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His main point is that you get much more features for the price with AMD motherboards, which is true <$100 but only a bit when over.

Take the AsRock M3A770DE as an example.
    
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Actually his point was that they didn't exist.
    
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Getting close, there's 20+ sub $50 AMD boards on the egg, from people like Asus and Gigabyte and more. It's still more expensive to build an Intel system, and it'll still be obsoleted far too quickly.
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I don't take sides, perhaps you shouldn't either.
It's painfully obvious that you are an Intel Fanboy. Your avatar says it all.

I agree with what the posters said. AMD is priced lower because #1: they have terrible marketing so people, in general, will pay more for an Intel chip even if it is slower than a cheaper AMD one. #2: They have to price the chips to stay competitive w/intel.

Before I knew a lot about computers, I never bought any AMD PC because I thought Intel was better. My dad and sister think the same way.

BTW, Balla's Intel/AMD comparison was hillarious. It further shows how much of a fanboy you are. A more relevant comparison would have been a i7-980x vs. a phenom x6 1100t. At least then, you would be comparing the best CPUs of both companies.
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Getting close, there's 20+ sub $50 AMD boards on the egg, from people like Asus and Gigabyte and more. It's still more expensive to build an Intel system, and it'll still be obsoleted far too quickly.
How is it obsolete when when even the C2Qs which were released in 2006/2007 are holding their own vs AMD chips released in 2009/2010?

I was comparing a high end x4 overclock vs a Intel x4, I don't see how going to 6 cores 12 threads vs 6 cores with a gaping $400 price difference would have been more relevant.
    
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Yes, because clearly gaming is the only thing you do with computers. And the only game where it would've made a relevant difference is in Starcraft II, and even there it's only some 4-5 FPS faster.

Not impressive that this is coming from you, anyway.
Yeah, I'm really gonna miss 4 FPS by making a dumb move to a dual core that cannot even be overclocked,when newer FPS games can take advantage of 4 cores or more.
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It's painfully obvious that you are an Intel Fanboy. Your avatar says it all.

I agree with what the posters said. AMD is priced lower because #1: they have terrible marketing so people, in general, will pay more for an Intel chip even if it is slower than a cheaper AMD one. #2: They have to price the chips to stay competitive w/intel.

Before I knew a lot about computers, I never bought any AMD PC because I thought Intel was better. My dad and sister think the same way.

BTW, Balla's Intel/AMD comparison was hillarious. It further shows how much of a fanboy you are. A more relevant comparison would have been a i7-980x vs. a phenom x6 1100t. At least then, you would be comparing the best CPUs of both companies.
QFT.
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Oh hey Heavy, a thread that turned into Balla telling it like it is vs AMD fans wouldn't be complete without your lack of input consisting of "QFT" and incorrect information.
IF you think your fanboy bashing is "telling it like it is" you're wrong. More like us neutral guys vs. a biased intel fanboy who seems to hate AMD but will not admit it.
Go back the Intel forum and do your bowing down to godly Intel there.
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DA:O uses at least 4, probably more since the 970 is slower than the 1090T even though its clocked slower.



AMD priced their x4 at the i3 level because it trades blows with it in performance, and because AMD has nothing faster than Phenom II to match anything Intel has above the i3 (in this area).

Overclocking is all well and good, but when you're already up 400MHz in a game that uses more than 2 cores and are 11 fps slower it doesn't say a lot for your potential.
Yep,I'm really gonna miss 11FPS max when I would still see more than enough FPS which is not visibly different.
Edited by Heavy MG - 5/22/11 at 12:59pm
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DA:O uses at least 4, the 1090T is clocked lower but is faster. It could be that DA:O uses 4 cores and the 1090T has extra for background which makes the difference, not positive though.



AMD priced their x4 at the i3 level because it trades blows with it in performance, and because AMD has nothing faster than Phenom II to match anything Intel has above the i3 (in this area).

Overclocking is all well and good, but when you're already up 400MHz in a game that uses more than 2 cores and are 11 fps slower it doesn't say a lot for your potential.
Edited by BallaTheFeared - 5/22/11 at 12:20pm
    
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My pocket will always scream at me: " buy AMD ,i can t help you with the Intel rig !"
   
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It is a market thing. Most average computer user. Think more cores and more Ghz is better.
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technology moves fast and price will drop reguarding if its amd or intel. thanks to competition...we have price drop. thats the most important key. without each of them...you'll be paying 500 dollars for your sandy bridge 2500k. price drop for amd is due to its new bulldozer releasing. i've seen alot of price drops for intels when the sandy bridge was first release. intel i7 950 priced at 300 bucks was moved down from 189 for microcenter. its business. things drop in price. its part of the cycle to bring new technologies out. like phone, laptop, and tv. i dont see all this arguement valid unless you work for intel and amd and their marketing strategy. seems like how they priced their product seems to work because they're still in business.
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