Tag Archives: Fruehe

More hate fail…

Someone posted a link to my blog on the AnandTech forums… It’s funny how none of the responses discuss any of the blog’s contents (sad, since the post was mainly meant as a discussion piece. I pose a number of … Continue reading

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John Fruehe finally does the sensible thing and comes up with an excuse

Here it is: So here’s the story on IPC from my perspective. The original design goal was higher IPC. Back before we had taped out the first processors the discussion came up. I am not allowed to say anything in … Continue reading

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AMD admits mistake in new blog

AMD published their take on the new FX series in a blog on their website. Obviously it’s a bit of an apologetic piece. I am disappointed that it was not written by John Fruehe however. Sure, he may want to … Continue reading

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AMD Bulldozer: Nothing to see here, moving on

Well, Bulldozer reviews have finally arrived. They shouldn’t surprise people who’ve been following this blog. John Fruehe was spreading lies about Bulldozer’s performance, I called him out over a year ago. The claims he was making about things like “a lot … Continue reading

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Some Bulldozer FX performance indication from AMD themselves

During IDF, AMD was present in a nearby hotelroom, as usual. They demonstrated a Bulldozer FX system there: http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fnl.hardware.info%2Fnieuws%2F24619%2Feerste-officiele-benchmarks-amd-fx-processor First they showed a comparison between a new unspecified AMD FX processor and an unspecified Intel processor i5 Sandy Bridge, with … Continue reading

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AMD Bulldozer Zambezi FX-8100 benchmarks from SiSoftware

On September 3rd, SiSoftware published a review of AMD’s new Zambezi processor, based on the new Bulldozer architecture. After only about 4-5 hours, SiSoftware had to take it down again, but what goes on the internet, stays on the internet, it … Continue reading

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