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I had a 1090t platform before switching to my sig rig. 

It was a fairly powerful build, but the switch to intel did bring some noticeable improvement.

 

 

 

 

I wouldnt call AMD trash, their FX CPU are more than enough to run anything that is available today. The only real advantage that intel have is in the benchmarks.

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But nobody should hate on AMD, if it wasn't for AMD we'd all be getting raped by intel pricing.

Not only would we be getting raped by Intel pricing, but nVidia's too.
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There are 3 reasons why people might trash talk something:

  1. They're fanboys
  2. They're jealous
  3. They're trolls

... Or any combination of the above. Why else would anyone care about anyone else's choice of CPU (or GPU)? Is there any other reason for them to give a crap about something that has no effect on them? I like AMD and Intel, but I usually choose AMD for system building because it's the platform that I personally feel the most comfortable building with. I choose Intel for OEM PCs and laptops because they're better performing in the OEM realm (we all know OEMs don't put good chips in any system, but Intel's crappy OEM chips tend to be better than AMD's crappy OEM chips in my experience).
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post #25 of 150
I haven't experienced anyone hating on my system and if they did I'd let them know that their opinion is simply that and nothing more to me. I buy what I feel is best for my needs and is cost effective. I don't have an allegiance to any particular company because at the end of the day they are all businesses. While some companies may add incentives to entice customers, their end goal is making a profit which is something I also don't get caught up in taking too personally. The issue I have is the fanboyism, whether it is AMD and Intel or Apple and Google. It seems some people have a "Ride or Die" attitude when it comes to their preferred company. It seems that people label every company into some Good vs. Evil type of product battle where one company is the People's Champion and the other is the Big Bad. This is my only issue with system hating that I notice, it isn't directed at me but it causes many discussions that turn into pointless bickering.
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^ This one is funny!
I think a lot of it is just pride in purchase, guy buys new 3570k rig, looks at 4 thread benchmarks where the 4 core beats an 8 core, & just feels compelled to bash AMD.
Being a benchmark junkie I generally use intel for scores, AMD is more fun for just straight up overclocking. Doing daily stuff I'm happy with either (I do need a new am3+ board, still have an untested 8150 sitting here).
But nobody should hate on AMD, if it wasn't for AMD we'd all be getting raped by intel pricing.

We already do regardless. frown.gif

i7-3960x = 900+ dollars , i7-3930k=$500-600. Granted those are Extreme series.

Unlike i7-920,i7-930 which was ~$300 at launch , Haswell i7 4770K is set to be ~$380 at launch.
Edited by AlphaC - 3/29/13 at 4:00pm
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post #27 of 150
I love AMD and appreciate Intel. I've had a blast building Intel systems and I learned most of what I know from them.

Do Intel chips beat out AMD chips in benchmarks class for class ... Typically, but not always.

I think a lot of it comes from almost 20 years ago. I remember building a Dual Pentium III build and AMD I think had their first Athalon out at the time. It was pretty much a joke compared to the PIII. Stigmas tend to stick.

To me Intel is like the Honda of the CPUs, they're great and reliable but everyone has one and is suping them up.
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post #28 of 150
its called fanboyism, its pretty normal. I get a comment every once in a while, but I just ignore it... arguing with a fanboy is like arguing with a rock. Take everything I just said with a pinch of salt tongue.gif I'm an AMD fanboy myself, but that does not mean I hate and despite intel.
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I love AMD and appreciate Intel. I've had a blast building Intel systems and I learned most of what I know from them.

Do Intel chips beat out AMD chips in benchmarks class for class ... Typically, but not always.

I think a lot of it comes from almost 20 years ago. I remember building a Dual Pentium III build and AMD I think had their first Athalon out at the time. It was pretty much a joke compared to the PIII. Stigmas tend to stick.

To me Intel is like the Honda of the CPUs, they're great and reliable but everyone has one and is suping them up.


What's it called if i'm suping my AMD up? what are we the equivalent of?
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If someone is trash talking your computer, then remove them from your life. Why people like to put others down has never made sense to me, I guess they are bored? Anyway, building either Intel or AMD is program/use specific. It also depends on your upgrade path and so forth. It isn't a cut and dry decision. My needs are towards Intel due to wanting to boot into OSX. It just depends on your needs.
 
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