Originally Posted by cdawall
So after looking at some beta builds of gpuz on Google apparently tpu is openly disliked. This is to the point were people say not to join and 15 others bandwagon in with how much of a bunch of assholes we are etc.
Hat happened? Tpu used to be pretty open to AMD and Intel along with nvidia and ati now it's all one sided with immediate x companies fanboys ranting in all threads. Something needs to happen and in all honesty I am part of the issue. The site has turned very xs and h like were all questions that involve anything are blown off...this is getting bad I don't like being grouped with h.
Hmmmm... Person is new to computers>Person goes to forum to learn about "what to buy">Gets answers>Goes to Youtube to watch instructionals on how to put computer together.
The issue is that instead of it all staying in tpu people go elsewhere. We've seen this far too much where people migrate here for answers then leave because it is easier to learn with videos instead of reading. With the creation of reddit.com/r/buildapc/ even less people want to try using a forum for information. I noticed that once benchmarking got a little slow a lot of the regulars stopped coming around because soooo many people were just bombing OC&C and General Hardware for build advice instead of participating/commenting in build threads/good deals/etc etc. So we have a great many people tired of seeing the forum bombed with non-topics. Not to compare ourselves with other forums, but we are a niche community. When people have a serious interest in hardware we take notice. It's not elitism but rather an appreciation for all things interesting about technology. Again... elitism is not a term I would use to describe a group of people who would rather see a build log come out of a request for the best hardware than nothing at all. If you spend 30 minutes+ trying to help a stranger then they disappear... how likely are you to stick around and listen to strangers if you want to look at build-logs and make suggestions on how to manage cable?