Why is AMD the Budget Option for Gamers?

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  • Published on:  3/13/2019
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  • LODE (Mar 13, 2019)

    Regardless of how you feel about AMD. They forced Intel to better themselves. Everyone wins, we got options!

  • Jason U (14 hours ago)

    its weird since the only AMD part on the AMD comp is the cpu

  • Tied Noose (1 day ago)

    How did this comment get 2.1k likes ? Everyone knows this.

  • bassblaster505 (Mar 14, 2019)

    title change, it was*Is AMD for Poor People?*

  • Special Ed (5 days ago)

    The last job I had was 15 Years ago, and I still buy the top Intel/Nvidia products.....

  • Markus Braunholz (6 days ago)

    So to get Good value for Money means you are poor? My RTX 2080 say no to my Ryzen 7 1700X !

  • jarrett maltry (Mar 14, 2019)

    Here when It was called "is AMD for POOR people!?"

  • Slick Guy (2 days ago)

    +DamageIncM amd cpu yes, but gpu... hell no

  • Soylent Green (3 days ago)

    Nobody likes poor people... What is the question?

  • ImaITman (5 days ago)

    Please do more of these at different price points. This was a GREAT video

  • Henry M (1 day ago)

    Could have been better, since two important points were missed... the Intel B360 mobo can only run up to 2666mHz ram, while the AMD A320 does 3200mHz.Also, AMD ryzen is less effected by Spectre, Meltdown (etc) and the resultant mitigations now in use. if the two builds were actually built and run head to head, with 2666 and 3200mHz ram, who knows...

  • Spencer Reynolds (6 days ago)

    Do a $500 limited build. It's more realistic for entry level gamers.

  • Andy-Matter (19 hours ago)

    Spencer Reynolds what if I started with an OMEN gaming laptop and. I can’t do with any less power?

  • Nathan Gamble (1 day ago)

    +Bryan That depends - what games are you playing, and what's your price range for upgrades?

  • The TNTsheep (2 days ago)

    An important thing to consider for budget gamers is that AM4 will be compatible with new CPUs for the foreseeable future, while the Intel chipsets can be expected to run away before you can say 'WAIITTTTT!..."

  • Nathan Gamble (1 day ago)

    "AM4 will be compatible with new CPUs for the foreseeable future"Next generation (Zen 2) yes, but beyond that probably not, outside of the low-end.

  • maevian (5 days ago)

    Intel prices are pretty reasonable in the US, The difference in price between intel and AMD is way bigger in europe

  • Pro720HyperMaster720 (3 days ago)

    So even in the US, AMD technically wins by a pretty low margin on Europe things look even better for AMD, I’m very happy that AMD is finally able to compete in the CPU market again with Zen, I hope they grow a lot and rebalance de situation, because AMD is yet extremely weak economically compared with Intel, if AMD is now again force to the exile with a failure like with Bulldozer with btw the FX 9590 as farewell, AMD wouldn’t survive, they burned all his reserves and more, live a bear in hibernation, ...

  • Henrik (4 days ago)

    Indeed. For 700 usd, the price of the full AMD build, you know what i got here in Norway? Ryzen 2600, Motherboard and RAM.. Which would be fine i guess if i made as much as the average Norwegian

  • J.D. Summers (Mar 14, 2019)

    "It's not about whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game.""Oh...well, I think I played better."

  • Paul Gariepy (1 day ago)

    Linus you should do a AMD vs Intel reliability / compatibility shootout. One of the reasons I left AMD back in the Athlon days was the chipsets were buggy and the USB ports always seemed to have issues vs the Intel platforms. AKA which platform is more stable especially when we talk about AMD winning with overclocking.

  • chris underdown  (Mar 14, 2019)

    MORE of Anthony 👍🏻👍🏻 really knows his stuff and is a laugh

  • coolpat20011 (6 days ago)

    +Manas Pradhan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-m692eBH2JwYou are wrong on so many levels about RAM speed my dude

  • Lavancer (Mar 14, 2019)

    Chris Quinton Bro, 5$ for duel channel isnt that much more expensive. Thats not the difference between an RTX 2060 and an GTX 1660 ti... And I threw in ryzen because gaming performance gets effected more with RAM compared to intel because of their different memory controllers...