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post #11 of 62
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Man I loved my Athlon 64 3500+ was so epic had my PC dual booted with XP & 64Bit Linux was so fun running a 64Bit OS back then LOL
I had an Athlon64 3000+ at the time. It was the best I could afford, and I was very happy with it. I remember playing the 64-bit update to FarCry and having my mind blown I was like "64BIT IS THE FUTURE!!!". It was a bit misleading since 32-bit could have accomplished the same thing, but it was still amazing to me at the time.
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post #12 of 62
intel for business practise
amd for there crap drivers
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post #13 of 62
I have no problem with Intel except the price. AMD is just more affordable for me. Depending on Bulldozer, I may be going with a 2500k setup soon just because that price/performance has finally came to that equal of AMD.
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post #14 of 62
I dislike whoever under performs, at the moment which is AMD. I make enough money not to care about buying cheap processors.
 
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post #15 of 62
Because AMD keeps dropping prices.

Buy 3.2 Ghz AMD x6, next week AMD rolls out 3.4Ghz x6, your 3.2Ghz x6 loses value.
post #16 of 62
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They should also move to an LGA setup for their consumer CPUs as quickly as possible.
Doesn't Intel own the IP for LGA? Or am I crazy and mis-remembering?
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post #17 of 62
After starting a new AMD build (been years since I've messed with AMD), I really dislike their socket mounting. I can only mount my Corsair A50 one way and that is either exhausting air from the video card out the top or pushing air onto the card.

So stupid.
post #18 of 62
I wish AMD would step up performance a bit.

I'm upset that Intel is practically taking subzero overclocking out of the equation.
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post #19 of 62
I don't dislike either company, really.
Intel offers processors with better performance, but you have to pay the premium price.
AMD offers processors with less performance, without paying the premium price - you get what you pay for.

If I was going with a tight budget build AMD would be my first option.
post #20 of 62
I dislike AMD because their graphics drivers are just such a mess

I dislike Intel because of their socket exclusivity...wish it was like AMD where you wouldn't need to buy a new motherboard or RAM if you wanted to upgrade to a better CPU. They have fixed this slightly with SB-E/Ivy and 1155.
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