Why is AMD the Budget Option for Gamers? We've come a long way... 1 day ago   12:05

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joseph bras
could it be possible you sugest me a configuration for at maximum 1000 dolars pc tower. games are not important, but the quality of the material are. it should run at least for 5 years. its purpuse is downloading media and watching video at in 4 k at 1gps speed. i think it shoul have a dedicate video card for not put that efort in the cpu. not overclocked, the motherbord sould have the latest wifi conection avaible.
Birdy Reene
I love these videos and it was neat seeing what they put together with a 750 dollar budget, but im curious fps benchmark wise how well both these builds in this video would do on poorly optimized games on a populated Rust server or Conan exiles server. I can torture my moldy potato of a pc all day long with csgo at around 55 fps on medium settings. but if I fire up rust, even if I run it on potato setting. with all its other optional settings as low as they can possibly go, I get 12 to 22 fps tops X_x and 30 in conan exiles. So im really curious how well either of these budget builds they showed in this video would run rust at low and medium settings.
Gullraiz Nadeem
Do one for content creation PCs
Wesley Beason
Do more videos like this, really gave true data for when your buying computer parts online. Thanks for the video.
Sam C
really enjoyed this type of video. More chill, good information and well presented without being over the top.
Maaxiim
My fx 4300 still runs, but I'll upgrade to a 2600 or 3600 depending on their release
Marsted Roashmallows
I'd like to see this comparison again at $500 with the amd system using a amd gpu. I think that'd be somewhat fair because amd doesn't have competition for the rtx 20 series cards yet.
connostyper
From me the situation is different. You can built an AMD system with high end motherboard that is cheper than Intel. Then cheap out on cpu for example 2600. AMD motherboards will support 3rd generation ryzen. You can upgrade later if needed.
Bud King
Anthony, with the money you save buying AMD you can put towards fixing your hair.
Crimson Salmadin
The one thing that AMD has over Intel is the upgradeability of the CPU on current motherboards.
Valentin Dimitrov
These types of videos are pure gold Linus.. oh and Anthony's build destroyed, I guess he is much more qualified :D
Derek Stinson
Anthony should have got a second try too.
JD Gaming
upgrade the 2600 to a 1700 since you have 15$ more, also currently the 8400 is $199.99
Jasonoid
Hoping to see what Ryzen 3000 does to the CPU market. Bring more competition from Intel? Let's hope so!
The Automaticist
Can you redo this at around $1300 USD (about the value of the computer I built)
Deyvson Moutinho Caliman
I don't know how CPU performance are these days, but in Nvidia against AMD when they sell similar performance graphic boards, the AMD ones already come overclocked, they spend more energy and have higher temperatures. So if you overclock Nvidia you can go further, put more load into it, because it's harder to make it overheat. I thought it would be the same with CPUs, but it seems that AMD is really up to par with Intel nowadays, although I would like to see CPU temperatures in those tests, those temperatures should be the same because if Intel had a lower temperature it could be overclocked more.
megadeth22885
wtf is the "amd build" using a nvidia GPU?.. so this is just a CPU comparison then?
Chivokroy
Science done right: "It certainly wasn't what we were expecting, but we're going with it."
Jigsaw
Send me a gaming laptop and I'll draw an animal for you Linus.
DJJEZ1983
Amd is for broke peasants. Change my mind
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