Published on 6th November 2012 by
Originally Posted by GuilleAcousticsometimes changes seams to be no significant, but maybe this architecture change will require 2 / 3 gen to "shine". I have hope in upcoming gen.
Originally Posted by SnipsI refer my right honourable gentlemen to my previous documented statement :p
Originally Posted by tonyd223Whaaaaa?
I have hope that we'll find life on Mars... and that Barack will ride again
Originally Posted by VotickJust like to say I have one of these arrived today and it's performing well.
Tomorrow I shall see how far I can push it. But for now BF3 benchies :)
Originally Posted by bulldogjeffHang on a minute boys. Before we all go AMD bashing. Lets look at the facts here, AMD wins the idle power consumption race by quite a margin..
So basically if you want to build a PC that spends 90% of it's time doing fu*k all, then Pile driver is then way to go.
On a serious note now, when I built my last rig it was built with Bulldozer in mind and we all know how that turned out, so I waited for pile driver hoping for some thing half decent.
But as it stands I have no reason to move away from my 1100T.
As much as I like AMD stuff, I can't break it, where as I have trashed a few of Intels finest, I think the next big upgrade for me will have to be a return to Intel again.
Originally Posted by HorizonWell, this is AMDs last cpu from here on out they are just going to APU, Server CPUs, and whatever materializes out of the ARM movement. Your choices for CPU grunt is pretty much going to be Intel, Intel, and Intel in the future.
Originally Posted by fluxtatic
If I'm not terribly mistaken, there's at least one more coming: Steamroller.
Originally Posted by BlacksharkI am looking at a 4 CPU AMD server with the new 16 core processors at work, to demolish our PostGIS delays. 64 cores running at 2.2GHz. For the same money I can get 16 3.3Ghz cores from Intel or 24 slower.... It we had went with SQL 2012 then that would have been ok because of the licencing costs, but with PostGIS more cores = happy customers. For the server market AMD are providing some compelling solutions. For integrated solutions, netbooks, laptops and the base end of the PC market, AMD is the way to go. But for enthusiasts it is hard to see anything that they can provide.
In terms of CPU design, I assume by now AMD must have taken Intels design apart and understand where the single threaded performance difference is coming from.
And remind me, why have we not had a the same level of die shrinkage with AMD? as intel.
Originally Posted by Somer_HimpsonAMd are and have been pointless for years, LEARN FROM YOUR MISTAKES YOU DUMMIES AND CHANGE!
Originally Posted by HarlequinAMD are calling it 8 core - so please contact them.Thank you.
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