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I just thought that people here have more knowledge about games than average people, and now I see most people here saying that free-to-play equals something cheap for poor people. I guess in the end this is just an overclocking forum and not a gaming forum

Giving us too much credit wink.gif
post #72 of 171
Ok, this makes me think... I love me some PS2, and credits would be REALLY nice. But those games... that's a good deal AMD has.

Hard choices... are hard.

I can see, however, how most of OCN is turned off by this bundle though. The AMD bundle certainly reaches a broader audience.

EDIT: Never mind, I just looked back at it and missread. I thought the 680 brought $150 worth... but that's only $75. Way to come up short, green team, I guess AMD has my business unless there is a crazy deal for a 680 in the next day or so.
Edited by Purger - 2/11/13 at 5:31pm
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Bravo to AMD. Nvidia's bundles are a joke lol. I wish such kind of war between the brands could happen in the cpus too. For my next gpu upgrade I will reconsider to buy AMD. Waiting the next generation. thumb.gif
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Ok, this makes me think... I love me some PS2, and credits would be REALLY nice. But those games... that's a good deal AMD has.

Hard choices... are hard.

I can see, however, how most of OCN is turned off by this bundle though. The AMD bundle certainly reaches a broader audience.

EDIT: Never mind, I just looked back at it and missread. I thought the 680 brought $150 worth... but that's only $75. Way to come up short, green team, I guess AMD has my business unless there is a crazy deal for a 680 in the next day or so.

When I checked newegg today, they were showing $150 for GTX670s
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Is it even likely that a majority of people playing F2P games enough to commonly use in-game credits would own or be planning to buy a Geforce GTX card?
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I'm just glad that NVIDIA's drivers aren't as poorly-implemented as this F2P credit bundle deal...
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I personally don't like this move. I hardly play online games as it is (TF2 / L4D2 for the most part) becuase a lot fo the time I find the community is lacking and rude or uses modded servers etc, which I don't like. The only game I've played of those is World of Tanks and I left it maybe 8 months ago due to bad matchmaking which *supposedly* has been fixed.

I would prefer to have a card, even with perhaps slightly lower performance, and free games that I could see myself playing (Bioshock Infinite being one that I'd be getting anyways eventually, and Crysis 3 being one I'd play if it was given to me).
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post #78 of 171
This confirms the fact that if you want value for your money you go AMD. thumb.gif

This is really pathetic, considering they charge more for their cards that perform the same or worse when compared to AMD's offerings.
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This confirms the fact that if you want value for your money you go AMD. thumb.gif

This is really pathetic, considering they charge more for their cards that perform the same or worse when compared to AMD's offerings.

I guess it's irrelevant that the game AMD is bundling with their cards runs better on nVidia? Whatever works for you I suppose.

Not exactly my cup of tea with these bundles, but I know plenty of people playing Planetside 2 that would this this is pretty sweet.
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i think i would prefer the potato...

Haha yeah, I thought the same thing after I posted... As someone else said "at least you can eat a potato".
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