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Just gonna wait for bulldozer II
That could be a painful wait depending on how well Bulldozer performs
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Just gonna wait for bulldozer II
Never a bad idea, it costs a lot of money and sometimes headaches to be an early adopter.
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Didn't bother quoting because I replied straight after you posted but DjiXas got in first hence the edit.

Anyway, we already know what the "package" looks like (wouldn't call it that myself, but then i'm actually English so I speak a different language to you ). It's PGA (or some specific variant there of), in the form of Am3+. The socket is reverse compatible with AM3 cpu's, but not the other way around.




The ones being released first may wipe the floor with SB at a lower or similar price, the next ones may destroy IB, who knows. If I was going to buy one, and i'd waited the last two years hearing about it, i'd wait another couple of months to see once and for all. If the first wave don't at least match SB, then fine forget it.
i should have said reverse compatible. thats what i was wanting to know.
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the bulldozer won't work with an AM3 board so you might as well build a new rig. it's AM3+ only.
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You can upgrade to one of the am3+ ready boards and be ready and wait till crosshair or a revision tO come out

Is what i'm planning to do, upgrade my Mobo and CPU.. so instead of spend another $1k on gaming rig
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Is what i'm planning to do, upgrade my Mobo and CPU.. so instead of spend another $1k on gaming rig
Well I was going to but my board and psi fried so went ahead got a am3+ ready board
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found a interesting interview about Bulldozer on youtube

i suspect the june launch date rumors are incorrect (i hope)

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found a interesting interview about Bulldozer on youtube

i suspect the june launch date rumors are incorrect (i hope)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-kvLccaINM
"Know that overclocking is at the core of the design point, of this technology."
this is always good to hear
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Don't really like the naming scheme but at least they're releasing more details.
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found a interesting interview about Bulldozer on youtube

i suspect the june launch date rumors are incorrect (i hope)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-kvLccaINM
4mins 15 secs

"we're still a few months from launch"

and, "we'll see these cpus's in the middle part of 2011".

Sounds like june to me.
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Wait... what?

They're launching these 4... soon(ish), and then 6 months later they're launching a whole new and improved volley? Are they saying these are first to launch and they fill out the lineup later (including high-end/server/better performing chips), or there's gonna be a whole refresh after launching just 4 chips?

This will be interesting.
    
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