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I have seen several threads in the "AMD" forums where people are asking for advice on builds, only for the Intel Fanboys to come in and hijack their thread with all this "don't buy AMD, get an Intel I-something".

Is it just me or what. If these people wanted advice on Intel products, don't we have a forum for that???

I'm not knocking Intel in any way, but come on, there are forums specifically for Intel and AMD for a reason.

I'm sure if someone wants info or opinions about Intel, they surely can find their way to those forums.

Sheesh
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Should be in the rant section.

Honestly, the i5's and i7's are much more better buys.

It's a fact.

But if you're on a tight budget then go with AMD.
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Originally Posted by 8-Ball View Post
Should be in the rant section.

Honestly, the i5's and i7's are much more better buys.

It's a fact.

But if you're on a tight budget then go with AMD.
agreed i am a low budget gamer myself and intel does have the best cpu features built in but amd kindof gives you a slack of power to later tighten (o.c) for a more reasonable price. the only things holding me back from an i7 is the price..
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Thank you 8-ball for proving my point.
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Originally Posted by 8-Ball View Post
Should be in the rant section.

Honestly, the i5's and i7's are much more better buys.

It's a fact.

But if you're on a tight budget then go with AMD.


Dkillett ,you can copy/paste what you ve said in the first post again

Practically your thread invites to flame wars and the guys you are talking about are ready to help you with this thread

LE:I m very sure many choose AMD for the "on a tight budget" mostly.A mobo and a CPU for those Intels cost an arm and a leg ,i prefer getting a better video card instead ,more usefull.
Edited by Dromihetes - 3/24/11 at 4:07pm
   
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its tough to beat some of microcenter combo deals
x2 250 with a decent board for $60
i havent seen any intel combos cheaper, including atom and celerons

if you are building a pc for over $600 intel will give more preformance, but you may need to skimp on the gpu/hdd ect.. to make it work with the budget
Edited by ffejrxx - 3/25/11 at 11:22pm
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Sounds to me more like we have a problem with an AMD fanboy who can't face the fact that intel is winning on speed, efficiency, and value all at the same time right now.

If a person comes into the AMD forum for build advice (this is usually triggered by the impression that AMD = better value) and has a budget with room for an i5-2500K in it, and we all stand by and say nothing, and just let the build move forward with the far more power hungry and lower performing thuban, then how are we supposed to sleep?

Only thing I can be accused of is being a fanboy of value.

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Sounds to me more like we have a problem with an AMD fanboy who can't face the fact that intel is winning on speed, efficiency, and value all at the same time right now.

If a person comes into the AMD forum for build advice (this is usually triggered by the impression that AMD = better value) and has a budget with room for an i5-2500K in it, and we all stand by and say nothing, and just let the build move forward with the far more power hungry and lower performing thuban, then how are we supposed to sleep?

Only thing I can be accused of is being a fanboy of value.

With regards,
Eric
As for the first part, you are wrong, I have no problem whatsoever with Intel. They make some great CPU's.

As for the second part, I see your point, to an extent. I'm not so sure that it would keep me awake at night if someone built an Intel machine over an AMD, LOL.

Fanboy of value, I think we all fit in that category.

As someone had posted earlier, this should have went in the Rant section.
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Fanboy of value, I think we all fit in that category.
I apologize for my implications. You have stated clearly that they are false.

I think we are on the same page and are merely expressing our frustrations.

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