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    (Original post by Spock's Socks)
    My laptop. Got it in Dec 2013.

    Chassis & Display : Vortex Series: 17.3" Matte Full HD LED Widescreen (1920x1080)

    Processor (CPU).: Intel® Core™i7 Quad Core Mobile Processor i7-4710MQ (2.50GHz) 6MB

    Memory (RAM).: 16GB KINGSTON SODIMM DDR3 1600MHz (2 x 8GB)

    Graphics Card.: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 970M - 6.0GB DDR5 Video RAM - DirectX® 11 (was hoping for AMD but PC Specialist were out of stock of those graphics card when they built my laptop)

    Memory - Hard Disk.: 120GB KINGSTON V300 SSD, SATA 6 Gb (450MB/R, 450MB/W)

    2nd Hard Disk.: 750GB WD SCORPIO BLACK WD7500BPKX, SATA 6 Gb/s, 16MB CACHE (7200 rpm)

    DVD/BLU-RAY Drive.: 6x BLURAY ROM, 8x DVD ±R/±RW

    Memory Card Reader.: Internal 9 in 1 Card Reader (MMC/RSMMC/SD: Mini, XC & HC/MS: Pro & Duo)

    Bluetooth & Wireless. GIGABIT LAN & WIRELESS INTEL® AC-7260 HMC (867Mbps, 802.11AC) + BLUETOOTH

    Battery Vortex SE 17.3": Series 8 Cell Lithium Ion Battery (5,200 mAh/76.96WH)

    Keyboard Language..: INTEGRATED BACKLIT UK KEYBOARD WITH NUMBER PAD

    Operating System.: Windows 7 Ultimate x64


    Webcam.: INTEGRATED 2.0 MEGAPIXEL WEBCAM



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    Why the preference for amd?
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    (Original post by adil1231)
    Why the preference for amd?
    As far as I can see, AMD is currently the best graphics processor between them and NVIDIA. AMD is more powerful in terms of raw power. NVIDIA over complicates their GPUs which wastes space on the chip resulting in less power overall. Sure, there are games which have been optimized to run good on NVIDIA, AMD doesn't require this. For the games I play daily, the NVIDIA graphics card works fine but there has been a few games that just wouldn't run smoothly with this graphics card which run fine on my partner's laptop which is almost identical spec wise except he has AMD 79/70M graphics instead.

    This is before even touching on the fact that on any ALU intensive task, AMD will always easily wipe the floor with NVIDIA.
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    (Original post by Spock's Socks)
    As far as I can see, AMD is currently the best graphics processor between them and NVIDIA. AMD is more powerful in terms of raw power. NVIDIA over complicates their GPUs which wastes space on the chip resulting in less power overall. Sure, there are games which have been optimized to run good on NVIDIA, AMD doesn't require this. For the games I play daily, the NVIDIA graphics card works fine but there has been a few games that just wouldn't run smoothly with this graphics card which run fine on my partner's laptop which is almost identical spec wise except he has AMD 79/70M graphics instead.

    This is before even touching on the fact that on any ALU intensive task, AMD will always easily wipe the floor with NVIDIA.
    Your whole post is based on ignorance. The 980 ti (nvidia's current flagship) wipes the floor with the fury x (amd's current flagship) despite the fury x using hbm memory (next gen) and nvidia's using gddr5 memory. In terms of raw power, nvidia wins. Provide an example of overcomplicating the gpu from nvidia which results in a waste of space please. Also, nvidia's current architecture is maxwell and is much more power efficienct and powerful than even amd's 300 series despite being much more older which means nvidia's architecture produces less heat than amd's gpus and thus a longer life expectancy (fury x doesn't count since it is water cooled). When the pascal architecture comes out next year, amd will look like a joke given that nvidia is currently using two year old tech which beats amd's current tech. Perhaps your processor is the bottleneck in your gaming because there is no way a 7970m can beat a 970m. Perhaps update your drivers?

    Nvidia will always easily wipe the floor with AMD.
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    My **** is bigger than yours:

    CPU: i7 4770k @ 4.5GHz
    Cooler: Cooler Master: Hyper 212 Evo
    Mobo: MSI Z87-G45
    RAM: 2x8GB Kingston HyperX Fury 2133MHz CAS 10
    GPU: Gigabyte GTX 970 G1
    PSU: Antec HCP-850 Platinum, 850W
    SSD: 250GB Samsung ssd
    HDD: 1TB Seagate Barracuda
    Case: Antec 1200


    Monitors: Benq xl2420z for my main, center display and 2 LG 23mp75 on the sides
    Keyboard: Razer blackwidow ultimate
    Mouse: Gigabyte M6900
    Audio: KRK rokit 6 G2, DAC,amp+crossover, homemade 15" tapped horn subwoofer. Or my sennheiser ie80s earphones.
    Are we going e-**** measuring?

    CPU: 4930k
    Cooler: h80i
    Mobo: GA-X79-UPR (rev 1.1)
    RAM: 4x8GB corsair vengeance 1600MHz
    GPU: GTX980 @1520MHz, with a 690 for physx and rendering stuff in the background
    SSDs: 3x 250GB and 1x 500GB Samsung 840 Evos
    HDDs: 1x 1TB, 1x 4TB 2x 2TB
    Case: Corsair 760T

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    http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/wq4csY
    hopefully I can play minesweeper on this....
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    CPU: i7-4770 3.4GHz
    Memory: 16 GB
    Storage: 2 TB
    Video Card: GTX 660 2 GB (gonna upgrade to GTX 970 4 GB)
 
 
 
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