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I keep hearing the myth that AMD CPUs are less reliable then their Intel counterparts. For the life of me i can't find any sort of proof for this. Have there been any actual studies or is this just an excuse for bias? Especially in my own experience have i been lead to never believe this. I've built many AMD machines in my life. Not one has failed.
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Not to my knowledge, All my AMD's are living on.
   
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First time I've heard this.
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from my experiences it is the other way round?
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Maybe bc they're cheaper, ignorant ppl think that cheap products are less reliable.

ex.) dollar tree vs. bed, bath & beyond: which do you automatically think has better quality towels?

Clearly not the case with AMD.
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Intel has billions upon billions of R&D, Support, and Technical Services. AMD doesn't have that much capital to burn, so companies assume they must suck.
    
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post #7 of 106
did you make this up? Ive never heard this before...
completely false, infact the AMD cpu's feel like tanks, they aren't going anywhere
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Quote:
Originally Posted by the_milk_man View Post
Maybe bc they're cheaper, ignorant ppl think that cheap products are less reliable.

ex.) dollar tree vs. bed, bath & beyond: which do you automatically think has better quality towels?

Clearly not the case with AMD.
+rep for the metaphor
Edited by Sheehanigans - 8/4/09 at 7:58am
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Lies. All lies.
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post #10 of 106
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Well my boss has given me this as the reason we don't build AMD systems despite admitting they are more for the money. So i'm kind of trying to find why he would think this. Far as i can tell it's nothing but something he made up to justify his bias.
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