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post #21 of 108
i havet liked going to toms for awhile full of ads and every review seems bias.
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post #22 of 108
Quote:
Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129;13106528 
http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/21342-9-conflict-interest

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post #23 of 108
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post #24 of 108
Yea I used to use Tom's for so long... along with a few other trusted sites... But for the last... I dunno, a while... they have been horrid quality... When they do Best GPU for your money its funny as they suggest ALMOST EVERY CARD IN EVERY CATEGORY and can't pick between a nvidia or ati so they "tie" at almost all price points... I just commented they should just pick less price points and make a real choice... Boy did I get chewed out by the author...
But yea, just about everything on that site is garbage now... I kept going cause I always did... but after a while, it just got too lame. Glad I decided to get a forum account here, been reading for a few years, just started posting smile.gif
Thanks for posting this BTW.
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Edit: too late.
Edited by GameBoy - 4/12/11 at 10:52pm
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post #26 of 108
Hmm I haven't been going to Toms for quite some time now... thanks for letting us know!

How do you guys feel about Anandtech, Tech Report, Bit-Tech, and Guru3D? That's where I've been going recently.
post #27 of 108
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lt.JD;13106909 
Hmm I haven't been going to Toms for quite some time now... thanks for letting us know!

How do you guys feel about Anandtech, Tech Report, Bit-Tech, and Guru3D? That's where I've been going recently.

Seeing as how Anand chewed out OCZ recently (among other things), I'm of the opinion that it's a respectable site.
post #28 of 108
Cooler Master makes me mad on a regular basis. They clearly lie or at least stretch the truth on the specs of most of their products. Their PSUs are sometimes shoddy and they outright lie about the specs of their fans. They quote the noise at the fans lowest speed and the airflow at its highest speed and pretend it can do both at the same time. Dishonest at best. I would only consider a cooler master case. I'll go elsewhere for anything that has actual electronic components...
    
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post #29 of 108
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Originally Posted by jrocks84;13106938 
Seeing as how Anand chewed out OCZ recently (among other things), I'm of the opinion that it's a respectable site.

Whats going on with OCZ? Hope nothing about their PSU's. The reviews on mine were great before I bought it...
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post #30 of 108
It's still up.

They really got caught with their hand in the cookie jar this time.
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