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post #31 of 62
AMD - The pins on these things are such a pain, dont want to bend them or you are sscreweeddd.

Intel - Because they are EVIL INSIDE! Out of this world prices.

I have both, and am very satisfied though.
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post #32 of 62
I LIKE AMD for inexpensive but powerful CPU's and standard sockets. Maybe not the tip-top fastests, but they run 4GHz all day long for me on water crunching BOINC stuff without worries and dirt cheap to build.

I LIKE Intel because they overclock better, perform faster (But not THAT much crunching!!) but you pay pay pay to get that extra 1000 Passmark points...

I Dislike AMD because they are too damn slow bringing out BullDozer and I already have a new Sabertooth waiting for it!

I Dislike Intel because they are snots on pricing and change sockets, chipsets, and tech more often than I change my underwear... or take a shower for that matter...

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post #33 of 62
For an enthusiast site, it certainly is filled with a lot of misinformation, and ill informed people.

Meh, I won't buy Intel simply due to their shady business practices concerning monopolistic practices, and gouging the consumer. I don't support companies like that, which leaves only one other to turn to.

Seems many here are suffering from PBKAC, I have only had 1 problem out of any drivers, and that was on a gpu w/ a custom card. MSi Hawk's actually. They didn't play friendly with but a few of the drivers released during their life cycle. But then, I follow the rule of if it's not broke, don't fix it. Otherwise, I've had 0 problems that were driver related since I ditched my P III way back when.
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post #34 of 62
I don't like AMD because you can rearrange the letters to spell MAD. jk

My peeve with AMD is really intel's fault. Bulldozer feels like it is taking FOREVER to get here... but compared to amd's history, and considering the condition of the world economy, its right on time for the expected performance gains. This is intel's fault because they are in the cycle as of lately to achieve socket perfection

- 775 was around forever
-1156 -18months
-1366 was more of an experiment for intel
-1155 2 high-end processors... 2 for 7 months now.

-VS-

AMD

-AM3 - which is physically the same as AM2+, AM2, and 2 pins different than the 939 (2004)

My peeve with intel is its lack of dedication to a long - term solution. They should just reach for the sky and make all chips like a 3000 pin interface, and if they only use 1155 pins today, make the rest inactive until the technology catches up to utilize the extra bandwidth.
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post #35 of 62
I don't dislike AMD I just don't buy their products. The Turion processor in my old hp dv 8000 could not handle playing Rome Total War at the time, good thing it overheated and died. Was replaced with whatever Intel counterpart at the time and was able to play the game better!
post #36 of 62
i dislike the fact that intel needs so many platforms for their chips to run. they have very beefy contracts with mobo manufacturers & they scratch each other's back too good. meaning on consumer end ppl pay waaay more. amd on the other hand can run fastest chips on cheapest mobos with little or no performance loss.
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Originally Posted by Lucky 13 SpeedShop View Post
For an enthusiast site, it certainly is filled with a lot of misinformation, and ill informed people.

Meh, I won't buy Intel simply due to their shady business practices concerning monopolistic practices, and gouging the consumer. I don't support companies like that, which leaves only one other to turn to.

Seems many here are suffering from PBKAC, I have only had 1 problem out of any drivers, and that was on a gpu w/ a custom card. MSi Hawk's actually. They didn't play friendly with but a few of the drivers released during their life cycle. But then, I follow the rule of if it's not broke, don't fix it. Otherwise, I've had 0 problems that were driver related since I ditched my P III way back when.
Nothing like a troll to buzz in, ignore the topic, put people down, then leave having offered nothing particularly specific or special...
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amd on the other hand can run fastest chips on cheapest mobos with little or no performance loss.
So long as you ignore the risk of fire.
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post #39 of 62
i like amd for the fact that they can still inovate in their position and they do want to give a better alternative to chipzilla + if it werent for amd we would be stuck with pentiums for the rest of our life
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so long as you ignore the risk of fire.
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