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    Today we're seeing the release of a couple new AMD processors. They are the Phenom II X4 840 and the Phenom II X4 975. AMD has been on a roll lately, shooting out two new sets of processors within a month. There's one thing we should get out of the way Ė they're still not Bulldozer though. With Intelís Sandy Bridge now in the mix, letís see how things shake out.



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    oh man...I'm going to cry, it's look Intel is stepping on AMD throat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deton View Post
    oh man...I'm going to cry, it's look Intel is stepping on AMD throat.
    Ah you can't compare them this is still AMD's Phenom II line up when Bulldozer comes out it will be more in line to compare.

    Nice job Logan, well done.

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    Thanks for the review Logan. Always great to see AMD reeling in the gutter. Let's see if Bulldozer can compete at all.
    Last edited by Earthmonger; 04-01-2011 at 00:37.

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    Very nice summary Logan!

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    Earth, you should be the Editor's editor
    Last edited by Skyguy; 04-01-2011 at 00:38.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smduff View Post
    Ah you can't compare them this is still AMD's Phenom II line up when Bulldozer comes out it will be more in line to compare.

    Nice job Logan, well done.
    Bulldozer is AMD high-end chip. I was comparing the low end at the same price range.

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    Still the Bulldozer series will have the main market stream as well as the High end ones, still not a fair comparison IMO.

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    Deton, that's an interesting thought. 'Bulldozer: AMD's high-end.' I wonder if that's still true. Granted it's speculation, knowing nothing of Bulldozer. What if Bulldozer gets lowered into the mid range to compete with Sandy Bridge. What will AMD dish out for their top end? 16 core/32 thread Earthmover?

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    well, until then we have to wait and see what AMD can offer, in the mean time it's look like Intel is slapping AMD silly.

    Seriously, AMD gotta hurry up with their chips. How long have we heard about Bulldozer is coming?

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    We will be finding out soon enough, I'm sure I will have a Bulldozer sample for Pure OC to review.

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    im sick of intel!! come on AMD!!!!!!! as long as you continue to suck, high performance stays EXPENSIVE!!

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    hey Doc, you got 2 580's now? man thats sweet!

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    Quote Originally Posted by obamaliar View Post
    im sick of intel!! come on AMD!!!!!!! as long as you continue to suck, high performance stays EXPENSIVE!!
    Looks like by Jake's review, Sandybridge launch on the I7 2600 will be $317. Great price. Intel may be going for AMD's throat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by obamaliar View Post
    im sick of intel!! come on AMD!!!!!!! as long as you continue to suck, high performance stays EXPENSIVE!!
    Heh. So you want AMD to suck less, so the prices of high performance (read: Intel) chips come down?

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    AMD might have a big surprise for everyone with the Bulldozer, we'll just have to wait and see. As far as Intel cutting prices, $317 for the kind of performance you get from the 2600K is one hell of a deal, what more can you ask for?

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