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Ya, my point is that when evaluating a processor, it doesn't really matter what's under the hood if the performance is there.
Which was my point exactly. Cores and such don't matter. Performance for the applications you care about at the lowest price matters.
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Totally agree.

I'll be buying Bulldozer anyway, even if it's the 2 module version. I need a new FX motherboard as I'm thinking of crossfire options for the future; tri/quad and the like. What better time to get one now that AM3+ boards are on the doorstep.

I am really looking forward to AMD's bulldozer, everyone should really, it's not about Intel 'winning' it's about keeping good competition - without it things would not progress.
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What I think is VERY cool is that its a fair fight...


AMD_______VS_______INTEL
8threads____________8threads
BD_____________________SB

both estimated to be around the same price.
It has been said that the cores are more efficient than HT.

A competition this close could be VERY VERY good in terms of competitive Pricing, Features, Inovation. I expect to see the CPU world advance by leaps and bounds.

Intel was getting this attitude of
"this cpu is meant for only the serious work loads" <- What they said about the 980x
Edited by cayennemist - 3/14/11 at 10:01pm
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it would be funny is AMD could beat intel, but i just see more cores than intel and higher oc per core? what like turbo multis higher ? lol stupid.

I doubt AMD will be able to come out with anything that will beat Intel, but in a few months we might see something cool, maybe match Intel? Z68 will be out very soon, and then prob ivy bridge.

I also see no mention of ivybridge, ok your extreme can match a 2600k, BUT not the Intel extreme platforms? same stuff amd has been doing i agree.
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AMD should improve their cores, Intel needs to put more cores.
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it would be funny is AMD could beat intel, but i just see more cores than intel and higher oc per core? what like turbo multis higher ? lol stupid.

I doubt AMD will be able to come out with anything that will beat Intel, but in a few months we might see something cool, maybe match Intel? Z68 will be out very soon, and then prob ivy bridge.

I also see no mention of ivybridge, ok your extreme can match a 2600k, BUT not the Intel extreme platforms? same stuff amd has been doing i agree.
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I doubt AMD will be able to come out with anything that will beat Intel
Before C2D, this forum felt the same way about Intel. Things change over time and even though it's hard to foresee an underdog beating the current king, it happens every day in various industries. I mean, how in the heck did Blockbuster lose their grip on the industry with such a massive lead over any competition? Bad management, bad decisions, failure to innovate. How did Prodigy ever lose out to AOL with such a massive lead? etc
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Last 2 post summarize what I was going to say.
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AMD FAILED buy nameing them cores!

people are getting confused.

think of it like this people

BD vs SB
AMD________Intel
Modules = Cores
Cores = Hyper threading
Edited by cayennemist - 3/14/11 at 10:10pm
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Guys, if bulldozer competes like Phenom vs nehlam (AMD 6core vs Intel 4 core), Intel wont price their sandybridge i5 and i7 as 200$ and 300$, they would have priced like 300$ and 500$ for their performance. They know whats coming, so they priced it around 200$ and 300$, wait and see , bulldozer will not disappoint
Finally someone talking some damn sense around here!

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