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i3 or llano 4core apu?

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which one of these outperforms the other? It'd be a pc used for 1080p streaming and general use, and adobe soundbooth, no gaming, and the cpu should be ~65w draw. would the i3 with hyperthreading be better than the llano?
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llano is based on the Phenom II architecture, Sandy Bridge is significantly faster and will draw less power.
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the apu will help for the video streaming but the i3 should be better for soundbooth id image... depends if you want more graphics headroom or processing power headroom
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which one of these outperforms the other? It'd be a pc used for 1080p streaming and general use, and adobe soundbooth, no gaming, and the cpu should be ~65w draw. would the i3 with hyperthreading be better than the llano?

In your case i3 is better than APU, due to lower power draw and better CPU computation power.
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thanks for the help guys, so the i3 is better from i've interpreted.
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Keep in mind the cost of motherboards. LGA boards, such as intel's, cost more than amd boards.
    
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Keep in mind the cost of motherboards. LGA boards, such as intel's, cost more than amd boards.

Actually you can find some pretty good deal on H61 or H67 motherboard. They should priced similarly to A55 and A75 counterpart.
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biostar h61MGC=$50

get cheap RAM (1066) cuz that's all it supports..nice little budget board, though biggrin.gif
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I just got a sweet deal on 1866 corsair vengance(blue) memory that I bought from friend($45) that I will use for the theme. I went with an asrock h67mobo and I know it only supports 1333 ram but incase I upgrade in future the 1866 can also be used in my main rig
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I just got a sweet deal on 1866 corsair vengance(blue) memory that I bought from friend($45) that I will use for the theme. I went with an asrock h67mobo and I know it only supports 1333 ram but incase I upgrade in future the 1866 can also be used in my main rig

Don't worry about it. It will just slow down to 1333 for now.
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