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If the Phenom II X4 is competitive will you buy it?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by EastCoasthandle, Nov 21, 2008.

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If the Phenom II X4 is competitive, will you buy it?

Poll closed Dec 2, 2008.
  1. Yes, I will buy it (currently an AMD PC owner)

    40 vote(s)
    47.6%
  2. Yes, I will convert over from Intel to AMD setup

    27 vote(s)
    32.1%
  3. No, I will keep my i7 PC setup

    3 vote(s)
    3.6%
  4. No, I will keep my C2Q PC setup

    7 vote(s)
    8.3%
  5. No, I will keep my C2D PC setup

    7 vote(s)
    8.3%
  1. EastCoasthandle

    EastCoasthandle New Member

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    If the Phenom II X4 and it's derivatives shows itself to be competitive as C2Q or i7 will you switch/buy that PC setup? For example 790, Phenom II X4, etc? I am not saying that the Phenom II X4 beats i7 hands down, the answer would be obvious. What I am saying is that if performance of Phenom II X4 and it's derivatives are better then C2Q and nips at the heels of i7 sometimes beating it will you buy it?
  2. KBD New Member

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    unfortunately no, i just invested into e8600 + DFI X48 like a dummy :laugh:

    now i wish i would've waited a bit, i'm a big AMD supporter and much rather buy one of their CPUs.

    i will be playing with this setup for 6 months min, then will see
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    Me neither, I've spent a lot of money on my C2D setup and I get awesome performance from it. I may go AMD with my next upgrade (maybe in a couple of years) depending on who offers the best price/performance then.
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    yes! when will it be released, someone knows?
  5. Paulieg

    Paulieg The Mad Moderator Staff Member

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    AM2+ DDR2 Deneb at the end of this year or Q1 09, AM3 DDR3 Q1 09, AFAIK
    WarEagleAU and Odin Eidolon say thanks.
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    100% YES. I can't wait for Deneb!
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    i got a Phenom 9580 and a AMD 790FX AM2+ mb, so it will be a realy easy upgrade for me
    my motherboard is even AM3 compatible, will wait to feburary for AM3 CPUs to come out so i can upgrade mb and ram later, instead of getting the AM2+ deneb and have no upgrade path

    the new Phenom II will be as fast or faster than current intel 45nm's excluding i7
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  9. InnocentCriminal

    InnocentCriminal Resident Grammar Amender

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    Can the option "I'll keep my current set up, thanks!" be added. I don't need to upgrade.
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    2 words

    HELL YES!!!!!!!!!! :rockout:
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    If it will be reasonably priced, then yes, why not, otherwise I just might get a Q9xxx or an E8600.
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    I hope so, but lets not make assumptions, unless you have some insider info the rest of us dont. :rolleyes:
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    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    Not voting because my choice is not listed.

    if it is cheaper and more performance yes, i will go to amd, but if its the same performance then i will probably stay with intel unless amd is just cheaper
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    If it's better, I don't see why not...I am runnig an AMD at the moment.
    But honestly..chances are..it will be good but not as good as intel but probably cheaper.
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    I love AMD, it was my choice since 2000 until this year..... and yes, if it make to catch up, I'll just switch my q6600 for a PhenomIIx4.... like the battle against nvidia, we need to have amd up and running again so we can get good prices. It's a balance that must be keept.
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    I'm in need of an upgrade, but not badly enough to pay for an i7, and i prefer AMD anyways.

    I'm waiting until Q2 for my Deneb because that is when the 945 AM3 chip comes out. Hopefully its gonna be swweeeet
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    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    GIVE US 790FX DUAL CPU MOTHERBOARD WITH DDR3

    8 REAL CORES not 4 REAL and 4 Fake Intell........:shadedshu



    I will be AMD again:rockout:

    I gave you a lot of TIME and MONEY:banghead:

    I did try and wait out the bad:ohwell: I'm sorry
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    What he said.....

    I'm ready to pull the 9850 out of my rig and drop in a Phenom II..
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    Depending on what the performance over a 9850-9950 will be. Either way I'm sticking with AMD.
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    AMD fan at heart. Couldn't pull my self to buy a Phenom when I had the money but now I will :D
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    It would need to be competitive w/ i7, C2Q isn't gonna cut it. Certainly doesn't need to beat i7, but it has to beat penryn, and price has to be right, otherwise I see no reason they should have my business.
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    Yes i will, but only next September.

    I need time to recover my finances. To much house energy improvements and renovations this year. I'm broke right now.
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    Always bought AMD stuff and never been more happier. Never will be another Intel in my collection (unless AMD doesn't survive this round, if not I will buy via or chinese made Quad core not Intel).
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    Hell yes.. im ready.

    I cant tell any difference in gaming or everyday use between my E8600/X38 rig and my 9850/790FX rig.. of course benches are a little different :)
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    If the Phenom II is similar or better performance than the current 775s and cheaper then yes, I will switch back when I next swap my motherboard (will be soon I think). If it's competitive with the i7 then DEFINATELY!!!

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