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Here is what people have to take away from the situation this thread is presenting:
A member posts in the AMD section about their AMD CPU (as of late, BD is popular for them to post about). Then someone comes in and posts something that adds no value to the thread, does nothing to help the OP and does nothing to address the topic directly. When his is the case, the post should never have been made, yet they are being made, and made often. It is a matter of maturity and mutual respect lacking by many.

And I must say I am extremely disappointed in some of the members I've seen posting these type of posts. I see members who I used to hold in high regard who now seem to be spiraling downward. Some of these are members I remember first joining, asking a lot of questions and trying to learn and being cooperative. Now I see them tearing fellow OCN members apart... all for what, a CPU post? Seriously, what happened to many of you?

Exactly, and this is happening all of the time. If a member posts something about how good his FX-4100 is in the Intel forum or some general section, and someone else just has to chime in about how much better Intel is, that's one thing. But to do it on the AMD forum while offering no meaningful insight of their own is trolling.

There are a lot of reasons to choose Intel right now, and I have, many times, to other people. Heck, I got a sweet deal on an Intel-based laptop back in December and presented it as a Christmas gift to a friend. There are also reasons to choose AMD. The AMD section is for people who do, not for Intel fanboys to post about why they think AMD sucks, or why they think someone is stupid for buying an AMD processor.

Some of the forums on this place have turned into a troll-fest just since I joined last spring. I know I didn't join to read about how 1337 Sandy Bridge is, or how AMD gets pwn3D.
     
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post #52 of 56
heh

In most parts of the world Intel just has the price vrs performance crown right now...and the top performance crown. So if people are speaking against AMD right now they usually have good reason. Unless you catch a sale...there isn't much reason to go with new FX line CPU from AMD.

As for the discussions...it was no different back in the P4 vrs A64 days. You could do whatever you wanted to do just fine on a Pentium 4...but you'd be bashed for having one.
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Its all still a processor, brand should not matter. In all reality, you should be getting the best bang for your buck. I could care less if I had an AMD processor or an Intel processor, I just want the one that is better for my $$$ and can handle my games when I SLI.
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This thread doesn't help. Just report and move on.

^ This. I've only done it like twice in the few years I've been here but, sometimes it's just better to let a mod give them a "tap" on the shoulder and ask them to remember the TOS and Professionalism Initiative than try and change their attitude in a thread.

Report and move on.
 
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I'm not sure i've ever had an AMD processor. I went from Pentium 3, Pentium 4, Core 2 Duo E6600, Core 2 Quad Q6600, Core 2 Quad Q9550, Core i7 920 and Core i7 2600k. .
At the moment I don't see any benefits of buying AMD. However, I really should have gone with one back in the day instead of the P4!

that and also money saved you can buy tri core cpu for 70 bucks say versus a lower end c2d, the benefits are there just not for you cause you like the top of line not any thing budget related.
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heh
In most parts of the world Intel just has the price vrs performance crown right now...and the top performance crown. So if people are speaking against AMD right now they usually have good reason. Unless you catch a sale...there isn't much reason to go with new FX line CPU from AMD.
As for the discussions...it was no different back in the P4 vrs A64 days. You could do whatever you wanted to do just fine on a Pentium 4...but you'd be bashed for having one.

Well, you're right. I remember those days. The early P4, the Willamette, was the Bulldozer of its day. Couldn't out-perform a P3-900 even with a 500 MHz clock edge, and absolutely got its head handed to it by an AMD Thunderbird. And the last P4's were smacked down by the A64.

I never owned a P4, even when the Northwoods jacked up clock speeds enough to get past Bartons and Palominos from AMD for a while. But I never trolled Intel forums to tell them how bad P4's were, either. Not even the Willamettes, and they were terrible.
     
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