Why is AMD the Budget Option for Gamers?


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AMD is undisputed among budget builders, but what is it that makes them such a great value? Time to find out!

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you are such a clickbait b i t c h

32 minutes ago

Is it the fact that intel can go turbo higher than amd that they get those better performance in games? Because really that seems like the only part that they have over amd. When I'm comparing products it looks like to me that amd is just unquestionably better, including pricing, except for that turbo speed.

49 minutes ago

I am upset

1 day ago

Economists would predict this

2 days ago

I'm not surprised but the amd extra cores will make it better for things outside gaming/multitasking/streaming. So with AMD you get comparable performance but better multitasking. I really hope AMD keeps this up so we get some needed competition.

3 days ago

How much do the Intel security patches affect performance?
Is this a situation where Intel was squeezing ahead a couple years ago but slid 6-10% after all the security issues?
Can't wait for Ryzen 3. AMD take my money!

5 days ago

Can anyone help me with the parts of a $400 ryzen 1600 PC with possible external HDD bay in the case?

6 days ago

He changed the video title it was "is amd for gay people"

1 week ago

I am a peasant I buy amd.

1 week ago

Next month amd will just be the best choice overall

1 week ago

This is still a budget machine

1 week ago

I really like this Anthony guy but please shave your head

1 week ago

Short answer: BECAUSE INTEL COSTS SO FKING MUCH

Example (prices will be different in other countries)
Ryzen 5 2600 = ~160€
i5 9600k = ~300€

Single core: i5 is 23% faster
Quad core: i5 is 25% faster
Multi core: Ryzen is 20% faster

So almost half the price but the overall processing power is better, and that's just Zen+, Zen 2 will be released in 1 month.
Also AMD doesn't have shitty versions of their processors that can't be overclocked at all (basically they force you to buy a new one if you need more performance)

1 week ago

I want to see this for the new CPUs.

1 week ago

The i5 8400 is excellent value and totally underrated (my main system sport one). But I'd still go AMD where pretty much everything except the RAM has better price/performance value. I should have gone AMD for my late 2017 build. But I was unreasonably wary of AMD's poor performance history prior to Ryzen, and I had need of an integrated GPU for a while, and Ryzen APUs were still not out.

1 week ago

Nice Orange n Black hoodie Linus

1 week ago

Um... I'm not the kind of person to spend almost a thousand dollars on a PC. The max I would spend on a PC would be less than $400, if I'm saving up for it. Although there's a nice PC being sold for $280 right now>https://www.ebay.com/itm/Custom-Built-Fast-Desktop-PC-AMD-A8-QUAD-CORE-GAMING-RADEON-R7-APU-BUDGET-WIFI/283352031491?hash=item41f918e103:g:TwkAAOSwsWVcvKCQ

2 weeks ago

(I'm making a stupid joke that is a true fact but not the whole reason) I'll tell you why AMD is cheaper for good gaming, it's because they're placing APUs in their PCs so they don't have to place stupid on-board GPUs inside or spend a crap ton of money on a full blown graphics card which takes up PCIe slots as well.

2 weeks ago

Hope they will notice this comment...

Do a high-end build value comparison build between AMD and Intel and then let's see who is cheaper.

"AMD V.S. INTEL: HIGH-END BUILD VALUE COMPARISON"

2 weeks ago

Rijee Bangz 🧐

3 days ago

WOO! ANTHONY'S BACK!

2 weeks ago

AMD is for the poor? I'm buying a Ryzen 5 2600 tomorrow because of preferences. I just think the Ryzen is just better imo!

2 weeks ago

@Doggo Puppos well if u have a b450 it will work i think

2 weeks ago

@Absolute Unit I don't think my motherboard would support the 3000 series 😂😭

2 weeks ago

dont buy it, wait for the 3000 series to come out in july

2 weeks ago

how about a no limit build both sides? how will a high-end build do in value-per-dollar comparison?

2 weeks ago

This is a good point. Hope they will take notice on your comment.

"AMD V.S. INTEL: HIGH-END BUILD VALUE COMPARISON"

2 weeks ago

amd ryzen bitches get on our level

2 weeks ago

At this time, 29/05/2019, the I5 8400 cost more than $200 and the Ryzen 5 2600 less than $150 in the same web page.

2 weeks ago

Everyone is talking about some bullshit theoretical vulnerability. Can you explain to us how PRACTICALLY this is an issue to millions around the world that own HT CPUs?
Trying to scare off people with bullshit accusations to boost AMD sales. That is how AMD is going to win the biggest piece of the cake this year not with better tech.

Also can someone explain is simple terms how is the new 300USD 3600X SO MUCH BETTER than the 180USD 2600X?..... Is it 2x better? If not you are trying to sell bullshit to the people. AGAIN.
AMD has put out the heavy youtuber budget this year. That is all i can tell from seeing all those videos lately...

2 weeks ago

Oh boy looks like Linus needs to redo this video

2 weeks ago

I think I played better. Haha. Good one Anthony!

2 weeks ago

So the answer is "idk" lol

2 weeks ago

you forgot to mention not trashy integrated graphics.

2 weeks ago

n00bs intel single channel, amd dual channel... payed by amd...

2 weeks ago