This is good news, but with the corequisite requirements I don't expect to see these things doing near as well as the previous generation.
>> a staggering $1,600
You nailed it on that. With today's economy, I would expect to see less and less concentration on performance and more focus on power consumption and manufacturing costs for the next year or two... or four.
AMD may have been suffering recently, but it suddenly seems that they at least have their priorities in alignment with the market.
What part of "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn" don't you understand?
I'm looking forward to seeing the high-end workstations that will launch in the coming months with these processors at the helm. :) I'm an IT geek who supports design engineers, so I hope the new platform will offer a boost.
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