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Originally Posted by Track View Post
Intel:

1. Research/Development
2. Profit

AMD:

1. Very, very little research/development
2. Huge price decrease
3. Profit

It's like this:

In 2006, AMD bought ATi. That ended being a seriously, seriously dumb move.
Why? Because it just so happens that the same year, Intel stopped making crappy CPUs.
So, AMD was broke and couldn't develop better CPUs.
Then we had the HD 2900XT and the Phenom CPUs. They both sucked horribly.
In 2007, AMD decided they weren't smart enough to run both GPU and CPU divisions (DOH!)
And so, they put all their effort into their GPU section, virtually making the AMD part of DAAMIT gone.
They had a crappy architecture to deal with (SuperScalar 1/5 *shudders*), but they managed to lower the process enough to make it viable.
That's how the HD 3870 was born.
However, they couldn't make it BETTER than nVidia.. not yet, anyway.
So, they did the only thing they COULD do:
Create inferior products and price them accordingly.
And so, the new AMD was formed, based on the premise of very, very slowly building up a company that now houses two companies from the ground.

Think of it as playing NewGame+ in Infinity Blade. It sure takes you a while to get that sword, doesn't huh?
AMD's decision to purchase ATI was actually a necessity. AMD already launched Fusion with a "real" APU. So Intel, where is Larrabee...
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post #52 of 143
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Uhh damric, you do realize that would be valid, but you used 2 completely different video cards


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post #53 of 143
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*raises hand*

Yeah, no it's because they simply don't have the money to research and develop both their GPU side and their CPU side.

They're just saving up, like an ant in the autumn, little by little, grain by grain, on their cheap-ass CPUs until they can really bring us something worthwhile.

Some of us think that is going to be in the form of 'Bulldoze', to be released in June.

But others, know that that is far too positive a vision.

PSA:

Maybe if more of you losers bought AMD CPUs and had lower frames rates/performance.. we'd be out of this mess.. but noooo.. you had to hav eyour 920s and 2600ks..

You make me sick.
Are you just trollin with me? from what I see you have a 2600k yourself
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I foresee this thread going to 20+ pages.
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Look, I'm not trying to beat on AMD owners, I just can't understand why AMD can't create as quality cpu's as Intel..But I think someone already answered that..
i think they can..you cant afford it. qouted by jeff at amd. =) my x6 does everythign i need it to do. gaming wise...everything on max...i still pull 150+ frames on battlefield 2 bad company at 1920x1080! =) amd cpu arent that bad as you stated. bulldozer is around the corner...just give it time. =)
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AMD's decision to purchase ATI was actually a necessity. AMD already launched Fusion with a "real" APU. So Intel, where is Larrabee...
Necessity how?
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You're not supposed to "notice" the difference!

CPUs aren't tactile body lotions.

You could run Windows XP on an E2180 and then on a Q6600 and then on an S2011 CPU.. and you'll likely not "NOTICE" the difference.

It's all about games, benchmarks and the like.
I am talking directly about gaming. Or was that one not obvious enough?
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I foresee this thread going to 20+ pages.
Boy, you sure earn those reps.

*The thread length informer has spoken*
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You shouldn't make statements about things you obviously know nothing about.
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i think they can..you cant afford it. qouted by jeff at amd. =) my x6 does everythign i need it to do. gaming wise...everything on max...i still pull 150+ frames on battlefield 2 bad company at 1920x1080! =) amd cpu arent that bad as you stated. bulldozer is around the corner...just give it time. =)
Don't get me wrong, like I said about 3 times, the Phenom x6 is a great processor that is comparable to and very close in performance to the i7 920
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