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i have bought 3 of them
   
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post #22 of 24
Was a really nice comeback, bringing down prices majorly with the 4850's and 4870's go AMD!
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post #23 of 24
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Originally Posted by hangemhi View Post
why didn't you go Nvidia then? It's not like you had to choose AMD/ATI, I can guess that they didn't pull your arm to buy their products.
I personally don't care about NVIDIA, ATI, AMD, Intel, or whatever. All it matters for me is price/performance.
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post #24 of 24
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Originally Posted by Sekigahara View Post
Eh, I disagree. This generation of ATI's cards sold themselves damn well.
I'm not disagreeing that ATI's current generation of cards sold themselves well, just that ATI's current generation of cards didn't sell games.

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Originally Posted by hangemhi View Post
why didn't you go Nvidia then? It's not like you had to choose AMD/ATI, I can guess that they didn't pull your arm to buy their products.
Because I'm a fan of AMD, which is why I bought AMD when I went to buy my new computer. I support AMD as a company just it was not the clincher to building this computer (i'd have bought a new one either way) was Left4Dead (Valve's creation).

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I believe he was referring to Valve being his deciding factor as to buying games..... eh?
Yep.. They were definitely the reason I bought Left4Dead and it's what actually pushed me into buying this computer. I was uncertain for months, then after I played Left4Dead demo until I got locked out by evil Valve at the end of the period, I was hooked. And seeing as my old computer lagged horribly as it was below minimum specs I decided to buy one.

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Originally Posted by dakpyro525 View Post
wait you bought a 4850 for valve games? What a mistake


my old ati x300 ran all valve games at like 35 fps average no problems ran perfect......
I bet it didn't. My old graphics card which was a 6600gt struggled on Team Fortress 2 and Left4Dead killed it.. Regardless i'm playing other games now (Universe at War and Fallout 3 amongst other things) but without Valve I wouldn't have bothered buying a new computer to play them. In fact we built our old machines (me and my Dad) to play Counter-Strike:Source when it came out (sort of it was about 6 months after, as we were busy up until that point.)
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