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if i thought about money, i would start crying spontaneously.
I think the reason why people care is that sometimes performance doesn't differ enough where an extra 50 - 100 dollars doesn't warrant the price difference, and party.. i think that they sneer because they think the only reason why the person bought it was for some sort of bragging rights, that : "i got the better hardware since it's more expensive than yours" mentality
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Unfortunatly (for OP) this is a forum and people will state what they want.which makes it great. specool.gif

Buy a bulldozer to 'play' with and it's been good value? Lol.

No. maybe to that one individual. doesn't mean everyone is gonna sit around and pat them on the back for making a silly purchase.

If you want to go to a forum where they will blow smoke up your @$$ whatever you buy/do then maybe the intelligent advice from OCN isn't for you.

The world economy is the worst it's ever been yet it's bothering you that people like best price/performance. Am I sensing arrogance or stupidity here.

90% of OCN's members are after price/performance because of budgets etc. OK.

If it's been bothering you for some time/and annoying you I know what you could do.

Not visit OCN. simple. thinking.gif
Edited by Casey Ryback - 11/23/11 at 5:44pm
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Originally Posted by Casey Ryback View Post

Unfortunatly (for OP) this is a forum and people will state what they want.which makes it great. specool.gif

Was there a reason to point this out? I don't think I've ever questioned it.
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Buy a bulldozer to 'play' with and it's been good value? Lol.
No. maybe to that one individual. doesn't mean everyone is gonna sit around and pat them on the back for making a silly purchase.

you see, that's the whole point. I find it weird that people can't understand why someone would buy a BD (or any other processor) to play with. You don't have to pat them on the back because of their purchase, just don't question the purchase immediately because of bad p/p. The buyer probably had his/her reasons for buying something.
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The world economy is the worst it's ever been yet it's bothering you that people like best price/performance. Am I sensing arrogance or stupidity here.

no you're not. If you'd read my OP, you'd see that I'm absolutely fine with people who prefer to build their rigs with the best price/performance they can get. What I am not okay with is them thinking that it's the only way for one to build a computer and pushing their opinion on others with too much aggression. Now does that make me arrogant?
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If you want to go to a forum where they will blow smoke up your @$$ whatever you buy/do then maybe the intelligent advice from OCN isn't for you.
90% of OCN's members are after price/performance because of budgets etc. OK.
If it's been bothering you for some time/and annoying you I know what you could do.
Not visit OCN. simple. thinking.gif

Oh yes, I really should leave a forum that I've been enjoying for almost 2 years. How dare I point out a thing that has been bothering me a little bit. After all forums are not the place to have a discussion, they're just for people with exactly the same opinions about everything and that of course is what makes them interesting. rolleyes.gif

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I am still using my 1366 rig and it's still going strong, sure I would like to get a new rig with 2011 but... even with working 2 jobs it still isn't easy money wise to live nicely. So the middle road it is.
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post #25 of 26
Yeah I have been lurking this site for years and have noticed the trend appearing.

Overclock.net has become less about overclocking and more about general PC use.

I am fine with this but I wish I didn't have to trawl through pages of "it's pointless above 4.5Ghz" etc crap.

I overclock as a hobby, I enjoy it. There is more to overclocking and PC usage then playing poxy FPS games and building a rig with what is cool at the time.
    
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post #26 of 26
i still want a x79 for a nice folding rig dont care what people say
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