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All this fancy talking about BD makes me wanna get one...

Too bad Dad won't approve me getting a new CPU.

Let's say... I sell this CPU+Board for call it 200€. That pays off a new CPU. I have enough spare money to get a board... It could work out



Anyways, the new architecture from AMD looks like it's gonna effectively piss off Intel's conservationist x86 architecture that's clearly lacking in every other single aspect but X86 performance. And even there, it starts to show flaws due to an excess of conservationism.

AMD already passed that stage (Phenoms), let's hope BD provides a real revolution.
   
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Originally Posted by DjiXas View Post
From Ars comments



Anyone knows if this is true?

I was sort of expecting 8 module desktop CPU so Windows would see it as 16 cores (since those are not "real" cores?).
The Octocores will come out in June with the second batch of AM3+ Chips and the 990FX board.
    
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