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Not to mention that everyone that has a current board that accepts BD with BIOS flash, would be more likely to upgrade to AM3+ later on, to get ready for the next CPU in that series. That right there would help secure AMDs' market share as well as continue to put money into Asus war chest.

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. Having a low cost motherboard that is readily available to house your current AMD setup and then Bulldozer upon launch wouldn't decrease CPU sales. If anything it would increase them. Why pay $500 for a mobo in 3-4 months when you can pay $100-200 now and guarantee compatibility minus a few features; or surprise a few people who bought the new motherboards because they just wanted to replace an old AM2+ board. Roughly the same performance just a few less bells and whistles.
That's what I'm telling. If ASUS's trick is actually possible, AMD would force every manufacturer to use this trick. That way, everyone purchased a newly motherboard would just buy a Bulldozer whenever it hits the market. But now, most of the people will have to replace their motherboards and that would prevent a good portion of customers to stick with their current CPU's and not buy Bulldozer for a while.

This is the point, making me hard to believe in ASUS' trick. :-)
    
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That's what I'm telling. If ASUS's trick is actually possible, AMD would force every manufacturer to use this trick. That way, everyone purchased a newly motherboard would just buy a Bulldozer whenever it hits the market. But now, most of the people will have to replace their motherboards and that would prevent a good portion of customers to stick with their current CPU's and not buy Bulldozer for a while.

This is the point, making me hard to believe in ASUS' trick. :-)
But think how many customers Asus "trick" will save. If you go by the members here at OCN, alot of them.

Reason being is that many people thought their brand new(within 1 year of purchase) Formula/Extreme and many other newer boards were the end of the line. So much so that they were considering moving over to Sandy Bridge(big mistake imho, but that's for another discussion) thinking that if they're gonna be buying another MoBo to go with a new CPU then it might as well be to go to Intel and to hell with AMD. I've seen LOTS of this sentiment here in OCN. Think of how many more enthusiast sites exist and then multiply that thought by that many sites. Then go global. Cause not every enthusiast belongs to a site. Some people like not being part of a group.

That's a pretty big slice of the pie to move over into the Intel Camp. Asus just saved AMD's ass, near as I can tell. And in doing so they guaranteed the health of their Enthusiast series boards into the future. Smart move if you ask me.

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Touche :3

Although, I have heard personally over the phone from an Asus rep that AMD were the ones to tell Asus to slap that AM3+ socket on their newer boards.

Perhaps AMD said "Hey, guys we want AM3+ compatible boards out by X date. Do whatever, just get them out."

Brand Loyalty and marketing strategy will always play key factors in how a company makes its desicons. AMD could have told them to do what they want, just have the boards out by X date.

Of course I don't know what exactly was said, but im sure as heck pleased that the Crosshair IV im picking up in April will be compatible with a BIOS update. As stated before, Asus is too huge to promise compatibility and then not follow through. The fallout from that would be massive and consumers would be p/o'd and no business is not good business. :3
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I do hope it will work. But other brands got elite 880-890 boards out there as well, and they haven't done this. This would only make them look worse on the eyes of their customers and it would give ASUS a HUGE credit for future.

It is just not likely that all the other manufacturers intentionally ignore doing this "trick". If ASUS delivers what it promises, and if the BIOS solution give like 90% of the performance compared to a native AM3+ board, ALL the other manufacterers are losing a huge portion of reputation.


Or maybe some "informer" from AMD secretly told ASUS that new sockets are actually not needed for Bulldozer, which would then result in a huuge disaster on AMD side ;-)


I just want ASUS to tell it more precisely that they are gonna support Bulldozer on old mobos. Gigabyte, MSI claiming "openly" on their new products, that those boards are AM3+ and supporting 32nm CPU's. So if it's not NDA issue, why is ASUS still talking behind the mist?
    
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Asus have already been very crystal clear on this - the current listed motherboards will support it via a BIOS flash. Plain and simple.

And to be honest, I never liked any other motherboard manufacturer, having tried several including Gigabyte. Asus has always been on top for me, and with good reason.

Oh and I agree that this move by Asus has surely secured AMD some money. They certainly are going to get mine for a Bulldozer CPU just because of this. If this AM3+ BIOS wasn't going to happen, it would be Intel Ivy Bridge all the way for me. For now though, I'll get Bulldozer and wait and see what AMD and Intel release next (after Ivy Bridge).
    
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Or maybe some "informer" from AMD secretly told ASUS that new sockets are actually not needed for Bulldozer, which would then result in a huuge disaster on AMD side ;-)

I just want ASUS to tell it more precisely that they are gonna support Bulldozer on old mobos. Gigabyte, MSI claiming "openly" on their new products, that those boards are AM3+ and supporting 32nm CPU's. So if it's not NDA issue, why is ASUS still talking behind the mist?
Or maybe it's as I speculated earlier in the thread, that Gigabyte already had their AM3 board run completed and it was too late for them since they'd already started work on their AM3+ board. Considering they're the 1st to have one out(Newegg.com) seems like my thought on this part rings true.

And it's just possible that timing played a huge part in Asus lucking into the ability to do this. Remember now that it went in this order for USB 3.0: 1)Gigabyte(using adapters) 2)MSi rear I/O 3)Asus Onboard and Rear I/O. Gigabyte enjoys having a head start on the competition so they rushed their production run. MSi typically follows and sometimes takes the lead. While Asus on the other hand puts time into their components trying to give their customer the best bang for the buck... which leads me to suspect it's nothing but dumb luck that put Asus in front. They all got the Engineering Samples from AMD at the same time. Only Asus hadn't put Extreme to bed yet and held it back long enough to put Bulldozer through it's paces and a compatible BIOS as well.

Anyone that was waiting for Extreme can tell you that board was shown before the Formula was even reviewed by the techies. So we were all waiting for that one thinking that it was the entrant board. Myself included. I reeeeeeeaaaaaally wanted that board. But I had the funds for my system, the Extreme was nowhere in sight with no word from anyone when it would be launched so I got Formula. I love Formula but would have loved Extreme more.

Anyway I'm sure you can see how they came by all this now. Once they figured out it would work with the 890FX chipset, and that so many of their boards in the last product run are dependent on that chipset it made sense to include them.

Just chalk it up to pure unadulterated dumb luck. Any of these 3 manufacturers could have been Asus. ASRock IS Asus and they aren't even here yet. You can bank that if they have the same chipsets they're soon to follow.

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AMD Bulldozer FX Processors are marked as high-end products, aiming to battle the new Intel Sandy Bridge architecture-based Core i7/i5, and it will use GlobalFoundries 32nm SOI process for manufacturing. The first series will ship four models, including the eight core FX-8130P/8110, six-core FX-6110, quad-core FX-4110, and at the end of this year there will be four more follow-up.

Depending on the number of cores, the amount of L2 cache available will range from 4MB to 8MB, while L3 cache can go up to 8MB. The TDP is rated at 95W, except for the high-end FX-8130P CPU that has a TDP of 125W.

AMD Bulldozer FX series processors will adopt the new Socket AM3 + Interface, and will continue to maintain good backward compatibility, capable of equiping the 800/900 series chipset motherboard and AM3 800 series of high-end motherboards.
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Release date 11 June 2011 and expected purchasable date 20 June 2011.



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Release date 11 June 2011 and expected purchasable date 20 June 2011.

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Oooo, the excitement!!
So what are the expected prices???
I'd love to get myself an 8-core one but don't fancy paying out the arse for a CPU.
    
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Oooo, the excitement!!
So what are the expected prices???
I'd love to get myself an 8-core one but don't fancy paying out the arse for a CPU.
Wish I knew the expected Prices. But we won't be able to suspect anything til Phenoms start coming down in price.

I didn't know there was going to be a x4 and x6 Bulldozer. It had always been assumed that Bulldozer was x8 only.

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Monsoon Economy Hardline fittings EK Dual DDC V2 top Swiftech Pump DDC-1T (2) Liquid Fusion V Double helix Reservoir 
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Yate Loon 120x20 (D12SM-12C) Medium Speed Silen... EK Supreme HF Classified EK Thermosphere GPU Block EK Thermosphere GPU Block 
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Win7 64 bit Ultimate OEM Asus VH222H Black HDMI Widescreen Logitech the OCZ went buhbye adios. Don't know ... Corsair CMPSU HX 850w Modular 
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HAF 932 Logitech g9x COOLER MASTER Weapon of Choice: M4 Duramesh Pad Logitech X-240 2.1 speakers 
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Sunbeam Rheosmart 3 Creative X-Fi 
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