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Intel Core 2 Duo vs. AMD 64 X2?

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One of my friends says that the AMD 64 X2 has better performance than the Intel Core 2 Duo's. Is this true?
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post #2 of 11
Click on the link in my signature and also here, then come to your own conclusion...
post #3 of 11
I got a better answer for ya:

He lied.
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In all cases known to man thus far... no way.
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can someone give me a link to a side by side comparison?
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post #6 of 11
Any Core 2 Duo can smoke any AMD CPU. Your friend said that probably cuz hes a diehard AMD fanboy, but i kno diehard AMD fanboys and they even think the Core 2 Duo can out perform any AMD out there. Tell him be real in todays Tech.
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post #9 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by BloodThirstyEmu View Post
One of my friends says.......
You kids need to stop smoking that cheap crap you've been smoking.

Reminds me of that commercial on TV about the kids that don't leave the basement and all they do is watch TV but one says: Hell I'm taking my chances and leaves the other two in the couch. You guys know that commercial.

Anyhow, let me throw in one more review: http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/cpu...-e6300_10.html
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I can also show my own 3DMark scores with an Opteron 165 @ 2.9 GHz v. the Core 2 Duo I have now....
    
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