Why is AMD the Budget Option for Gamers? This Chinese Motherboard Shows 2 months ago   12:05

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musculita x
Now I'm thinking 🤔... Would a Amd gaming pc of let's say £3000 be better than a Intel ? Someone let me know XD I'm curious
Oleg Baskakov
The truth is: gaming performance relies mostly on GPU... so you can compare AMD with a potato and still get parity.
Arvin B
Shocking. The market is efficient with sufficient competition. Econ 101.
Margo Parts
Excellent comparison for a budget PC builder - Thanks!
Miguel Mayol
mitigations=off (without internet) vs on in Manjaro Lignux with this same CPUs as now Intel is 40% worse after mitigations. Plus, of course, MS WOS and wine.


Perhaps some games performance and video editing and rendering performance increases with Intel make worth to play - or render - wine - or Lignux native games or video editing software - offline and with mitigations=off, as it is 66% faster (60%x1.66=100) much more than any overclock
Sinclare
There's one thing wrong with intel, there boards. 1156, 2011...... Most people get what I mean. Amd cpu's does not require you to get new boards to keep up with there growth. I could be wrong.✌
Chocolate dragon
I used a 2600x because you of the value. I own an i7-8700k as well. Both are fantastic
Rctk Radeon
nice video.
GhostlyGhille
talked about not needing cooling on intel proceeds to use A.I.O. lol
James Gray
One of the best videos my family has watched from you.
What if you were using a 590 graphics card. Would AMD perform better in some areas?
Ball Race
Intel is cheaper than amd.
Oakaxe
Is the 750$ budget USD or CAD?
mariozeferino
here's what I'd like to see: an explanation on Why my brand new Ryzen 7 2700 is twice slower than my extremely old I7 920 on Lumion rendering software. when it should be 3.5 faster. Ifeel like i am being scammed by AMD.
montyman montyman
I lov my AMD
Kenshin Himura
Yes AMD is for poor people
RockManDo KeeperOfTheStones
Save a buck, get a bucket of regret.
Mike Mckay
This is just needlessly complicated

Cases and PSUs work on both, so those could have been excluded especially as they don't impact performanceSo the "budget" could then have just been for drives, CPU, motherboard, cooler, ram and GPU but with a reflectively smaller budget and with an identical case and PSU being "assumed" for each build
matt karl
I own both intel and AMD systems. For my most recent build (after years of not gaming) I went with AMD and I have no regrets. I have been an AMD fan since I was 14 when I built my first gaming system (33yo now) I am into this build for under 1k and not completely finished with it, however it is finished in the aspect of being a respectable gaming system.

-ASUS Prime X470-Pro - $150
-Ryzen 5 2400g - $150 (because I wanted to wait to buy a card - will prob upgrade to 7 2700 eventually)
-Sapphire Nitro+ RX590 - $229
-16GB Crucial tactical 3000mhz - $100 (will add another 16)
-FSP HYDRO GE 550 - $75
-Crucial MX500 1TB SSD - $120
-Metallic Gear MG-NE510_SR01 Neo Series ATX Case Silver - $110
***Total $932

I big part of the cost went into the aluminum and glass case which I forget exactly the cost but it was something like $110 and a 3 year warranty on all of the hardware. All things considered I still came in well under 1k and absolutely love the way the rig turned out.
I am not a hardcore gamer by any means. I mostly just been playing Paladins with my g/f. With gfx maxed out the game is capping FPS solid at 175..which is totally overkill because I vsync 144hz.. but from the research I did prior to this build I should be able to see 60+fps max setting / 1080 on mostly any game that is out right now.
The Bo
Double channel ram has a bigger impact on games than one could think. Comparing single channel 1bank 8GB vs 2x4GB could be not so fair. Maybe Comparing them the same ram config could show more differences
DaviT
I wish that dude could loose weight... :-( Dude is talented we don't wanna loose you broand it would make a huge difference to your presentation look
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This Chinese Motherboard Shows Why is AMD the Budget Option for Gamers? 2 months ago   15:17

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