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Its AMD
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AMD no longer believes in any high priced processors; they laugh at Intel for attempting to market thousand-dollar processors. They price low to make their products actually accessible for the majority of consumers.
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Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post
...They price low to make their products actually accessible for the majority of consumers.
Not exactly a bad business strategy when trying to regain market share
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...They price low to make their products actually accessible for the majority of consumers.
Not exactly a bad business strategy when trying to regain market share

<- post 666? Heh! Pointing that out double posted it
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Ok so im looking to get a 990FX board. Now i found 3 on the egg just now. Even the top of the line ASUS Crosshair V Formula board is only 239 Why? Im going with the MSI GD80.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...me=AMD%20990FX
because they do not have to give intel a kickback to use a amd chipset
    
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because they do not have to give intel a kickback to use a amd chipset
What does that even mean?
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post #37 of 45
I think I'm going to hold off on the 990FX boards and run BD with my 790FX Crosshair III. What I love the most about AMD is that their prices are affordable for pretty much everyone and you do not have to upgrade your motherboard every time they release a new CPU.
Edited by TPE-331 - 6/11/11 at 12:36pm
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cuz it lacks in much updates
like more usb3 which the backs of the boards still have 2
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post #39 of 45
lol AMD isn't special.
2500K 5.0Ghz @ $179 and P67/Z68 board for $180.
AMD isn't the price/performance winner anymore except for GPUs.
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Oops, not going to run 5 Ghz on stock cooler. Better factor in additional cost.
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