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Any reason to buy AMD cpu now?

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I try to find a reason but all are disappointed.
post #2 of 16
Depends on the use, budget, etc... Where are you trying to go with this thread?
post #3 of 16
Because you have a AM3 board or want the best value (APU)
post #4 of 16
Only if you are on a budget and you're looking for a quad core/hexa-core.
post #5 of 16
pointless thread. there really is no purpose considering no parameters were given; not to mention this is almost guarenteed to be a bash of fanboys. please, delete this thread smile.gif

i mean, sure. phenom ii's are still very good for budgets and AMD APU's are great.
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pointless thread. there really is no purpose considering no parameters were given; not to mention this is almost guarenteed to be a bash of fanboys. please, delete this thread smile.gif
i mean, sure. phenom ii's are still very good for budgets and AMD APU's are great.

Exactly what I was getting at smile.gif If you want a fanboy fight, you have to disguise it better!
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more fun to overclock
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meh, ima probably go amd for my next build
i want to get one of them cheap 960t chips, hopefully unlock it, overclock it, and run it along side an AMD card.
i liek to keep as many things as i can in one camp, AMD does that best
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I went with the 960t because it was great value for the cost especially when you consider I got a 6 core 4ghz CPU for $125.
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post #10 of 16
The way I see it:
AMD for an el cheapo PC, like for my PC challenged mother and step father. in gaming, or real usage an AMD just cannot compeat, i5's can be had for nothing at microcenter. $179+tax for the CPU and 50 bucks off any compatible mobo..silly not to.

However I do plan to use AMD in my upcoming home/minecraft server. nothing bit. Thinking of using a 960t:) AMD has its time and place, however when the new GPU's are more common it's going to be funny when AMD CPU's will bottleneck their own GPU's a good deal:(

AMD GPU's are still a great buy too:)
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