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post #1 of 65
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Seeing the latest performance rumors, where the 8-core Bulldozer equates to the 6-core Westmere..

Are you still excited about Bulldozer?

Personally, I was super excited for Intel to get some competition finally.
But we said the same about Phenom I and then Phenom II and then the 6-core variants.. I just feel like I've lost hope in ever having decent competition in the CPU market.
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post #2 of 65
I think it'll be a good CPU.
You think AMD can't pull another rabbit out of the hat?

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Seeing the latest performance rumors, where the 8-core Bulldozer equates to the 6-core Westmere..

Are you still excited about Bulldozer?

Personally, I was super excited for Intel to get some competition finally.
But we said the same about Phenom I and then Phenom II and then the 6-core variants.. I just feel like I've lost hope in ever having decent competition in the CPU market.
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I think it'll be a good CPU.
You think AMD can't pull another rabbit out of the hat?
No, I don't.

They've done it with their GPU-line, no doubt.

But CPUs.. have been their Achilles heel for 5 years now, ever since 2006.
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post #4 of 65
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Didn't they come from AMD themselves?
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post #5 of 65
Quote:
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Didn't they come from AMD themselves?
Even bigger for you;
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post #6 of 65
nothing ever done before its time,and as it stands bulldozers time hasnt come yet!
wait on its release and see if it doesnt do the business before you get disapointed
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post #7 of 65
Agreed, nothing is official yet so wait until release and some proper testing.
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post #8 of 65
Knowing the history of AMD cpus lately, I never got too excited about it in the first place. I am still hopeful it will be a great cpu at a great price as always, but have always been doubtful it would give intel a run for its money head to head.
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post #9 of 65
I don't get excited about something until I start seeing real benchmarks and reviews. All the same I'm looking forward to bulldozer since it's an overall of AMD's current architecture and I want to see what it can do.
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post #10 of 65
I blieve they can finally beat Intel again.

Go go go AMD!
   
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