Gear Guide
Fenix PD36 TAC

Father's Day Gear and Gifts
Father's Day Gear & Gifts

OLight Open 2, Obulb and MR2
OLight Open, Obulb & MR2

AMD Reality Check

If you remember the Pepsi Challenge from years ago, you'll recall the "blind taste test" that participants enjoyed and then had to pick their favorite - coke or pepsi.  Recently, there was an AMD Reality Check at the FX GamExperience event and they had to pick which was a better $500 gaming machine.  It comes down to integrated graphics and AMD destroyed Intel... 136 to 5.  Ouch.  They also did a CPU performance comparison (blind) and once again, AMD won - but by a smaller margin - even though the Intel CPU was $100 more.

It appeared that AMD was looking for a no difference win here with the setup, but the gamers voted for system with the AMD FX-8150 'Bulldozer' processor in it. Pretty interesting test and we are glad to see companies doing challenges like this and willing to risk coming out the loser.