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I know that, It's just that canada prices for Intel is crazily overpriced and I rather get my money's worth. Also I want to develop for the AMD side of things to see how well it performs. I also prefer the company AMD over Intel because of the crap Intel did to put AMD to where it is today. mad.gif

I would still buy the Intel system. You still have newegg, and Amazon, along with other sources. I don't think it will be too hard picking one up.


AMD is in the mess they are in now because of mismanagement. Their CPU's are old, The Tech never worked out right, and because they were willing to stick with a broken platform. They have only been destroying themselves.


Intel did a massive blow to AMD during the Athlon days, but those days are far behind us. AMD was atleast a decent competitor during the Phenom II days. Which was the last great chips AMD ever Made.

I'm hoping Zen is also a huge step forward. And Thinking about getting one to replace my 2600k when the times comes, as long as it doesn't disappoint.


I used Athlons for a decent chunk of my life. But AMD's FX chips are no better than buying a Pentium 4 back in the day.
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Could just get a i3 works flawless for most games

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNt_KS0UUhI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CphtYLMNWi8

Its the FX 8320 but still...

Dont underestimate intel's i3

Keep in mind too this is the 3.4Ghz one i believe the lowest end this gen i3 as of current, theres 3.8Ghz i3's of this gen out, they cant be oc'd of course but meh, even the price / performance out of the ones available
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Thanks for your input. I'm stil stuck on the AMD choice though because of development and the bang for my buck.
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Thanks for your input. I'm stil stuck on the AMD choice though because of development and the bang for my buck.


There is no bang for your buck. You are spending more for less. I can build you an Intel rig at any price point and it will be better, just name a price.

The bang for your bucks days ended years ago.
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$400. Build me an Intel rig with Canadian prices. biggrin.gif
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$400. Build me an Intel rig with Canadian prices. biggrin.gif

Give me a few minutes. I expect you to show me a comparable AMD rig for $400.
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AMD 8320 ($160 on sale) + $180 board with taxes is $200. All together is $410 with tax.
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What is the full rig?
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AMD 8320 ($160 on sale) + $180 board with taxes is $200. All together is $410 with tax.

I got my laptop for around that price lol
    
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