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If ASUS' AM3 will take a BD after BIOS update, who's doing that

Poll Results: I will put a BD in my BIOS updated ASUS AM3

Poll expired: Jan 23, 2012  
  • 80% (21)
    HELL YES
  • 19% (5)
    no or probably not
26 Total Votes  
post #1 of 22
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I will for sure, better not be getting my hopes up for nothing, I want to CF 6950s on this 4-month old MB, and the BD should help a lot.
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post #2 of 22
I will do it, if it works.
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post #3 of 22
Kind of a no brainer.

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post #4 of 22
Yes. Simple; 32nm + better and cheaper than intel. (as usual) lol
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post #5 of 22
I voted yes because I hope Biostar follows in ASUS' footsteps with this bios update.

If not then I guess I'll wait for the Crosshair V GENE.
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post #6 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Masterchief3k View Post
Yes. Simple; 32nm + better and cheaper than intel. (as usual) lol
Okay, FANBOY. Quit spewing that garbage. We have no idea what pricing will be on bulldozer yet, and if bulldozer ends up being faster than sandy bridge, you bet your ass they will be priced higher too. Back when amd was on top, their top of the line chips were $1000 also. Why? Because they were better. Now intel is better so they can price their extreme chips as high as they want.

You either get the best performance, or a better price/performance ratio, not both.
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post #7 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post
Okay, FANBOY. Quit spewing that garbage. We have no idea what pricing will be on bulldozer yet, and if bulldozer ends up being faster than sandy bridge, you bet your ass they will be priced higher too. Back when amd was on top, their top of the line chips were $1000 also. Why? Because they were better. Now intel is better so they can price their extreme chips as high as they want.

You either get the best performance, or a better price/performance ratio, not both.
This.

If AMD wishes to keep customers though I think they'll keep the prices competitive. If I have to get a new motherboard to enjoy Bulldozer, and if the performances are the same I'll just go with Sandy Bridge.
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post #8 of 22
*hopes that fxe supports bd*
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post #9 of 22
I really do hope that ASUS really do make/release that mobo. Its desperately needed for the AMD ROG line. We already have Formula, Extreme and now finally the GENE.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kvjavs View Post
I voted yes because I hope Biostar follows in ASUS' footsteps with this bios update.

If not then I guess I'll wait for the Crosshair V GENE.
post #10 of 22
Has ASUS ever released an AMD Gene before?
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