Edited by blackbalt89 - 2/14/11 at 11:40am
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