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CPU AMD or Intel ? Your opinion

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Bitemebad91, 13 Jul 2011.

  1. bdigital

    bdigital Is re-building his PC again

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    It depends on my budget, what i intend on doing with the PC.

    Once i know the answers to that i can make an informed decision on which manufactuer provides the most appropriate product at that time.

    I used an Athlon for a while, then when C2D came about i jumped on an e8400, which kept me going until i got an i5-750.
     
  2. SlowMotionSuicide

    SlowMotionSuicide Come Hell or High Water

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    Whoever gives out the most performance on a given price point, I have no preference over either, I've had chips from both.

    Previous one was AMD, now it's Intel. I sincerely hope there would be actually a choice to make next time I'm upgrading.
     
  3. GeorgeK

    GeorgeK Swinging the banhammer Super Moderator

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    Again, as others have said, for me the brand is less important than which is most suited to what I want to use it for - intel is best for pure performance atm, but for a HTPC build that I'm currently working on AMD (fusion) has been best in terms of price, performance and power consumption.
     
  4. mars-bar-man

    mars-bar-man Side bewb.

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    All my chips have been Intel so far (E6600, E8400, Q9450, i7 860), Pretty much because Intel has always been at the top for my price point.
     
  5. DarthBane

    DarthBane What's a Dremel?

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    I always choose via the "best bang for buck" method! no preference either way.
     
  6. adam_bagpuss

    adam_bagpuss Have you tried turning it off/on ?

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    wow your trigger happy on the upgrades aren't you lol
     
  7. mars-bar-man

    mars-bar-man Side bewb.

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    That's about 4 CPU's in about 5 years.

    I blew my E8400 up though...
     
  8. DarthBane

    DarthBane What's a Dremel?

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    Doh!:nono:

    How'd that happen?
     
  9. mars-bar-man

    mars-bar-man Side bewb.

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    Noob overclocker, pumped too many volts througt it..
     
  10. DarthBane

    DarthBane What's a Dremel?

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    :duh: i bet you were a bit upset!
     
  11. mars-bar-man

    mars-bar-man Side bewb.

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    Little bit annoyed yes, couldn't have got too upset though, was my fault, so bought a Celeron something or other (single core Cheesecake!) and then got the Q9450 from someone here for a great price.
     
  12. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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    For me intel every time I buy the best I can afford and intel are the best simple as that.
     
  13. adam_bagpuss

    adam_bagpuss Have you tried turning it off/on ?

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    except back in the Athlon XP, Athlon 64, operton and early X2 days intel didn't even come close to anything AMD had
     
  14. BrightCandle

    BrightCandle What's a Dremel?

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    Intel has a good 2 year advantage over everyone else making silicon so they can produce faster and cheaper chips than everyone. But I'll buy whatever gives me the best single core performance once its clocks are topped out under water.
     
  15. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    Well pointed out. AMD 'Had' a great line up that would annihilate Intel, but since then, AMD have made 'Good' chips, unfortunately, Intel have made 'Great' chips, and it's Intel i would recommend.

    Sam
     
  16. darren1678

    darren1678 What's a Dremel?

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    i'll third that? or is it still just seconded?:worried::worried:
     
  17. Sentinel-R1

    Sentinel-R1 Chaircrew

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    Really? You can overclock a SandyBridge faster than you can make a cup of tea! :thumb:
     
  18. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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    True but that was then back in the good old days I'm talking about now lol
     
  19. Captain Awesome

    Captain Awesome What's a Dremel?

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    That question is like asking do you love pizza or do you love pudding?

    You love them both, but you wouldn't eat pudding for dinner just as you wouldn't eat pizza for dessert.

    You buy AMD when you want good performance for a small price, and you buy Intel when you want top tier performance.

    That's the way i like to see it. ;)




    .... I'm hungry now :hehe:
     
  20. law99

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    we'll forget about the first phenoms...
     

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