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Originally Posted by wuyanxucoming soon: AMD A4, A6 and A8 processors
Originally Posted by TheMusicianhttp://i53.tinypic.com/mct27t.jpg
Introducing, the AMD A4
Originally Posted by wuyanxu
AMD really need to sort out their naming. why is an A6 competing with i3? similarly, why are 68x0 competing with 560 and 550 mid range graphics cards?
Originally Posted by jrs77AMD didn't deliver there at all unfortunately and they can only sell these chips, if they drastically lower the prices cutting their profits, loosing money.
I was really expecting more from Llano and hoped for some decent 13" notebooks with good performance and long battery-life, but it looks like intel will make the race for the next round aswell.
Originally Posted by Ending CreditsWait, so you're criticizing AMD for not going along with Nvidia's crazy naming schemes?
Originally Posted by sandyslooks to me like they delivered, a cheap notebook that will do all most people need, there are a hell of a lot of people running about with Atom based net/notebooks, this thing blows them out of the water and shouldn't cost a lot more.
Originally Posted by jrs77A8 Llano isn't any cheaper then i5 SandyBridge. Both start at $600. So what exactly did AMD deliver there?
AMD delivered a product at the same price as intels with the same battery-life, better graphics but way less CPU-performance. Average Joe still needs better CPU-performance instead of graphics tho, especially in notebooks which are not ment for gaming.
Originally Posted by HustlerBulldozer.....???
All together now..."why are we waiting, Oh why are waiting...."
Originally Posted by GotyAverage Joe doesn't care about CPU performance. Also, what kind of spreadsheets are you making that require so much CPU grunt? My E-350 handles spreadsheets with a few thousand entries without breaking a sweat.
Originally Posted by sandysIts a bit of a redundant discussion really as these things aren't out yet, estimated and actual could be vastly different either way but if the average Joe needed CPU performance then the Atom would never of existed nor would it of sold by the bucket load.
Its like gaming, CPU barely comes into it in most cases, its all about the quality of the GPU really, the CPU just needs to be fast enough, these Llano will achieve that.
A quad core Athlon should be enough for everyday office tasks don't you think, my email and office applications run as well on my netbook as they do on my gaming rig. Can't see where I would need extra CPU speed on my netbook, might speed up my finance package a bit but a better GPU will definitely allow me to do more in the web/media/game space and is something I would notice everyday.
Originally Posted by mi1ezTom's has a good in-depth.
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