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AMD Dragon Logo Now Public

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  1. btarunr

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    Following the startling revelation by AMD, on just how much overclocking headroom its upcoming Phenom II processors offer, the company is on course for the announcement of the AMD Dragon enthusiast desktop PC platform. The AMD Dragon platform consists of a Phenom II X4 processor and Radeon HD 4800 series based graphics setup running on a 7-series chipset based motherboard. Earlier, a slide confidential to its channel partners was leaked to the media, showing up to 280% increments in gaming performance over its predecessor, the AMD Spider platform. Legit Reviews took a quick snap of the platform logo for AMD Dragon, showing a dark dragon with red glowing eyes holding the AMD Fusion badge. It also reveals the company's slogan for the platform: "Fusing technology with strength." Throughout the product launch phase for its 45nm Opteron processor, AMD has been largely conservative about its performance expectations, though with its desktop variants, the Phenom II series, AMD has been a little enthusiastic off late, advertising it as something "Beyond Expectations". It remains to be seen as to how far the company lives up to delivering to all the hype that has been created so far.

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  2. kyle2020 Guest

    Looks like something out of pokemon or yugioh haha :laugh:
     
  3. btarunr

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    Beats me too man. Why would a dragon roar at its own wing :confused:
     
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    yeh looks like the Blue-Eyes White Dragon or the red eyes black dragon
     
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    Looks almost arty to me not very scary looking. =/
     
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    they shoulda had a logo of a guy in black cloak holding a scythe..... woulda gone down much better - with this. you dont know if u can take them seriously anymore.
     
  7. kyle2020 Guest

    but how would that relate to dragon? :ohwell:
     
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    CHANGE THE NAME:rockout:. dragon sounds gay:twitch: for a computer
     
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    I highly doubt it means you cant take them seriously. I mean, where the heck does it say that? I dont think it is roaring at its wing but in a 3d picture like that, its hard to tell if its span comes down in its face or not. Personally it looks like neo-bahamut from FFVII.
     
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    All dragons look similar to each other, can't really blame AMD.

    But, it's kind of lame...
    Dragon...?

    And Fusion? Lol, I remember there is a card name Fusion in Yugi oh...
     
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    I don't mind the name dragon but the logo IMO sucks. Cool looking art but just not a logo. If I were an Art Director (which I am ) I would have done something more trendy. Maybe a tribal dragon kinda logo? Maybe combine something like the two below?

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    I mean you can do all kinds of cool stuff with simple geometric shapes. Not EVERY design has to be CGA looking.
     
  12. kyle2020 Guest

    ^ lol thundercats. "And finally, using the new Phenom technology with epic overclocking headroom, AMD is proud to present the new Thundercat platform". lol
     
  13. btarunr

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    +1. A simple 2D motif makes it easier to present in the press. The picture in the news sourced by LR has a horrible gamma setting.
     
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    Looks weak, just like AMD's line...they go well with each other.
     
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    Well how was spider any cooler? Dragon sounds much more fierce and what the dragon symbolizes power, courage, strength, and strong will helps to define their product line.


    In china, the dragon symbolized auspicious power.

    Although out of all the art designs of Dragons they picked the lamest one. There are some peaty cool dragon pictures out there, why they went with that one is beyond me.

    http://images.google.com/images?q=D...&sa=X&oi=image_result_group&resnum=1&ct=title
     
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    this isnt china ... this is lame
     
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    Know one was bitching when it was spider? Now its Dragon and for some reason everyone thinks its lame? Last time I checked Dragon squashes a spider.
     
  20. btarunr

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    Updated the picture :)
     
  21. kyle2020 Guest

    ^ now that looks a hell of a lot better, hell, id go as far as saying i really do like the whole dragon idea! props to AMD for this one!
     
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    well you know what they say... once youve tried black theres not turning back
     
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    The simple reason for calling it dragon is because if you overclock it past 4ghz it will breathe fire.
     
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    horrible...
     
  25. wolf2009 Guest

    I don't know why you people are bitching, but the dragon sure sounds cool. At least they chose a more powerful animal than spider, lol .

    And that is in no way a good picture, wait for the official logo and a better picture, then you will see.
     

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