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I know alot of people have switched from Intel to AMD since AMD ZEN.
Curious how many TPU users are rocking AMD or Intel in 2022 (maybe both if you have more than one system).

Note: This is not a thread to argue about who you think is "better" or anything like that.
 
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Intel/Intel/AMD ~ looking to switch to Intel/AMD/AMD later this year. Have a couple of laptops with Intel Inside®, probably at least 1 will be gone by the end of the year!
 
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Just know more about AMD than Intel.
 
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I know alot of people have switched from Intel to AMD since AMD ZEN.
Curious how many TPU users are rocking AMD or Intel in 2022 (maybe both if you have more than one system).
IMO AMD dropped the ball with prices, became non-buyable products for people, who like to get some value out of CPUs. It's never so simple as "a lot of people switched from Intel to AMD".
 
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Motherboard Gigabyte Z690 Aorus Master / HP 83A3 (U3E1)
Cooling Noctua NH-U12A 2 fans + Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut Extreme + 5 case fans / Fan
Memory 32GB DDR5 Corsair Dominator Platinum RGB 6000MHz CL36 / 8GB DDR4 HyperX CL13
Video Card(s) MSI RTX 2070 Super Gaming X Trio / Intel HD620
Storage Samsung 980 Pro 1TB + 970 Evo 500GB + 850 Pro 512GB + 860 Evo 1TB x2 / Samsung 256GB M.2 SSD
Display(s) 23.8" Dell S2417DG 165Hz G-Sync 1440p / 14" 1080p IPS Glossy
Case Be quiet! Silent Base 600 - Window / HP Pavilion
Audio Device(s) Panasonic SA-PMX94 / Realtek onboard + B&O speaker system / Harman Kardon Go + Play / Logitech G533
Power Supply Seasonic Focus Plus Gold 750W / Powerbrick
Mouse Logitech MX Anywhere 2 Laser wireless / Logitech M330 wireless
Keyboard RAPOO E9270P Black 5GHz wireless / HP backlit
Software Windows 11 / Windows 10
Benchmark Scores Cinebench R23 (Single Core) 1936 @ stock Cinebench R23 (Multi Core) 23006 @ stock
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The three I listed, there's another one from Intel about a decade back but non-operational atm. 2 laptops, 1 desktop working fine.
 
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Motherboard Gigabyte Z690 Aorus Master / HP 83A3 (U3E1)
Cooling Noctua NH-U12A 2 fans + Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut Extreme + 5 case fans / Fan
Memory 32GB DDR5 Corsair Dominator Platinum RGB 6000MHz CL36 / 8GB DDR4 HyperX CL13
Video Card(s) MSI RTX 2070 Super Gaming X Trio / Intel HD620
Storage Samsung 980 Pro 1TB + 970 Evo 500GB + 850 Pro 512GB + 860 Evo 1TB x2 / Samsung 256GB M.2 SSD
Display(s) 23.8" Dell S2417DG 165Hz G-Sync 1440p / 14" 1080p IPS Glossy
Case Be quiet! Silent Base 600 - Window / HP Pavilion
Audio Device(s) Panasonic SA-PMX94 / Realtek onboard + B&O speaker system / Harman Kardon Go + Play / Logitech G533
Power Supply Seasonic Focus Plus Gold 750W / Powerbrick
Mouse Logitech MX Anywhere 2 Laser wireless / Logitech M330 wireless
Keyboard RAPOO E9270P Black 5GHz wireless / HP backlit
Software Windows 11 / Windows 10
Benchmark Scores Cinebench R23 (Single Core) 1936 @ stock Cinebench R23 (Multi Core) 23006 @ stock
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It’s called preference, not who’s better at the time
 
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Benchmark Scores Cinebench R23 single-core: 1,800, multi-core: 18,000. Superposition 1080p Extreme: 9,900.
My answer is more complex:

I loved my watercooled R9 5950X. I also love my R3 3100.
Then I wanted something compact as my main rig, so I switched to a 3600 that I couldn't for the love of God cool down with any low profile air cooler that I tried, so I passed it on to a friend.
Now I love my 11700. If I cool it with air, I can just lower the power limits to 100-120 Watts, or let it run wild on water. It's an undervalued and brilliant platform, really.

So my final answer is: both. :D

AMD is a lot better in the efficiency department - Intel is a lot better in the heat dissipation department. Performance isn't a topic to argue about as there's plenty of it on both sides.
 

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I work only with AMD. I apply sanctions against Intel due to its anti-consumer policies and years of stagnation in which they lied to us that a quad-core was good enough. From Sandy Bridge to Skylake... those generations have been wasted.
 
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Processor AMD Ryzen 5 3600 @ 4.40 GHz (1.3 V)
Motherboard ASUS PRIME X570-PRO (BIOS 4602)
Cooling Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO V1
Memory 32 GiB Kingston FURY Renegade RGB (DDR4-3600 16-20-20-39)
Video Card(s) PowerColor Fighter RX 6700 XT (12 GiB GDDR6)
Storage 1 TiB Samsung 970 EVO Plus + 4 TB WD Red Pro
Display(s) Samsung U28R550Q + HP 22w
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Audio Device(s) Realtek HD Audio S1220A
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA G3 750 W
Mouse Logitech MX Master 2S
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Benchmark Scores CPU-Z = 542/4,479 — R15 = 212/1,741 — R20 = 510/3,980 — PM 10 = 2,784/19,911 — GB 5 = 1,316/7,564
Intel Pentium 4 2.00 GHz "Willamette" :banghead:
Intel Pentium III-M 933 MHz "Tualatin"
Intel Celeron M 575 "Merom-2M" → Intel Core2 Duo T9300 "Penryn" :love:
AMD A8-6600K "Richland" → AMD A10-7890K "Godavari"
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 "Matisse" :love:

Though there are two other Intel-powered laptops in the house. Both are Ivy Bridge generation, back when you had the freedom to swap out CPUs.

And I have a few test benches set up for LGA775 (Intel's golden era, in my opinion), AM3, AM3+ and FM2+.
 
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Memory 2x 24 GB Corsair Vengeance EXPO DDR5-6000
Video Card(s) Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 7800 XT
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Mouse Logitech MX Master 2S
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Benchmark Scores Cinebench R23 single-core: 1,800, multi-core: 18,000. Superposition 1080p Extreme: 9,900.
I work only with AMD. I apply sanctions against Intel due to its anti-consumer policies and years of stagnation in which they lied to us that a quad-core was good enough. From Sandy Bridge to Skylake... those generations have been wasted.
I think that's because 4 cores were really good enough. If you had a Sandy i5 or i7, you were settled for nearly a decade.

The same way a 1060 6 GB is still good enough for 1080p gaming, despite what AMD and Nvidia want you to believe.

Edit: My brother still rocks a Core i7-870 (first gen) with a GTX 960 and only now is he starting to feel its limitations.
 
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Intel currently but I had a first gen ZEN for years since 2018.

I'm more of a budget user in general and currently I couldn't find anything better than the 12100F for my use case/budget range.
That being said I owned more AMD systems in the past than Intel, this is like my second Intel system in total.:)
 

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I own both Intel and AMD systems. The newest ones are AMD though. They have a good product to be fair. My next build might be Intel, who knows! But my AMD systems are just as stable if not more so than my old Intel systems.. for now..
 
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I have both. Several different generations of both in fact. Not a hoarder, I swear!
 
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Two Intel laptops, one is works technically, and two AMD rigs a main and a mainstream/entry level backup.
 
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If we're limiting to systems in more-or-less active use, then Intel. Four, I think? Five if one includes ye olde laptop. I haven't built an AMD system since Athlon 64, though have inherited/scavenged several since then that are mothballed since I don't have a use for them. Though with all the Zen stuff I've been really interested in giving AMD another go. The pricing is only now getting to where I'd want it to be, though, and now I don't need any more systems. :-/
 
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An Intel Xeon 1240v2 system with an rx470 and a Ryzen 5 3600 with a 1660 super. So both and I've been on the PC train since the start of the pandemic.
 

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I've got 10 to 15 AMD systems (many are very very old) and probably 12 or so Intel systems (some are also very old). :roll:
 
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Both, my main 5600X system, and a side 10400 for basically more GPU slots to test things.
 
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  • Two AMD systems used daily
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AMD has always been my personal preference, but I have no problem recommending and building Intel systems for other people. Especially if they represent better value or are more suited to their needs.
 
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@P4-630 there is no vote option for both.
le: and now I am stuck at the unaddressable change vote option for removeing both box ticks.
 
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