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Poll Results: Wait for Bulldozer or do somethin now?

Poll expired: May 9, 2011  
  • 68% (95)
    I can't wait for BD, it's killin me!!!
  • 31% (43)
    Sandy Bridge has got the lockdown, Intel forever!
138 Total Votes  
post #21 of 81
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Originally Posted by BallaTheFeared View Post
Indeed, at least then I won't be flamed for trying to help
Some people are fanboy to such an extent or just in denial, that when you point out the truth like that, they just call you a fanboy when you might not necessarily be. Tough times we are living in.

Brand doesn't matter. Get whatever fits your budget and performs better for what you need it to do.
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Originally Posted by Dopamin3 View Post
Tough times we are living in.
haha, for some reason that cracked me up.

Anyways, I hope BD is a step in the right direction for gamers and not just servers and large multi-threaded loads.

Otherwise this forum may implode due to rendering/encoding benchmarks.
    
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Indeed, at least then I won't be flamed for trying to help
Bah, nobodies flamin' you. It's just that you used to be all super-AMD fanboy and these days you are literally a volcano of Intel praises.

I might jump ship but I'm in this sort of emotional economical hurricane and well, when the winds die down, I'll know what to do.

I might just dump PC's and buy a PS3 again. It's so much easier to come home from work and just turn on the PS3 and plop down on the couch and game. But I really miss tweaking a system.
    
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post #24 of 81
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Some people are fanboy to such an extent or just in denial, that when you point out the truth like that, they just call you a fanboy when you might not necessarily be. Tough times we are living in.

Brand doesn't matter. Get whatever fits your budget and performs better for what you need it to do.
Well a bit off topic, but people game in different ways. I, for one, can't stand horizontal tearing and V-sync everything. I tax the GPU by cranking the AA and upping the res (planning to go 1600p soon). I have found that 95% of the time my if I am under 60FPS it is the GPU fault. Sure, there are some cases where the Phenom has held me back so I do want BD, but overall it has been fine. I have run SLI and single gpu and that has been my experience.

So while he may be helping -- his help is not beneficial to everyone.
post #25 of 81
Yeah back when I had a single card on air and before sandy bridge I was in a good spot.

Great price/performance vs x58 in encoding/rendering (which I discovered I hardly ever do) and only minor bottlenecking when gaming.

I would probably have died on the inside if I got an AM3 board and DDR3 once I went SLI instead of using that money to get a 1155 board and started to compare my results to SB setups
    
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post #26 of 81
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Originally Posted by BallaTheFeared View Post
haha, for some reason that cracked me up.

Anyways, I hope BD is a step in the right direction for gamers and not just servers and large multi-threaded loads.

Otherwise this forum may implode due to rendering/encoding benchmarks.
I chuckled a bit at your avatar as well. I really hope the best for Bulldozer. I'm going to jump ship from X58 soon I think (just bored of the same hardware, you know?), I just got 2 x 4GB of G.Skill 1866mhz because I know all the new platforms are going to be dual channel and not tri channel.

I would love to have an AMD FX chip in my computer. Biostar + Bulldozer would be as sweet as the socket 939 chips + DFI boards. Or I would instantly go Bulldozer regardless if DFI make a 990FX board.
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post #27 of 81
Maybe everyone jumped ship from amd because they were tired of playing the waiting game. We have been hearing for 6 months that bulldozer was "right around the corner", and while i'm enjoying my rig, all you suckers who are waiting for bulldozer are sitting there not enjoying your rig.

The choice for me was simple. Sandy bridge is amazing for all the smack people talk about it. And you know what, most of those people who talk smack have never used a sandy bridge system.
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post #28 of 81
Behemoth used to use a AMD chip

Please don't call him a fanboy, vent on me cause I can take it.
    
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post #29 of 81
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Behemoth used to use a AMD chip

Please don't call him a fanboy, vent on me cause I can take it.
Yup, used to be a super big amd fan. Then I experienced 5ghz on sandy bridge. Sorry amd, maybe when you make a processor worth buying i'll give you another go.
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post #30 of 81
The poll should've been worded different for me, it's like too different statements, both of which I agree with.

I can't wait for Bulldozer, just to see how it performs.

I think Sandy Bridge has a strangle hold on the market, Bulldozer's too late to the party...even if it competes.
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