Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › [fudzilla]OcUK confirms AMD Never Settle Reloaded worked
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[fudzilla]OcUK confirms AMD Never Settle Reloaded worked - Page 4

post #31 of 107
It convinced me to upgrade sooner but I was going to amd anyway. I just pickup an msi 7850 2gb as well and I am getting tomb raider, bioshock, 3d mark, and a $20 mail in rebate. Can't beat that for the price it was only $169.99+tax after rebate free shipping. Here is the link http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127663
Main Rig
(20 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Ryzen 7 1700 Asrock X370 Taichi MSI R9 290 Gaming 4G  Team T-Force / Night Hawk 16GB 3000mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
OCZ ARC 100 240 GB TOSHIBA PH3200U-1I72 2 TB HDD LG DVDRW Super Multi AMD Wraith Max Spire 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
1x Coolermaster 120mm fan 2x Vantec Stealth 120mm fans 1x Cougar Turbine 120mm fan 1x Corsair 140mm fan 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 BenQ GL Series GL2760H Perixx Periboard 311 Antec High Current Gamer M 850W 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair Carbide 300R Windowed Edition CM Storm Spawn Corsair Gaming MM200 
  hide details  
Reply
Main Rig
(20 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Ryzen 7 1700 Asrock X370 Taichi MSI R9 290 Gaming 4G  Team T-Force / Night Hawk 16GB 3000mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
OCZ ARC 100 240 GB TOSHIBA PH3200U-1I72 2 TB HDD LG DVDRW Super Multi AMD Wraith Max Spire 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
1x Coolermaster 120mm fan 2x Vantec Stealth 120mm fans 1x Cougar Turbine 120mm fan 1x Corsair 140mm fan 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 BenQ GL Series GL2760H Perixx Periboard 311 Antec High Current Gamer M 850W 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair Carbide 300R Windowed Edition CM Storm Spawn Corsair Gaming MM200 
  hide details  
Reply
post #32 of 107
Quote:
Originally Posted by Severon300 View Post

It convinced me to upgrade sooner but I was going to amd anyway. I just pickup an msi 7850 2gb as well and I am getting tomb raider, bioshock, 3d mark, and a $20 mail in rebate. Can't beat that for the price it was only $169.99+tax after rebate free shipping. Here is the link http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127663

Wow...
post #33 of 107
One of my friends is upset about the promo. He bought the 7970 when it was first released, for around $700 I believe.
post #34 of 107
Quote:
Originally Posted by Severon300 View Post

It convinced me to upgrade sooner but I was going to amd anyway. I just pickup an msi 7850 2gb as well and I am getting tomb raider, bioshock, 3d mark, and a $20 mail in rebate. Can't beat that for the price it was only $169.99+tax after rebate free shipping. Here is the link http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127663

I only got a $10 MIR because i'm Canadian frown.gif
post #35 of 107
Quote:
Originally Posted by mcg75 View Post

For the short term, yes.

But what they've done now is make the consumer expect an above average game bundle with their cards.

The product itself is solid enough to be selling on it's own.

That's the point. People are more likely to switch due to the bundle, but are more likely to stay with AMD next round because of their pleasant experience with the product.

That's precisely what happened with me. I was ready to upgrade and after doing a ton of research I went with AMD. The original Never Settle promo helped me make that decision. Obviously reviews, benchmarks, and the price to performance ratio also helped but it always helps to have something that gives you that extra nudge.

Now having switched and enjoyed my move to AMD I'm much more likely to go AMD next time.
Bubbles
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570k @4.7 GA-z77x-ud5h Crossfire 7950's / Heatkiller GPU-X³ 79X0 16gb Samsung 30nm  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Samsung F3 OCZ Vertex 3 XSPC Raystorm EK Coolstream 360 + XSPC RX240 
OSMonitorKeyboardCase
Windows 8 Pro Crossover Q27 CM Quick Fire Rapid (Reds) NZXT Switch 810 
Mouse
Roccat Savu  
  hide details  
Reply
Bubbles
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570k @4.7 GA-z77x-ud5h Crossfire 7950's / Heatkiller GPU-X³ 79X0 16gb Samsung 30nm  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Samsung F3 OCZ Vertex 3 XSPC Raystorm EK Coolstream 360 + XSPC RX240 
OSMonitorKeyboardCase
Windows 8 Pro Crossover Q27 CM Quick Fire Rapid (Reds) NZXT Switch 810 
Mouse
Roccat Savu  
  hide details  
Reply
post #36 of 107
I will say this,if I'm comparing two equal brand options for a given price range,I'll take the one with a good free game every time.
Amelia
(13 items)
 
Professional
(13 items)
 
RCPC#1
(17 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X6 1100t MSI 890FX GD65 MSI Radeon HD5670 GSkill RipjawsX DDR3 PC3 12800 2x4GB CL8 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD Black 1TB SATA III Samsung BD Zalman 9900MAX Windows 7 64 Professional 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
AOC 22" LED Logitech Kingwin Lazer Platinum 500w Fractal Design R3 
Other
Samsung 470 SSD 128GB 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X6 960T Asus M4A88T-VEVO Asus Strix R7 370 SuperTalent Perfomance 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
GSkill Snipers Monster Daytona Seagate Barracuda 500GB 7,200 RPM 16Mb cache Memorex DVD/RW 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H60 Windows 8N IBM 9494 19" LCD IBM 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair GS500 In Win H-Frame Wolfking OCZ Behemoth 
Audio
JBL Creature 
  hide details  
Reply
Amelia
(13 items)
 
Professional
(13 items)
 
RCPC#1
(17 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X6 1100t MSI 890FX GD65 MSI Radeon HD5670 GSkill RipjawsX DDR3 PC3 12800 2x4GB CL8 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD Black 1TB SATA III Samsung BD Zalman 9900MAX Windows 7 64 Professional 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
AOC 22" LED Logitech Kingwin Lazer Platinum 500w Fractal Design R3 
Other
Samsung 470 SSD 128GB 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X6 960T Asus M4A88T-VEVO Asus Strix R7 370 SuperTalent Perfomance 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
GSkill Snipers Monster Daytona Seagate Barracuda 500GB 7,200 RPM 16Mb cache Memorex DVD/RW 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H60 Windows 8N IBM 9494 19" LCD IBM 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair GS500 In Win H-Frame Wolfking OCZ Behemoth 
Audio
JBL Creature 
  hide details  
Reply
post #37 of 107
Quote:
Originally Posted by Atomfix View Post

Seriously? OcUK is not all that big compare to Scan.

Compare the prices between OCUK and Scan, You will see that 90% Scan is cheaper than OCUK on everything *Products*.

It's a safe and reasonable assumption that trends would carry across vendors offering the same products in the same market. Especially if the price differences are the same.
Millenium Falcon
(24 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 4930k MSI Big Bang Xpower II EVGA GTX 690 Patriot Viper II Sector 7 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
OCZ Deneva 2 Corsair Force 3 Maxtor Western Digital Green 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Samsung BD/DVD-RW Swiftech MCP655 x2 Black Ice GTX 480 Black Ice GTX 280 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Alphacool Repack Dual D5 Watercool Heatkiller 3.0 Alphacool GTX 690 fullcover Bitspower Big Bang Xpower II fullcover 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 64-bit Professional 3x Dell S2340 Max Keyboard Durandal CoolerMaster V1000 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Azza Genesis 9000B Logitech G700 Roccat Alumic Onkyo HT-S9100THX 
  hide details  
Reply
Millenium Falcon
(24 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 4930k MSI Big Bang Xpower II EVGA GTX 690 Patriot Viper II Sector 7 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
OCZ Deneva 2 Corsair Force 3 Maxtor Western Digital Green 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Samsung BD/DVD-RW Swiftech MCP655 x2 Black Ice GTX 480 Black Ice GTX 280 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Alphacool Repack Dual D5 Watercool Heatkiller 3.0 Alphacool GTX 690 fullcover Bitspower Big Bang Xpower II fullcover 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 64-bit Professional 3x Dell S2340 Max Keyboard Durandal CoolerMaster V1000 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Azza Genesis 9000B Logitech G700 Roccat Alumic Onkyo HT-S9100THX 
  hide details  
Reply
post #38 of 107
Quote:
Originally Posted by A Bad Day View Post

One of my friends is upset about the promo. He bought the 7970 when it was first released, for around $700 I believe.

Early adapters get what they deserve biggrin.gif. Why would AMD give stuff the people that are willing to buy HD 7970. They give stuff to people that hesitated even 1 year after.
Ishimura
(21 items)
 
Silent Knight
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K @ 4.6GHz ASRock Z77E-ITX eVGA GTX 1080 Ti Hybrid AMD Radeon R9 16GB DDR3-2400MHz  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB Toshiba X300 5TB Corsair H100i GTX eVGA Hybrid Water Cooler  
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
4x GentleTyphoon AP-15 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Philips Brilliance BDM4065UC 4K Razer BlackWidow Chroma  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
eVGA SuperNOVA 750 G3 Define Nano S Logitech G502 Proteus Core PECHAM Gaming Mouse Pad XX-Large 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Audioengine D1 DAC Mackie CR Series CR3 Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Sennheiser HD 598 
Audio
Sony XB950BT 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 955 @ 4.2GHz ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB @ 1200/1500 2x 4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
OCZ Agility 3 60GB WD Caviar Green 1.5TB 2 x Seagate Barracuda 2TB XSPC Raystorm 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
EK-FC7970 XSPC RS360 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Corsair TX750 
Case
NZXT Switch 810  
  hide details  
Reply
Ishimura
(21 items)
 
Silent Knight
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K @ 4.6GHz ASRock Z77E-ITX eVGA GTX 1080 Ti Hybrid AMD Radeon R9 16GB DDR3-2400MHz  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB Toshiba X300 5TB Corsair H100i GTX eVGA Hybrid Water Cooler  
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
4x GentleTyphoon AP-15 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Philips Brilliance BDM4065UC 4K Razer BlackWidow Chroma  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
eVGA SuperNOVA 750 G3 Define Nano S Logitech G502 Proteus Core PECHAM Gaming Mouse Pad XX-Large 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Audioengine D1 DAC Mackie CR Series CR3 Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Sennheiser HD 598 
Audio
Sony XB950BT 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 955 @ 4.2GHz ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB @ 1200/1500 2x 4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
OCZ Agility 3 60GB WD Caviar Green 1.5TB 2 x Seagate Barracuda 2TB XSPC Raystorm 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
EK-FC7970 XSPC RS360 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Corsair TX750 
Case
NZXT Switch 810  
  hide details  
Reply
post #39 of 107
Good news for everyone! AMD did an awesome job with this bundle. I went with GTX cards for my last two builds because of their dominance in F@H (and got a small bundle with the 570gtx), so I'd love to see this put pressure on Nvidia to bundle more games. thumb.gif
post #40 of 107
While it's good news.... would they have sold so well without the bundles? I doubt it frown.gif
The Riginator
(20 items)
 
 
Wife's Rig
(5 items)
 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Qualcomm Snapdragon S600 Adreno 330 2GB LPDDR3 NAND Storage 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Samsung 32GB MicroSD Android 4.4.2 KitKat 5 inch (441ppi) 1080x1920 Super AMOLED SwiftKey 
Power
2600mAh Battery 
  hide details  
Reply
The Riginator
(20 items)
 
 
Wife's Rig
(5 items)
 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Qualcomm Snapdragon S600 Adreno 330 2GB LPDDR3 NAND Storage 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Samsung 32GB MicroSD Android 4.4.2 KitKat 5 inch (441ppi) 1080x1920 Super AMOLED SwiftKey 
Power
2600mAh Battery 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Hardware News
Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › [fudzilla]OcUK confirms AMD Never Settle Reloaded worked