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CPU AMD or Intel ? Your opinion

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

  1. Bitemebad91

    Bitemebad91 What's a Dremel?

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    I wasn't asking the question ... Well I was but it was just a conversation starter to see what would come of it and maybe find out some new information :p

    I'll always choose the best CPU that has the processing power/reliability to cost ratio just like most people do with their graphics cards :)
     
  2. Ficky Pucker

    Ficky Pucker I

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    amd, bcos they're not evil

    and while i'm a AMD fanboy i won't ignore Intel cpu's if they're better.
     
  3. Crossing

    Crossing What's a Dremel?

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    I'm an AMD fanboy, mostly because they have better business practices, and have better performance/money. No one *really* needs a $1000 intel six core processor vs a $280 AMD six core.
     
  4. Captain Awesome

    Captain Awesome What's a Dremel?

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    Ohh:eek: ,It wasn't ment as a direct question to you. I will also allways buy the best bang for buck processor. Right now i have the low tier G6950 and a middle tier i5 750, but i regret not buying an athlon x2 250.:duh:

    Great thread by the way, really liked how there is nearly or no flaming or fanboyism:thumb:. This thread might prove very useful for newbies wondering which platform to buy.

    Keep it up;)
     
  5. Lord-Vale3

    Lord-Vale3 His Tremendousness

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    Intel. For me its the performance.

    The fact that it is also the most power efficient and price/performance ratio also happens to be better is just icing on the cake.
     
  6. Zinfandel

    Zinfandel Modder

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    My favourite is whoever makes the best chip for the price I can afford to pay at the time I'm buying.
     
  7. aLtikal

    aLtikal 1338-One step infront of the pro's

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    For a very tight budget Id pick AMD - but for an all rounder or enthusiast it would be intel ofcourse.
     
  8. thewelshbrummie

    thewelshbrummie Minimodder

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    Always been happy with Intel, especially since they released the Core 2 chips - unfortunately AMD haven't been able to match for pure performance since then.

    Never really considered AMD and hadn't owned and AMD CPU until I bought my AMD Fusion powered netbook 2 weeks ago. Haven't regretted it one second, if only as AMD allow HDMI output on the Fusion/Brazos/Ontario platform. Certainly doesn't hurt having AMD around, even if only to provide Intel with competition.
     
  9. outlawaol

    outlawaol Geeked since 1982

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    Either, AMD and Intel are both awesome brands. My old X2 3800+ boots up faster than my Q6600 in RAID, and its only got 1gb of ram too. Go figure...
     
  10. docodine

    docodine killed a guy once

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    We'll see what happens with Bulldozer, but AMD has been failing at most prince points since Conroe came out.
     
  11. Bitemebad91

    Bitemebad91 What's a Dremel?

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    I have the stock core 2 duo with was stock at 2.51ghz or something and I've overclocked it to 3.5 ghz with a h70 :p so there's really no need for me to upgrade atm because I'm a gamer and it does the job for me :)

    Thanks :) I'm a newbie in a way haha my first build was January this year but i like to think i know a fair bit well not a lot compared to some of the people on here.. Oh well I have a lifetime to learn :) I'm going to upgrade around new years just to see what intel releases in retaliation to amd's bulldozer haha
     
  12. LennyRhys

    LennyRhys Oink!

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    I went from AMD to Intel in 2007 and have never looked back, and I doubt I ever will. Why Intel? More powerful than AMD, and more overclockable too.
     
  13. DarrenH

    DarrenH What's a Dremel?

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    Built my new system about a year ago now and at the time an AMD/ATI solution was the best for my budget.

    12 months on and no regrets whatsoever. An amazing PC that has done everything I wanted it to do, with ease. The 965BE is a beast. Have added another 5770 for crossfire now they are cheaper and upgraded to 12GB Ram as they are such great prices at the mo.

    My Base system cost me £650 inc. case fans and I could build the same now for £500 with current prices - an absolute steal! I would have another AMD system in a heart beat and if I had the money I would set up an Intel rig as well.
     
  14. Modsbywoz

    Modsbywoz Multimodder

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    Neither.

    Build an Intel system if bothered about performance. Build AMD system for a Budget build.

    Next will be an AMD Low Power Server.
     
  15. sb89

    sb89 What's a Dremel?

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    I don't really have a favourite. I'll go with whatever is the best performance vs price.
     
  16. IcyAero

    IcyAero What's a Dremel?

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    http://www.anandtech.com/show/4083/...core-i7-2600k-i5-2500k-core-i3-2100-tested/14

    New Intel's 4-core processors cost the same as AMD's new 6-core processors. (talking about 2500 and 1100T here). And would you see at the test results.. so why would you need 6 cores when you get more performance for your money with 4 cores and less power usage? ;)
     
  17. rogerrabbits

    rogerrabbits What's a Dremel?

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    People have a favourite brand? I just get whatever is best.
     
  18. B1GBUD

    B1GBUD ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Accidentally Funny

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    Toss a coin, let fate decide!
     
  19. MrJay

    MrJay You are always where you want to be

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    Depends how much money i have to throw at it.
    I have been AMD for the last 7/8 years (4 ish machines) as they have best suited my budget and as some others have said offered a nice upgrade path.

    At work however when i have been given a budget to build a workstation i have chosen Intel almost every time.
     
  20. David

    David μoʍ ɼouმ qᴉq λon ƨbԍuq ϝʁλᴉuმ ϝo ʁԍɑq ϝμᴉƨ

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    Intel for me, at the moment.

    I like AMD, and I hope they can put out a cracking family of chips, like the core series for Intel. However, in the areas that matter to me, they are not competitive right now.

    Having said that, if I was building a new HTPC now, I'd be giving AMD a serious dose of looking at.
     

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