quote: AM2 and DDR2 don't appear to offer that much
quote: The basics here are quite simple. What's coming from AMD when Conroe ships are existing chips on a different socket with a higher-latency memory
quote: I want some of what you're smoking
quote: None of this suggests that AM2 and DDR2-800, on shipping chips, is going to have an impact on performance that's significantly higher than what we've seen from the "sample".
quote: all I've been saying is that AM2/DDR2-800 on existing chip designs doesn't appear to offer much in the way of improvement over S939 chips of the same speed/specs
quote: None of them that you mentioned seem like they'd amount to much
quote: At launch is what I'm talking about here
quote: The new source, a contact at a high-end vendor who requested anonymity, claims that two of his company's suppliers confirmed that the deal has been done, and he also claims that his company has received an influx of resumes from Alienware employees.
quote: A big part of the value of Alienware to Dell is clearly the brand.
quote: does this mean we'll stop seeing AMD in the Alienware systems
quote: Alienware's homepage now looks strikingly similar to Dell's