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    Beans - AMD set to struggle to meet demand for ATI Radeon HD 5800 series

    Channel prepares for a graphics famine as AMD looks likely to become a victim of its own success.
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    Re: Beans - AMD set to struggle to meet demand for ATI Radeon HD 5800 series

    famine... struggle... victim....

    Quote Originally Posted by Ephesians
    Do not be drunk with wine, which will ruin you, but be filled with the Spirit
    Vodka

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    Re: Beans - AMD set to struggle to meet demand for ATI Radeon HD 5800 series

    Ebay scalpers...

    On your marks... get ready... go...

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    Re: Beans - AMD set to struggle to meet demand for ATI Radeon HD 5800 series

    Quote Originally Posted by HEXUS View Post
    The fact that EMEA returns some 60 percent of AMD's graphics revenue, but only got a tenth of the launch budget of the US, requires some further investigation in our opinion.
    Me thinks someone is bitter they didn't get invited to a nicer party...

    (I'm assuming this is talking about the launch festivities, as opposed to the launch supply of cards )

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    Re: Beans - AMD set to struggle to meet demand for ATI Radeon HD 5800 series

    Why is it every time someone says:

    "We've got so much demand we can't meet it"

    I instead hear:

    "Our yields suck"

    ?

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    Re: Beans - AMD set to struggle to meet demand for ATI Radeon HD 5800 series

    Given the global nature of news i don't think it matters too much how you split your budget on your marketing events, most of the articles i've read about the multi displays have been much of a sameness.

    If they're launching a month before windows 7 then surely "a couple of weeks" is fine to fulfill AIB partners orders? OEM system builders surely need a bit of a head start to get their system images built for production and all that.

    Or maybe i'm just missing the way this all works

    I want a 5800 card but i think i'll hold out for Sapphire to get a Vapor-X version out, my 3870s make far too much noise even if they are nice a cool...

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    Re: Beans - AMD set to struggle to meet demand for ATI Radeon HD 5800 series

    Quote Originally Posted by Mathonar View Post
    I want a 5800 card but i think i'll hold out for Sapphire to get a Vapor-X version out, my 3870s make far too much noise even if they are nice a cool...
    Yup, next summer for either a 5890 VaporX CF, or 5870x2.
    Society's to blame,
    Or possibly Atari.

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