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Vista was out before both chipsets. 7 was officially out on October 2009, many months after both X58 and 700 series chipset.
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how does market share have anything to do with how much a system will get used? fail logic is fail.
for every 1 AMD systems built, there are probably 2 intel ones.

M$ decided that it would be better to build drivers for the chips that will be more relevant to windows installs.

That and i'm fairly certain that M$ and intel have something going on.....
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for every 1 AMD systems built, there are probably 2 intel ones.

M$ decided that it would be better to build drivers for the chips that will be more relevant to windows installs.

That and i'm fairly certain that M$ and intel have something going on.....
then I have to ask once again for the five millionth time. WHY DO YOU CARE ABOUT STOCK DRIVERS.

who makes your video card driver? your video card manufacturer.
who makes your cpu driver? your cpu manufacturer.
who makes your motherboard drivers? your motherboard manufacturer.

so why in the world would it matter what MS does for drivers.

tell me the last time your computer spent more then 30 minutes with stock drivers from MS.

I know my computer gets all drivers installed from the websites as soon as it boots up. so it spends a whole whooping 5 minutes with drivers from MS.
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i was going to add something about how it doesn't really matter anyways, since you will only use them for like 5-15 min.... but i got lazy
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OP sounds like PEBKAC to me.
I can 'reformat'/reinstall/have-everything-good-to-go in about 20 minutes.
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Well we know why AMD is cheap to buy,think about it. INtel is the way to go.
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you are an idiot.
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You two are funny, I don't think you get what I'm saying. Think outside the box, not in.
    
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Well we know why AMD is cheap to buy,think about it. INtel is the way to go.
Be careful with that kinda talk around here.
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I have never seen a difference in install time but I always thought of Microsoft on the Intel/NVIDIA side.
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Stock drivers don't matter and irl let me tell you a secret. The amount of money in your pocket and the performance you want should guide which way is the way to go regardless of whether it's intel or amd. I have never built intel but still I hate amd fanboys and I hate intel fanboys. /end rant resulting from reading 3 flamewar threads

Edit: Oh yea so I should actually contribute... Haven't seen a difference on older hardware at least.
Edited by hobosrock696 - 3/10/11 at 9:15pm
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