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AMD FX ''Zambezi'' Processor Box-Art Revealed

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Here are the first box-shots of AMD's upcoming series of high-end desktop processors, under the FX series, referred to as "Zambezi" by the company, internally. Zambezi is based on AMD's newest Bulldozer architecture that improves instruction per clock-cycle (IPC), and packs the latest industry standard instruction sets. As stated in an older article, AMD will not assign a brand-name (such as Phenom or Athlon) to name its high-end desktop processors, but will instead refer to them as "FX" processors. To that extent, the processors will even feature a logo that resembles that of AMD Radeon to a very large extant.

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*extent

Sweet.
Is it June yet? :p
 
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Nice box design. I hope the box content will be good as well.
 
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I'm going to wait for the aftermarket heatsink MSI Twin Frozr Zambezi Overclocked Edition =)
 
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If we get to vote, I vote for the liquid box art. Much more vibrate and attention grabbing. This will get some customer's attention when these are seen on BestBuy and Microcenter.
 
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If we get to vote, I vote for the liquid box art. Much more vibrate and attention grabbing. This will get some customer's attention when these are seen on BestBuy and Microcenter.
Agreed.
Certainly more eye-catching and artistic.
 
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I just built a great Sandy Bridge system with an i7-2600k @ 4.8ghz 24/7.
I haven't had an AMD overclocked system since my Opteron 170 on a DFI Lan Party @ 2.9ghz.
I would love to have a great AMD overclocked system again - I hope Bulldozer doesn't disappoint.

Actually how about the red head (ATI) AMD girl on the box?
 
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If we get to vote, I vote for the liquid box art. Much more vibrate and attention grabbing. This will get some customer's attention when these are seen on BestBuy and Microcenter.
Just what i thought gotta love that none typical boring box which is colour coded too.
 
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Actually how about the red head (ATI) AMD girl on the box?
NO!

:shadedshu:nutkick:

I could care less about the box, it's what's in it that I care about, hopefully it's not the disappointment Phenom 1 was.
 
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@[H]@RD5STUFF - good one, huh? =)
 

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Just tell us how it performs already. Who the hell cares about a box that you are going to tear open 3.2 seconds after getting it home?
 
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The box art reminds me a lot of Adobe's. It makes me feel like I'm buying Acrobat Pro. It looks great, but just too similar to Adobe.
 
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The greatest box art i have ever seen!
 

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u buy AMD FX u got ADOBE software :roll:
 
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Who actually cares about box art? I don't care if it comes in a plain brown cardboard box, as long as the CPU lives up to the hype.
 
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Who actually cares about box art? I don't care if it comes in a plain brown cardboard box, as long as the CPU lives up to the hype.
Agreed.
However, I must post this: "Oooooooh! Look at that nice box design! I wonder if they will just sell me the box
so I can play with it and look at it's greatness!!!"


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Must be a slow news day.
 
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Not sold on the whole 'unlocked' sales pitch, they seem to me to be marketing directly against intel; okay its always been the case. This is to attract new buyers to AMD.

Not very black for a black edition; this to attract previous buyers to AMD? Surely the FX moniker covers this?

On the whole they're very pretty but look similar to packets I would expect my wife to get cosmetics in.
 
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nice idea
 
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I love the boxes, and you know they will push a few sales just from the design. (some people are stupid that way) I am hoping these processors get AMD back in the competition.