In a bizarre chain of events, a Russian programmer "hacked" his friend with a knife after a disagreement about NVIDIA vs. AMD. The man murdered his friend with a kitchen knife by striking him twice on the head and then stabbed his friend another eleven times after he was already dead. He then burned the body in the attempt to cover the crime.
It appears that the argument was the result of drinking alcohol and there may have been something in the alcohol to result in such a violent reaction over graphics card makers.
The tragic event happened over a year ago, but the conviction was only recently handed down by the court to 31-year-old Aleksander Trofimov, responsible for murdering 37-year old Evgeny Lylin in Saransk, Russia.
He was sentenced to nine and a half years in prison for the crime he eventually admitted to committing.
It is kind of crazy he only got nine and a half years for brutally murdering his friend for such a bizarre reason.
No matter how much you disagree with each other about graphics cards or any other subject...keep your cool, people.
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