quote: All it has right now is a 4-core
quote: Are you talking about this new chip because it's 8 core.
quote: Then I looked at AMD's "counter-attack", and the only conclusion I can come up with is, "AMD, that's the best you can muster today?"
quote: ...my take away from this release is at least they are not conceding the high-end market completely to Intel.
quote: If you use threaded programs that can work on linux, you are FAR BETTER OFF getting a piledriver, overclocking it and than using linux. It will be faster than anything in its price range, i believe it beats an overclocked 2600k (the extra Mhz over ivy/haswell makes it faster overall i believe).