quote: The consumers don't win.
quote: I would suggest you think about where you are getting your information from on these issues, and whether they are as much as "fact" as you think.
quote: AMD Plans Major CPU Price Drops Day After "Conroe"
quote: I find that unlikely, given the "effect" itself is pretty much a myth. Osborne didn't go out of business due to a new product announcement, a fact that even your own link demonstrates.
quote: BRING ON THE PRICE WARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1111
quote: My sources tell me INTEL intends to ensure a high rate of availabity, keeping in focus the 2 major buying seasons to come in 2006
quote: Nobody here knows Intels actual production figures(Conroe)
quote: This price cut war is certainly not a short one ,rather that wil extend into 2007/08
quote: Ask any upgrader, his choice is Core 2
quote: WHy do you think only Intel has this shareholder problem
quote: Conroe benchmarks have recently surfaced with significant performance advantages over Athlon 64, but the largest advantage of the processor until now has been the price advantage.
quote: Particularly because he wouldn't be so skeptical if it were a new AMD chip coming out.
quote: Suckers Why do you guys think all the games and benches are on low quality and they use synthetic benchmarks? Because it looks impressive.
quote: Now I realize they're just another company with no benevolent agenda.
quote: Now I realize they're [AMD] just another company with no benevolent agenda.
quote: It is my personal pet peeve that people get this idea in their head that AMD is "good" because they are "nice" to their customers
quote: Their "huge" manufacturing capacity maneuvered them into a position where they have to get rid of their stockpile before it is totally worthless
quote: This means I won't be considering AMD products as I don't want an AMD Dual Core unless I can get the full Windsor core at an appropriate price
quote: The only processors that have a chance in hell of competing with Intel are the 2x1M L2 cache versions at 65W. AMD is going to get whacked hard if they don't wise up soon
quote: It's not a threat, it's not an effect. It's a reaction, to make AMD's procs more enticing for "speed-demons", who like at the speed of a crappy processor rather than the quality. Conroe's got nothing on AMD as far as I'm concerned. Oh wow, 4ghz, "w00t" for overheating? haha! AMD's processors are, have been, and always will be better than Intel's. Never will I ever pay for an "Intel Inside".