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post #11 of 44
Intel has like 2x the market share of amd.

Why build somethig that won't be used as much
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post #12 of 44
Quote:
Originally Posted by reflex99 View Post
Intel has like 2x the market share of amd.

Why build somethig that won't be used as much
how does market share have anything to do with how much a system will get used? fail logic is fail.
post #13 of 44
windows 7 has native support for X58 platform due to it being out a year or 2 before windows. amd 700 series and 800 series were out after windows 7 release.
post #14 of 44
Maybe I just don't build enough/varied systems to notice an appreciable difference... I mean... isn't that what a 6 pack is for? (sitting around waiting for windows to bloat on a perfectly good drive)
 
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post #15 of 44
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Seriously I have built quite a few systems throughout the years.. recently however I loath installing windows7 on AMD systems.. They are Really slow to install the OS, and super sluggish until you get the proper drivers installed.

This is not the case with all of the recent intel builds I have done.. It takes my Intel sig rig somewhere around 7min to fully complete the install for windows 7, I just spent about an hour installing on a AMD 255, Asus mobo, 4gb Gskill, 250gb Hdd.. What gives?

Thanks Microsoft for shafting the AMD default windows 7 drivers!
loool what is the slow ? my phenom II x4 925 3.1ghz installs that ****in win 7 ultimate x64 in 8minutes 43 seconds LOOOOL
    
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post #16 of 44
Quote:
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windows 7 has native support for X58 platform due to it being out a year or 2 before windows. amd 700 series and 800 series were out after windows 7 release.
not true. Both were out before 7 release.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AMD_700_chipset_series
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_X58

look at the release dates.
post #17 of 44
corporate circle jerk.
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post #18 of 44
Intel paid M$ millions some years ago, son.

Remember the "Vista Capable" **** on GMA945 graphics chips?


I wonder if there's still a trail of that on Windows 7.
   
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post #19 of 44
I get the same crap... everything on screen is sluggish but only because of that fact there are no video drivers. When you have none the processor ends up doing all the work for 2D rendering... Not fun and a processor cannot handle to work load. As soon as you install the drivers, this workload is now offloaded to the GPU, where it is easily handled and even laughed at.
 
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post #20 of 44
Probably a conspiracy between Intel and MS, just another way they can screw over AMD. Not that i'm a fan of AMD anyways.
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