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Amd fanboys blame intel/nvidia fanboys for amd doing "poorly"

That's basically what I got from this thread.

Great argument.

Intel/nVidia are sort of to blame but it's not down to "fanboys" it's down to bad marketing from AMD.
   
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I really don't understand all the hate on AMD, they offfer cheap quality CPU.
I had a FX-8150 with 7870 in crossfire, and switched to 3570k because of what I heard, and I didn't even notice a difference. I probably gained 1-5 FPS in some games? but I had to pay 150$ for the mobo and 250$ for the processor compared to the 250$ mobo/cpu for 8150.

But one reason I'm sticking with intel is that I have 7 computers in my house running 5-7 hours a day + and the low energy cost make a huge difference in the end.
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Originally Posted by wutang61 View Post

Amd fanboys blame intel/nvidia fanboys for amd doing "poorly"

That's basically what I got from this thread.

Great argument.

The thread contained useful information until you arrived.
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Why all the doom and gloom? Samsung, HP, Lenovo, IBM and many others have sold certain pieces of their real estate and moved to leasing agreements.
I don't give a duck's bum about HP
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wow..i used to work across the street at the office of the attorney general and think of all the good that I could do if i kicked in the doors and straightened them up lol
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This is horrible, THEY NEED TO SUCCEED! Make faster RAM, cmon guys! I will buy it! Make those SSD's cheap! DO SOMETHING! Don't die. frown.gif /crying

Seriously, get your act together, I don't want to have to buy Intel/Nvidia with outrageous prices just because there is no competition. redface.gif

Yout hink faster slow ram is their problem?

The reality of this is, No matter what amd does in the gpu or cpu area there sales will always be low.


The number of people that will never buy a component made by amd is very high.

If they should make a processor faster than intel another argument will be created as to why it shouldnt be purchased.

Same for the GPU department. Even though a 7970 is faster and cost $100 less than a gtx 680. Look what has and is happening.
This. On yahoo answer for example, people will honestly recommend a 7800GT over a 6670 because Nvidia has better drivers. Currently there is a rumor on youtube going around that AMD has horrible quality and their CPUs only last 2 years and AMD's CPUs can't overclock.

Nvidia and Intel fanboys are like Apple fanboys. Spread wrong rumors and say they are the "elite race".
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This. On yahoo answer for example, people will honestly recommend a 7800GT over a 6670 because Nvidia has better drivers. Currently there is a rumor on youtube going around that AMD has horrible quality and their CPUs only last 2 years and AMD's CPUs can't overclock.

Nvidia and Intel fanboys are like Apple fanboys. Spread wrong rumors and say they are the "elite race".

LOL! lachen.giflmaosmiley.gif
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I don't give a duck's bum about HP

Lol, well I for one hope they stay around until they release a kaveri 'sleekbook'.



But seriously, HP is like the only one offering competition to Intels 'ultra books' with AMD apu's. The ultraportable space is what makes most sense for AMD, not a super powerful laptop *cough* MSI *cough*. I don't know why more oem's aren't doing the same as HP.
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I could have sworn I cleared up the mystery around this crap in the Sony thread.

Folks:

Technology companies are not in the real state business, get over it. This means nothing.
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How can they be hurting for cash? Sure intel beats them with a stick in terms of market shares for processors but their GPU wing is very successful. Also not to mention that they are getting all that sweet sweet console money with the ps4 and Xbox 720.
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