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im back, of course, it's all about the performance rather than glits and glam, it's awesome to see that amd can definitely hold it's own!
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Originally Posted by 8ight View Post
They don't have to catch the attention of idiots to sell them.

(FLAME ON!)
I agree.

Board manufacturers know that AMD owners understand the value of a buck and won't be won over with flash. Whereas Intel owners eyes are usually bigger than their wallets.

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It's a form over function thing.
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It's a form over function thing.
Nice euphemism for what I said lol.
 
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hey check this out, it's how motherboards are made, it's pretty cool, it's the gigabyte factory in taiwan,

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Originally Posted by tha808evangelist View Post
hey check this out, it's how motherboards are made, it's pretty cool, it's the gigabyte factory in taiwan,

*snip*
10 minutes to build one board. That's insanely quick. I woulda thought it takes longer.

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It would take longer if they weren't using a production line like that. I like my crosshair 3, it has just enough flash to be good looking without going over the top.
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hey check this out, it's how motherboards are made, it's pretty cool, it's the gigabyte factory in taiwan,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdGW1...eature=related
If i worked there i would steal sooooooooo much s**t!
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Ah! Good Argument! +1 Rep for not being a moron lol.
Why thank you sir

I was a computer salesman at Frys Electronics back in 2006 before the C2D's came out and an Intel representative came out to "help us sell their product," in any case he made a statement that went something along the lines of "I know most people use 'ASUS,'" (ASUS was in little hand quotes), "for gaming and what not, but you should just use Intel boards, they work just fine for gaming!" This was of course when the 975X Chipset was launching *cough* so I asked him if he knew when a better chipset, like something from Nvidia, was coming out...

I don't know what the point of that story was, but maybe it was just to rehash Intel's love for itself... There is a reason why Nvidia and AMD hate that company.
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post #50 of 58
My board just out-sexys any other AMD

5 PCIEX slots
Lucid so SLI is supported out of the box.
Lucid also scales SLI better then the SLI hack does!
Can run 3 way graphics cards at x16 EACH!!
BEST power circuits of any AMD board!

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