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    Default AMD finally catching up with Intel? It sure looks like it.

    I was reading this on Toms Hardware, and thought id pass it on to you, its quite interesting and will be excellent if they do catch up to Intel
    R700 boards are planned for introduction within the next seven weeks and if we trust our sources, then we should expect the Phenom 9950 in a similar timeframe. The 790GX chipset will ship with two new Southbridge chips - the SB700 and SB750 will also arrive in time for these new products. So, we are taking note: AMD will have an overclockable graphics card, an overclockable processor and an overclocker-friendly chipset.
    Is AMD on back on track? We think so.

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    I certainly hope so, the competition is good news for tech development and consumers alike! At the very least, it seems ATI is back with a vengeance and has Nvidia caught off-guard.

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    i can't see AMD catching up with their CPU's unless they have a huge breakthrough with overclocking headroom. But they sure are back on the GPU front.

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    i agree with james but if they can create a price war at certain segments of the CPU market they may be able to do what they did in the graphics market. thats only if intel stands still like nvidia did...

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    Well if they catch up or not, it doesn't really effect me now, since I wont be upgrading my Q9450 for ages.
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    I really hope that they can, I miss the days when AmD reigned supreme.. back playing CS 1.4(or earlier) and dark ages, and anarchy online haha. I'm kinda sick of having the green team in my computer, yea they have the high end, but, I bought a #1 card from them once already, its not all that it appears, actually it kind of sucks. They'll never get a penny from me again

    I dont quite understand the signifigance of the 9950... why are people excited? its still a phenom

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