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My friends is...uhh...missinformed it seems lol

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So me and him are having an IM chat about him wanting to get a new computer...and he's talking about CPUs....i can't convince him that Intel is a better option than AMD atm for a high end gaming build, so he goes on a rant...lol...here it is:


better depends on which criteria is important to you man.

Price? AMD
Stability? Intel
Thermal? AMD
OC? AMD
Bleeding edge speed? AMD
Bleeding edge technology? Intel
Ease of install? AMD
Warranty? Intel
BizApps? Intel
Games? AMD
etc etc

In *MY* opinion AMD are just physically better in my experience, and their customer service ROCKS. They also OC like CRAZY man!! I know one guy with his 6000+X2 at 4.5GHz! Your Q6600 can't get that high!!



God help my friend...LOL
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omg lmao. AMD is good for budget but even intel has killer budget cpus out now. your friend is living in the past.
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post #3 of 16
I edited your post so its correct
Quote:
Originally Posted by ljason8eg View Post
Price? Intel
Stability? Intel
Thermal? Intel
OC? Intel
Bleeding edge speed? Intel
Bleeding edge technology? Intel
Ease of install? AMD
Warranty? Intel
BizApps? Intel
Games? Intel
Now I'm not an Intel "whore" but at the moment, Intel is currently the best in all but one of those fields.
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post #4 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by reberto View Post
I edited your post so its correct

Now I'm not an Intel "whore" but at the moment, Intel is currently the best in all but one of those fields.

I dunno I think ease of install goes to Intel as well, I hate installing AMD chips, too many damn pins to worry about bending.
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lol...nice...i didn't get what he means by "ease of install" isn't a CPU a CPU when it comes to installing?? Drop it in the socket...thermal grease...CPU cooler...done? right? lol
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post #6 of 16
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Price? Intel
Stability? Intel
Thermal? AMD
OC? Intel
Bleeding edge speed? Intel
Bleeding edge technology? Intel
Ease of install? AMD
Warranty? AMD
BizApps? AMD
Games? Intel

So he needs a bit of a brush up

Tell him to show proof of that 4.5Ghz AMD, I've never seen over 4.2Ghz and that was an FX-57 under some really insane cooling
post #7 of 16
get him on here and we will fix him.
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post #8 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by ljason8eg View Post
lol...nice...i didn't get what he means by "ease of install" isn't a CPU a CPU when it comes to installing?? Drop it in the socket...thermal grease...CPU cooler...done? right? lol
My guess would be that he's complaining about the stock hsf, which I think we can all agree is a terrible design.
post #9 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Penicilyn View Post
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Originally Posted by ljason8eg View Post
Price? Intel
Stability? Intel
Thermal? AMD
OC? Intel
Bleeding edge speed? Intel
Bleeding edge technology? Intel
Ease of install? AMD
Warranty? AMD
BizApps? AMD
Games? Intel

So he needs a bit of a brush up

Tell him to show proof of that 4.5Ghz AMD, I've never seen over 4.2Ghz and that was an FX-57 under some really insane cooling
LOL...i've tried to get this proof...but no dice lol. I mean...come on...he thinks the Phenom 9600 that he's gonna buy will OC past my Q6600 and beat my benches...LOL
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post #10 of 16
I just want to know where he's getting this info from.
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