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I'm just asking for opinions, I'm getting an intel Q6600 G0 next week so I'm all set but I want to know why you think either one would be better than the other.
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post #2 of 47
? Not even close. Nothing on AMD touches the Q6600.

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post #3 of 47
Sad to say, but Intel kicks AMD bottom when it comes to high end processors. Cannot wait for the Phenoms to hit the market. Then we'll show them!
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Go with Intel.
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but what about AMDs quad? everyones all like 'it'll mop the floor with intels hacked up dual dual core quad'
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post #6 of 47
amd's quad is two dual core chips on one motherboard. The two socket motherboard is more expensive and so is buying two chips. The only benefit would be to buy two real amd quad cores in the future.
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post #7 of 47
hopefully
but we might be waiting quite a bit for that
    
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post #8 of 47
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Originally Posted by mica3speedy View Post
amd's quad is two dual core chips on one motherboard. The two socket motherboard is more expensive and so is buying two chips. The only benefit would be to buy two real amd quad cores in the future.
...what?
Barcelona will be incredible, when it comes out. Personally, I'm waiting for it before I go quad, but right now Intel is in the lead.
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post #9 of 47
Will Barcelona be "incredibly" inexpensive as well?

AFAIK, amd charges and arm and a leg for the low-end processor at their released price........and on top of that you have the e-Tailers overcharging as well.

Peryn ftw!
post #10 of 47
Actually Amds quad core that scheduled for release in august will sport true quad core meaning 4 actual cores on one chip. Intels quad core is actually just 2 dual cores mashed into one chip.
    
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