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Forum: CPUs 08-05-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 228
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Posted By brad
hey guys, still no kaveri 1080p laptops? i guess...

hey guys, still no kaveri 1080p laptops? i guess there's still just the HP 15z and envy 15z if i want amd and 1080p?
Forum: CPUs 07-15-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,456
Posted By brad
thanks a lot guys! bought from newegg for $221. ...

thanks a lot guys! bought from newegg for $221.

these two were a combo, so there was a ten dollar discount:

1 x ($64.99) AMD Athlon 5350 Kabini Quad-Core 2.05GHz Socket AM
$64.99

1 x...
Forum: CPUs 07-15-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,456
Posted By brad
thanks everyone! boom, i agree that...

thanks everyone!



boom, i agree that buying windows kills the deal if it's DIY only, which it is. however by chance, i happen to have a win8 key laying around. i even called MS up to make...
Forum: CPUs 07-14-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,456
Posted By brad
Question AM1 desktop

i want to buy a socket AM1 desktop for my dad. he's 80 and basically just prints and uses firefox, so it's perfect. in particular i like that i'll be able to upgrade the chip down the line (seems...
Forum: CPUs 07-11-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 37,092
Posted By brad
ikrana, would you build or buy ready made? ...

ikrana, would you build or buy ready made? There's no ready made PC that seems as easy and simple and cheap as intel's NUC, is there?
Forum: CPUs 07-10-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 37,092
Posted By brad
in response to your quote about the flex 2 15d, i...

in response to your quote about the flex 2 15d, i hope you're wrong, my bro want's to buy one asap.

(i also want to buy a beema AM1 NUC like mini desktop for my dad, might be waiting a while for...
Forum: CPUs 07-09-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 37,092
Posted By brad
awesome! so you checked all of those and none of...

awesome! so you checked all of those and none of them have a 1080p version? newegg didn't at least, but i didn't get through them all. i take this as a sign that the 1080p version will come along...
Forum: CPUs 07-09-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 37,092
Posted By brad
boom, thanks. they hide it in some kind of amd...

boom, thanks. they hide it in some kind of amd only list, too bad. also too bad about the lack of 1080p options.
Forum: CPUs 07-09-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 37,092
Posted By brad
Huh, I can't find it, can you send a link? I'm...

Huh, I can't find it, can you send a link? I'm in the US, maybe that's the problem?

Also, interesting call that the ideapad flex 2 with Beema that I liked to earlier won't be announced in the US....
Forum: CPUs 07-08-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 37,092
Posted By brad
Here's something that's coming. Looks good and...

Here's something that's coming. Looks good and cheap. Beema and and IPS screen.
...
Forum: CPUs 07-07-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 39,179
Posted By brad
It's a Richland, but not bad, eh? ...

It's a Richland, but not bad, eh?

http://www.costco.com/HP-ENVY-15z-Quad-Laptop-|-AMD-A10-|-1080p-|-Backlit-Keyboard.product.100103603.html
Forum: CPUs 06-12-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 120,781
Posted By brad
yeah i hear you. it's still a great way to get...

yeah i hear you. it's still a great way to get the word out though, but only when you're really disciplined and/or have them wrapped around your finger. neither seems to be true here.

sorry i...
Forum: CPUs 06-12-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 120,781
Posted By brad
my girlfriend used to deal with the press at a...

my girlfriend used to deal with the press at a very high level. bottom line is you gotta watch your a$$ ALL the time when you're talking to reporters. they want something juicy, that's their job. ...
Forum: CPUs 06-11-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 120,781
Posted By brad
From that Baron's piece. This reeks of...

From that Baron's piece. This reeks of over-promising and arrogance.
Forum: CPUs 05-03-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 74,761
Posted By brad
shouldn't we merge the "Guess what product AMD is...

shouldn't we merge the "Guess what product AMD is unveiling!" thread into this one, now that we know?

in that thread, boom said that amd can make the current AM1 Jaguar chips Semprons or whatever...
Forum: Article discussion 05-01-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By brad
i would buy something like this with beema and...

i would buy something like this with beema and am1 for my dad today.
Forum: Article discussion 04-09-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,944
Posted By brad
speaking of systems, i want one for my dad. you...

speaking of systems, i want one for my dad. you guys see any systems advertised? or do i have to build my own?
Forum: CPUs 04-01-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 277,189
Posted By brad
thanks caveman, i'm hoping one of amd's...

thanks caveman,

i'm hoping one of amd's partners puts together something tiny and cheap for my dad, with the top of the line four core kabini and the option for 8Gb of ram and a little SSD.

i'm...
Forum: CPUs 03-31-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 277,189
Posted By brad
hey, thanks for the quick response! yeah,...

hey, thanks for the quick response!

yeah, good idea to upgrade, but this thing is literally an emachines pc with a single core sempron and it's about 10 years old. and the mobo only supports 2G...
Forum: CPUs 03-31-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 277,189
Posted By brad
hey guys, time to upgrade my dad. i'm half...

hey guys, time to upgrade my dad. i'm half tempted to go buy him a big tower with some kind of four core amd chip, but that feels dumb, because he just basically uses firefox to read news and pay...
Forum: Article discussion 03-29-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 165,004
Posted By brad
***offending remarks removed***.

***offending remarks removed***.
Forum: Article discussion 03-28-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,927
Posted By brad
wouldn't be surprised if apple ordered a big...

wouldn't be surprised if apple ordered a big whack of those for the mac pro.
Forum: Article discussion 03-19-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,834
Posted By brad
if DirectX12 == Mantle, then it won't be...

if DirectX12 == Mantle, then it won't be backwards compatible? Would they do that when they basically own the market?
Forum: Article discussion 02-18-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,290
Posted By brad
Nvidia switching to a compute focus implies that...

Nvidia switching to a compute focus implies that CUDA will beat OpenCL. I've never used either and I have no idea which is better or which way the wind is blowing, but that might be a risky strategy...
Forum: CPUs 12-25-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 277,189
Posted By brad
sdlvx, let us know how fast jaguar feels. ...

sdlvx, let us know how fast jaguar feels. synthetic benchmarks are one thing, but obviously that's another.
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