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  • 32% (289)
    Yes, it will.-
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    No, I don't think so...
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post #41 of 616
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Originally Posted by 2010rig View Post
+1 it's how most of us feel I bet.

I am neither pro or against either company, I will go with whoever provides the best performance, and right now, we know where it's at.



It's more like 20%.

http://www.techspot.com/news/42279-r...dy-bridge.html

P.S. How many of these threads do we need?
ya i saw that and if the leaked benchmarks are true from the on the rumor page one of the bulldozer threads today it would mean ivy bridge and bulldozer would trade blows
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post #42 of 616
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Can AMD's best chip even beat the 950? Maybe in some instances, but as far as I knew, they couldn't beat the 2 year-old 950.

I'm not a fanboy, either. Right now I love Intel. If Bulldozer ends up being better, then I'm going to love AMD again. I don't care which side is faster. I'll gladly jump back and forth if one comes out trumping the other. I very much prefer they trade blows for the top-performance market. It makes it better for us as customers. I don't quite understand why some people here have this unbridled connection with one or the other.

Here's to hoping Bulldozer comes out and puts Sandy down. Competition is awesome.
Nice, someone who actually knows what they are talking about. Sticking to one side or the other only limits yourself when one side overtakes the other.
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post #43 of 616
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ya i saw that and if the leaked benchmarks are true from the on the rumor page one of the bulldozer threads today it would mean ivy bridge and bulldozer would trade blows
IF those benchmarks are true. How reliable is a site called "rumorpedia"?

Until I see real world benchmarks from Bulldozer, everything else is speculation.

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Sandy Bridge isnt really anything special as it is. People with I7 920's and up, amongst others, are in better shape. Intels new release of CPU's, Ivy Bridge, will be a better judge on where Bulldozer is at.
4.5 - 5 GHZ on AIR is pretty impressive. Most of us on I7's can't get past 4.2 on air, and require Water Cooling to go higher.

That mere fact alone makes it pretty special.

Of course, as it has been said many times, "upgrading" to Sandy Bridge from our I7's is a side grade, and not worth it, however, for new rigs SB all the way, and it's worth waiting for.
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Sandy Bridge isnt really anything special as it is. People with I7 920's and up, amongst others, are in better shape. Intels new release of CPU's, Ivy Bridge, will be a better judge on where Bulldozer is at.
What? Sandy bridge is awesome just for its overclocking potential, plus it's much more efficient per watt and has better IPC than the 9xx series. I'm just waiting for official bulldozer benchs to see if I want to get that or ivy bridge.
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I think this poll is flawed.

I think on a pure performance stance intel will win, but on a performance per dollar AMD will win.

This is why I usually buy amd for most of my friends and family PC builds.
Intel is faster but to me not worth the small increase in performance.
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But isn't Bulldozer supposed to "Bulldoze" over the competition in Price, Performance, & Efficiency?
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It'll have to compete in one way or another (price/performance), and if it does that well, then I will consider it a success.
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post #48 of 616
Im pretty sure I read this thread yesterday. And the day before that. And the day before that. Etc. etc.

I sometimes think some of you need to stop talking about your could be computers and start using the one you have.

Can we just wait for benchmarks and stop the blah.
    
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post #49 of 616
sandy bridge already failed hard.
didnt need a bulldozer to do that.
post #50 of 616
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sandy bridge already failed hard.
didnt need a bulldozer to do that.
If you consider this a failure, then it certainly did just that:
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/CPU/2

Sandy Bridge will be back on the shelves before we see any real Bulldozer benchmarks.
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