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  • 32% (289)
    Yes, it will.-
  • 67% (606)
    No, I don't think so...
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post #381 of 616
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Originally Posted by Kvjavs View Post
Fanboy how? I've owned AMD CPUs since 754 up until last year then again this year. I've been satisfied but am starting to crave more performance now that I have a job and afford something superior.

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post #382 of 616
I just don't get how Phenom II is fine when the majority of Phenom II users want to upgrade.

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post #383 of 616
No sirrr.
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post #384 of 616
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We understand where AMD is trying to go, cheaper. Cheaper fab costs, cheaper R&D, cheaper design.

AMD is turning into the Dollar General of the CPU world. Which is great, if you only need some cheap plastic items made in China.
There is a big difference between cheap and inexpensive. I personally like the path amd is taking. Especially with the fusion apus. Brilliant IMO.

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post #385 of 616
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I just don't get how Phenom II is fine when the majority of Phenom II users want to upgrade.

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Phenom II is more than enough for everyday stuff. It's even satisfactory for folding/ video editing but enthusiasts definitely want the sandys for sheer power.

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post #386 of 616
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I just don't get how Phenom II is fine when the majority of Phenom II users want to upgrade.

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Majority of people on this forum in general want to upgrade... daily...
The Phenom II is not yet a bottleneck for most of the users on this site.

A lot people want to upgrade to Bulldozer from their Phenoms because of the available and flexible upgrade path allowed by the socket designs.

People with current hardware can go one step-at-a-time. Put the DDR3 ram and Phenom on an AM3+ board, then when you can afford it, throw a Bulldozer on it.
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post #387 of 616
AMD should really release some benchmarks from Bulldozer, people dont know what they wait for :/
post #388 of 616
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Originally Posted by Tonza View Post
AMD should really release some benchmarks from Bulldozer, people dont know what they wait for :/
I agree.
The least they should do is release a BFBC2 comparison like another person said.
AMD wouldn't even have to give the CPU specs,just clock speeds and number of cores.
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I just don't get how Phenom II is fine when the majority of Phenom II users want to upgrade.

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Fanboyism at its best.
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post #389 of 616
One thing is sure, if at launch the best bulldozer chip isn't better then a 2600K a lot of people will jump ship to intel. I know I will.
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post #390 of 616
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One thing is sure, if at launch the best bulldozer chip isn't better then a 2600K a lot of people will jump ship to intel. I know I will.
True that

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