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post #21 of 62
I dotnt like AMD (CPU) due to their low performance when compared to similar intel CPUs, their lack of OC and generally poor driver support.

I don't like ATI/AMD (GPU) due to their poor drivers and lack of tessellation power.

I dont like Intel because of their overpriced ultra-high end stuff, and how they lock certain things just so they can charge more (i.e. the mult). For example, there is no way a 990x is actually worth $1000+. Its probably 20% more than a 2600k to actually produce.

I also dont like Intel because of their socket bullcrap. LGA1366 is supposed to be their top-of-the-line, so they made the 2600k (2nd gen i7s) LGA1155, even thought LGA 1156 already existed for mid-range 1st gen i7s. There is no technical logic behind it - they do it so you have to buy a new mobo.
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Doesn't Intel own the IP for LGA? Or am I crazy and mis-remembering?
No because all there now Opteron CPU's are now the same as Intel's so I would guess not.
    
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No because all there now Opteron CPU's are now the same as Intel's so I would guess not.
tada.
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post #24 of 62
I dis-like amd Owned several amd rigs and they are slow as hell and their cards are not that great either and the drivers annoy me to uninstall and their bugs.

Sorry amd
post #25 of 62
i dislike amd because there drivers suck and there power hogs
i dislike intel because there overpriced and only k can overclock
post #26 of 62
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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.
Yeah I remember running 64Bit Vista later on and running 64Bit Half-Life 2 and being like OMG but looking back all it did was make the game load a bit faster but FPS wise maybe gave like 1 or 2 more FPS LOL
    
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post #27 of 62
AMD, I hate you for taking so long to get into the tablet and moble arenas thuse causing people to make new ones that are trash and cause most Driod (stock kernals) to be choppy and just plain trash. HIGHER me as your new CEO and we will get into that market (uhhhummm, i have my sources and someone we can buy out and we will be come KING!)

Intel, I like you because you put out Great stuff and reliable cpus... but for real GROW up you have more money then any one and you UTTERLY SUCK at GPU ... HOW??? buy NV or buy there Elect Eng and programers and get better thing going come on ... you have the most proffitable quarters ever and still sucking in some main feilds ... we need a 3rd party to come into the GPU market and stur things up ... (and since a lot of Super computers are going the rute of GPU ... y wouldnt u ???)

So over all they are both good and I enjoy the ablity to buy what i want but hello ... AMD kick up your gears revamp COMPLEAT overhaul on ur next line of CPU's and intel grow up and make better gpus ... and if i am going to spend 300$ on something cost you 4$ to make ... give me a better effing cooler ... really???
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post #28 of 62
I like Intel because of the performence and reliability, but dislike it for its constant changing of sockets and being way overpriced. -.-

I like AMD for being cheap(er), but I've never in my life had so many problems with both GPUs and CPUs (and their drivers). :|

So yeah, basically I agree with most of the previous posters.
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post #29 of 62
I dislike intel chips because they go obsolete quite fast, i own anx58 setup but its going to be slower than a 1155 setup for 2-3 times the price.. they said that the 1366 platform is high end but now its getting beaten by a 300$ cpu..

I dislike AMD(used to love them thunderbird days) because they are slower than my grandma on zanax.. their 6 core processors are like a joke.. if only they could release a great chip and Bulldoze intel next round.. we can only hope..

I like a good chip be it intel or AMD.. just no MACS
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post #30 of 62
I dislike Intel simply because they would rather illegally alter the market in their favour than properly compete. This has caused them to artificially and illegally acquire a much larger market share than they should have. Intel and AMd would likely both be closer to performance and market share today if not for Intels underhanded tactics, not to mention we would likely have progressed further in CPU technology by now had we had a fair market that encouraged innovation. Instead Intel was able to play games and hold OEM's hostage and force them to buy Intel while shelving AMD, regardless of performance or price.

We would all have better rigs right now if it were not for Intel, and for that I cannot forgive them.

What would the market be like today had Intel and AMD both had equal and fair opportunities, we will never know. For all we know AMD could be on top with a higher market share than Intel, maybe not, we don't know. The only thing we do know is Intel has held the market back for sheer greed, and we the consumers are the biggest losers... well maybe AMD got hurt more...

So yea, neither company is perfect, but that one issue with Intel trumps all others between the 2 IMO. So as my sig goes, I'm not and AMD fanboy, I'm just Anti-Intel. And for a very dang good reason.
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