Wednesday, September 7th 2011

AMD Delays FX Series Launch to October, Expands First Wave

Even as there are rumors that the launch of Opteron processors based on the Bulldozer architecture is imminent, there is news that AMD has rescheduled the launch of its FX series performance desktop processors to October 2011, sources told X-bit Labs. The reasons for the delay are known, but when the processors do come out, AMD wants to make sure that they target as many performance price-points as possible, and so the first wave of FX processors will include 7 models, that's four 8-core FX-8000 series chips, one 6-core FX-6000 series chip, and two 4-core FX-4000 series chips.

The first wave is going to include the 3.60 GHz FX-8150, the 3.10 GHz FX-8120 that will be available in 95W and 125W variants, and 2.80 GHz FX-8100 eight-core models; 3.30 GHz FX-6100 six-core model; 4.20 GHz FX-4170 and 3.60 GHz FX-4100 quad-core chips. As you can see, AMD does seem to have tweaked the clock speeds of some of the models compared to older clock speed tables by other sources. The next wave of FX series processors is slated for Q1 2012, which includes faster models across the three lines. According to data compiled by X-bit Labs, the FX series can now be tabulated as shown below.

Source: X-bit Labs
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153 Comments on AMD Delays FX Series Launch to October, Expands First Wave

#1
Casecutter
[H]@RD5TUFF said:
They have already delayed twice what one more time. . .:D
No doubt I am sure these will sell like hot cakes to all the fan boys who can't let hopes go that AMD can come back and compete with intel, that doesn't make it a good thing.
I never heard AMD authenticate any such release dates?

That said be the guy with a EVGA GTX 470 SC+! :rolleyes:
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#2
TheMailMan78
Big Member
[H]@RD5TUFF said:
The truth doesn't matter only what people believe, and if people believe this, fud or not, it's still what people believe. All AMD has to do is speak up, and instead they allow negative specualtion, and as a result there is a lot of negative press.




obvious troll if obvious
What negative speculation? From a bunch of Intel fanboys? Who cares!

Casecutter said:
I never heard AMD authenticate any such release dates?

That said be the guy with a EVGA GTX 470 SC+! :rolleyes:
All they have said is Q4 2011.
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#3
omagic
casecutter said:

that said be the guy with a evga gtx 470 sc+! :rolleyes:
+1 :d
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#4
[H]@RD5TUFF
Casecutter said:
I never heard AMD authenticate any such release dates?

That said be the guy with a EVGA GTX 470 SC+! :rolleyes:
LOL because I bought a video card I am a fanboy. . .. geuss I am an intel, and AMD, and an ATI fanboy as well because I own current gens of all of them, please GTFO.

Also please explain what Nvidia has to do with AMD and their launch dates as I understand they are 2 different company's making different products. . . . kthxbai

back on topic plz


TheMailMan78 said:
What negative speculation? From a bunch of Intel fanboys? Who cares!
So anyone who speculates about a launch date is an intel fanboy .. . . uhuh. . . . that's solid logic there . . . .. my shields can't repel stupidity of that magnitude! :shadedshu
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#5
omagic
Let's just wait and see what will the FX's be like, I bet none of Us would want to have Intels monopol here.. Competition is the best for Us customers so let's just hope new hardware is at least as good as SB
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#6
TheMailMan78
Big Member
[H]@RD5TUFF said:
LOL because I bought a video card I am a fanboy. . .. geuss I am an intel, and AMD, and an ATI fanboy as well because I own current gens of all of them, please GTFO.

Also please explain what Nvidia has to do with AMD and their launch dates as I understand they are 2 different company's making different products. . . . kthxbai

back on topic plz





So anyone who speculates about a launch date is an intel fanboy .. . . uhuh. . . . that's solid logic there . . . .. my shields can't repel stupidity of that magnitude! :shadedshu
Speculating and getting mad when a company doesn't fulfill your speculation is a sign of an idiot.
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#7
Casecutter
[H]@RD5TUFF said:
The truth doesn't matter only what people believe,
obvious troll if obvious
Folk's like that you can never help...

Yea it’s very evident.
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#8
[H]@RD5TUFF
TheMailMan78 said:
Speculating and getting mad when a company doesn't fulfill your speculation is a sign of an idiot.
I'm not mad, I simply stated it's sad to see, why would I be mad I am skipping BD because it will be phased out in less than a year for a new socket.:twitch:

Casecutter said:
Folk's like that you can never help...

Yea it’s very evident.
*slow clap* so because I don't agree or see it your way I'm an idiot .. . that's a healthy view.


ON TOPIC PLZ

















I will say this one more time AMD should just speak up.
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#12
DannibusX
Why would you put out a solid release date only to blow it off? That would piss your customers off more than saying you're on track for the end of September.

Speculation is nothing, Bulldozer will release sometime Q4 2k11, as AMD has already stated. Hell, they just put out the server processor today.

Relax people.
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#13
cadaveca
My name is Dave
[H]@RD5TUFF said:
SO they are "on track" but won't give a hard release date, to me the fact they won't commit to a release date is a sign they are unsure they can hit it.
To you, they are unsure. To them, they are protecting the interests of retailers, and themselves. Would be kinda crappy if they released a killer CPU that completely obsoleted old stock, and left the stores holding that old stock...and against thier interests to buy back the old CPUs.

Or they got a garbage CPU, and want to cover it up until the last moment possible. Meanwhile, myself and many others are playing with APUs in the meantime, and getting our DDR3 to 2500 MHz, something that was never before possible on AMD.
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#14
[H]@RD5TUFF
cadaveca said:
To you, they are unsure. To them, they are protecting the interests of retailers, and themselves. Would be kinda crappy if they released a killer CPU that completely obsoleted old stock, and left the stores holding that old stock...and against thier interests to buy back the old CPUs.

Or they got a garbage CPU, and want to cover it up until the last moment possible. Meanwhile, myself and many others are playing with APUs in the meantime, and getting our DDR3 to 2500 MHz, something that was never before possible on AMD.
And I am supposed to care about retailers. . . . I just want it to launch so perhaps a price war can start.
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#15
Casecutter
[H]@RD5TUFF said:
I bought a video card I am a fanboy.
I said nothing about you being a Fanboy just that you got a 470...
It appears you're being thin-skined about it all.
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#16
cadaveca
My name is Dave
[H]@RD5TUFF said:
And I am supposed to care about retailers. . . . I just want it to launch so perhaps a price war can start.
This is why you've only posted your opinion, and no facts. No big deal.


Just realize, AMD does not exist to keep you happy. They exist to keep ME happy.:shadedshu
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#17
[H]@RD5TUFF
Casecutter said:
I said nothing about you being a Fanboy just that you got a 470...
It appears you're being thin-skined about it all.
I LOL'd nice editing

It appears you can't let it go, you never explained what me owning a card has to do with AMD launch dates.:nutkick: :shadedshu

cadaveca said:
This is why you've only posted your opinion, and no facts. No big deal.


Just realize, AMD does not exist to keep you happy. They exist to keep ME happy.:shadedshu
I never claimed to post facts, it's forum that's what it's here for is to post opinions and talk with people of similar interests. But it seems some don't appreciate others have views that are not their own, no big deal.
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#18
Casecutter
[H]@RD5TUFF said:
I just want it to launch so perhaps a price war can start.
That's not what either Intel/AMD are looking to incite.

Only out for self-centered manipulation, ok we it wasn't totally obvious at first.
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#19
cadaveca
My name is Dave
[H]@RD5TUFF said:
But it seems some don't appreciate others have views that are not their own, no big deal.
You take it the wrong way. People like to keep things here honest and truthful. It says right in the rules of the forum that F.U.D. is not allowed, so yes, if your opinion borders on FUD, people are going to speak up.

Just because someone says something doesn't mean they don't appreciate the comment...you've provided the opportunity for reality to be exposed. Dual-edged sword, that. ;)
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#20
Casecutter
cadaveca said:
Dual-edged sword, that.
Yep, Word_that!
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#21
Casecutter
[H]@RD5TUFF said:
what would be tragic irony would be of the chips aren't worth the wait performance wise.
Casecutter said:
Again... That same thing didn't hurt Nvidia all that much when their new Fermi architecture wasn't all that great.
[H]@RD5TUFF said:
please explain what Nvidia has to do with AMD and their launch dates.
You brought it up?
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#22
FordGT90Concept
"I go fast!1!11!1!"
mdm-adph said:
I'm guessing they were largely successful because no one had really tried to heavily advertise CPU's before, and since they've already done it, it's very hard to go argue on a price perspective, which is the only thing left. Nobody wants to advertise their company as the "budget" solution.
They don't have to push that they're better (saying you're cheaper doesn't exactly draw a big audience). They have to push that they are 1) the little guy, 2) different, and 3) innovative. They could really, really be advertising the module design right now because it is something new and different. And they are advertising it, but through a medium that is completely ineffective.
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#23
cadaveca
My name is Dave
I kinda picture a scene out of 300, but with David and Goliath with it obvious who is who. David throws a stone, Goliath crumbles into rocks, and a bulldozer smashes through the pile taht used to be Goliath. Splash the AMD logo, cue deep announcer voice:

"Sometimes, the little guy wins."


:laugh:
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#24
de.das.dude
Pro Indian Modder
if amd doesnt launch bulldozer by this week i will break forth death suffering for everyone.
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#25
HumanSmoke
TheMailMan78 said:
All they have said is Q4 2011.
TheMailMan78 said:
Q4 launch......as they have always said.
You mean except for AMD's last slide deck ?....The one at Computex stating 60 to 90 days for PIB (Processor in Box) from June 1st. ?



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While the release date, at this stage, is fast approaching "who cares" status- probably best if we don't try to rewrite history eh?
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