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post #11 of 24
Oh noes Conroe fanboyism even in an AMD thread!

Im going with supply/demand that and the slightly slower (hardly noticable) speed

But when you can OC a good stepping to 3ghz on air, Id say its allllll good.
I know Ill be getting an opty 165/170 soon, and probably an ASUS A8N32-SLi
    
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post #12 of 24
I don't see fanboyism?

Stating the fact that Core 2 Duo is faster than AMD, is not fanboyism, but fact. I didn't see anyone saying that you *have* to get core 2 duo.
    
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AMD will make a comeback... they are.... *rocks back and fourth*
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post #14 of 24
... in 2024?

Just kidding

I hope they'll come back indeed. Personally, I don't see it happen until second half 2007 when the real Quad Core battle starts. AMD apparently choose not to anwer Core 2 Duo, but invest in Quad Core (4x4 soon, which is a stop gap in my opinion, and the real deal in 2007).

They'd better! Competition rules
    
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I agree! The competition between the 2 companies just makes the whole industry better. (Ahem NASA!!!!)

Anyway, pertaining to all this Conroe fanboyism, I was strictly AMD untill i got this yummy Xeon. Chances are that I will switch back to AMD once they figure out how to be origional again.
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I'd tried going Intel but I just couldn't! It didn't feel right for some reason... I really do love my AMD build since it is the fastest computer I have personally owned. Also, it is the first computer that was not financed by my parents. It's got alot of memories right now so I think it'll stay around for at least a couple of years.
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post #17 of 24
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I'd tried going Intel but I just couldn't! It didn't feel right for some reason... I really do love my AMD build since it is the fastest computer I have personally owned. Also, it is the first computer that was not financed by my parents. It's got alot of memories right now so I think it'll stay around for at least a couple of years.
yeah, going intel is like sleeping w/ your best friends wife. its fun to do once and awhile but you know its not right
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post #18 of 24
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yeah, going intel is like sleeping w/ your best friends wife. its fun to do once and awhile but you know its not right
Lol! +Rep for making me laugh uncontrollably loud during class.
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yeah, going intel is like sleeping w/ your best friends wife. its fun to do once and awhile but you know its not right

I like that, funny, but true.......
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post #20 of 24
If im not mistaken intel is known for their short runs, amd 4x4 will run for $1000 the same for the new intel processors coming out.
IMO the 4x4 will have more options and be a all around better setup when it can be used to its fullest potential.

Words from the wizard of obz.

AMD users stay strong stick with AMD you wont be disapointed, AMD will soon rise to be the best in the market. (as they always have been)
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