Class action lawsuit alleges AMD’s Bulldozer CPUs aren’t really 8-core processors

Rubric: AMD | 9 Nov 2015 | no comments yet »
Class action lawsuit alleges AMD’s Bulldozer CPUs aren’t really 8-core processors

AMD hit with lawsuit overdeceptive Bulldozer chip core claims. AMD is in the hot seat again. The lawsuit against the US chip giant notes “allegations of deceptive marketing” by overstating the number of cores contained in the chip, with the firm accused of claiming there is eight cores when in reality there is only four.The legal action has been started by Tony Dickey at the US District Court for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division; the allegation is that the Bulldozer CPU is advertised as having 8 cores, but it effectively has just 4. When released, the Bulldozer x86 processor was said to be the first ever eight-core desktop chip, having four modules, each with ...

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AMD Slapped With Lawsuit Over Performance Of 8-Core Bulldozer Chips

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AMD Slapped With Lawsuit Over Performance Of 8-Core Bulldozer Chips

AMD faces Class Action Lawsuit. The lawsuit against the US chip giant notes “allegations of deceptive marketing” by overstating the number of cores contained in the chip, with the firm accused of claiming there is eight cores when in reality there is only four. The legal action has been started by Tony Dickey at the US District Court for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division; the allegation is that the Bulldozer CPU is advertised as having 8 cores, but it effectively has just 4.According to reports, over the claims made by a CPU core count company which is based in Bulldozer, recently the AMD freshly faces the calls action lawsuit. When released, the Bulldozer x86 ...

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AMD lied over Bulldozer CPU cores, claims lawsuit

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AMD lied over Bulldozer CPU cores, claims lawsuit

Class Action Lawsuit filed against AMD: Company indicted of misleading buyers regarding Bulldozer-based CPUs. It is nothing new that processor manufacturers regularly exaggerates the performance of their chips, (recall Intel’s obsession with clock speed?) well AMD is finding out the hard way that there hard and fast upper limits to what you can claim and get away with. AMD is mired with a stinging class action lawsuit indicting the company of misguiding consumers about some cores of its Bulldozer-based Computer Processing Units. The lawsuit was filed with the U.S District Court for the Northern District of California’s San Jose division, alleging that AMD intentionally falsely advertised ...

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AMD Faces Lawsuit For Allegedly Lying About The Number Of Cores In Bulldozer Chip

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AMD Faces Lawsuit For Allegedly Lying About The Number Of Cores In Bulldozer Chip

AMD sued over Bulldozer core shortage. Processor developers commonly overstate the functionalities of their integrated chips–(for instance, Intel’s fixation with clock speed). A class action lawsuit, led by a bloke called Tony Dickey, claims AMD tricked punters into buying its Bulldozer processors by overstating the number of cores contained.It is nothing new that processor manufacturers regularly exaggerates the performance of their chips, (recall Intel’s obsession with clock speed?) well AMD is finding out the hard way that there hard and fast upper limits to what you can claim and get away with. Part of the problem is that AMD’s multi-core Bulldozer chips combine the functions of ...

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AMD to face Class Action Lawsuit: Company accused of misleading buyers …

Rubric: AMD | 9 Nov 2015 | no comments yet »
AMD to face Class Action Lawsuit: Company accused of misleading buyers …

AMD faces class action lawsuit over core count of Bulldozer CPUs. Processor developers commonly overstate the functionalities of their integrated chips–(for instance, Intel’s fixation with clock speed). It is nothing new that processor manufacturers regularly exaggerates the performance of their chips, (recall Intel’s obsession with clock speed?) well AMD is finding out the hard way that there hard and fast upper limits to what you can claim and get away with.When AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) had introduced their bulldozer architecture, they had spoken regarding their design being a 3rd way to approach SMT (symmetric multithreading) just like Hyper Threading at Intel and the true multi ...

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AMD faces lawsuit claiming the company lied about number of cores in Bulldozer …

Rubric: AMD | 9 Nov 2015 | no comments yet »
AMD faces lawsuit claiming the company lied about number of cores in Bulldozer …

AMD faces Class Action Lawsuit over Bulldozer Based CPU Core Count Claims. Processor developers commonly overstate the functionalities of their integrated chips–(for instance, Intel’s fixation with clock speed). Still, this could mean big trouble for AMD, as it could be chased for a large amount of money if the plaintiffs emerge victorious and the company is found guilty of willfully deceiving consumers.When AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) had introduced their bulldozer architecture, they had spoken regarding their design being a 3rd way to approach SMT (symmetric multithreading) just like Hyper Threading at Intel and the true multi core processing in which multiple discrete cores reside on ...

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Stinging Lawsuit claims AMD Misguiding Consumers

Rubric: AMD | 9 Nov 2015 | no comments yet »
Stinging Lawsuit claims AMD Misguiding Consumers

AMD faces Class Action Lawsuit over Bulldozer Based CPU Core Count Claims. Processor developers commonly overstate the functionalities of their integrated chips–(for instance, Intel’s fixation with clock speed). Still, this could mean big trouble for AMD, as it could be chased for a large amount of money if the plaintiffs emerge victorious and the company is found guilty of willfully deceiving consumers.When AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) had introduced their bulldozer architecture, they had spoken regarding their design being a 3rd way to approach SMT (symmetric multithreading) just like Hyper Threading at Intel and the true multi core processing in which multiple discrete cores reside on ...

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AMD hit with deceptive marketing lawsuit over Bulldozer chip core claims

Rubric: AMD | 9 Nov 2015 | no comments yet »
AMD hit with deceptive marketing lawsuit over Bulldozer chip core claims

AMD faces Class Action Lawsuit over Bulldozer Based CPU Core Count Claims. Processor developers commonly overstate the functionalities of their integrated chips–(for instance, Intel’s fixation with clock speed). When AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) had introduced their bulldozer architecture, they had spoken regarding their design being a 3rd way to approach SMT (symmetric multithreading) just like Hyper Threading at Intel and the true multi core processing in which multiple discrete cores reside on just one die.It is nothing new that processor manufacturers regularly exaggerates the performance of their chips, (recall Intel’s obsession with clock speed?) well AMD is finding out the hard ...

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Weekend tech reading: AMD sued over Bulldozer core count, Comcast caps not …

Rubric: AMD | 8 Nov 2015 | no comments yet »
Weekend tech reading: AMD sued over Bulldozer core count, Comcast caps not …

AMD faces Class Action Lawsuit over Bulldozer Based CPU Core Count Claims. It is nothing new that processor manufacturers regularly exaggerates the performance of their chips, (recall Intel’s obsession with clock speed?) well AMD is finding out the hard way that there hard and fast upper limits to what you can claim and get away with. The legal action has been started by Tony Dickey at the US District Court for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division; the allegation is that the Bulldozer CPU is advertised as having 8 cores, but it effectively has just 4. The architecture of the chip is such that each of the cores is unable to operate independently meaning that it functions in ...

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Weekend tech reading: AMD sued over Bulldozer core count, Comcast caps not …

Rubric: AMD | 8 Nov 2015 | no comments yet »
Weekend tech reading: AMD sued over Bulldozer core count, Comcast caps not …

AMD faces Class Action Lawsuit over Bulldozer Based CPU Core Count Claims. It is nothing new that processor manufacturers regularly exaggerates the performance of their chips, (recall Intel’s obsession with clock speed?) well AMD is finding out the hard way that there hard and fast upper limits to what you can claim and get away with. The legal action has been started by Tony Dickey at the US District Court for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division; the allegation is that the Bulldozer CPU is advertised as having 8 cores, but it effectively has just 4. The architecture of the chip is such that each of the cores is unable to operate independently meaning that it functions in ...

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