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What I Prefer

Intel or AMD, Nvidia or ATI, and PC or Mac

Youtube User question from Killadom97 asking what I prefer, Intel or AMD, Nvidia or ATI, and PC or Mac.

Episode #4-38 released on June 5, 2014

This week, we are going to do a very special episode, as suggested by the Youtube user Killadom97, today I will be answering three questions on my own personal preferences.

First question, do I prefer Intel or AMD?

Honestly, I have both AMD and Intel based computers, but my current project is based on the 5th Generation Intel Processor and its 14nm design. Why? Because I am a gamer and I need to be sure that my computer will be both cooler, and be faster. Let's be honest, AMD still uses a 32nm design, and has to have higher wattages on their processors to begin to compare to Intel, and this is, also, related to the way they use modular processing cores, unlike Intel. The result, spend a bit more money and get a better processor. I'll be using at minimum in my next build an Intel i7-5770K with an Asus Z97 Sabertooth Mark 1 board.

Second question, do I prefer Nvidia or ATI?

I do not own any ATI cards, and have never bought one in my life, and I am happy for this. All my games are made for Nvidia. From my own experience with ATI cards in other people's computers. I do not like the way it operates, the fact that the cards run hotter than my Nvidia graphics card, or the fact that the warranties on the new R7 and R9 cards are actually shorter than Nvidia cards from the current generation.

And the last question, do I prefer PC or MAC?

I have used every kind of operating system, and I personally prefer Windows 7 and Ubuntu. I do not own a Mac, and have no plans on buying a product that cannot compete with my own PC gear. The days of Mac being better for video, graphic design, etc... are dead and lost. And many of the Apple products RAM solutions are barely able to compete with my builds that have faster RAM solutions.

My biggest complaint about people preaching Mac, is the fact that they truly believe that Apple Computers are safer than Windows, when they aren't targeted yet, once the market share of Apple Computers tips the minimum profitable level, they will be targeted, and Mac users everywhere will be tricked into infecting their own computers thinking they are safe.

Now, my own work computer is more a work of art, with cold cathode lighting of red in my computer, green behind my screens, and UV under my desk. The fans in my computer are red led fans, and my peripherals are all Razer. My headsets, keyboards, mice, mouse pads, game pads, controllers, etc... all Razer.

Host : Steve Smith | Music : Jonny Lee Hart | Editor : Steve Smith | Producer : Zed Axis Productions