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Old 11th September, 2007, 02:00 PM
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AMD will behind Intel in terms of performance until they get yields good enough to get the clock speeds up to 3ghz. My best guess on this will be early next year.

I have a hard time recommending DDR3 at this time, getting a 4% increase in actual performance and having half the memory doesn't do it for me. DDR2 is cheap right now, DDR3 and boards that will run it are very high dollar, this will change as DDR2 is phased out. Prices of DDR2 will shoot up just like DDR1 did and DDR3 will drop making the move to DDR3 just about free.

I don't feel so bad about buying Intel after following AMD's marketing practices the last 6 months. They are taking pages right out of Intel's book..
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