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Athlon x2 7750 or Pentium D 925

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Just wandering which one is better, as i originally had a 7750 then gave it to my mate him and his partner only do light browsing. So gaming wise (at 1024x768) Which will be better?

It will be with the same parts in my sig rig minus the motherboard and cpu obviously.
post #2 of 16
I think the Pentium is faster. Intel is usually better performing on per-clock basis than AMD, and this Pentium is 3Ghz vs 2.7 for the Ath.
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I dont know, I felt this PD has felt completly weak even compared to a Celeron D 430
I was trying to find benchmarks and compare them both but the search is taking too long to find anything decent, i did see something on passmark but would rather get direct input from the OCN community with direct experience of both or just generaly know.

i know the architecture in the PD is weak and compared to the C2D's the PD cant compete where as the 7750 can (to some degree)

Anyone got any benches are definitive proof?
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http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/90?vs=66

Well, the E5200 is definitely faster than the Pentium D 925. And you see the Athlon X2 7750 is faster than that, so.... yea go with the X2 7750 by a long shot. It's a decent CPU- basically a Phenom I dual core. If you have a mobo with ACC you should be able to get 3.4ghz+ out of it, without ACC you're looking at 3ghz+
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post #6 of 16
Pentium D is netburst

anything is faster than that.

even picking up a E1200 celeron for 10 quid is nearly twice as quick.
Edited by cokezone - 10/25/11 at 2:33am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ronnin426850 View Post
I think the Pentium is faster. Intel is usually better performing on per-clock basis than AMD, and this Pentium is 3Ghz vs 2.7 for the Ath.


You don't base performance off of clocks, That is what. Intel made people think, And you fell for it, as it seems.
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Cheers guys!
http://www.guru3d.com/article/amd-at...0-be-review/11

i found that which pretty much set my mind in stone. now i might actualy be able to play some games comfortable in 1024x768 xD

heck while im at it... anyone got any idea how well BF3 will run on it *Hides*

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=477473

unfortunatly no ACC for me. the mobo will be the one in the CPUz validation link
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ALiveNF6P-VSTA
???????

OEM?
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Originally Posted by cokezone View Post
ALiveNF6P-VSTA
???????

OEM?
http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.as...ALIVENF6P-VSTA

Nope. bought it years ago just to get something running. in fact, ive never had a high end build with quality parts (then again. my 8800GTS 512 was pretty good back in the day)

edit: http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=518534 - found one of my old benches... *Giddy*
Edited by GekzOverlord - 10/25/11 at 2:46am
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