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    Sources among retailers told DonanimHaber that retail prices of AMD's next generation performance desktop processor series, the AMD FX, are a lot lower than expected. On October 12, AMD will launch three new parts worldwide, the eight-core FX-8150, FX-8120, and six-core FX-6120, priced at US $245, $205, and $175, respectively.

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    Default Re: AMD FX Processor Prices Lower Than Expected

    8 cores er processor ta ki bulldozer??

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    Default Re: AMD FX Processor Prices Lower Than Expected

    low prices.......does not bode well

    Quote Originally Posted by Orno101 View Post
    8 cores er processor ta ki bulldozer??
    shob guloi based on bulldozer architecture

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    Default Re: AMD FX Processor Prices Lower Than Expected

    AMD ar jai hok...they offer the best prices....

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    Default Re: AMD FX Processor Prices Lower Than Expected

    If the information is true, then from the prices its clear that these bulldozer processors were not able to beat Sandy bridge in terms of performance.
    Intel abaar tader performace dia manusher pocket katbe. Whatever, with 8 physical cores in such price, it will be a more than great deal for professionals ( zara 3D design, video editing etc. type kaj kore. ) .

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    Default Re: AMD FX Processor Prices Lower Than Expected

    Awesomeeeeeeeeeeeee price!!!!!!!!!!!! Amd for life!!!!!!!!

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    Default Re: AMD FX Processor Prices Lower Than Expected

    Quote Originally Posted by little.shuvo View Post
    If the information is true, then from the prices its clear that these bulldozer processors were not able to beat Sandy bridge in terms of performance.
    Intel abaar tader performace dia manusher pocket katbe. Whatever, with 8 physical cores in such price, it will be a more than great deal for professionals ( zara 3D design, video editing etc. type kaj kore. ) .

    knowledge kom, tarporeo ektu জ্ঞানি জ্ঞানি vaab nia kisu kotha bollam.

    3d design, video editing er jonno Ivy Bridge ashtese.
    yes, price drops prove the underlined-bold lines. a lot of people thought that bulldozer ought to be better than sandy bridge. but t3h f41lz.
    Last edited by Scott Pilgrim; September 21st, 2011 at 20:01.

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    Default Re: AMD FX Processor Prices Lower Than Expected

    the FX-6120 looks sweeet, retail price should be $10-15 less, & if it performs close to SB then that would be awesome!

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    Default Re: AMD FX Processor Prices Lower Than Expected

    ha ha, price lower than expected, and performance least than expacted.

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    Default Re: AMD FX Processor Prices Lower Than Expected

    Just because the prices are lower than what you expected them to be doesn't necessarily mean that the processor isn't capable enough, it could be a ploy to put intel on the backfoot, wait for the benches to arrive and then judge the performance, until then, lets not make assumptions regarding it's performance.

    Edit: Something very weird just caught my eyes, when using BG full via opera browser, it often ruins posts by adding or somehow modifying and then adding a portion of the post at the end of whatever I write :s shocking! Just see my original message the Raa quoted.
    Last edited by Fox Mulder; September 22nd, 2011 at 13:43.

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    Quote Originally Posted by romulus_ut3 View Post
    Just because the prices are lower than what you expected them to be doesn't necessarily mean that the processor isn't capable enough, it could be a ploy to put intel on the backfoot, wait for the benches to arrive and then judge the performance, until then, lets not make assumptions regarding it's performance.hes to arrive and then judge the performance, until then, lets not make assumptions regarding it's performance.
    ami link mobile theke post korte pari na. Tao dilam parle link gulo fix kore benchmark gulo dekho. wccftech.com/amd-bulldozer-fx8150-pitted-phenom-ii-x6-1100t-clocktoclock-benchmark-comparison/ wccftech.com/amd-bulldozer-fx8120-benchmarks-unveiled-zambezi-processors-preorders/

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    Default Re: AMD FX Processor Prices Lower Than Expected

    In time guys.. In time

    ---------- Post added at 11:17 ---------- Previous post was at 11:14 ----------

    Have LOOK at this http://wccftech.com/amd-bulldozer-fx...rk-comparison/

    source: Raa's link

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    Default Re: AMD FX Processor Prices Lower Than Expected

    My question is, the benchmarks that were posted, were they done using the final product or the engineering samples?

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    Default Re: AMD FX Processor Prices Lower Than Expected

    Quote Originally Posted by romulus_ut3 View Post
    My question is, the benchmarks that were posted, were they done using the final product or the engineering samples?
    this & why the hell would AMD make a chip that is slower than it's Phenom counterpart ? I mean, if that's the case here, then they could just sell Phenoms & forget about BD, tbh that link = BS.

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    Default Re: AMD FX Processor Prices Lower Than Expected

    Quote Originally Posted by dipanzan View Post
    this & why the hell would AMD make a chip that is slower than it's Phenom counterpart ? I mean, if that's the case here, then they could just sell Phenoms & forget about BD, tbh that link = BS.
    I don't know if that link is BS or not, but even if its slower or on par with Phenom2, it would be an even worse decision to not release it. This is from a financial perspective, because they have invested so much time and resources behind BD, all of those would go to waste if they were to scrap the project this late into the game. Plus they don't have anything coming soon, so they can't even power through till then.

    Also, if AMD still stayed on Phenom they might be looked as not capable of evolving. Because Intel will be releasing SBE, soon followed by Ivy and Phenom is nothing compared to SB, let alone SBE. Investors would be pissed if they weren't doing anything at all to counter Intel's products. So they have no choice but to release BD as it is, but rest assured that the innovations that went behind BD will be of significant use in the future as they'll have a head start when it comes to consumer grade 8 core CPUs.

    Besides, its not like AMD would intentional make a processor slower than its predecessor, but it can't be helped if late in the game it turned out to be slow. Either way, lets all be optimistic a hope it performs close to SB. I really hope BD will be slightly slower than SBE.

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