New Intel Chip Overpowers OCd FX60

Intel claims that its new desktop chip, the illustrious Conroe, will increase performance by 40 per cent and will also decrease power guzzling by 40 per cent compared to previous chips. The chip giant has also provided benchmarks which not only support those views but suggest that Intel's new line will outperform the best AMD has to offer, even in gaming.

The Intel developer forum has hosted statements by Intel execs which have admitted that the current line of Intel CPUs may be running too hot but have been quick to add that the new range of processors will address that issue and will provide a sizeable performance boost. During Intel chief technology officer Justin Rattner's IDF opening speech, attendants were informed that Intel will fight hard for every inch of market share it surrenders to rival AMD until the next range of chips are out. Analysts seem to agree and Nathan Brookwood, head of semiconductor consultancy Insight64, claims AMD's performance advantage is going to narrow in the next 6 months, and it may even reverse...

AMD has taken advantage of some recent Intel shortcomings and has seen its dual core CPUs thrive, especially in the server market. As a result AMD has snatched a significant part of Intel's market share even though Intel still outsells AMD by about 4 to 1.

The main purpose of IDF is to demonstrate how active Intel has been in research and development and how unique the new CPU range will be. It also seems that Intel PR has been working hard too as benchmark comparisons of the new Conroe core, running at 2.67GHz, and the AMD FX60, overclocked at 2.8 GHz in order to simulate an FX62, have seen the light of day.

The results indicate that the Conroe should outperform its rival on all tests, including gaming. There are some reservations however, as the systems used for the comparison were setup by Intel and the tests were carried out on an Intel site by the journalists. The parts used were also Intel choices and the AMD overclocking was, lovingly, carried out by Intel staff.

The take home message from the news however, seems to be that the company that created the micro processor has adopted a more up and at 'em approach and that the Conroe core will be a worthy adversary to its AMD rival. The use of DDR2 may also mature into an Intel advantage but we have to remember that the Conroe based chips will not be out until Q3, 2006 and AMD may well have something new to show us by then.

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New Intel Chip Overpowers OCd FX60

Every one who games, encodes, decodes, editing knows that AMD is the Champ. Intel has just given up too much to gain back by trying to say a processor thats not due to Q3 can beat current AMD CPUs. I mean, I WOULD HOPE SO IDIOTS.AMD is just the better choice for now, and probally will be for a long time...

New Intel Chip Overpowers OCd FX60

Of course AMD will have a new product to match Intel's, fine by me, two new great lines of CPU's in about six months :) This is definately hyped up though(*cough*, Cell), but I would assume that the performance gap really would be 40 percent since the same CPU technology has been used for soooo loooong (pentium 4) It just makes sense for it to be that high, despite the hype. Goodbye Cell CPU's, overhyped and not able to outperform current CPU's, Cell may have potential, but who wants potential when we already have Intel/AMD?

New Intel Chip Overpowers OCd FX60

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New Intel Chip Overpowers OCd FX60

it was always like that ... cpus were, are and will be only one thing: before they show up: bad ass s**t, when they show up: up to date, the next day: out of discussion, because a new one is announced which will outperform the 100000$ chip you just bought by like 1000000000% ... buy a 486 dx 66 and be a happy man (or woman)!

New Intel Chip Overpowers OCd FX60

Every one who games, encodes, decodes, editing knows that AMD is the Champ. Intel has just given up too much to gain back by trying to say a processor thats not due to Q3 can beat current AMD CPUs. I mean, I WOULD HOPE SO IDIOTS.AMD is just the better choice for now, and probally will be for a long time... "You know the guy that posted this makes sense. its pointless to put old tech agaisnt new...new will always win unless intel has a problem kind of like what Xbox360 had...MULTIPLY FAILURES lol. But Only time will tell my friends

New Intel Chip Overpowers OCd FX60

amd was dominating too long, good that intel is catching up, hopefully will make them both wet their pants and struggle for maximum optimizations and new tehnology.. either way im not taking sides and i dislike INTEL for its cheap propaganda and high prices, yet 6 MONTHS GUYS ! i be AMD has something in its sleaves also

New Intel Chip Overpowers OCd FX60

We all hope AMD has something up it's sleeve besides just a change in DDR1 to DDR2800. Kiss INTEL for this chip. Reason? Because when it's released, the FX60 will not retail for $1000+ anymore as the Conroe mid-range CPU(the one in the test)will sell for around $500. Can i hear AMD price drops? ;)

New Intel Chip Overpowers OCd FX60

Also, when they simulated an FX-62, just overclocking it to higher speeds doesnt simulate new technology. And id love to see how hot the new Intel chip is running still. I know they said it was runing "Cooler", but how much? -3,4c? Intels have not been known to overclock very well, as on the other hand AMD are very heat effcient, therefor overclocking easily (some chips past 3.2Ghz). And ill decide which im going to buy when AMD releases its FX-62 (or Whatever there going to call it)So basically all they have said is that a New intel chip (stock) will out perform (estimated, as it was an FX-60, still AMDs Flagship though) a stock FX-62. But whoever buys one of those, is GOING to overclock that baby. Thats the test i want too see. The New Intel chip (OCed) versus the FX-62 (OCed).

New Intel Chip Overpowers OCd FX60

Yes, Intel has Conroe and AMD will have thier new AM2 socket chips. Intel will be able to put up a good show this time round since they've ditched all thier crappy P4 mistakes. But AMD are usually on the ball. So only time will tell as is always the case.

New Intel Chip Overpowers OCd FX60

LOL I like these biased and forced reviews of intel claiming victory over AMD. For one thing they did the tests on unequal benchmarks on a product that isnt even out yet although the FX is out and has been for some time.Second How much is this conroe going to cost?This whole thing stinks give us a working prduct that is released and let review sites test it.

New Intel Chip Overpowers OCd FX60

18years oldfor years and years intel chips were always much better for gaming, and AMD for heavy duty calculations. It is only with the release of the dual core chips AMD was able to take the cake away from intel in both categories, this is why this is so interesting

New Intel Chip Overpowers OCd FX60

AMD is the best in processor building, there cheaper and faster than intel.I have no doubts that AMD will make a processor that is 100 times better than the intel conroe.when intel releases the processor, amd has build a quad-core processor, and will fade away all of intels fame.trust me , AMD will win

New Intel Chip Overpowers OCd FX60

Hey n00bs liek err its liek that simple rite you gotta wait till amd's new chip liek c*ms owt rite so liek lets just wait for liek 4 months rite so liek rite that liek amd can release a new chip rite because wat we liek have here liek is some liek intel fanboys getn liek all hyped abot liek their new chip liek that liek is 20% faster not liek 40% that was after they did sum s**t on it liek, so liek dont liek rule AMD out yet, nd for that fag that liek said that liek intel had been the best for gaming for 18 years, he must be still suckin liek on his mothers tit bcuz he liek needs to grow up liek and smell the s**t intel has been releasing for the last 5 years lawl.

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