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Old 27th Feb 2009, 10:37   #1
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Rumour: Intel changing ten CPU logos

http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardwar...ew-cpu-logos/1

Leaked pictures show that the Core i7, Core 2 and Centrino brands could soon be getting shorter, wider logos.

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Old 27th Feb 2009, 11:09   #2
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I prefer the old ones. The new ones look messy and fat.
It's as if the old badges have developed middle-aged spread and resorted to wearing excessive amounts of cosmetics in an attempt to look youthful and relate better to their teenage daughter.
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Old 27th Feb 2009, 11:14   #3
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the new ones look too "busy"

The old ones were nice and simple

Then again, they're logos, what does it matter really?
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Old 27th Feb 2009, 11:23   #4
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I'm going to buy one just to get a new case sticker
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Old 27th Feb 2009, 12:32   #5
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I'm going to buy one just to get a new case sticker
Me too... never liked that Athlon X2 logo...
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the badges are getting larger?eh never used to begin with other then in photos lol
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new badges are good for making e a noise in market with core i 7.but performance and value are the facts we r looking for.
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Does anyone actually stick the logo on their case?
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Does anyone actually stick the logo on their case?
Manufacturers?
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Clearly I was asking the question to those that build their own, otherwise it would be a moot question.
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Does anyone actually stick the logo on their case?
i do, stick them inside of the case, to show what hardware i've put into it. but outside is sticker free, completely Antec sleek.
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I do like the way the die is peering around the corner...

But I still prefer the old ones.
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I do like the way the die is peering around the corner..
Really? I think it's pretty fugly. Your average user won't have a clue what it is, and it makes it looks way too busy.

Yeah, the old design may be a bit dated, and I can understand going horizontal for a change, but it's not pretty.

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Does anyone actually stick the logo on their case?
Hell yes. I <3 my stickers. Shame the Gigabyte Dynamic Energy Saver one peeled off though
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From purely a design standpoint, the old ones were far superior and efficient in utilizing the available space as well as adhering to and complimenting the logo's design characteristics. The new ones look almost... lost, in a sense.

Just my personal view on it.
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The new ones have more colours, so will cost more to print, so more money will be wasted on a questionably pointless accessory. I would prefer them to give me a 50P discount.
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"The new ones look almost... lost"

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So we've all got super dooper classic case badges. Woo
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