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ADJOSC
10-21-2020, 04:43 PM
I'm looking to purchase G25, but would rather not supply Davidski with **** tier raw data. I currently have ftdna data but am looking to do another kit some time in the near future in order to discover my Haplos.
Should I buy G25 now or wait for having tested with another company? Or does it not matter much in the first place?

digital_noise
10-21-2020, 10:32 PM
Ftdna, MyHeritage and AncestryDNA data are all more or less equal. 23&me v5 (the current chip) is the one to avoid if you can.

sktibo
10-22-2020, 05:29 AM
Ftdna, MyHeritage and AncestryDNA data are all more or less equal. 23&me v5 (the current chip) is the one to avoid if you can.

Didn't FTDNA and MyHeritage switch to the newer chip with less SNPs as well?

digital_noise
10-22-2020, 05:53 AM
Didn't FTDNA and MyHeritage switch to the newer chip with less SNPs as well?

maybe. But I tested with them since then, (I believe, at least) and using GedMatch as a gauge, the snp count is more or less the same vs. the 23 and Me v5. Its like 165,000-170,000 vs. 56,000 snp's

Tanchik
10-22-2020, 02:42 PM
Ancestry kit read the best in every calculator 90-100%.
Myheritage and ftdna kit read 40-50% but i saw a few maybe old kits that reads like ancestry 90-100%.

Right now I suggest you to buy Ancestry. And upload to Myheritage is the best.

sktibo
10-24-2020, 05:16 AM
Found the SNP comparison chart
https://isogg.org/wiki/Autosomal_SNP_comparison_chart

Looks like Living DNA offers the most; iirc Ancestry has the best overlap for Global 25 right now?

digital_noise
10-24-2020, 04:11 PM
Weird, my Living DNA kit on Gedmatch was almost like 23&me v5 in the SNP count used for the calcs if I remember correctly.

sktibo
10-24-2020, 07:46 PM
Weird, my Living DNA kit on Gedmatch was almost like 23&me v5 in the SNP count used for the calcs if I remember correctly.

I think that's just because gedmatch uses old snp sets so it's incompatibility rather than indicating less markers. I think I heard soon ancestry will have to switch to a newer chip, which could be the death knell of gedmatch calcs

digital_noise
10-24-2020, 09:13 PM
I think that's just because gedmatch uses old snp sets so it's incompatibility rather than indicating less markers. I think I heard soon ancestry will have to switch to a newer chip, which could be the death knell of gedmatch calcs

ok, that makes sense.