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Yeah I had to rub the sleep out of my eyes, or it could be crap in there also...lol.
If that's the case then that is fair.
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I hope the upcoming Ivy Bridge of Intel will beat everything that you mentioned (:
And I hope otherwise.
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Doesn't this look like AMD are just doing the same thing they have for the last few years? trying to compete on price or other factors, not pure performance.

What's their plan for Ivy Bridge? They never mention Bulldozer being able to compete with that, seems it's only designed to compete with SB

I really hope it does compete well with all the current Intel offerings though, hate to see companies dominating markets, choice is always great


"Enhanced" Bulldozer will compete with Ivy Bridge. Due in 2012 (see thumbnail) ... same as when Ivy Bridge is due.

Edited by JCPUser - 3/14/11 at 7:54am
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Doesn't this look like AMD are just doing the same thing they have for the last few years? trying to compete on price or other factors, not pure performance.

What's their plan for Ivy Bridge? They never mention Bulldozer being able to compete with that, seems it's only designed to compete with SB

I really hope it does compete well with all the current Intel offerings though, hate to see companies dominating markets, choice is always great
What AMD has been saying is that it does not matter if they do not have the "fastest" chip-they just want to have the best chip for a given market.The fact remains that even if they designed a chip that spanks SB clock for clock-you wouldn't know it because of Intel's control in the marketplace.
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I hope the upcoming Ivy Bridge of Intel will beat everything that you mentioned (:
Ivy Bridge is a die shrink of Sandy Bridge, most of the "20% performance increase" will probably be due to higher stock clocks.

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Doesn't this look like AMD are just doing the same thing they have for the last few years? trying to compete on price or other factors, not pure performance.

What's their plan for Ivy Bridge? They never mention Bulldozer being able to compete with that, seems it's only designed to compete with SB

I really hope it does compete well with all the current Intel offerings though, hate to see companies dominating markets, choice is always great
We don't know the performance, compete could also mean utterly decimate if they're going by price.


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Well, duh.
Exactly what I said when I just read the title.

By the way, I don't think either AMD or Intel has ever said "will be faster than competition" in their diagrams? It's only in interviews they'd say something like that.
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Is there a due date yet?
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Bulldozer is targeting the current Sandy Bridges with the 1155 socket? Guess that means Intel will likely remain performance champion, even if AMD's best equals up to the 1155 socket, the 2011 socket will likely dominate.

I've been hoping for awhile now that AMD could somehow pull out a victory for another year or two like the AMD64s did when they were first released. I guess the difference between now and then is that Intel was resting on its laurels with some terrible P4 processors, and that is definitely not the case now.
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They don't have to win the fight with the first generation. They just need to get back in the game. The second generation of Bulldozer is supposed to be right around the corner at Q4 anyways. And we all remember how much better Phenom II was than the original right?
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So with it saying 700$+ at the top of the chart are they trying to indicate the average price of a mobo/cpu/ram?
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