Apparently, most TR readers favor Intel processors. The GPU selection is split more evenly between vendors, though.
Only around 18% of respondents said they have AMD processors—and a large chunk of those folks have older AMD chips. The number of users with recent AMD FX- and A-series chips is just under 8%. To put that number in perspective, 5% of respondents said they're already using one of Intel's new Haswell-E (a.k.a. Core i7-5000 series) processors, which came out about a month ago.
What about graphics cards? Overall, 48% of respondents use Nvidia graphics cards, and 46% use Radeons. (The remainder use integrated graphics.) The split isn't so even for the latest generation: 15% have GeForce 700-series cards, but only 11% have a Radeon from the new R series. It looks like AMD lost some ground recently, because the previous generation looks very evenly split, with a difference of only a few votes.
We also asked about motherboard vendors. Asus is top dog there with 46% of the vote, followed by Gigabyte with 24%, ASRock with 11%, and MSI with 9%. The rankings track with recent market share figures I've seen, although Asus' advantage looks much more dramatic here. We often recommend Asus motherboards in our System Guides on account of their excellent fan controls, so that might have something to do with it.
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