The AMD chips have a higher TDP. which means they draw more power to do the same amount of work.
Also, Their clock rates are about the same but the actual performance is different.
Single threaded performance for the AMD Phenom II @...
1) Do you prefer to build your own PC’s or buy a branded system?
a) Prefer to build my own
2) How often do you replace or upgrade your PC?
e) 3 years or longer
3) How important do you feel an SSD is to system performance?
Quote:Originally Posted by Sheyster Sorry, but I'll have to disagree strongly. For $35 more you can get the 2500K and Gigabyte board, AND you can upgrade to Ivy Bridge later. Very dumb to spend $180 on a 960T bundle, IMHO.