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Originally Posted by MraedisI am intrigued, but also sceptical. Does Intel have anything planned for 2011?
Originally Posted by Fingers66Error on page 2, end of third paragraph - looks like a link insertion gone wrong.
Originally Posted by l3v1ckQuote:Originally Posted by MraedisI am intrigued, but also sceptical. Does Intel have anything planned for 2011?
Originally Posted by jrs77ATi 5670 + Phenom II 550 costs 200 Euro and makes up for a great sub 500 Euro PC, which you can even cram into small SFF-box without troubles.
As long as they don't deliver this kind of power with their AllInOne-chips, why would I be interested in them for a mainstream desktop?
Originally Posted by fingerbob69because clock for clock i7 delivers much more computing power than i3/i5 which means that you don't need to upgrade for at least one generation of chipsets.
Actually I would put forward the propostion that it will be atleast 5/6 years before games (inparticular) properly and regularly stress out a quad core i7 920 and above.
Anyone go longer than that?
Originally Posted by HakurenSo it looks like we will have to live with just one CPU supplier. Intel is so far ahead when you look at desktops and servers that AMD needs something truly special to survive.
Originally Posted by HakurenFrom what I read so far, looks like current i7 is potent enough to outperform all new incoming in 2011 CPUs from AMD.
Remember AMD's current K10 architecture which is used in Phenom IIs is also an updated K8 (yes, the same K8 that launched in 2003 with the Athlon 64)
Originally Posted by SenilexWhy do you guy keep referring to Bulldozer as an APU / Fusion. From what I understand it is this:
Bulldozer is a new ground up design CPU designed for Servers and Workstations - Interlagos: 16-core server processor, Valencia: 8-core server processor, Zambezi: 8-core client processor.
You can't call Bobcat and Bulldozer both Fusion or APU. Your confusing the readers. Bulldozer is a CPU.
Bobcat is the CPU (prob 2 Bobcat cores at first) part which is put alongside a undisclosed GPU to make up AMD's first APU (Ontario).
Llano is the third chip design which you can call a APU which is made up of improved Phenom II cores and GPU's.
Originally Posted by Claave
I'll ask AMD if the future isn't really APUs next time I see them! ;)
Originally Posted by fingerbob69because clock for clock i7 delivers much more computing power than i3/i5
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