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Originally Posted by erocker View Post

Marketeers need to realize that using strong words doesn't lead to strong marketing. It leads to the weakening of the words.

Marketeers also need to realize...

1. Overhyping is bad. See AMD's Bulldozer.

2. Claiming it will be greater than the predecessor, when in reality it's not what the fans expect (in a bad way). See Simcity Societies (very unpopular with SC4 hardcore fans).

3. Hyping certain features of a product. No, that 4 GB of VRAM is not going to improve a Radeon 7750's performance, nor is the GPU computing feature going to be used frequently in games. And good luck running a DX11 game at excellent graphics, with a multi-monitor setup. Engineers should also be part of the blame, unless if they were ordered to do it.

3b. Pairing an i7 processor with an Geforce 610m GPU. No, just no.
Edited by A Bad Day - 2/16/13 at 5:38pm
post #12 of 47
lol looks like they are trying to make it look like a xbox maybe for some sales by people that think its a console.
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I thought there was an actual revolt upon first glance of the title.
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How revolting.
    
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I'm excited to see their review of the Steiger Dynamics LEET. That is one hell of a custom PC they've put together.


Whoa... That is awesome, that's what I've been in to these days, smallest and most powerful I can get.
post #16 of 47
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Originally Posted by Zen00 View Post

Anything by ibuypower = instant crap.

 

Except it's all solid parts. iBuyPower likes to use cheap power supplies in their machines and some of the retail pre-configured machines are not great in terms of value but they are not an instant throw away brand.

 

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Originally Posted by PR-Imagery View Post

I feel sorry for anyone who picks up a pre-configured system; horrible power supplies most of the time.


It's actually a solid, 80+ Gold unit from FSP's server division. Which is the better half of the FSP brand.

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I like how the motherboard in the Revolt isn't really "their own design", it's ASRocks Z77E ITX motherboard with functionality removed - wth!? I guess that's how all vendors do it? (I don't buy a lot of vendor built configs)
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I like how the motherboard in the Revolt isn't really "their own design", it's ASRocks Z77E ITX motherboard with functionality removed - wth!? I guess that's how all vendors do it? (I don't buy a lot of vendor built configs)

 

It reduces cost for features most users dont use or care about.

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post #19 of 47
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I'm excited to see their review of the Steiger Dynamics LEET. That is one hell of a custom PC they've put together.


Origen AE cases : http://www.origenae.co.kr/en/index.htm , build yours smile.gif
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It's actually a solid, 80+ Gold unit from FSP's server division. Which is the better half of the FSP brand.

That's refreshing.
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