quote: Do not expect the kind of performance gains from K8L that you saw with Core 2. They simply won't be there.
quote: You have to remember that K8L is an evolutionary platform targeted toward Socket F and the introduction of quad-core processors. K8L is not a revolutionary step, like Intel's move from Netburst to Core (2).
quote: the Intel-led shift to dual-core
quote: Intel lowered dual core prices to levels that were on par with single cores.
quote: AMD has been following Intel reluctantly on price and dual core because they MUST if they want to keep up.
quote: Unlike Intel, AMD isn't slashing prices to vacate an excess inventory of worthless parts.
quote: Uhh I'm pretty sure Athlon 64's haven't had an FSB for a long time.
quote: These chips are still going to be much slower than the Core2's, and use more power while doing it.
quote: Intel's TDP is 75% of maximum heat dissipation while AMD's is 100%.